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<br />20 <br /> <br />Volume 15 <br /> <br />Regular Meeting of January 4, 1971 <br /> <br />Page 20 <br /> <br />Item 1 - The Regular Meeting of the Common Council of the City of Seward, <br />Alaska, for January 4, 1971 was called to order by Mayor Glud at 7: 31 P. M. <br /> <br />Item 2 - Clmr. Hill led the Opening Ceremony. <br /> <br />Item 3 - Roll was called and those present were Mayor Glud, Clmr's <br />Hill, Richardson, Hardy, Skinner, Vincent and Hulm. <br /> <br />Item 4 - The City Manager reported (1) that the next Planning and Zoning <br />Meeting would be held on January 20, 1971, (2) that snow removal and <br />ice control measures were being taken as rapidly as possible but that <br />two loaders were broken-down and the work has been delayed, (3) that <br />a meeting was being held at the Elk's Club between members of the <br />Small Business Admininstrtion, Economic Development Administration <br />and the local Economic Development Committee to discuss the develop- <br />ment of a chip mill in Seward, (4) That item 8-5, Approval of Application <br />for authorized games of Skill and Cha nee for the Seward Chamber of <br />Commerce should be added to the agenda and (5) the Proj ects and Priorties <br />for the 1st half of 1971 was presented to Council. A work session was <br />scheduled for Monday, January 18, 1971. <br /> <br />Item 5 - Communciations: (1) Letter dated 12/31/70 from Criminal Justice <br />Commission confirming tentative approval for funding for the Seward <br />Municipal Youth Program. Signed. M. James Messick, Acting Director. <br />(2) Letter dated 12/27/70 from Wilma S. Estes asking for an opinion from <br />the City Attorney regarding Sewer Assessment Refund procedures. <br />Signed Wilma S. Estes. (3) Letter dated 12/28/70 from Northern Steve- <br />doring and Handling Corporation requesting extension on construction <br />deadline contained in there lease for Tracts 3 and 4, Seward Waterfront <br />Tracts. Signed Gale Shingleton, Secretary-Treasurer. Clmr. Hulm, <br />seconded by Clmr. Hardy, moved to extel'l\!l the constructiOn deadline for <br />Northern Stevedoring, and Handling Corporation for one Year. Passed unanimously. <br /> <br />Item 6 - Citizen's Disucssion and Public Hearings - None <br /> <br />Item 7 - Coun€i1 Discussion 1.. Clmr. Hulm requested that Resolutions <br />show a distribution schedule on each one showing proposed recipients. <br />2. Mayor Glud suggested that the Borough Assessor be notified of the <br />derelict vessels in the Harbor so that forecolsure could be initiated <br />against vessels delinquent in Personal Property tax payments. 3. Dis- <br />cussion was held on the reactivation of the Harbor Commission and the <br />following names were placed in nomimation: Leonard Weimar, Val <br />Anderson, Gerritt Hoogland, Phil Durant, and Don Kirby. <br /> <br />Item 8 - Resolutions, Ordinance and other Action items: 1. Resolution <br />No. 809 (see attached) a Resolution opposing dredging in Cook Inlet. <br />Clmr. Skinner, seconded by Clmr. Hill, moved to approve Resolution <br />No. 809. Passed unanimously. 2. Resolution No. 810 (see attached) <br />a Resolution opposing annexation proposals submitted by the City of <br />Anchorage. Clmr. Hulm moved to approve Resolution No. 810. <br />Motion died for lack of a second. 3. Resolution No. 811 (see attached) <br />a Resolution opposing a proposed freight rate increase requested by the <br />Alaska Railroad. Clmr. Vincent, seconded by Clmr. Hardy, moved <br />to approve Resolution No. 811. Passed unanimously. 4. Bid Award - <br />Lots 5 & 6, Marina Subdivision. The City Manager read the bid for <br />these lots submitted by Donald L. Deems. Discussion followed. Clmr. <br />Richardson, seconded by Clmr. Hulm, moved to award the bid for Lots <br />5""1nld 6, Marina Subdivision to Donald Deems. Clmr. Hill and Vincent - <br />No. Clmrs. Richardson, Hardy, SkinIr r, Hulm and Mayor Glud - Yes. <br />Motion passed <br />