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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2002-025 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING FOR DISPOSAL BY LEASE, AN INTEREST IN <br />CITY-OWNED LOTS llA AND 12A, FORT RAYMOND SUBDIVISION <br />REPLAT NO.1, BY SOLE SOURCE NEGOTIATION WITH THE <br />DEPARTMENT OF ARMY, FOR A THREE YEAR TERM FOR THE <br />PURPOSE OF STUDYING THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF A <br />JOINT PUBLIC-PRIVATE VENTURE FORA RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY <br />CENTER <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Department of Army (DOA) has requested that the City enter into a three <br />year lease of city-owned property for the purpose of studying the potential development of a joint <br />public-private venture for a recreational activity center that would include a bowling alley and <br />concession; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the requested property is approximately five acres of city-owned land identified <br />as the southemportion of Lots llA and 12A, Fort Raymond Subdivision Replat No. 1. Theproperty <br />is located north of Sea Lion Drive between Dimond Boulevard and the Seward Highway and is <br />currently zoned Park and Institutional; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City Council at its regular meeting held on January 22,2001 approved <br />Resolution No. 2001-018 supporting the concept of the Seward Resort's proposed recreational <br />activity center; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City has not previously identified this parcel as available for disposal; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, at its regular meeting of February 25,2002 the City Council requested that the <br />Planning and Zoning Commission review and provide a recommendation regarding the pros and <br />cons of disposing of an interest in the property to the Department of Army to lease approximately <br />five acres ofland for a three year period for the purpose of studying the potential development of a <br />joint public-private venture; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Commission at its regular meeting of March 5, 2002 recommended that the <br />City Council identify the approximately five acre portion of Lots llA and 12A, Fort Raymond <br />Subdivision Replat No.1 requested by the DOA as available for disposal by lease to the DOA for a <br />three year term for the purpose of studying the potential development of a joint public-private <br />venture for a recreational activity center; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Commission further recommended that the City Council require that the <br />proposed three year lease allow the existing public uses on the property to continue during the term <br />ofthe proposed lease and the Commission also noted that any possible future long term lease would <br />