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City of Homer Alaska Official Website

On October 13, 2014 the Homer City Council adopted the 2015-2020 Capital Improvement Plan including the FY2016 State and Federal Legislative Requests.

City of Homer Alaska Official Website

The City of Homer is proud to have been named Google's 2014 eCity for the State of Alaska.

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City of Homer Alaska Official Website

The City of Homer partnered with the Homer Chamber of Commerce to  help address the problem of RV parking in Downtown and Old Towne Homer by establishing two day use parking lots for large Rec

City of Homer Alaska Official Website

A group of residents and business owners in Old Town have approached the City about improvements to increase the walkablity, safety, and attractiveness of the area.

At the request of Homer City Council, Thursday October 26 Buccaneer Alaska delivered a copy of their Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan for Cook Inlet to City Hall.

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The information on this webpage has been compiled to help answer questions that prospective entrepreneurs might have about starting a business in Homer and guide you to other resources at the local and state level.

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Small business owners are a big reason why Homer has a healthy economy. The many locally-owned businesses in town also contribute to Homer’s unique and vibrant community character. Are there opportunities for new businesses in town? Of course! Why would you want to consider Homer as a place to start or relocate a business? Consider these reasons:

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Information on Homer demographics, history, climate, land area, economy, cost of living and more can be found here.


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HOMER— It’s a humble name for a little town that is anything but ordinary. Named for Homer Pennock, a con man who arrived in 1896 and lured others to the Homer area with promises of gold, the community of Homer evolved from a coal mining town to a center for fishing, farming, ranching, and homesteading and finally to the vibrant regional economic center we see today.

City of Homer Alaska Official Website

The Town Center Development Plan provides a framework for development of more than 30 acres in the heart of Homer.

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In early 2011, the Homer City Council approved a new economic development plan for Homer: the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).