A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Authorizing the City Manager to Apply for and Accept Special Act Appropriations Project (SAAP) Funds in the Form of a Grant (45% Matching Requirement) in the Amount of $485,000 for the Purpose of Completing Water Distribution/Storage Improvement Projects. City Manager/Public Works Director.
CITY OF HOMER
Public Works Director
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT SPECIAL ACT APPROPRIATIONS PROJECT (SAAP) FUNDS IN THE FORM OF A GRANT (45% MATCHING REQUIREMENT) IN THE AMOUNT OF $485,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPLETING WATER DISTRIBUTION/STORAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
WHEREAS, The City has been identified as a recipient of a Special Act Appropriations Project (SAAP) congressional appropriation for use is completing the design of drinking water infrastructure projects; and
WHEREAS, The City has been offered a SAAP grant in the amount of $485,000; and
WHEREAS, Public Works proposes to utilize these funds to complete the design of water distribution/storage projects that reduce operation and maintenance costs (see Memorandum 12-107).
WHEREAS, EPA is expected to determine that the project is eligible to be funded by the SAAP grant.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Homer, Alaska, authorizes the City Manager to make a formal EPA SAAP grant application and execute a grant agreement for the completion of the design of drinking water distribution/storage improvement projects in the amount of $485,000, 45% of which will be matched with Homer Accelerated Water and Sewer Program (HAWSP) funds.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 25th day of June, 2012.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A