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a <br /> Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> hog RESOLUTION 2010 -075 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> SEWARD, ALASKA, APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 22 TO <br /> THE CONTRACT WITH KENT DAWSON COMPANY, INC. FOR <br /> STATE LOBBYING SERVICES TO INCLUDE SERVICES FOR <br /> SAAMS' LEASE AND OPERATION OF THE ALASKA SEALIFE <br /> CENTER AND APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $18,000 TO <br /> THE CONTRACT <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward has employed Kent Dawson as the City's state <br /> lobbyist since 1980; and <br /> WHEREAS, this contract has been extended each year since; and <br /> WHEREAS, the relationship between the City and Mr. Dawson continues to be <br /> mutually beneficial, with the City receiving excellent service from the lobbying firm; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science <br /> ( "SAAMS ") has requested that the City add the cost of lobbying on behalf of its lease and <br /> operation of the Alaska SeaLife Center to its existing contract with Kent Dawson <br /> Company Inc.; and <br /> WHEREAS, SAAMS confirms that it will not use state or federal funds for the <br /> purpose of paying for its share of lobbying services; and <br /> WHEREAS, this amendment will appropriate $18,000 to the existing City <br /> contract to include services for SAAMS related to its lease and operation of Alaska <br /> SeaLife Center projects and will allow Kent Dawson's firm to lobby for SAAMS related <br /> to its lease and operation of the Alaska SeaLife Center in cooperation with the existing <br /> agreement with the City of Seward, through December 31, 2011. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF <br /> THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The City Council hereby approves Amendment No. 22 to the <br /> contract with Kent Dawson Company, Inc., beginning the inclusion of <br /> lobbying services for SAAMS related to its lease and operation of the <br /> Alaska SeaLife Center through December 31, 2011, concurrent with the <br /> existing agreement with the City of Seward. No other changes or <br /> modifications to the contract are contemplated in this amendment. <br /> Section 2. Funding will be from Account number 101 -0- 1001 -0495. <br /> L <br /> Section 3 This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />