A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, in Support of Using City Hall Depreciation Reserves to Assist with the Costs of Renovation to the Existing City Hall Facility. Wythe.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, IN SUPPORT OF USING CITY HALL DEPRECIATION RESERVES TO ASSIST WITH THE COSTS OF RENOVATION TO THE EXISTING CITY HALL FACILITY.
WHEREAS, The City Hall Renovation and Expansion Task Force is working with the architects and contractors in reviewing and discussing improvements for the renovated and expanded City Hall; and
WHEREAS, Areas in the existing building were identified as requiring upgrade and replacement in the University of Alaska Anchorage engineer’s facility report and are being considered for inclusion in the renovation project; and
WHEREAS, It is economically sensible to replace the roof, deck, and carpets of the existing building during the remodel; and
WHEREAS, Improvements to the current heating system, lighting, and air handling unit are desired to increase overall energy efficiency; and
WHEREAS, Exterior siding to the existing building will add stability, reduce long term maintenance costs, and create an aesthetically pleasing flow with the new addition; and
WHEREAS, Depreciation reserves are allocated to be made available for the purpose of repairs and maintenance of the building as required to extend the useful life of the building; and
WHEREAS, Consistent with the design build process, it is desirable to know at this time if depreciation reserve funds may be utilized to finance the projects identified as necessary repairs in the existing building.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council supports utilizing depreciation reserves to assist with the costs of renovation to the existing City Hall facility.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 14th day of March, 2011.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A