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<br />Sponsored by Staff <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION <br />RESOLUTION NO. 97-02 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE SEWARD HISTORIC PRESERVATION <br />COMMISSION, RECOMMENDING CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT <br />TO THE STATE OF ALASKA, DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, AN <br />APPLICATION FOR A HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND GRANT TO PROMOTE THE <br />SEWARD REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES <br /> <br />WHEREAS, pursuant to the National Park Service Historic Preservation Act of 1966, <br />certain federal share matching grants for historic preservation projects are available to certified <br />local governments; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, this years grant priority is for projects that, "increase public awareness of <br />the value, meaning and importance of Alaska archaeological and historic resources," and <br />"strengthen efforts to identify, designate, study, interpret and protect significant archaeological <br />and historic resources;" and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Seward Register of Historic Places was established by Ordinance No. <br />95-10, to provide for public recognition of local cultural resources worthy of preservation; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the proposed grant project will serve to promote the Seward Register of <br />Historic Places program and enhance community outreach and historical awareness; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of the Seward Historic Preservation Commission to <br />work toward the continuing education of citizens regarding local historic preservation and <br />community history. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Seward Historic Preservation <br />Commission that: <br /> <br />Section 1. It is hereby recommended that the City Council authorize the City Manager <br />to submit an application to the State of Alaska for a federal historic preservation matching grant <br />to promote the Seward Register of Historic Places program. <br /> <br />Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the Seward Historic Preservation Commission this 17th <br />day of September, 1997. <br />