Ordinance 12-09 Budget Amendment to Purchase Skid-Mounted Steamer Equipment Unit
An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the FY 2012 Operating Budget by Appropriating $27,275.01 (in Equal Amounts from the Public Works, Water and Sewer Reserve Accounts) for the Purchase of a Used Skid-Mounted Steamer Equipment Unit. City Manager/Public Works Director.
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CITY OF HOMER
Public Works Director
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE FY 2012 OPERATING BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING $27,275.01 (IN EQUAL AMOUNTS FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS, WATER AND SEWER RESERVE ACCOUNTS) FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED SKID-MOUNTED STEAMER EQUIPMENT UNIT.
WHEREAS, In January, the equipment inside the steamer truck malfunctioned and melted down; and
WHEREAS, The availability of this equipment is critical to providing thawing service to the community. The equipment is used to steam hydrants (several times a winter to minimize frost heaving and hydrant failure), open frozen sewer lines, thaw blocked culverts and open frozen ditches; and
WHEREAS, Significant damage to public infrastructure and private property could result if thawing capabilities are not available (as discussed in Memorandum #12-024 prepared by the Public Works Director).
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The FY 2011 Operating Budget is hereby amended by appropriating $27,275.01 from the Public Works, Water and Sewer Reserve Accounts for the replacement of steamer unit equipment, as follows:
Account No. Description Amount
156-395 Public Works Reserve 1/3 of $27,275.01 ($9,091.67)
256-378 Water Reserve 1/3 of $27,275.01 ($9,091.67)
256-379 Sewer Reserve 1/3 of $27,275.01 ($9,091.67)
Section 2. This is a budget amendment ordinance is not permanent in nature, and shall not be codified.
ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, this ________ day of ______________ 2012.
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: ________________________