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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> tn. CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-032 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCEPT <br /> ADDITIONAL GRANT FUNDS FROM THE ALASKA DIVISION OF <br /> HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE <br /> AMOUNT OF $33,145 PLUS REALLOCATE $8,160 FOR PURCHASE OF <br /> COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, in May of 2013 Motorola announced they would discontinue production of <br /> certain makes and models of portable radios, some of which are in use by the Seward Fire <br /> Department (SFD); and <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward Fire Department has been researching options for replacement <br /> radios but has not had funding to move forward; and <br /> WHEREAS,radio communications and interoperability are a critical part of day to day and <br /> emergency operations of the Seward Fire Department; and <br /> WHEREAS, grant funds are available through a reallocation of Homeland Security Grant <br /> Program Funds and our request for the purchase of new radios was awarded. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> SEWARD,ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The City Manager is hereby authorized to accept additional Homeland Security <br /> Grant Program (HSGP) Funds in the amount of $33,145 plus reallocate $8,160 previously <br /> appropriated for the Alaska Shield Exercise, for purchase of new radios. <br /> Section 2. Funds in the amount of$33,145 are hereby appropriated from State grant funds <br /> account no. 101-0000-4680-0200 to the Fire Department Capital Equipment account 101-1220-5930. <br /> Funds in the amount of$8,160 were previously appropriated via Resolution 2013-67,and are hereby <br /> reassigned for the purchase of new radios. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take effect upon approval by Council. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 14th day of <br /> April, 2014. <br /> trim <br />