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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Planning & Zoning Commission <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2002-013 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING DEDICATION OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY, <br />LOCATED ADJACENT TO FOURTH AVENUE IN THE SMALL BOAT <br />HARBOR AREA, FOR PEDESTRIAN ACCESS PURPOSES TO <br />ACCOMMODATE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION <br />AND PUBLIC FACILITIES HARBOR PEDESTRIAN PATHWAY PROJECT <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposes to <br />construct a continual sidewalk, curb and gutter system along both sides of Fourth Avenue between <br />Van Buren Street and Port Avenue during the 2002 construction season; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, in order to complete the project in the manner requested by the City, the State <br />Department of Transportation and Public Facilities requires a public right-of-way in those areas <br />where there is not adequate right-of-way to accommodate a public proposed sidewalk, curb and <br />gutter facilities; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the proposed proj ect is consistent with the Comprehensive, Strategic and Small <br />Boat Harbor Management Plans which recommend developing more sidewalks, curbs and gutters <br />throughout the community, and specifically identifies Fourth Avenue between the harbor and <br />downtown as a priority; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved Resolution 2002-07 <br />recommending City Council approval of specific right-of-way dedications, which may be in the form <br />of restrictive covenants to accommodate the proposed sidewalk, curb and gutter facilities on city- <br />owned property adjacent to Fourth Avenue in the Small Boat Harbor area. <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 finds it in the public interest to declare specific public right-of- <br />way dedications for the purpose of allowing the State of Alaska Department of Transportation and <br />Public Facilities to construct sidewalk, curb and gutter facilities on city-owned property adjacent to <br />Fourth Avenue to accommodate the Harbor Pedestrian Pathway Project. <br /> <br />Section 2. The City Council finds that it is in the public interest to grant the pedestrian right- <br />of-way dedications without benefit of an appraisal of the property and at no cost. <br />