An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the 2012 Operating Budget by Appropriating Up to $2,500 from the Port and Harbor Reserve Fund for an Engineering Evaluation of Four Identified Alternatives to Upgrade and/or Replace the Existing Port and Harbor Building. City Manager/Port and Harbor Director.
CITY OF HOMER
Port and Harbor Director
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE FY 2012 OPERATING BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING UP TO $2,500 FROM THE PORT AND HARBOR RESERVE FUND FOR AN ENGINEERING EVALUATION OF FOUR IDENTIFIED ALTERNATIVES TO UPGRADE AND/OR REPLACE THE EXISTING PORT AND HARBOR OFFICE BUILDING.
WHEREAS, The Port and Harbor building project has been on the City of Homer’s Capital Improvement Project List for a number of years; and
WHEREAS, The project was considered for funding through a revenue bonding process but was removed because no state matching funds were available; and
WHEREAS, The Port and Harbor Improvement Committee and Port and Harbor Advisory Commission recognize the need for an engineering evaluation to assess the status of the current Port and Harbor Building and determine the need, whether it be a new or renovated Port and Harbor Building; and
WHEREAS, The evaluation will be necessary for pursuing state and federal funding opportunities.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City of Homer:
Section 1.: The FY 2012 Operating Budget is hereby amended by appropriating up to $2,500 from the Port and Harbor Reserve Fund for an engineering evaluation of four identified alternatives to upgrade and/or replace the existing port and harbor office building as follows:
Account No. Description Amount
456-380 Engineering Evaluation of $2,500.00
Port and Harbor Building
Section 2. These funds are appropriated to evaluate four alternatives which include an engineering review of the existing port and harbor building, acquisition and remodel of another existing building, new construction at the current site, and new construction at alternative sites.
Section 3. This ordinance is a budget amendment only, is not of a permanent nature and is a non code ordinance.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this _____ day of ______, 2012.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Reviewed and approved as to form:
Walt Wrede, City Manager Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney