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Sponsored By: Oates <br /> ... CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2010 -067 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> SEWARD, ALASKA TO APPROVE IN PRINCIPLE AND ADOPT <br /> WITH REVISIONS THE SEWARD/BEAR CREEK FLOOD <br /> SERVICE AREA FLOOD HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area (SBCFSA) was <br /> established in 2003 to help manage and reduce risks and impacts associated with flooding <br /> in the Seward area; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area boundary includes the <br /> City of Seward; and <br /> WHEREAS, the mission of the SBCFSA is to provide flood planning, protection <br /> and mitigation services in coordination with the appropriate agencies to reduce the risk of <br /> flood damage to private and public property through addressing issues that best reflect a <br /> fair use of the tax levy for watershed -wide benefit; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area has revised and <br /> expanded the scope of their 2005 and 2008 Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan to meet FEMA <br /> standards by means of a FEMA Planning Grant; and <br /> WHEREAS, the revised and updated SBCFSA Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan has <br /> been approved by the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board; and <br /> WHEREAS, the revised and updated SBCFSA Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan <br /> will be adopted by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly for inclusion into their <br /> Hazard Mitigation Plan; and <br /> WHEREAS, the SBCFSA Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan compliments and <br /> augments Annex A in the City of Seward's All Hazard Plan concerning flood mitigation <br /> planning; and <br /> WHEREAS, the SBCFSA Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan contains an extensive <br /> inventory of waterways of concern and specific infrastructure and development that is <br /> threatened during flood events; and <br /> WHEREAS, the mitigation measures identified throughout the SBCFSA Flood <br /> Hazard Mitigation Plan call for coordination between local, state and federal agencies to <br /> address flood issues and avoid duplication of effort. <br />