Christi Bell of the University of the Alaska Center for Economic Development and Laszlo Kozmon of Strategy-Nets on behalf of the Seward Chamber of Commerce will present the Seward Economic Development Plan Update at tonight’s (Monday, 2-25) Seward City Council meeting. They also will discuss the plan with the council in a work session prior to the meeting, starting at 5:30 p.m.
The council will consider an ordinance for introduction amending the Seward City Code regulating door-to-door solicitors on residential property.
Another ordinance for introduction amends the zoning designation of a small portion, approximately three-fourths (3/4) of an acre, of city owned land located within tract G of the water front park boundary from Harbor Commercial Zoning (HC) To Park (P) Zoning District.
There’s also a resolution authorizing the city manager to submit a new access point grant application for federal funding to establish a community health center to serve the Seward community.
In other business: there’s a liquor license renewal for Yukon Bar; and a plan to appoint Dale Butts and Sandie Roach to the Planning and Zoning Commission, with terms expiring February 2016.
The council will discuss supporting House Bill 75, repealing certain audit requirements for each UA campus that receives contributions from permanent fund dividends, and requiring each campus to apply to be included on the contributions list, and to pay an application fee for each campus.
And council will discuss sending a letter to representative Tammie Wilson supporting HB 35, an act creating a low-interest loan program for homeowners who improve or replace their home heating systems; and providing for an effective date.
Certificates of Recognition will be awarded to Beverly Dunham, Margaret Anderson, Dorothy Urbach, Cindy Clock, and Patty Linville for their service on the Incorporation Centennial Ad Hoc Committee. The council also plans to go into an Executive Session to discuss the city attorney’s annual evaluation.
The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. in the city council chambers. It is open to the public.