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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 2001-119 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, ENDORSING PROJECTS FOR SUBMISSION TO THE STATE <br />FOR INCLUSION IN THE 2004-2006 STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION <br />IMPROVEMENT PLAN <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City has the opportunity to submit new or modified projects to the 2004- <br />2006 Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP); and <br /> <br />WHEREAS,the City has a number of projects which are in the "Needs List," or in the STIP <br />which contains those projects that scored high enough in past evaluations to make the actual state <br />plan; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS,the City has identified one new project, 4th Avenue Rehabilitation Project, for <br />the submission to the State for inclusion in the 2004-2006 STIP; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS,a number of years ago the City nominated the Lowell Point Road Reconstruc- <br />tion project to the STIP, however it has remained on the "Needs List"; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Kenai Peninsula Borough may take the lead on the Lowell Point Road <br />project by submitting a new nomination to the State, and it is important that the City identify its <br />continued support for this project; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Seward 20 I 0 Comprehensive Plan's states that Lowell Point Road is in need <br />of upgrading and recommends continuing to seek Borough and State of Alaska funding to enhance <br />the safety and usability of the road, and the City's 1999 Strategic Plan also specifically recommends <br />using the STIP to upgrade Lowell Point Road; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan identifies that curbs, gutters and sidewalks are needed <br />throughout the community, and specifically recommends that sidewalks be upgraded and increased <br />to ease pedestrian traffic between the Downtown and Small Boat Harbor areas; and <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 Council endorses the Fourth Avenue Rehabilitation Project for inclusion <br />in the 2004-2006 Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan. <br />