M E M O R A N D U M 11-004
TO: HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM: JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
DATE: JANUARY 3, 2011
SUBJECT: TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION FOR MAYOR HORNADAY AND COUNCILMEMBER ZAK’S ATTENDANCE AT ALASKA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE WINTER LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE IN JUNEAU, ALASKA, FEBRUARY 8 – 10, 2011.
Mayor Hornaday and Councilmember Bryan Zak would like to attend the Alaska Municipal League (AML) Winter Legislative Conference in Juneau, Alaska, February 8 – 10, 2011.
The AML is a voluntary, nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization of 140 cities, boroughs, and unified municipalities, representing over 97 percent of Alaska's residents. Originally organized in 1950, the League of Alaska Cities became the Alaska Municipal League in 1962 when boroughs joined the League.
Meetings include Alaska Conference of Mayors, board committees and meeting with Legislators.
Cost estimates for travel include round trip airfare from Homer to Juneau at $550.00 and room rates at $140.00 per night. Per diem is $58.00 per day, for three meals.
There were no funds budgeted for transportation. Council would need to allocate funds for Transportation to approve travel expenditures.
Fiscal Note: Mayor and Council 2011 Budget: 100.100.5236 - Transportation: $Zero and 100.100.5237 - Subsistence: $2,000.00.