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Memorandum 11-160 Recommendation from Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission for 2012 Budget, Seasonal Maintenance for Public Works

Memorandum ID

11-160

Related Meetings

Mon, Dec 12th, 2011 6:00pm

Status

No Status

Memorandum Details

Office of the City Clerk 491 E. Pioneer Avenue
Homer, Alaska 99603-7624
Jo Johnson, CMC, City Clerk (907) 235-3130

(907) 235-8121
Melissa Jacobsen, CMC, Deputy City Clerk II Extension: 2227
Renee Krause, CMC, Deputy City Clerk I Extension: 2224

Fax: (907) 235-3143
Email: clerk@ci.homer.ak.us
MEMORANDUM 11-160
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TO: MAYOR HORNADAY AND CITY COUNCIL
FROM: PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION
DATE: DECEMBER 7, 2011
RE: RECOMMENDATION TO APPROVE BUDGET REQUEST OF ADDITIONAL SEASONAL MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL FOR PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
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Background
During the October 20, 2011 Regular Meeting under Staff and Committee Reports the Commission recommended and moved to support the budget request of additional seasonal personnel to assist Ms. Otteson in proper maintenance of restroom facilities on the Spit and in town. Following is the excerpt from the minutes on the commission discussion and recommendation to City Council.

STAFF AND COUNCIL REPORTS/COMMITTEE REPORTS/BOROUGH REPORTS
A. Spit Parks and Recreation Committee
1. Synopsis of August 26, 2011 Meeting
2. Next Meeting is scheduled for November 3, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.
3. All Surveys received on Mariner Park

LILLIBRIDGE/BRANN - MOVED TO RECOMMEND AND ENCOURAGE CITY COUNCIL REINSTATE THE BUDGET REQUESTED TO ALLOW THE ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL TO MAINTAIN FACILITIES AS REQUIRED COMPLYING WITH INDUSTRY STANDARDS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY.

Mr. Meyer noted that supporting the additional personnel will be very important since there will be additional facilities constructed in the future and the added personnel will be very helpful. Mr. Meyer noted s few projects in the near future for the construction of additional restrooms.

VOTE. YES. NON-OBJECTION. UNANIMOUS CONSENT.

Motion carried.

 

Recommendation
Approve the allocation to the Public Works Department Budget to hire additional seasonal personnel to maintain facilities as required complying with Industry Standards of Health and Safety.