An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the FY 2013 Operating Budget by Appropriating $10,500 from the General Fund for Emergency Relief to Pay Immediate Dislocation Expenses Incurred by the Tenants of Three Structures Affected by Sewer System Surcharges Caused by Extreme Weather on January 12 Through 14, 2013. City Manager.
CITY OF HOMER
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE FY 2013 OPERATING BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING $10,500 FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF TO PAY IMMEDIATE DISLOCATION EXPENSES INCURRED BY THE TENANTS OF THREE STRUCTURES AFFECTED BY SEWER SYSTEM SURCHARGES CAUSED BY EXTREME WEATHER ON JANUARY 12 THROUGH 14, 2013.
WHEREAS, Homer experienced extremely warm weather conditions and substantial rainfall over the weekend of January 11, 12, and 13, 2013 which resulted in an unprecedented amount of storm water entering the sanitary sewer system and the sewage treatment plant; and
WHEREAS, The overwhelming amount of storm water which entered the sewer collection system caused damage at the sewage treatment plant and significant damage at three residences in the community; and
WHEREAS, The City Manager provided $3,500 in emergency relief to the tenants of each of the impacted structures to assist them with immediate dislocation expenses; and
WHEREAS, The Manager acted under the authority provided in HCC 3.16.020(a) and HCC 3.16.060(c) and the adopted Emergency Procurement Policy, and notified the Council through Memorandum 13-019; and
WHEREAS, It is necessary to affirm the Manager’s action and to formally appropriate the funds through a budget amendment ordinance.
THE CITY OF HOMER HEREBY ORDAINS:
Section 1. The City Council hereby amends the FY 2013 Operating Budget by appropriating $10,500 for the purpose of providing emergency relief to pay immediate dislocation expenses incurred by the tenants of three structures impacted by sewer system surcharges caused by extreme weather on the weekend of January 11-13, 2013 as follows:
Account Description Amount
100.100.5232 Emergency Dislocation $10,500
Section 2. All actions taken by the City Manager regarding the disbursement of emergency relief described above before the effective date of this ordinance are hereby ratified and confirmed.
Section 3. This appropriation is intended strictly to provide funds for emergency relief to help occupants of the affected structures with immediate dislocation costs. The City expressly does not accept or admit liability for this incident as a result of this emergency procurement or the enactment of this budget amendment ordinance.
Section 4. This is a budget amendment ordinance, is not permanent in nature, and shall not be codified.
PASSED AND ENACTED by the Homer City Council this ____ day of ___________, 2013.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Reviewed and approved as to form:
Walt E. Wrede City Manager Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney
Date: ______________________ Date: ________________________
Fiscal Note: Fiscal information included in body of Ordinance.