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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> irom <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -015 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, CONSENTING TO A CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP AND TO <br /> THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE CONTRACT FOR COLLECTION AND <br /> DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE AND WASTE BETWEEN THE CITY OF <br /> SEWARD AND ALASKA PACIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES <br /> ANCHORAGE, LLC, TO WASTE CONNECTIONS OF ALASKA, INC <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward (the "City "), by its charter (the "Charter ") and code of <br /> ordinances (the "Code "), provides for the sanitary, economic, and efficient collection and <br /> disposal of garbage, rubbish and waste material in the City and its service area, and permits, <br /> pursuant to such Charter and Code and voter approval, the use of a contractor to provide such <br /> services for collection and disposal of garbage and waste material; and <br /> WHEREAS, by Resolution 2010 -64 approved on July 26, 2010, the Seward City <br /> Council approved a franchise for the collection and disposal of garbage and refuse with Alaska <br /> Pacific Environmental Services Anchorage, LLC dba Alaska Waste ( "APES "), subject to <br /> approval of the voters of Seward at the October 5, 2010 regular election; and <br /> WHEREAS, at the election held October 5, 2010 voters affirmed a franchise agreement <br /> between the City and APES with 218 "yes" votes and 85 "no" votes, with said contract slated to <br /> expire December 31, 2012; and <br /> WHEREAS, through a corporate purchase and sales agreement, APES is selling <br /> substantially all of its assets to Waste Connections of Alaska, Inc. (WCI) and the City is entering <br /> into an acknowledgement to the change in corporate ownership, as well as a consent to <br /> assignment of the contract to WCI through the duration of the contract which is December 31, <br /> 2012; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council finds that it is in the public interest to continue the <br /> Contract for collection and disposal of refuse, to acknowledge and consent to the assignment of <br /> the Contract by APES to WCI, and to consent to the change in ownership. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The above recitals are incorporated herein by this reference. <br /> Section 2. For the reasons set forth in the recitals above, the City Council finds that it <br /> is in the public interest to assign the Contract from APES to the new owner, WCI, and to consent <br /> to the change in corporate ownership. <br />