An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Appropriating $60,000 from the General Fund Reserve and Transferring These Funds to the Kenai Peninsula Borough to Support Renovation of the Homer High School Track Complex Including All Additive Alternatives. City Manager.
CITY OF HOMER
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, APPROPRIATING $60,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND RESERVE AND TRANSFERRING THESE FUNDS TO THE KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH TO SUPPORT RENOVATION OF THE HOMER HIGH SCHOOL TRACK COMPLEX INCLUDING ALL ADDITIVE ALTERNATIVES.
WHEREAS, The Kenai Peninsula Borough received a Legislative Grant in the amount of $1,100,000 for renovation and improvements at the Homer High School Track Complex; and
WHEREAS, Bids for construction have been received and the Borough has barely enough funding to cover the base bid and a minimal contingency; and
WHEREAS, Mayor Navarre has identified enough additional funding to cover the first additive alternative (long/triple jump); and
WHEREAS, Additional funding in the amount of $60,000 is needed for the remaining additive alternatives which include a blue track, exterior curbing, and shot put facility; and
WHEREAS, The new track complex will be available to the public and the Homer Community Recreation Program, will attract other High Schools to Homer for track meets, and will provide economic, social, recreational, and health benefits to the entire community; and
WHEREAS, The City of Homer and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District have a history of working together to promote athletics and an active and healthy populace.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The Homer City Council finds that the proposed renovation and improvements at the Homer High School Complex will provide economic, social, and community health benefits for local residents and that a City contribution to the construction costs is in the public interest.
Section 2. The Homer City Council hereby appropriates $60,000 from the General Fund Reserve and transfers the funds to the Kenai Peninsula Borough for the Homer High School Track renovation project including all additive alternatives as follows:
Account Description Amount
100-100- 5990 Homer High School Track Renovation $60,000
Section 3. This is a budget amendment ordinance, is temporary in nature, and shall not be codified.
ENACTED 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
Date: ______________________ Date: ________________________