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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-067 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF SEWARD'S CALENDAR <br /> YEAR 2017 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES <br /> WHEREAS, the City annually compiles a list of projects or issues that are identified as <br /> top Federal legislative priorities; and <br /> WHEREAS, the list of projects is compiled and distributed to the Kenai Peninsula <br /> Borough, our congressional delegation and City of Seward federal lobbyist; and <br /> WHEREAS, this resolution validates projects, prioritizes needs, and focuses the efforts <br /> of City Administration in its lobbying efforts; and <br /> WHEREAS,the passage of this resolution occurs through a public process; and <br /> WHEREAS, all projects on this list are consistent with the City Comprehensive and <br /> Strategic Plans. <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 legislative projects is hereby declared to be the official <br /> legislative priority list of the City of Seward for 2017: <br /> A. APPROPRIATIONS AND GRANTS <br /> 1. $1 Million appropriation to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the City's 50%cost <br /> share for a necessary Lowell Creek Flood Diversion Feasibility Study. <br /> 2. $7 Million for a comprehensive Seward Flood Mitigation Program on the watershed <br /> level by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. <br /> 3. $2 Million to expand the Seward Medical Center, move the CT scanner into the <br /> facility, and provide space for primary health care (City provides $500,000 annually <br /> towards capital improvements). <br /> 4. $3 Million appropriation for Lowell Point Road storm surge mitigation, bank <br /> stabilization and erosion control projects (from a Section 103 study by the U. S. Army <br /> Corps of Engineers). <br /> 5. $1 Million appropriation for erosion control projects (from a Section 14 study by the <br />