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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-033 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING PURSUIT OF GRANT FUNDS FROM THE <br /> ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME TO REPLACE THE <br /> SOUTH HARBOR LAUNCH RAMP,AUTHORIZING$387,363.68 TOWARD <br /> THE CITY'S 25% MATCH,AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the Harbor Major Maintenance and s Repair Fund (MRRF) contains <br /> $299,863.68 of unspent funds from three recently-completed Harbor improvement projects which <br /> came in under budget and therefore did not require spending the full project funding; and <br /> WHEREAS,the Seward Boat Harbor had a condition assessment performed in 2011 which <br /> indicated that the launch ramp has reached the end of its useful life and should be replaced; and <br /> WHEREAS,the State of Alaska Department of Fish&Game(ADF&G)sent representatives <br /> to Seward to evaluate the project and consider whether to provide grant funds for the replacement of <br /> the South Launch ramp to include concrete, docks, drainage and galvanized steel piling; and <br /> WHEREAS, if the city commits to the required 25% cost match for this project, ADF&G - <br /> will proceed to engineer the project and seek funds for construction; and 5 <br /> WHEREAS,the administration recommends utilizing Harbor MRRF Funds in the amount of <br /> $299,863.68, plus $87,500 previously approved for this project, for a total contribution of <br /> $387,363.68 toward the city's 25%cost-share,and recommends the city seek grant funding through <br /> ADF&G, which grant funds would be expected to cover 75% of the costs of replacing the South <br /> Harbor Launch Ramp and docks. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD,ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. Funding in the amount of$299,863.68 is hereby appropriated from the Harbor <br /> Major Repair&Replacement Fund account no. 11001-0000-3721-11420 to the South Harbor Boat <br /> Launch replacement project infrastructure account no. 11420-0000-8101, and $87,500 previously <br /> allocated to the South Harbor Boat Launch project is hereby appropriated from unassigned reserves <br /> account no. 11420-0000-3400, to infrastructure account no. 11420-0000-8101, for a total <br /> appropriation toward the city's 25% cost share of$387,363.68. <br /> Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 25th day of <br /> April, 2016. <br />