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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> Postponed from: May 14, 2012 <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -028 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM ALASKA ENERGY <br /> AUTHORITY TO UPGRADE AND UPDATE GENERATION FACILITIES <br /> AT FORT RAYMOND GENERATION PLANT FOR $3,960,000 AND <br /> APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward relies on the backup generation facility in times of <br /> emergency; and <br /> WHEREAS, an update and reliable backup generation facility is in the best interest of <br /> the community; and <br /> WHEREAS, Council intends the warehouse proposed in the project be designed as <br /> storage, dry room, and limited to union offices; and <br /> WHEREAS, pursuant to the HB 108 for outright grant of funds, Alaska Energy <br /> Authority #7910011 provides funds to update and upgrade the generation facilities at Fort <br /> ,,. Raymond to permit a more reliable generation plant; and <br /> WHEREAS, the grant was awarded by the State on July 1, 2011; and <br /> WHEREAS, these funds are allocated by the State to complete the Fort Raymond <br /> Generation Substation Upgrade; and <br /> WHEREAS, the funds to accomplish the work is expected to total $4,164,010 of which <br /> $3,960,000 is an outright grant through AEA and $204,010 represents work to be accomplished <br /> within the operational budget of the Electric Department. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> Section 1. The Seward City Council hereby authorizes the City Manager to accept <br /> AEA Grant #7910011 to upgrade and update generation facilities at Fort Raymond Generation <br /> Plant, and accepts grant funds in the amount of $3,960,000 to Standby Generator Plant Grant <br /> Revenue Account No. 505 -5052- 4680 -0200. <br /> Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />