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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2002-012 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, ACCEPTING A HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND GRANT <br />FROM THE STATE OF ALASKA TO COMPLETE AN ENVIRONMENTAL <br />ASSESSMENT OF THE JESSE LEE HOME PROPERTY, AND <br />APPROPRIATING MATCHING FUNDS <br /> <br />WHEREAS, pursuant to the National Park Service Historic Preservation Act of 1996, certain <br />federal share matching grants for historic preservation projects are available to certified local <br />governments; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City has received a grant award from the State Historic Preservation Office <br />to complete a Phase I environmental site assessment of the Jesse Lee Home property; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward's 2001 and 2002 State Legislative Priorities includes <br />promoting legislation to have the Jesse Lee Home transferred to the State Property Inventory; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, completing an environmental assessment of the property is necessary for the <br />City, State, and interested private entities to understand the existing condition and estimated cost of <br />environmental abatement in order to make decisions regarding the future of this National Register of <br />Historic Places property; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission has previously recommended that the City <br />attempt to obtain grant funding for engineering and environmental studies of the Jesse Lee Home <br />property in order to gain a better understanding of the site; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City's match for this project can be provided from funds that were <br />appropriated last year to complete the foreclosure and secure the Jesse Lee Home property. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The City Council accepts the Historic Preservation Fund Grant in the amount of <br />$5,000 from the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, to complete an environmental <br />assessment of the Jesse Lee Home property to Grant Revenue Account No. 101-0000-4680-0200. <br /> <br />Section 2. The City Council hereby appropriates matching funds of $4090.02 from the <br />General Fund Balance Account Number 101-0000-3050, and authorizes total expenditures of <br />$8333.34 to the Community Development Misc. Programs Account Number 101-1150-5990. <br />