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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-088 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF SEWARD'S CALENDAR <br /> YEAR 2015 STATE LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES <br /> WHEREAS, the City annually compiles a list of projects or issues that are identified as <br /> top state legislative priorities; 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 list of projects are compiled and distributed to the State of Alaska <br /> Legislature, Kenai Peninsula Borough, and City of Seward lobbyist; 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 the 2015 State of Alaska legislative session: <br /> A. CAPITAL PROJECTS <br /> (1) $1.5 million for storm water discharge infrastructure and a security fence to surround the <br /> city vessel storage area at the Seward Marine Industrial Center. <br /> (2) $3.2 million to construct a bypass lagoon and to dredge and dispose of sludge in the <br /> sewage lagoon serving the State Department of Corrections Spring Creek facility. <br /> (3) $2.25 million for the installation of a hull wash water treatment protection system <br /> adjacent to the shiplift. <br /> (4) $150,000 for a 8-ton crane at or near the travel-lift dock <br /> (5) $500,000 to add a wash down pad at the 50 ton travel lift <br /> (6) $2 million for expanding the Seward Medical Center, moving the CT scanner into the <br /> facility, increasing backup generator capacity, and improving space for primary health <br /> care (City provides $500 thousand annually for hospital financing of capital <br /> improvements). <br /> (7) $8 million to design and rebuild the transmission line from the Seward Highway to <br /> Seward Marine Industrial Center and upgrade the Spring Creek substation by securing an <br /> alternative feed transformer to reduce system outages. <br /> Vihow <br />