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Sponsored by: Port and Commerce Advisory Board <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2018-006 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA ADOPTING THE PORT AND COMMERCE ADVISORY <br /> BOARD PRIORITIES FROM FEBRUARY 2018 TO FEBRUARY 2019 <br /> WHEREAS, the Port and Commerce Advisory Board's (PACAB) responsibilities are <br /> listed in SCC§ 2.30.325 Powers and Duties; and <br /> WHEREAS, City Council and PACAB held a joint work session on March 6, 2017 to <br /> review and update the current Priorities List; and <br /> WHEREAS, at their January 3, 2018 Regular Meeting, the Port and Commerce Advisory <br /> Board reviewed and updated their Priorities List; and <br /> WHEREAS, with the passage of PACAB Resolution 2018-001, PACAB recommends <br /> Council adoption of the 2018 Priority List. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA,that: <br /> Section 1. The following List of Priorities through February, 2019 is hereby approved: <br /> PORT AND COMMERCE ADVISORY BOARD PRIORITIES <br /> 1) Review taxes, especially vessel property tax. <br /> 2) Review the Harbor Tariff. <br /> 3) Work to support industries to Seward including the CDQ fleets and related industries, Oil & <br /> gas related industries, transportation, and commercial fishing. <br /> 4) Help lead Seward Marine Industrial Center (SMIC) development. <br /> 5) Prioritize Federal and State Priorities for Port& Commerce Initiatives <br /> 6) Explore energy alternatives (Wind, Solar, Geothermal and Hydroelectric etc.) and <br /> alternatives to energy (BIO fuel, LNG etc.). <br /> Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of Seward, Alaska this 22th day of <br /> January, 2018. <br />