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City of Seward,Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> October 8,2018 Volume 39, Page 538 <br /> CALL TO ORDER <br /> The October 8,2018 regular meeting of the Seward City Council was called to order at 7:00 <br /> p.m. by Vice Mayor Marianna Keil. <br /> OPENING CEREMONY <br /> Lt. Doreen Valadez led the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. <br /> ROLL CALL <br /> There were present: <br /> Marianna Keil presiding and <br /> Ristine Casagranda Sue McClure <br /> Suzanne Towsley Jeremy Horn <br /> Sharyl Seese <br /> comprising a quorum of the Council; and <br /> Jeff Bridges, Interim City Manager <br /> 111 Brenda Ballou, City Clerk <br /> Will Earnhart, City Attorney <br /> Absent—Squires <br /> CITIZEN COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR <br /> PUBLIC HEARING <br /> Christy Terry was speaking as the chair of the Port and Commerce Advisory Board <br /> (PACAB). Regarding Resolution 2018-081, PACAB strongly encouraged council to approve this <br /> resolution; this was first considered by PACAB ten years ago. She was aware that there may be <br /> concern about dividing assets between a hydroelectric project and a geothermal heat project, but <br /> Terry said this project would help make the electric enterprise fund healthier.This feasibility study <br /> would help determine whether or not to pursue this project. <br /> Brad Snowden had been a resident of Seward for 54 years.He had been a successful hotelier <br /> in the past. Regarding the cruise ship dock concept, Snowden said people had to have criteria to <br /> measure success,identify your goal,beware of unintended consequences,and think about having a <br /> sunset clause. <br /> Lynda Paquette said in April,2017 mayor Bardarson signed the We Love Us declaration.In <br /> the time that has past,Paquette felt like the community had lost ground.The community had created <br /> a GoFundMe account to support a single mother of three who was also a council member;Paquette <br /> requested that council remove this discussion item from tonight's agenda. <br />