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<br />Sponsored by: Schaeferme <br /> <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION NO. 90-014 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, TO REQUEST CONTINUED SUPPORT OF <br />A NAVY HOMEPORT FACILITY IN AN ALASKAN COMMU TY <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Alaska State Legislature ha <br />favoring the placement of a Navy homeport i <br />and has considered providing funding for t <br />of a homeport; and <br /> <br /> <br />ed preliminary <br />establishing a <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the united States Navy has conduc <br />studies of Alaskan communities for the purpose <br />homeport for Navy vessels; and <br /> <br />adopted resolutions <br />an Alaskan community <br />study and development <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the United States Navy s determined that Seward, <br />Alaska, and Kodiak, Alaska, provide t best strategic choices for <br />the construction of a Navy homeport; and <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the construction and operation of a Navy homeport in <br />either of these communities woul provide employment to Alaskans, <br />a boost to the construction ndustry and provide continuing <br />benefits to the selected cornrnu ty and the communities of the area <br />connected by transportation routes in terms of provision of <br />supplies, materials and co and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the interes of the United States Navy in this state <br />should not be allowed to iminish due to lack of funding to provide <br />follow-up in the inves gation stages of this project; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the n <br />environmental impac <br />cost $750,000; an <br /> <br /> <br />t step in this process appears to be an <br />study of the two communities, estimated to <br /> <br />WHEREAS, <br />considers the <br />to be an oppo <br /> <br />t e City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, <br />ssibility of a Navy homeport site in this community <br />tunity worthy of research and endorsement; <br /> <br />NOW, T EREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Se tion 1. The City of Seward encourages the Alaska State <br />Legis ture to continue its support of a Navy homeport in this <br />stat and maintain a visible, positive attitude toward this project <br />in e spirit of previous resolutions encouraging the united States <br />Na to select Alaska as a base for Navy vessels. <br /> <br />. <br /> <br /> <br />-1- <br /> <br />~c.t ~ <br />Cf-(tJL~ <br />;;LI(~/qO <br />9,~ <br />