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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: ~ <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2001-131 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, ADOPTING AN ALTERNATIVE ALLOCATION METHOD FOR <br />THE FY 2002 SHARED FISHERIES BUSINESS TAX PROGRAM, AND <br />CERTIFYING THAT THIS ALLOCATION METHOD FAIRLY REPRE- <br />SENTS THE DISTRIBUTION OF SIGNIFICANT EFFECTS OF FISHERIES <br />BUSINESS ACTIVITY IN THE COOK INLET FISHERIES MANAGEMENT <br />AREA <br /> <br />WHEREAS, AS 29.60.450 requires that for a municipality to participate in the FY 2002 <br />Shared Fisheries Business Tax Program, the municipality must demonstrate to the Department of <br />Community and Economic Development that the municipality experienced significant effects during <br />calendar year 2000 from fisheries business activities; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, 19 AAC 34.060 provides for the allocation of available program funding to <br />eligible municipalities located within fisheries management areas specified by the Department of <br />Community and Economic Development; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, 19 AAC 34.070 provides for the use, at the discretion of the Department of <br />Community and Economic Development, of alternative allocation methods which may be used within <br />fisheries management areas if all eligible municipalities within the area agree to use this method, and <br />the method incorporates some measure of the relative significant effect of fisheries business activity <br />on the respective municipalities in the area; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska proposes to use an alternative <br />allocation method for allocating the approximately $48,151 in FY2002 funding available within the <br />Cook Inlet Fisheries Management Area, in agreement with all other municipalities in the area <br />participating in the FY 2002 Shared Fisheries Business Tax Program. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. By this resolution the Council certifies that the City of Seward did experience <br />significant effects during calendar year 2000 from fisheries business activities that occurred within the <br />Cook Inlet fisheries management area, and seeks to apply for funding under the FY 2002 Shared <br />Fisheries Business Tax Program. <br /> <br />Section 2. All eligible communities in the Cook Inlet fisheries management area will receive <br />fifty percent (50%) divided equally and fifty percent (50%) divided on a per capita basis. <br />