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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: ~ <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2001-116 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, ENDORSING THE POLICE DISPATCH RADIO <br />COMMUNICATION SYSTEM UPGRADE FOR SUBMISSION TO THE <br />STATE OF ALASKA FOR FY2003 FUNDING UNDER THE CAPITAL <br />PROJECT MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the State of Alaska Department of Community & Economic Development <br />is accepting applications for its FY2003 Capital Project Matching Grant Program; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward is an eligible municipality under AS 37.06 as set forth <br />in 2 AAC 47.030 and our projected available funding for FY2003 is $74,540; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, to receive these funds, the City must provide a minimum local match of <br />$17,856 for a total minimum project funding of $92,396; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, one of the most important services that the Seward Police Dispatch provides <br />is public safety radio communications; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the current system is approximately 12 to 30 years old, is obsolete and parts <br />are no longer manufactured making repairs almost impossible; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the purpose of this project is to replace the current communications system <br />and improve the communication system capabilities of the Seward Police Dispatch; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the total project is estimated to cost $169,764 of which approximately <br />$74,540 will be provided by the State Capital Matching Grant Program and the remainder of <br />$95,224 will be requested in the CY2003 General Fund Capital Projects budget. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The City of Seward hereby endorses the police dispatch radio communication <br />system upgrade for submission to the State of Alaska for FY2003 funding under the Capital <br />Project Matching Grant Program, requests grant funding under AS 37.06 for said project and <br />agrees to provide the local share for the project as required under AS 37.06. <br /> <br />Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption, <br />