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Sponsored by: Port and Commerce Advisory Board <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-030 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA ADOPTING THE PORT AND COMMERCE ADVISORY <br /> BOARD PRIORITIES FROM MARCH 2016 TO APRIL 2017 <br /> WHEREAS, the Port and Commerce Advisory Board's (PACAB) responsibilities are <br /> listed in SCC§ 2.30.325 Powers and Duties; and <br /> WHEREAS, City Council and PACAB held a February 24th, 2016 joint work session to <br /> review and update the current Priorities List; and <br /> WHEREAS, at their March 2, 2016 Regular Meeting, the Port and Commerce Advisory <br /> Board reviewed and updated their Priorities List; and <br /> WHEREAS, with the passage of PACAB Resolution 2016-002, PACAB recommends <br /> Council adoption of the 2016 Priority List. <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 Priorities through April 2017 is hereby approved: <br /> PRIORITIES <br /> 1) Review taxes, especially vessel property tax. <br /> 2) Review the Harbor Tariff. <br /> 3) Work to support industries to Seward including the CDQ fleets and related <br /> industries, Oil & gas related industries, transportation, and commercial fishing. <br /> 4) Help lead Seward Marine Industrial Center(SMIC) development plan. <br /> 5) Prioritize Federal and State Priorities for Port& Commerce Initiatives. <br /> 6) Explore energy alternatives (Wind, Solar, Geothermal and Hydroelectric etc.) and <br /> alternatives to energy(BIO fuel, LNG etc.). <br /> Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of Seward, Alaska this 11`1' day of <br /> April, 2016. <br />