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City of Seward,Alaska City Council Special Meeting Minutes <br /> March 20,2018 Volume 40, Page 390 <br /> CALL TO ORDER <br /> The March 20,2018 special meeting of the Seward City Council was called to order at 5:30 <br /> p.m. by Mayor David Squires. <br /> OPENING CEREMONY <br /> Finance Director Kris Erchinger led the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. <br /> ROLL CALL <br /> There were present: <br /> David Squires presiding and <br /> Marianna Keil Ristine Casagranda <br /> Sue McClure Erik Slater <br /> Suzanne Towsley Jeremy Horn <br /> comprising a quorum of the Council; and <br /> Ron Long, Assistant City Manager <br /> Brenda Ballon, City Clerk <br /> Absent—None <br /> CITIZEN COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR <br /> PUBLIC HEARING <br /> Melody Jordan spoke on behalf of a local business,asking for Resolution 2017-077,2017- <br /> 078, and 2018-008 to be rescinded; she provided some two dozen letters she had collected from <br /> concerned citizens to support her request. Jordan said she had performed a comparison of water <br /> usage over three months and was curious why the gallons were always even numbered; she was <br /> having difficulty following the tariff because it was convoluted. <br /> Andrea Rodriguez said her electricity usage had dropped from 82 kilowatts per day down to <br /> 46 kilowatts after her family had performed some home improvements. However,last month's bill <br /> showed a dramatic increase right backup to where it was before. She encouraged council to consider <br /> other sources of revenue generation in order to help people who were trying to raise families in <br /> Seward. <br /> APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CONSENT AGENDA <br /> Motion (KeilCasagranda) Approval of Agenda and Consent Agenda <br />