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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> t hrim <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -082 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ADOPTING AN ALTERNATIVE ALLOCATION METHOD <br /> FOR THE FY2013 SHARED FISHERIES BUSINESS TAX PROGRAM, <br /> AND CERTIFYING THAT THIS ALLOCATION METHOD FAIRLY <br /> REPRESENTS THE DISTRIBUTION OF SIGNIFICANT EFFECTS OF <br /> FISHERIES BUSINESS ACTIVITY IN THE COOK INLET FISHERIES <br /> MANAGEMENT AREA <br /> WHEREAS, the State of Alaska requires that for a municipality to participate in the <br /> FY2013 Shared Fisheries Business Tax Program ( "Program "), the municipality must demonstrate <br /> to the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development that the municipality <br /> experienced significant effects during calendar year 2011 from fisheries business activities; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Program provides for the allocation of available program funding to <br /> eligible municipalities located within fisheries management areas specified by the Department of <br /> Commerce, Community, and Economic Development; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Program provides for the use, at the discretion of the Department of <br /> Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, of alternative allocation methods which <br /> may be used within fisheries management areas if all eligible municipalities within the area agree <br /> to use this method, and the method incorporates some measure of the relative significant effect of <br /> fisheries business activity on the respective municipalities in the area; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska proposes to use an <br /> alternative allocation method for allocating the approximately $60,706 in FY2013 funding <br /> available within the Cook Inlet Fisheries Management Area, in agreement with all other <br /> municipalities in the area participating in the FY2013 Shared Fisheries Business Tax Program. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> Section 1. By this resolution the Council certifies that the City of Seward did experience <br /> significant effects during calendar year 2011 from fisheries business activities that occurred <br /> within the Cook Inlet fisheries management area, and seeks to apply for funding under the <br /> FY2013 Shared Fisheries Business Tax Program. <br /> Section 2. All eligible communities in the Cook Inlet fisheries management area will <br /> receive fifty percent (50 %) divided equally and fifty percent (50 %) divided on a per capita basis. <br />