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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2001-082 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE ALASKA DEPARTMENT <br />OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,000 TO <br />CONDUCT FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF THE SEWARD HEALTH SYSTEM, <br />APPROPRIATING THE FUNDS AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY <br />MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH DAVID BERK, <br />PRINCIPAL WITH THE FIRM RURAL HEALTH FINANCIAL SERVICES, <br />INe., TO CONDUCT THE FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AS REQUIRED BY THE <br />GRANT FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $14,000 <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) for the State of Alaska <br />has provided a grant in the amount of $14,000 to the City of Seward for the purpose of conducting <br />a financial analysis of the health system in Seward; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the intent of the grant is to provide the community, the hospital, the long- <br />term care facility and other community health system managers an outline of financial infonnation <br />that could be used in a more detailed Financial Plan in a later phase of planning; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City is required to obtain the services of a qualified financial <br />analyst/expert working through the hospital administrator that is approved by DHSS; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the hospital has recommended that the City contract with David Berk, <br />Principal with the firm Rural Health Financial Services, Inc. in Anacortes, Washington; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Mr. Berk is familiar with the Seward health system and has worked with the <br />City, the hospital and the long-term care facility on other projects and has been approved by <br />DHSS; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Seward City Code ~6.1O.120 allows the City to purchase professional <br />services without utilizing formal bid procedures; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the funding for the consultant will be from the State of Alaska DHSS grant <br />in the amount of $14,000. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The Grant in the amount of$14,000 from the Alaska Department of Health and <br />Social Services to conduct financial analysis ofthe Seward health system is hereby accepted. <br />