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City of Seward, Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> April 26, 2010 Volume 38, Page 276 <br /> CALL TO ORDER <br /> imp <br /> The April 26, 2010 regular meeting of the Seward City Council was called to order at 7:00 <br /> p.m. by Mayor Willard E. Dunham. <br /> OPENING CEREMONY <br /> Police Chief Tom Clemons led the pledge of allegiance to the flag. <br /> ROLL CALL <br /> There were present: <br /> Willard E. Dunham presiding and Linda Amberg <br /> Jean Bardarson Bob Valdatta <br /> Vanta Shafer Marianna Keil <br /> Tom Smith <br /> comprising a quorum of the Council; and <br /> Phillip Oates, City Manager <br /> Jean Lewis, City Clerk <br /> .. ABSENT — None <br /> CITIZENS' COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED <br /> FOR PUBLIC HEARING <br /> Paul Tougas had published the city calendar for four years for the community and he thought <br /> it delivered value to the City of Seward. He was requesting to work and publish the city calendar for <br /> a fee now and asked for support. <br /> Lee Poleske was in favor of Resolution 2010 -031, supporting the Wada Association. He was <br /> on the Iditarod Board, and was always reminding people that Seward was Mile 0 of the Iditarod and <br /> how important Seward was to the Iditarod. Jujiro Wada had pioneered the trail and he thought it <br /> would be an important site to visit for this association, and the city should take advantage of it for all <br /> the exchange activities. Poleske notified that the Iditarod Trailblazer Board members from around <br /> the state would be meeting in Seward for the first time May 7 and 8, 2010, with a public reception <br /> being held. <br /> Edgar Blatchford spoke in favor of Resolution 2010 -031. He apologized for Dr. Nakazawa <br /> who could not make it down to Seward because of a new grandson. Blatchford would stay around to <br /> answer any questions on the Wada Association if needed. <br /> Tim McDonald spoke against the eminent domain on the Gillespie property. He disagreed <br /> that it was a safety issue and not a property issue and that the time frame of six months was not in <br /> line. He listed some property that was expensive to purchase in the past such as; Kawabe, Long <br />