An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending Homer City Code 2.76.010, Commission—Creation and Membership, to Make a Representative of the Homer Marine Trades Association and the Director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce Ex Officio, Non-Voting Members of the Economic Development Advisory Commission. City Clerk/Economic Development Advisory Commission.
CITY OF HOMER
City Clerk/Economic Development
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING HOMER CITY CODE 2.76.010, COMMISSION—CREATION AND MEMBERSHIP, TO MAKE A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE HOMER MARINE TRADES ASSOCIATION AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE HOMER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EX OFFICIO, NON-VOTING MEMBERS OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION.
WHEREAS, Resolution 11-007(S)(A) adopted the Community Economic Development Strategy (CEDS); and
WHEREAS, The implementation table in the CEDS identifies the Homer Chamber of Commerce as one of the groups responsible for carrying out its implementation strategies; and
WHEREAS, The Economic Development Advisory Commission and Director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce have acknowledged the importance of communication between the City and Chamber to successfully carrying out the CEDS implementation strategies, as well as the two entities’ cooperation in other areas to promote economic development for the community; and
WHEREAS, At its July 9, 2013 regular meeting the Commission introduced an amendment to its bylaws to make the Director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce an ex officio, non-voting member of the Commission, and approved the amendment at its November 12, 2013 regular meeting.
WHEREAS, The Homer Marine Trades Association represents professionals and businesses in the marine trades that contribute to the economic vitality of the community; and
WHEREAS, The work the Economic Development Advisory Commission does to promote economic development would benefit from the perspective and expertise of this industry.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. Homer City Code 2.76.010, Commission—Creation and membership, is amended to read as follows:
2.76.010 Commission--Creation and membership. a. There is created the City of Homer Economic Development Advisory Commission, referred to in this chapter as the Commission. Such Commission will be made up of seven members, who shall be nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. A minimum of five commissioners shall reside within the corporate limits of the City of Homer and shall be registered voters in the Kenai Peninsula Borough or the City of Homer.
b. A Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Commission shall be selected annually and shall be appointed from and by the appointive members.
c. The Mayor, the City Manager, one Councilmember, a representative of the Homer Marine Trades Association, and the Director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce shall serve as consulting members of the Commission in addition to the seven appointive members, and may attend and participate in all meetings as consultants, but shall have no vote.
Section 2. This Ordinance is of a permanent and general character and shall be included in the City Code.
ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, this 10th day of January, 2014.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
Reviewed and approved as to form.
Walt Wrede, City Manager Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney
Date: ____________________ Date:
Fiscal Note: N/A