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Homer, Alaska 99603
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Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMEMORANDUM 13-005
TO: MAYOR WYTHE AND HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM: JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
DATE: JANUARY 8, 2013
SUBJECT: TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION FOR MAYOR WYTHE FOR JUNEAU TRIPS ON FEBRUARY 26 AND APRIL 2, 2013 TO ADVOCATE FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS AND LEGISLATION AFFECTING THE CITY.
Mayor Wythe would like to travel to Juneau on February 26 and April 2, 2013 to meet with key leaders of the House and Senate, the Administration, and the District 30 delegation to advocate for capital projects and legislation that affects the City of Homer. It is important for Homer to have a presence in Juneau so the City’s priorities and perspective are considered. These trips will provide an opportunity for the Mayor to meet face to face with policy makers and develop relationships that will benefit the City of Homer.
Cost estimates for travel include round trip airfare from Homer to Juneau at $720.00 and room rates at $100.00 per night. Per diem is $58.00 per day for three meals.
For FY 2013 Council budgeted $3,500 for transportation and $2,500 for subsistence. To date no monies have been expended from either Transportation Acct. No. 100.100.5236 or Subsistence Acct. No. 100.100.5237.
Discuss the travel and if approved allocate funds for transportation, lodging, and meals.
Fiscal Note: Mayor and Council 2013 Budget: 100.100.5236 - Transportation: $3,500.00 and 100.100.5237 - Subsistence: $2,500.00.