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Economic Development Advisory Commission

The City of Homer Economic Development Advisory Commission was established in 1993 with those powers and duties as set forth in Title 2, Chapter 76, of the Homer City Code. (Ordinance 93-15(S)(A). The Commission was inactivated January 24, 2000 at EDC request on January 11, 2000. Council reactivated the Commission on February 27, 2006 via Resolution 06-20. The Commission is established to act in an advisory capacity to the City Manager and the City Council in areas of economic development within the City.

The Homer Economic Development Advisory Commission consists of seven voting members; no more than two (2) members may be residents from outside the city limits. Members shall be nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to serve 3-year staggered terms.

In addition to the seven members who make up the voting body, one Homer area high school student and one City Council member may also be appointed as non-voting members. The Mayor, City Manager, and/or City Planner may serve as non-voting ex-officio members of the Commission.

Permanent records or minutes shall be kept of the proceedings of the regular monthly meetings. The minutes will record the vote of each member upon every question. Every decision shall be filed in the office of the City Clerk and shall be public record open to inspection.

Corbin Arno (term expires 2016)
PO Box 2231
Homer, AK 99603

Patrick Brown, Chair (term expires 2018) non-resident
40996 Woodman Ln
Homer, AK 99603

Karin Marks (term expires 2017)
202 E. Pioneer Ave.
Homer, AK 99603
235-7874 (h) 907-202-4748 (c)

Daniel Stanislaw (term expires 2017)
3800 Sterling Hwy
Homer, AK 99603
235-7140 (h) 299-7018(c)

David Friedlander (term expires 2018)
164 B Mountain View Dr.
Homer, AK 99603

Anna Rodriguez-Sansom (Term expires 2018)
PO Box 1440
Homer, AK 99603

Ken Sprague (term expires 2018)
PO Box 2827
Homer, AK 99603

Vacant, Student Representative

Mary E. (Beth) Wythe, Mayor
Katie Koester, City Manager
Bryan Zak, Councilmember (expires with term)