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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2010 -103 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, APPROVING THE CITY OF SEWARD'S CALENDAR YEAR <br /> 2011 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES <br /> WHEREAS, the City annually compiles a list of projects or issues that are identified as <br /> top federal legislative priorities; and <br /> WHEREAS, the list of projects is compiled and distributed to the Alaska Congressional <br /> Delegation, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, and the City of Seward lobbyist; and <br /> WHEREAS, this resolution validates projects, prioritizes needs, and focuses the efforts <br /> of City Administration in its lobbying efforts; and <br /> WHEREAS, the passage of this resolution occurs through a public process; and <br /> WHEREAS, all projects on this list are consistent with the City Comprehensive and <br /> Strategic Plans. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> Section 1. The following list of legislative projects is hereby declared to be the official <br /> legislative priority list for the City of Seward for calendar year 2011: <br /> APPROPRIATIONS AND GRANTS <br /> 1. $2 million appropriation to the Army Corps of Engineers for reconnaissance and <br /> initiation of a feasibility study for flood risk reduction at Lowell Creek in Seward <br /> 2. $16 million for extending the Seward Marine Industrial Center basin breakwater to <br /> improve and increase ship moorage and loading capacity, ship repair capabilities, seafood <br /> processing operations, and barge landings <br /> 3. $3 million appropriation for bank stabilization and erosion control projects (from a <br /> Section 103 study by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers) for the City owned Alaska <br /> SeaLife Center Building and the Lowell Point Road <br /> 4. $1 million appropriation for erosion control projects (from a Section 14 study by the U. <br /> S. Army Corps of Engineers) for the Seward Marine Industrial Center and the Alaska <br /> Railroad Dock <br /> 5. $2.25 million appropriation for Seward Community Roads for repaving road surfaces, <br /> reconstructing sidewalks, and improving roadway drainage systems <br /> 6. $175 thousand grant to complete an ADA accessible boardwalk in the Small Boat Harbor <br /> 7. $2 million grant for constructing a 100'x 80' metal building to house emergency response <br />