A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Establishing a 2012 Mill Rate of 9.6283 Mills for the Ocean Drive Loop Special Service District. City Manager.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA ESTABLISHING A 2012 MILL RATE OF 9.6283 MILLS FOR THE OCEAN DRIVE LOOP SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT.
WHEREAS, The City of Homer may by ordinance, establish, alter, and abolish differential tax zones to provide and levy property taxes for services not provided generally in the City, or a differential levy than that generally provided in the City; and
WHEREAS, The City Council by adoption of Ordinance 06-53(S) established a differential tax zone known as the Ocean Drive Loop Special Service District (“District) for the purpose of providing special services to the properties in the Ocean Drive Loop Bluff Erosion Control Improvement District; and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 06-53(S) provided for the formation of an association of property owners to receive and expend taxes levied in the District to maintain the seawall within the District; and
WHEREAS, When no association of property owners formed as outlined in Ordinance 06-53(S), Council enacted Ordinance 10-19 to abolish the Ocean Drive Loop Special Service District; and
WHEREAS, Some property owners within the District asserted the City was responsible for maintaining the seawall and induced the Army Corps of Engineers to require the City to repair damage to the seawall under terms of the permit the Corps issued to the City for the seawall; and
WHEREAS, Council adopted Ordinance 11-49(S) to again create Ocean Drive Loop Special Service District to provide special services to the properties along the Seawall to include operation, maintenance, repair, reconstruction, improvement, insurance, administration and other related activities conducted in the course of making and keeping the Seawall operational for its intended erosion control purpose; and
WHEREAS, The District is funded by a property tax levied on the properties in the Special Service District; and
WHEREAS, HCC 15.10.020 provides that “The City Council shall annually set the mill levy pursuant to Section 9.04.040; and
WHEREAS, HCC 9.04.040 states that the City Council must establish a Mill Rate no later than June 15 of each year; and
WHEREAS, This Millage is in addition to the general real property tax Mill Rate.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby establishes a 2012 Mill Rate of 9.6283 Mills for the Ocean Drive Loop Special Service District and authorizes the City Manager to so inform the Kenai Peninsula Borough.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 14th day of June, 2012.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: Revenue $30,000, Acct. 808-375