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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2010 -056 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING A ONE YEAR CONTRACT FOR $449,472.00 <br /> WITH THE STATE OF ALASKA, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, TO <br /> PROVIDE FOR OPERATING THE SEWARD COMMUNITY JAIL AND <br /> HOUSING PRISONERS CHARGED AND /OR SENTENCED UNDER <br /> ALASKA STATUTES <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward has received a proposed one year contract from the State of <br /> Alaska for the operation of the Seward community Jail; and <br /> WHEREAS, the contract amount for the City of Seward is $449,472.00, to operate the <br /> Seward Community Jail in accordance with the attached contract from July 1, 2010 through June 30, <br /> 2011; and <br /> WHEREAS, the 2010 budget estimated jail contract revenues of $597,808.00 which falls <br /> short of the proposed contract amount by $148,336.00; and <br /> WHEREAS, the amount of $449,472.00 falls short of covering even the City's direct cost by <br /> $148,336.00 and does not cover any of the City's indirect costs of $64,096.00. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The Seward City Council hereby authorizes the city manager to enter into a one <br /> year contract for $449,472.00 with the State of Alaska, Department of Corrections, to provide for <br /> operating the Seward Community Jail and housing prisoners charged and/or sentenced under Alaska <br /> Statutes. <br /> Section 2. The City Council herby instructs the administration to continue lobbying for <br /> additional state funding of the Seward Community Jail such that the local tax payers are not asked to <br /> subsidize the cost of operating the jail for state - related offenses. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 14 of June <br /> 2010. <br />