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Sponsored by: Casagranda <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-048 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ADOPTING A DESIGN FOR AN OFFICIAL SEWARD CITY <br /> FLAG <br /> WHEREAS, in 1982 the City of Seward conducted a public logo design contest, and the <br /> winning design was adopted as the official city logo; and <br /> WHEREAS, in January, 2016 a group of citizens composed of historians, educators, <br /> council members, and professionals formed the Seward City Flag Committee (SCFC) to create <br /> an official city flag; and <br /> WHEREAS, on March 14, 2016, the Seward City Council passed Resolution 2016-027 <br /> in support of the SCFC conducting a flag design contest, and overseeing the selection and <br /> unveiling of a new official City of Seward flag; and <br /> WHEREAS, the SCFC launched a flag design contest and invited all school-aged <br /> children from Seward and the surrounding area to submit design entries; and <br /> WHEREAS, on April 15, 2016, the flag design submission period ended and resulted in <br /> 358 entries, from which the judging panel chose their top seven designs; and <br /> WHEREAS, on June 23, 2016, the judging panel unanimously selected the final graphic <br /> design rendition based upon the design submitted by Katelyn Correa from Moose Pass; and <br /> WHEREAS, the flag will officially be raised for the first time at Seward's Founders Day <br /> Celebration on August 28, 2016. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The flag design concept submitted by Katelyn Correa and graphically <br /> rendered in its final form attached hereto is hereby adopted as the official Seward City Flag. <br /> Section 2. The Seward City Flag Committee will purchase a flag with the new design, <br /> and the flag will officially be raised for the first time at Seward's Founders Day Celebration on <br /> August 28, 2016. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this <br /> 25th day of July, 2016. <br />