Ordinance 11-07 Appropriating Fire Department Depreciation Reserves to Purchase Software
An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the FY 2011 Operating Budget by Appropriating $17,000 from the Fire Department Depreciation Reserves for the Purchase and Installation of New Data Collection and Management Software. City Manager/Fire Chief.
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CITY OF HOMER
City Manager/Fire Chief
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE FY 2011 OPERATING BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING $17,000 FROM THE FIRE DEPARTMENT DEPRECIATION RESERVES FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF NEW DATA COLLECTION AND MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE.
WHEREAS, There are significant benefits associated with consolidating data collection for Fire and EMS services into a single data management system; and
WHEREAS, The Homer Volunteer Fire Department must comply with a State of Alaska EMS mandate that all EMS agencies adopt electronic data collection systems capable of on-line reporting; and
WHEREAS, The Fire Department requests an appropriation from department depreciation reserves to acquire an upgrade to Image Trends “Rescue Bridge” software which is a full featured management suite that is web-based and encrypted.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The Homer City Council hereby amends the FY 2011 Operating Budget by appropriating $17,000 from the Fire Department Depreciation Reserve Account for the purchase and installation of new data collection and management software at the Homer Volunteer Fire Department.
Account Description Amount
156-393-5901 Data Collection and
Management Software $17,000
Section 2. This is a budget amendment ordinance, in temporary in nature, and shall not be codified.
ENACTED BY THE HOMER CITY COUNCIL this _____ day of _______, 2011.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Reviewed and approved as to form:
Walt Wrede, City Manager Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney
Date: _________________ Date: _______________________