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City of Seward,Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> August 10, 2015 Volume 39, Page 584 <br /> CALL TO ORDER <br /> The August 10,2015 regular meeting of the Seward City Council was called to order at 7:00 <br /> p.m. by Mayor Jean Bardarson. <br /> OPENING CEREMONY <br /> Chief Tom Clemons led the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. <br /> ROLL CALL <br /> There were present: <br /> Jean Bardarson presiding and <br /> Marianna Keil Ristine Casagranda <br /> Christy Terry David Squires <br /> Dale Butts Iris Darling <br /> comprising a quorum of the Council; and <br /> Jim Hunt, City Manager <br /> Will Earnhart, City Attorney <br /> Johanna Kinney, City Clerk <br /> Absent—None <br /> CITIZEN COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR <br /> PUBLIC HEARING <br /> Sue McClure announced Founder's Day was August 28, 2015 and there would be an open <br /> house that day at the Library Museum. There would be free museum admission,snacks,music and <br /> Resurrection Bay Historical Society would be recognizing the Alaska Railroad's and Urbach's 100 <br /> year anniversaries. <br /> Sharyl Seese heard speculation there might be a parking lot going in on the 500 block of <br /> First Avenue and hoped the city wouldn't pursue this. She noted there was an emergency on Mount <br /> Marathon recently and an ambulance was at the bottom of the mountain, waiting to transport the <br /> injured hiker,but she was dismayed the vehicle sat with its engine on for several hours and felt that <br /> was a waste of money. <br /> Tim McDonald understood Seese's comments and had concerns of his own. He'd been <br /> recently accused of slander and felt it was an important subject. The city entering into 99 year leases <br /> was not in the public interest and felt the timing of these leases was suspicious. McDonald hoped to <br /> see some better statesmanship. <br /> Orson Smith,city representative for the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory <br /> Council, stated he recently became treasurer of the Executive Board and had some ideas for their <br />