An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the FY 2014 Operating Budget by Appropriating $100,000 From the General Fund/Fund Balance to Provide Matching Funds for Natural Gas Conversions at Senior Center Buildings and Facilities. Lewis.
CITY OF HOMER
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE FY 2014 OPERATING BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING $100,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND/FUND BALANCE TO PROVIDE MATCHING FUNDS FOR NATURAL GAS CONVERSIONS AT SENIOR CENTER BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES.
WHEREAS, The Homer Senior Center submitted a capital request to the City Council in the amount of $100,000 to assist in converting senior center buildings to natural gas; and
WHEREAS, The Senior Center has received a FY 2015 Legislative Grant in the amount of $100,000 for this purpose and has been informed that additional funding from the Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Rasmuson Foundation might be leveraged if the City of Homer made a contribution; and
WHEREAS, Converting Senior Center facilities to natural gas is expensive because the facilities are presently served by electricity but the long term financial benefits and payback to the Center and its residents will be substantial.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The FY 2014 Operating Budget is hereby amended by appropriating $100,000 from the General Fund/Fund Balance for the purpose of providing matching funds for converting Senior Center buildings to natural gas as follows:
Account No. Description Amount
100-0350-5802 Natural Gas Conversion/Senior Center $100,000
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 June, 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: _________________________