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Homer, Alaska 99603
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TO: MAYOR WYTHE AND HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM: JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2012
SUBJECT: POST TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION FOR COUNCILMEMBER DOLMA TO ATTEND THE ALASKA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE 62ND
ANNUAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, NOVEMBER 12 - 16, 2012.
Councilmember Dolma attended the Newly Elected Officials training at the Alaska Municipal League (AML) 62nd Annual Local Government Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, November 12 - 16, 2012.
As a newly elected official, Councilmember Dolma’s travel authorization was not included in Memorandum 12-153 for travel to AML as approved by Council on October 8th.
The AML is a voluntary, nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization of 140 cities, boroughs, and unified municipalities, representing over 97 percent of Alaska's residents. Originally organized in 1950, the League of Alaska Cities became the Alaska Municipal League in 1962 when boroughs joined the League.
Cost estimates for travel include round trip airfare from Homer to Anchorage at $210.00 and room rates at $100.00 per night. Per diem is $58.00 per day, for three meals.
For FY 2012 Council budgeted $3,500 for transportation and $2,500 for subsistence. To date $1,340.21 has been expended from Transportation Acct. No. 100.100.5236, leaving a balance of $2,159.79; and $328.96 has been expended from Subsistence Acct. No. 100.100.5237, with a balance of $2,171.04 remaining.
Authorize the travel and allocate funds for transportation.
Fiscal Note: Mayor and Council 2012 Budget: 100.100.5236 - Transportation: $3,500.00 and 100.100.5237 - Subsistence: $2,500.00.