A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska Approving the Establishment of a Campground Host Program in City Parks and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute the Appropriate Documents and Initiate the Program. City Manager/Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission.
CITY OF HOMER
City Manager/Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, APPROVING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CAMPGROUND HOST PROGRAM IN CITY PARKS AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS AND INITIATE THE PROGRAM.
WHEREAS, Campground Hosts are a becoming a vital and important part of recreational resource management programs enriching the quality of the public’s recreation experience; facilitating the recreating public by being present in the campground and day use areas to disperse information; assisting in maintenance of the recreation sites and acting as a deterrent for vandalism and unlawful acts; and
WHEREAS, A Campground Host Program offers benefits with minimal to no impact to the overall budget and revenues of the city; and
WHEREAS, The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission introduced and discussed having a campground host program for the City of Homer at their meeting on December 8, 2011 and February 16, 2012; and
WHEREAS, The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission recommend establishing this program for the 2012 camping season to reap the benefits for managing the recreational resources of the City.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Homer, Alaska, hereby approves the establishment of a Campground Host Program and authorizes the City Manager to execute the appropriate documents and initiate the program.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 12th day of March, 2012.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
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