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Sponsored by: Planning and Zoning Commission <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-059 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, OFFICIALLY CORRECTING THE MISSPELLING OF THE <br /> RIGHT OF WAY CURRENTLY KNOWN AS CHAMBERLAIN ROAD TO <br /> CHAMBERLIN ROAD LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE <br /> SEWARD LAGOON <br /> WHEREAS, in honor of a former City mayor, the Seward City Council approved <br /> Resolution No. 90-109 renaming Government Road to Chamberlain Road, located in the Cliff <br /> Addition and identified as the road traversing along the west side of the Seward Lagoon; and <br /> WHEREAS, E. E. Chamberlin (Erford E. Chamberlin) for whom the road was named <br /> was a long time resident of Seward, former City Councilman, Mayor, and Territorial Senator <br /> who lived along this road; and <br /> WHEREAS, Council Resolution 90-109 misspelled the honored resident's name; <br /> through research it was discovered that the correct spelling of the former Mayor's name was E. <br /> E. Chamberlin; and <br /> WHEREAS, notification of this misspelling was brought forward by local historian Lee <br /> Poleske; and <br /> WHEREAS, it is appropriate to correctly recognize historically important citizens of our <br /> community in order to promote local heritage; and <br /> WHEREAS, on August 17, 2016 the Seward Historic Preservation Commission <br /> approved Resolution 2016-02 recommending the Planning and Zoning Commission support and <br /> forward to Council for adoption the name spelling correction; and <br /> WHEREAS, having complied with the public notification process, on September 6, 2016 <br /> the Seward Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing and approved Resolution <br /> 2016-11 recommending the Council approve the name spelling correction from Chamberlain <br /> Road to Chamberlin Road; and <br /> WHEREAS, the official naming or re-naming of any drive surface within the City must <br /> be designated by a platting action or a Resolution of the City Council. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The Seward City Council approves the spelling correction of Chamberlain <br /> Road, correcting it to Chamberlin Road, in honor of former City Councilman, Mayor, and <br />