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Homer, Alaska 99603
Jo Johnson, CMC, City Clerk (907) 235-8121
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TO: MAYOR HORNADAY AND HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM: JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
DATE: OCTOBER 4, 2011
SUBJECT: TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION FOR COUNCILMEMBER ZAK’S ATTENDANCE AT ALASKA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE 61st ANNUAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE IN FAIRBANKS, ALASKA, NOVEMBER 7 – 11, 2011.
Councilmember Bryan Zak would like to attend the Alaska Municipal League (AML) 61st Annual Local Government Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska, November 7 – 11, 2011.
The AML is a voluntary, nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization of 140 cities, boroughs, and unified municipalities, representing over 97 percent of Alaska's residents. Originally organized in 1950, the League of Alaska Cities became the Alaska Municipal League in 1962 when boroughs joined the League.
Meetings include Alaska Conference of Mayors, board committees and meeting with Legislators.
Cost estimates for travel include round trip airfare from Homer to Fairbanks at $450.00 and room rates at $120.00 per night. Per diem is $58.00 per day, for three meals.
For FY 2011 Council budgeted zero dollars for transportation and $2,000 for subsistence. To date $424.34 has been expended from Subsistence Acct. No. 100.100.5237, with a balance of $1,575.66 remaining.
Discuss the travel and if approved allocate funds for transportation.
Fiscal Note: Mayor and Council 2011 Budget: 100.100.5236 - Transportation: $0 and 100.100.5237 - Subsistence: $2,000.00.