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Ordinance 13-38(S) Budget Amendment to Begin Preliminary Engineering and Design Work on Proposed New Public Safety Building

Ordinance Summary

An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the FY 2013 Capital Budget by Appropriating $300,000 From a Combination of the Fire Department, Police Department, and General Depreciation Reserve Funds to Begin Preliminary Engineering and Design Work on the Proposed New Public Safety Building. Mayor/City Council.

Ordinance ID

13-38(S)

Status

Adopted

Ordinance Files

Related Meetings

Mon, Sep 9th, 2013 6:00pm
Mon, Sep 23rd, 2013 6:00pm

Introduction Date

Mon Sep 9th, 2013

Public Hearing Date

Mon Sep 23rd, 2013

Second Reading Date

Mon Sep 23rd, 2013

Effective Date

Tue Sep 24th, 2013

Ordinance Details

CITY OF HOMER
HOMER, ALASKA
Mayor/City Council
ORDINANCE 13-38(S)

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE FY 2013 CAPITAL BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING $300,000 FROM A COMBINATION OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT, POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND GENERAL DEPRECIATION RESERVE FUNDS TO BEGIN PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING AND DESIGN WORK ON THE PROPOSED NEW PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING.

WHEREAS, Resolution 13-087(A), adopted by the City Council on September 9, 2013, established the 2014-2019 Capital Improvements Plan and the Capital Project Legislative Priorities for Fiscal Year 2015; and

WHEREAS, A new public safety building has been included in the “Top 5” CIP Priority List for 2015 and inserted as the number one non- water and sewer project; and

WHEREAS, In order for the City to have a realistic chance of obtaining funding for the project this year, it needs to quickly initiate specific actions which include site selection, refined space needs analysis, comparison of alternatives, preliminary engineering and design, precise cost estimating, and developing a financing plan that includes a significant local contribution; and

WHEREAS, Appropriating initial funding for preliminary engineering and design is an important first step and the work will incorporate to some degree the necessary actions noted above; and

WHEREAS, It is appropriate and in the City’s interest to appropriate funds for this purpose from  depreciation reserves in order to move this project forward and leverage funding from other sources.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:

Section 1. The City of Homer hereby amends the FY 2013 Capital Budget by appropriating $300,000 from a combination of the Police, Fire, and General Depreciation Reserves for the to begin preliminary engineering and design work on the new public safety building as follows:

Transfer From:
Account                                            Description                                                   Amount
156-0394                                          Police Depreciation Reserve                           $ 50,000
156-0393                                          Fire Depreciation Reserve                              $ 50,000
156-0375                                          General Depreciation Reserve                        $200,000
                                                                                  TOTAL                                $300,000
Transfer To:
Account                                            Description                                                   Amount
156-0377                                          Public Safety Building Project Account            $300,000
                                                                                  TOTAL                                $300,000

Section 2. The Council authorizes the City Manager to solicit a Request for Proposals for a GC/CM contract pursuant to applicable provisions of the City Procurement Code.

Section 3.  This is a budget amendment ordinance only, is not permanent in nature, and shall not be codified.

ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, this 23rd day of September, 2013.

       CITY OF HOMER


       ________________________
       MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR

ATTEST:


______________________________
MELISSA JACOBSEN, CMC
DEPUTY CITY CLERK

 


YES:
NO:
ABSTAIN:
ABSENT:

First Reading:
Public Hearing:
Second Reading:
Effective Date: 

Reviewed and approved as to form.


Walt Wrede, City Manager  Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney

Date:   _ Date: 


Fiscal Note: NA