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M E M O R A N D U M 12-015
TO: HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM: JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
DATE: JANUARY 17, 2012
SUBJECT: TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION FOR MAYOR HORNADAY AND COUNCILMEMBER ZAK’S ATTENDANCE AT ALASKA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE WINTER LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE IN JUNEAU, ALASKA, FEBRUARY 7 - 9, 2012.
Mayor Hornaday and Councilmember Bryan Zak would like to attend the Alaska Municipal League (AML) Winter Legislative Conference in Juneau, Alaska, February 7 – 9, 2012.
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 Juneau at $520.00 and room rates at $129.00 per night. Per diem is $58.00 per day, for three meals.
For FY 2012 Council budgeted transportation funds in the amount of $3,500 and subsistence funds in the amount of $2,500. Council should approve travel for Mayor and Council when representing the City.
Discuss and approve the requested travel authorization.
Fiscal Note: Mayor and Council 2012 Budget: 100.100.5236 - Transportation: $3,500 and 100.100.5237 - Subsistence: $2,500.00.