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City of Seward,Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> June 11, 2018 Volume 39, Page 445 <br /> CALL TO ORDER <br /> The June 11, 2018 regular meeting of the Seward City Council was called to order at 7:00 <br /> p.m. by Mayor David Squires. <br /> OPENING CEREMONY <br /> Police Chief Tom Clemons 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 Suzanne Towsley <br /> comprising a quorum of the Council; and <br /> Jim Hunt, City Manager <br /> Jessica Fogle, Deputy City Clerk <br /> Will Earnhart, City Attorney <br /> Absent—Jeremy Horn <br /> Vacant—One <br /> CITIZEN COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR <br /> PUBLIC HEARING <br /> Patrick Messmer spoke about the Grievance Procedure. He expressed his belief that there <br /> were a lot of wage and hour issues that could come up that were not covered under wage and hour <br /> laws.The ordinance did not address how the panel was picked,and he was concerned that people of <br /> like-minds would be picked for it. He also stated his belief that the phrase, "if you misuse the <br /> grievance procedure, then you can be punished again" should be removed, because he saw it as <br /> double jeopardy.He also said that a note being put in someone's file for them disagreeing with the <br /> grievance process did not accomplish anything. He stated he believed that both council and <br /> administration were good people,but thought the ordinance for the grievance procedure needed to be <br /> worked through some more. <br /> Lynda Paquette stated that the White House signed the Federal Declaration for Disaster <br /> Recovery for Lowell Point Road. She asked for"Mountain Side Yield to Ocean Side" signs to be <br /> erected on Lowell Point Road and an idea on a timeframe for when this might be completed. She <br /> also stated that she would like for the community to have a heads up on any possible road closures <br /> that work on this road might create. <br /> Sharyl Seese stated that her and her neighbors'intentions were to have"No Parking"signs in <br /> the entrance of the Jeep trail.She and her neighbors never minded people parking on their side of the <br />