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Sponsored by: Staff <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2011 -001 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION OF <br /> THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, RECOMMENDING THAT THE <br /> SEWARD CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISH AN ANNUAL SEWARD HISTORIC <br /> PRESERVATION AWARD. <br /> WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of the Historic Preservation Commission to work toward <br /> the continuing education of citizens regarding local historic preservation and community history; and <br /> WHEREAS, an annual Seward Historic Preservation Award will serve to publicly recognize <br /> the citizens and /or organizations in the community who contribute to historic preservation in Seward; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, the award will educate and raise the public awareness regarding the importance <br /> of local historic preservation; and <br /> WHEREAS, this award was established in 1995, but revisions to this award concerning <br /> grammar updates and city department responsibilities were necessary. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION <br /> COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The following procedure will be used to nominate an individual(s) or <br /> organization(s) for the Seward Historic Preservation Award: <br /> 1. Nomination forms can be obtained by any individual or organization from the City <br /> Clerk's Office, Seward Community Library, or the Seward Museum. <br /> 2. Nomination forms must be submitted to the Library or Museum by April l st of each <br /> year. All nominations must include the nominee's signature of consent. <br /> 3. The Historic Preservation Commission will evaluate the nominations, choose the <br /> award recipient(s) and the City Council will award the individual(s) and /or <br /> organization(s) through proclamation in May of each year. <br /> Section 2. The proposed resolution, attached and incorporated herein by reference, <br /> recommending that the City Council establish the annual Seward Historic Preservation Award, is <br /> forwarded to the City Council for consideration. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the Seward Historic Preservation Commission of the City of <br /> Seward, Alaska, this day of 16 day of February, 2011. <br />