Laserfiche WebLink
City of Seward, Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> June 14, 2010 Volume 38, Page 296 <br /> CALL TO ORDER <br /> itnig <br /> The June 14, 2010 regular meeting of the Seward City Council was called to order at 7:00 <br /> p.m. by Vice Mayor Jean Bardarson. <br /> OPENING CEREMONY <br /> Police Chief Tom Clemons led the pledge of allegiance to the flag. <br /> ROLL CALL <br /> There were present: <br /> Jean Bardarson presiding and Marianna Keil <br /> Linda Amberg Bob Valdatta <br /> Vanta Shafer Tom Smith <br /> comprising a quorum of the Council; and <br /> Kris Erchinger, Acting City Manager <br /> Jean Lewis, City Clerk <br /> Johanna Dollerhide, Deputy City Clerk <br /> ABSENT — Mayor Willard E. Dunham <br /> CITIZENS' COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED <br /> FOR PUBLIC HEARING <br /> Catherine Richardson was a candidate for the Historic Preservation Commission tonight <br /> and hoped for their support on the commission. <br /> Jennifer Headtke and Dot Bardarson briefly spoke on the recent murals both placed in the <br /> community in the last week. They were happy to be a part of the mural exchange with Seward's <br /> Sister City Exchange Program and supported the resolution on the agenda before the council tonight. <br /> They would be giving a report later in the agenda. <br /> Jack Walganski, local cab owner, had questions about the shuttle busses for cruise ship <br /> passengers. He thought the busses were doing more than was supposed to and felt they were taking <br /> the whole volume of cab income. Walganski wished cabs would have been part of the process and <br /> were more than willing to help with the cruise ship transportation. <br /> By unanimous consent, council suspended the rules to allow for comment by the Acting <br /> City Manager Kris Erchinger and Community Development Director Christy Terry to <br /> respond. Erchinger stated this was in response to cruise ship grant monies dedicated from the state <br /> cruise ship tax. Terry echoed these comments, elaborating that the RFP for this service occurred, but <br /> also agreed with Walganski's suggestion of a voucher plan for the cabs. She also addressed the issue <br /> of the bus running on non cruise ship days and that was because they could keep cruise ship goers in <br />