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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -084 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF SEWARD'S CALENDAR <br /> YEAR 2013 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 Kenai Peninsula <br /> Borough, our congressional delegation and City of Seward federal 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 2013: <br /> A. APPROPRIATIONS AND GRANTS <br /> 1. $2 million appropriation to the Army Corps of Engineers for mitigation for flood risk <br /> reduction at Lowell Creek in Seward. <br /> 2. $7 million for a comprehensive Seward Flood Mitigation Program on the watershed level <br /> by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. <br /> 3. $200,000 for the first Alaskan sea level rise climate change study to be conducted in <br /> Resurrection Bay by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. <br /> 4. $17.9 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 /> 5. $3 million appropriation for Lowell Point Road storm surge mitigation, bank stabilization <br /> and erosion control projects (from a Section 103 study by the U. S. Army Corps of <br /> Engineers). <br /> 6. $1 million appropriation for erosion control projects (from a Section 14 study by the U.S. <br /> Army Corps of Engineers) for the Seward Marine Industrial Center and the Alaska <br /> Railroad Dock. <br /> 7. $2.25 million appropriation for Seward Community Roads for repaving road surfaces, <br />