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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -080 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF SEWARD'S CALENDAR <br /> YEAR 2013 STATE LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES <br /> WHEREAS, the City annually compiles a list of projects or issues that are identified as <br /> top state legislative priorities; and <br /> WHEREAS, the list of projects is compiled and distributed to the State of Alaska <br /> Legislature, Kenai Peninsula Borough, and 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 of the City of Seward for the 2013 State of Alaska legislative session: <br /> 1. STATE FUNDED PROJECTS <br /> A. PUBLIC FACILITIES <br /> (1) $575,000 to refurbish the Lowell Canyon 400,000 gallon water tank. <br /> (2) $2.75 million for constructing a 100' x 80' metal building to replace and relocate <br /> our existing public works shop (City will provide land for the new building). <br /> (3) $2 million for expanding the Providence Seward Hospital Medical Clinic, moving <br /> the CT scanner into the facility, increasing backup generator capacity, and <br /> improving space for primary health care (City provides $500 thousand annually for <br /> hospital financing of capital improvements). <br /> (4) $450,000 for Alaska SeaLife Center veterinary and emergency spill response <br /> equipment. <br /> (5) $650,000 for Alaska SeaLife Center, Major maintenance and repairs. <br /> (6) $950,000 for Alaska SeaLife Center volunteer housing for volunteers and staff to <br /> reduce operating costs and expand volunteer pool. <br /> wr.. <br />