Ordinance 11-17 Amending the 2008 Comprehensive Plan to Include the Homer Spit Plan
An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the 2008 Homer Comprehensive Plan to Incorporate the Homer Spit Plan and Recommending Approval of the Amendment by the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Planning.
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CITY OF HOMER
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE 2008 HOMER COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO INCORPORATE THE HOMER SPIT PLAN AND RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OF THE AMENDMENT BY THE KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH.
WHEREAS, The Kenai Peninsula Borough as a second class borough shall provide for planning on an areawide basis in accordance with AS 29.40; and
WHEREAS, As provided in Kenai Peninsula Borough Code 21.01.025, cities in the Borough requesting extensive comprehensive plan amendments may recommend to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning Commission a change to the city comprehensive plan; and
WHEREAS, The City of Homer has prepared an extensive amendment to the 2008 Comprehensive Plan in the form of the Homer Spit Plan; and
WHEREAS, A comprehensive plan is a public declaration of policy statements, goals, standards and maps for guiding the physical, social and economic development, both private and public, of the City; and
WHEREAS, The Homer Spit Plan will guide development on the Homer Spit; and
WHEREAS, The Homer Advisory Planning Commission and other City commissions and bodies have reviewed and/or conducted public hearings regarding the Homer Spit Plan; and
WHEREAS, The Homer City Council, based upon the recommendation of the Homer Advisory Planning Commission, recommends that the Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning Commission and Assembly amend the 2008 Homer Comprehensive Plan to incorporate the Homer Spit Plan.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The 2008 Homer Comprehensive Plan is hereby amended to incorporate the Homer Spit Plan, which shall supersede the Homer Spit Plan section of the 1999 Homer Comprehensive Plan Update.
Section 2. Subsection (b) of Homer City Code 21.02.010, Comprehensive Plan—Adoption, is amended to read as follows:
b. The following documents, as initially approved and subsequently amended, are adopted by reference as comprising the Homer Comprehensive Plan.
1. Homer Comprehensive Plan (2008)
2. Homer Non-Motorized Transportation and Trail Plan (2004)
3. Homer Area Transportation Plan (2005)
4. Homer Town Center Development Plan (2006)
5. Homer Spit Plan (2010)
Section 3. The City hereby recommends that the Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning Commission and Assembly amend the 2008 Homer Comprehensive Plan by incorporating the Homer Spit Plan as an extensive comprehensive plan amendment under Kenai Peninsula Borough Code 21.01.025, and as an element of the Official Borough Comprehensive Plan within the City of Homer planning area of the Borough.
Section 4. Sections 1 and 2 of this ordinance shall take effect upon the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly amending the 2008 Homer Comprehensive Plan to incorporate the Homer Spit Plan. The remainder of this ordinance shall take effect upon its adoption by the Homer City Council.
Section 5. Section 2 of this ordinance is of a permanent and general character and shall be included in the city code. The remainder of this ordinance is not of a permanent nature and is a non code ordinance.
ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, this ________ day of ______________ 2011.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Reviewed and approved as to form:
Walt E. Wrede, City Manager Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney
Date: ___________________ Date: _______________________