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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-068 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA,ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS FROM THE STATE OF ALASKA <br /> DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC <br /> DEVELOPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF$300,000 FOR LOWELL CANYON <br /> TUNNEL FLOOD PROTECTION SCOPING AND FEASIBILITY STUDY, <br /> AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS,the City of Seward is working in collaboration with multiple state and federal <br /> agencies to develop a plan to mitigate flooding in the vicinity of the Lowell Canyon tunnel; and <br /> WHEREAS,the City has recently been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of the <br /> Army in the amount of$1.5 Million for the Lowell Creek Flood Diversion Feasibility Study,and the <br /> City will be required to provide matching funds which can come from the City and other grant <br /> sources; and <br /> WHEREAS,the City will continue to seek additional grant funds to complete the study and <br /> subsequent improvements; and <br /> WHEREAS,the City has been awarded a Designated Legislative Grant, grant no. 17-DC- <br /> 004,in the amount of$300,000 from the State of Alaska Department of Commerce,Community and <br /> Economic Development for the purpose of flood protection scoping and feasibility study related to <br /> flood mitigation for the Lowell Point Tunnel,and will utilize this funding to complete the work with <br /> the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD,ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The City Manager is hereby authorized to accept State of Alaska Designated <br /> Legislative Grant funding for grant no. 17-DC-004 in the amount of$300,000. <br /> Section 2. The City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a grant agreement with the <br /> State of Alaska in accordance with the essential terms of the agreement provided in substantial form <br /> as attached hereto. <br /> Section 3. Funds in the amount of $300,000 are hereby appropriated from state grant <br /> account no. 80116-0000-4252 to contracted services account no. 80116-0000-7009. <br /> Section 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon adoption. <br />