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<br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />PORT AND COMMERCE ADVISORY BOARD <br />RESOLUTION NO. 2001-03 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, PORT AND <br />COMMERCE ADVISORY BOARD, RECOMMENDING SUPPORT OF THE <br />MCDONALD POINT PROJECT. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, demand for small boat moorage in Seward is greater then the available <br />moorage; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward has actively sought expansion of moorage facilities for <br />many years; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward has an active federal project for the expansion of the <br />Seward Small Boat Harbor that is pending appropriation of federal funds; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Alaska Barge and Salvage, through Mister Tim McDonald has proposed <br />developing McDonald Point into a small boat harbor and multi-use shipping facility; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, this development would benefit the local economy through increased moorage <br />capacity, increased shipping activity and increased employment opportunities; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, development of a private mooring facility would be a benefit to the Seward <br />area and Alaska as a whole by establishing market rates for wet slips in Alaska; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, funding for this private marina would not compete for federal funding and <br />thereby jeopardize the current active project for Seward. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AND RECOMMENDED BY THE PORT <br />AND COMMERCE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, approve and adopt by resolution <br />support of the private development of McDonald Point into a marina and multi-use shipping facility. <br /> <br />Section 2. The City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska include in this resolution <br />authorization for the City Manager to monitor the progress ofthe project, propose incentives and to <br />assist the developer in any manner allowed by the City of Seward Code of Ordinances, policies or <br />City Council directive. <br /> <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the City of Seward, Alaska, Port and Commerce Advisory <br />Board this 6th day of June, 2001. <br /> <br />THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> <br />~~ <br /> <br />Ron Wille, Chairman <br />