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Memorandum 12-020 Support for the Homer Playground Project

Memorandum ID

12-020

Related Meetings

Mon, Feb 13th, 2012 6:00pm

Status

Backup

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 12-020
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TO: MAYOR HORNADAY AND CITY COUNCIL
THRU: WALT WREDE, CITY MANAGER
FROM: PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION
DATE: JANUARY 25, 2012
RE: RECOMMENDATION TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING
SUPPORT FOR THE HOMER PLAYGROUND PROJECT

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BACKGROUND
The Homer Playground Project (HoPP) requested the commission on January 5, 2012 during a special meeting to approve submitting a resolution to Council expressing support for and urging community/volunteer participation for the proposed playground at Karen Hornaday Park. The commission postponed a decision on this request until the regular meeting on January 19, 2012 and decided they would address it as a separate issue on the agenda.

During the January 19, 2012 regular meeting under Pending Business the commission reviewed the proposed language for a resolution expressing support and agreed to submit the resolution with no changes to Council for approval. The excerpt from that meeting follows:

C. Review and Recommendation to Submit a Memorandum of Support for HoPP to City Council.

Chair Bremicker opened discussion on this item.

LOWNEY/LILLIBRIDGE - MOVE TO SUBMIT A RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL THAT THEY APPROVE THE RESOLUTION ENDORSING THE HOMER PLAYGROUND PROJECT AND ENCOURAGING COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER PARTICIPATION IN THE PROJECT.

There was brief discussion on using the language submitted in resolution form from the group HoPP.

VOTE. YES. NON-OBJECTION. UNANIMOUS CONSENT.

Motion carried.