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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-012 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, PRIORITIZING THE CITY OF SEWARD'S CALENDAR YEAR <br /> 2014 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward annually compiles a list of projects or issues that are <br /> identified as top federal legislative priorities; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council approved the entire federal list of projects with passage of <br /> Resolution 2013-93 on October 28, 2013; and <br /> WHEREAS, that resolution validates projects, prioritizes needs, and focuses the efforts of <br /> City Administration in its lobbying efforts; and <br /> WHEREAS, the city's lobbyist in Washington, DC, in consultation with our Federal <br /> congressional delegation, recommends prioritization of the city's 2014 Federal Legislative Priorities <br /> and limiting the capital requests to no more than three; and <br /> WHEREAS, administration proposes the following ranked list, selected from Resolution <br /> 2013-093. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA,that: <br /> Section 1. The following list represents the top three capital project requests and the <br /> legislative requests for the City of Seward, in order of priority. <br /> Capital Project Requests: <br /> Priority #1. $7.9 million to complete the Phase 1 development extending the <br /> Seward Marine Industrial Center basin breakwater to improve and increase ship <br /> moorage and loading capacity,ship repair capabilities,seafood processing operations, <br /> and barge landings. <br /> Priority#2. $2 million appropriation to the Army Corps of Engineers for mitigation <br /> for flood risk reduction at Lowell Creek in Seward. <br /> Priority#3. $3 million appropriation for Lowell Point Road storm surge mitigation, <br /> bank stabilization and erosion control projects(from a Section 103 study by the U. S. <br /> Army Corps of Engineers). <br /> 1 <br />