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City of Seward, Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> September 22, 2014 Volume 39, Page 401 <br /> CALL TO ORDER <br /> The September 22, 2014 regular meeting of the Seward City Council was called to order at <br /> 7:00 p.m. by 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 <br /> Marianna Keil Ristine Casagranda <br /> Christy Terry David Squires <br /> Iris Darling <br /> comprising a quorum of the Council; and <br /> Jim Hunt, City Manager <br /> Johanna Kinney, City Clerk <br /> Absent—Dale Butts <br /> At the request of the Mayor, the City Council suspended the rules to allow for a moment of <br /> silence for the late Patricia Williams. <br /> CITIZEN COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR <br /> PUBLIC HEARING <br /> Margaret Anderson and Sue Magyar asked the council to support a senior center housing <br /> complex in Seward. A community group had been gathering information and data to pattern the <br /> facility after the one in Cooper Landing,which had income-based rental units.The city currently had <br /> low income and full nursing housing, but this new complex would be housing for active seniors in <br /> the area. They appreciated future lobbying support. Magyar added there seemed to be interest in <br /> seniors to be centrally located in town. <br /> Sue Lang thanked the council and the city for the last ten days as they worked on Lowell <br /> Point Road and the waterfall, which were overly active with rainfall. Staff attended to this issue <br /> quickly and with care for the residents of Lowell Point. Lang added staff did a great job grating <br /> Lowell Point Road today. There had been a lot of concern and compassion shown over the sewage <br /> issue. <br /> Kit Durnil, General Manager of Resurrection Bay Seafoods, spoke on the maintenance of <br /> Lowell Canyon Waterfall. He was concerned with the outfall of the waterfall, which during heavy <br /> rains,tended to place material south of the waterfall that impacted his business.It appeared the water <br />