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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-040 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ACCEPTING THE 2016 VOLUNTEER FIRE ASSISTANCE <br /> GRANT(VFA)IN THE AMOUNT OF$7,987.50 AND AUTHORIZING THE <br /> 10% MATCHING FUNDS OF $887.50 AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward Fire Department applied for and was awarded a Volunteer Fire <br /> Assistance grant from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources in the amount of$7,987.50; and <br /> WHEREAS,the City is required to provide a 10 percent cash match,which means the City <br /> will spend $887.50 in local funds as a condition of the grant and these funds have been identified <br /> within the current Fire Department 2016 budget; and <br /> WHEREAS, the grant must be used for purchasing equipment identified in the grant <br /> application(rolls of forestry hose,hand held weather stations,forestry nozzles and forestry helmets, <br /> goggle and shrouds) for a total project value of$8875.50; and <br /> WHEREAS, these purchases will continue providing our firefighters with the maximum <br /> protection and interoperability needed to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Seward,and <br /> further fulfill equipment needs identified in our mutual aid agreement with the Alaska Department of <br /> Natural Resources. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The 2016 Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant award in the amount of$7987.50 is <br /> hereby accepted and appropriated along with the required cash match of$887.50 to the Volunteer <br /> Small tools account number 01000-1221-7217-0000 <br /> Section 2. The$8875.50 purchase will consist of for firefighting rolls of forestry hose,hand <br /> held weather stations,forestry nozzles and forestry helmets,goggle and shrouds as stated in the grant <br /> application. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 27th day of <br /> June 2016. <br />