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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> iii... <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-084 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING PAYMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $469,615.22 <br /> IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROJECT COOPERATION <br /> AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SEWARD AND THE US ARMY <br /> CORPS OF ENGINEERS, REPRESENTING THE REMAINDER OF THE <br /> INITIAL 10% CITY COST SHARE ON THE BREAKWATER <br /> CONSTRUCTION PROJECT, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward entered into a Project Cooperation Agreement ("PCA") <br /> with the U.S. Department of the Army, Army Corps of Engineers ("USACE") to construct a new <br /> harbor breakwater in June, 2003, as authorized by Resolution 2003-64, in accordance with the <br /> 1999 passage of the Water Resources Development Act ("WRDA") authorization to construct <br /> the Seward harbor breakwater; and <br /> WHEREAS, the PCA required the City to pay for the local project costs as well as 20% <br /> of the General Navigation Features ("GNF") of the project, with costs to be allocated between <br /> the USACE and the City upon completion of the project; and <br /> h.. WHEREAS, a breakwater design deficiency added unexpected additional costs to the <br /> initial project, and the project was further amended to include dredging the Small Boat Harbor to <br /> achieve economies of scale during a separate USACE dredging project; and <br /> WHEREAS, the balance remaining on the initial 10% of Phase I project costs is due and <br /> payable immediately, in the amount of$469,615.22; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward City Council has passed no less than seven legislative priority <br /> resolutions requesting $2.66 Million in relief from the requirement to contribute toward the local <br /> cost-share for this project but has not received grant funding and is required to timely submit <br /> payment for the remaining outstanding balance of the initial 10% of project costs for Phase I of <br /> this project. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The City Manager is hereby authorized to pay $469,615.22 to the US <br /> Department of the Army to fulfill the outstanding balance of the initial 10% of project costs for <br /> Phase I of the breakwater construction project, in accordance with the PCA dated June 13, 2003. <br />