A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Establishing the 2013 Regular Meeting Schedule for the City Council, Economic Development Advisory Commission, Library Advisory Board, Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, Advisory Planning Commission, Port and Harbor Advisory Commission, Lease Committee, Permanent Fund Committee, Public Arts Committee and Transportation Advisory Committee. City Clerk.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, ESTABLISHING THE 2013 REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULE FOR THE CITY COUNCIL, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION, LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD, PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION, ADVISORY PLANNING COMMISSION, PORT AND HARBOR ADVISORY COMMISSION, LEASE COMMITTEE, PERMANENT FUND COMMITTEE, PUBLIC ARTS COMMITTEE AND TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
WHEREAS, Pursuant to Homer City Code Section 1.14.020, the City Council annually sets the schedule for regular and some special meetings, noting the dates, times and places of the City Council, Advisory Commissions, and the Library Advisory Board meetings; and
WHEREAS, The public is informed of such meetings through the kiosks located at Captain's Coffee, Harbormaster's Office, Redden Marine Services of Homer, and the City Clerk's Office, Clerk's Calendar on KBBI, the City Clerk's Home Page on the Internet, and postings at the Clerk's Office at City Hall, and the Public Library; and
WHEREAS, HCC 1.14.020 - 040 states that meetings may be advertised in a local paper of general circulation at least three days before the date of the meeting and that special meetings should be advertised in the same manner or may be broadcast by local radio at least twice a day for three consecutive days or two consecutive days before the day of the meeting plus the day of the meeting; and
WHEREAS, HCC 1.14.010 notes that the notice of meetings applies to the City Council and all commissions, boards, committees, subcommittees, task forces and any sub-unit of the foregoing public bodies of the City, whether meeting in a formal or informal meeting; that the failure to give the notice provided for under this chapter does not invalidate or otherwise affect any action or decision of a public body of the City; however, this sentence does not change the consequences of failing to give the minimum notice required under State Statute; that notice will ordinarily be given by the City Clerk; and that the presiding officer or the person or persons calling a meeting are responsible for notifying the City Clerk of meetings in sufficient time for the Clerk to publish notice in a newspaper of general circulation in the City; and
WHEREAS, This Resolution does not preclude additional meetings such as emergency meetings, special meetings, worksessions, and the like; and
WHEREAS, Council adopted Resolution 06-144 on October 9, 2006 establishing the Regular Meeting site for all bodies to be the City Hall Cowles Council Chambers.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Homer City Council, that the 2013 meeting schedule is established for the City Council, Economic Development Advisory Commission, Library Advisory Board, Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, Advisory Planning Commission, Port and Harbor Advisory Commission, Lease Committee, Permanent Fund Committee, Public Arts Committee and Transportation Advisory Committee of the City of Homer, Alaska, as follows:
Holidays - City Offices closed:
January 1*, New Year’s Day, Tuesday February 18*, Presidents’ Day, the third Monday March 25*, Seward's Day, last Monday May 27*, Memorial Day, last Monday July 4*, Independence Day, Thursday September 2*, Labor Day, first Monday
October 18*, Alaska Day, Friday November 11*, Veterans Day, Monday November 28*
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 29*, Friday, the day after Thanksgiving December 25*, Christmas, Wednesday
*Indicates holidays - City offices closed.
**If on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed as the legal holiday; if on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed as the legal holiday pursuant to the City of Homer Personnel Rules and Regulations.
CITY COUNCIL (CC)
January 14, 28 February 11, 25 March 11, 26* April 8, 22 May 13, 28* June 10, 24
July 8***, 22 August 12, 26 September 9, 23 October 1 Election October 14, 28, for Oath of Office, 21 Canvass
Board October 4 or 7
Run- Off Election November 12**, 25 December 9**** December 16****
City Council's Regular Committee of the Whole Meetings at 5:00 p.m. to no later than 5:50 p.m. prior to every Regular Meeting which are held the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. ***The City Council traditionally reschedules regular meetings that fall on holidays or High School Graduation days, for the following Tuesday. Council will not conduct a First Regular Meeting in July.
AML Annual Conference Week is tentatively scheduled for November 11 - 15, 2013.
*Tuesday meeting due to Seward’s Day/Memorial Day/Veterans Day.
**There will be no First Regular Meeting in July or November.
**** The City Council traditionally cancels the last regular meeting in December and holds the first regular meeting and one to two Special Meetings as needed. Generally the second Special Meeting the third week of December, will not be held.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION (EDC)
January 8 February 12 March 12 April 9 May 14 June 11
July 9 August 13 September 10 October 8 November 12 December 10
Economic Development Advisory Commission Regular Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each Month at 6:00 p.m.
LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD (LAB)
January meeting cancelled February 5 March 5 April 2 May 7 June 4
July 2 August 6 September 3 October 1 November 5 December 3
Library Advisory Board Regular Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m.
PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION (P/R)
January 17 February 21 March 21 April 18
May 16 June 20 July 18 August 15
September 19 October 17 November 21
Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Regular Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, with the exception of December, at 5:30 p.m.
PLANNING COMMISSION (P/C)
January 2, 16 February 6, 20 March 6, 20 April 3, 17 May 1, 15 June 5, 19
July 17** August 7, 21 September 4, 18 October 2, 16 November 6** December 4**
Advisory Planning Commission Regular Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. **There will be no First Regular Meeting in July or Second Regular Meetings in November and December.
PORT AND HARBOR ADVISORY COMMISSION (P/H)
January 23 February 27 March 27 April 24 May 22 June 26
July 24 August 28 September 25 October 23 November 20 December 18
Port and Harbor Advisory Commission Regular Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m., with the exception of May, June, July and August meetings that are held at 6:00 p.m. The Regular Meetings in the months of November and December are traditionally scheduled for the third Wednesday of the month.
LEASE COMMITTEE (LC)
January 10 April 11 July 11 October 10
Lease Committee Regular Meetings are held quarterly on the second Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m.
PERMANENT FUND COMMITTEE (PFC)
February 14 May 9 August 8 November 14
Permanent Fund Committee Regular Meetings are held quarterly on the second Thursday of the months of February, May, August, and November at 5:15 p.m.
PUBLIC ARTS COMMITTEE (PAC)
February 21 May 16 August 15 November 21
Public Arts Committee Regular Meetings are held quarterly on the third Thursday of the months of February, May, August, and November at 5:00 p.m.
TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC)
February 19 May 21 August 20 November 19
Transportation Advisory Committee Regular Meetings are held quarterly on the third Tuesday of the months of February, May, August, and November at 5:30 p.m.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 10th day of December, 2012.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Impact: Adverting of meetings in regular weekly meeting ad and advertising of any additional meetings.