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<br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />PORT AND COMMERCE ADVISORY BOARD <br />RESOLUTION NO. 2003-01 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, PORT AND <br />COMMERCE ADVISORY BOARD, RECOMMENDING THE SELECTION <br />OF TRYCK NYMAN HAYES INCORPORATED'S (TNH) PLAN "N" FOR <br />ADOPTION AS THE SEWARD MUNICIPAL SMALL BOAT HARBOR'S <br />(HARBOR) MASTER PLAN. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Seward contracted with TNH to conduct a <br />Public Involvement Process on the East Harbor Expansion Project and development of a Harbor <br />Master Plan; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a Master Plan is essential to effectively plan, develop, and maximize the use <br />and services of the Harbor in concert with the completion of the Seward Marine Industrial Center <br />Basin; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, through public meetings in Anchorage and Seward, direct mailings, web site <br />postings, public notices, public hearings, questionnaires ,surveys and telephone contacts, public <br />opinion was collected, analyzed and incorporated into various interim plans; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, from these plans and ideas cost estimates and feasibility analyses were <br />conducted by TNH and a committee appointed by the Port and Commerce Advisory Board at several <br />meetings; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a compromise plan incorporating a mix of parallel moorage and slip moorage <br />was developed while attempting to maximize the potential new revenue, which is necessary to <br />effectively bond for new construction associated with the East Harbor Expansion Project; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, this compromise plan is designated as TNH Plan "N"; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, this plan incorporates as many ofthe feasible ideas and desires identified in the <br />public process from commercial and recreational users while still generating enough revenue to <br />support new construction; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Plan "N" is the most logical and cost effective Master Plan and maximizes the <br />effective use and future uses of the Harbor; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, adoption of Plan "N" will serve to guide future development of the Harbor in <br />an ordered, efficient and planned manner. <br />