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Oft <br /> dit <br /> Sponsored by: PACAB <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> PORT AND COMMERCE ADVISORY BOARD <br /> RESOLUTION 2019-01 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE SEWARD PORT AND COMMERCE <br /> ADVISORY BOARD (PACAB) RECOMMENDING COUNCIL <br /> APPROVAL OF PACAB PRIORITIES FROM FEBRUARY 2019 to <br /> FEBRUARY 2020 <br /> WHEREAS, PACAB's responsibilities are listed in SCC§ 2.30.325 Powers and Duties; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, City Council and PACAB held a joint work session on March 27, 2018 to <br /> review and update the current Priorities List; and <br /> WHEREAS,at its December 19,2018 Regular Meeting the PACAB reviewed and refined <br /> the Priorities List. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Port and Commerce Advisory Board <br /> that: <br /> Section 1. The following List of Priorities through February 2020 is hereby approved by <br /> the Board and recommended to Council for their approval: <br /> PRIORITIES <br /> • Review taxes, especially vessel property tax <br /> • Review the Harbor Tariff as needed <br /> • Work to support industries to Seward including the Community Development Quota <br /> (CDQ) fleets and related industries, oil&gas related industries,transportation, vessel <br /> maintenance and repair facilities and commercial/sport fishing industry <br /> • Help lead Seward Marine Industrial Center(SMIC)development <br /> • Prioritize City, State and Federal Priorities for Port&Commerce Initiatives(October) <br /> • Continue exploration of energy alternatives, sponsor energy fair and/or other <br /> continuing community education, develop a Seward Renewable Energy Plan, review <br /> Title 15 including process and procedures for alternative energy connection to city <br /> infrastructure <br /> • Continue to send a board member to the Alaska Municipal League Annual Conference <br /> (AML) <br /> • Create a Climate Action Plan(2020) <br /> • Support the Blue Pipeline Initiative <br /> • Review utility infrastructure for future growth and development. <br />