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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Page 1 <br /> <br />Volwne 16 <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING OF JANUARY 8, 1973 <br /> <br />Item 1 - The Regular Meeting of the Common Council of the City of Seward, <br />Alaska, for January 8, 1973, was called to Order by Mayor Richardson at <br />8:01 P. M. <br /> <br />Item 2 - The Opening Ceremony was led by Clmr. McCloud. <br /> <br />Item 3 - Roll was called and those present were Mayor Richardson, Clmrs. <br />McCloud, Hulm, Vincent, Hill and McAnerney, Clmr. Crisp was absent. <br /> <br />Item 4 - A correction in the Minutes of the December 11, 1972, meeting <br />was noted. In Item 10, Page 101, delete "Ordinance 70-20" and insert <br />"Ordinance 72-20". Clmr. Hulm, seconded by Clmr. McAnerney, moved to <br />approve the Minutes as corrected. Passed unanimously. <br /> <br />Item 5 - City Manager's Report: 1. The City Manager reported that James <br />Doogan of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Edward J. Reasor, Attorney, <br />and Robert Chappel, Flamingo, Inc., were present. ~~. Doogan explained <br />the role of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the procedural re- <br />quirements involved in handling local objection to the re-issuance of <br />liquor licenses. Edward J. Reasor, representing Robert Chappel, Flamingo, <br />Inc., spoke in regards to the action till(en by the City Council on December <br />11, 1972, protesting the issuance of a license to the Flamingo, pointed <br />out what he felt were essential facts of the probleITI and noted his request <br />that the letter protesting the issuance of the liquor license be reduced <br />to a strong letter of censure. Council discussion followed. Clmr. <br />McAnerney, seconded by Clmr. McCloud, moved to rescind previous action pro- <br />testing issuance of the Flamingo, Inc., liquor license and to issue a letter of <br />censure. Motion passed with Clmr. Hulm dissenting. 2. The City Manag-er <br />reported that the Jesse Lee Bid Opening would be held one week from today, <br />that a work session was scheduled for Monday, Januar'y 15th, at 7:30 P.M., <br />that it had been reported that the Federal Communication Comnission had <br />approved the television translator license. 3. The City Manager requested <br />Council concurrence with the proposed withdrawal of the City's deoosit <br />funds, if necessary, in order to gain an improved interest rate. Clmr. <br />McCloud, seconded by Clmr. McAnerney, moved to concur with the City Manager's <br />request. Passed unanimously. <br /> <br />Item 6 - Communications: 1. Letter dated December 20, 1972, from the <br />North America Development Corporation proposing to lease and operate portions <br />of the Harbor area parking lots for use as a camper park. Signed W. E. <br />Shoemaker, President. Council had no objection to proceeding with the <br />preparation of lease and contract docwnents. 2. Petition from residents <br />outside the City limits requesting a review of Ordinance 324, Rates for <br />Electric Service, and questioning the application of an additional $2.00 <br />charge to some but not all users. (An administrative report will be prepared <br />prior to the next meeting). 3. Letter dated 1/5/7~: from the Secretary of <br />the Treasury transmitting a Federal Revenue Sharing check in the amount of <br />$15,923.00 for the City's share for the second half of 1972. Signed Edward <br />A. Fox "Director , Office of Revenue Sharing. 4. Letter dated 12/5/72 from State <br />Department of Highways reporting that the City's share of Local Service <br />Roads and Trails money is now $27,919.00. 5. Permit dated 1/3/73 from <br />State Department of Fish and Game to possess and export four moose. <br />Signed Jarr,es W. Brooks. <br /> <br />Item 7 - Citizens' Discussion and Public Hearings: 1. Mr. Joe Carter, Seward <br />Jaycees, presented a plan to the City Council for the use of City owned <br />lots 35, 36, and 37; Block 10; Original Townsite for use as a tot lot play- <br />ground sponsored by the Jaycee Organization. Clmr. McCloud, seconded by <br />Clmr. Vincent, moved to approve the Jaycee preliminary tot lot plan. Passed <br />unanimously. <br /> <br />Item 8 - Council Disucssion: 1. Clmr. McAnerney asked to be excussed from <br />the next regular City Council meeting. No objection. 2. Clmr. Vincent noted <br />that the Judicial Hearings were scheduled for Anchorage on January 19th <br />and suggested a representative from Council be sent to the Hearings. Clmr. <br />Hulm was nominated and accepted the responsibility. 3. Clmr. Hulm noted <br />that he was in favor of stopping non-licensed electrical work in the City. <br /> <br /> <br />Resolutions, Ordinances and other Action items: 1. Resolution <br />a Resolution approving the Option to Purchase Real Property re- <br />