A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Authorizing the Allocation of $3,554.79 for the Purposes of Implementing Green Dot in Homer. Mayor.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE ALLOCATION OF $3,554.79 FOR THE PURPOSES OF IMPLEMENTING GREEN DOT IN HOMER.
WHEREAS, The City of Homer has an interest in reducing sexual assault and domestic violence in Homer; and
WHEREAS, Green Dot is strategy that is being implemented in communities across the globe that recognizes bystanders can be important agents in preventing violent acts; and
WHEREAS A group consisting of representatives from organizations across the community, including the City of Homer, has been meeting to address how to implement elements of Green Dot and bystander violence prevention training in Homer; and
WHEREAS, The community of Homer has been selected by the State of Alaska as a Green Dot pilot project community; and
WHEREAS, Implementing Green Dot is a community wide effort that will require the continued cooperation of many organizations and individuals in Homer; and
WHEREAS, Selection as a Green Dot community includes five training visits from Green Dot Etcetera over two years with associated support; and
WHEREAS, The State of Alaska asks that each community selected as a pilot community come up with $7,000 as a local match to bring Green Dot trainers to their community; and
WHEREAS, The Homer City Council appropriated and made available for dispersal to an eligible non-profit the amount of $3,554.79 from the net earnings of five percent (5%) of the Permanent Fund through the adoption of Ordinance 12-58.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council authorizes the allocation of $3,554.79 to help with the local match to implement Green Dot in Homer.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 11th day of February, 2013.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: Account Number 999-1043/999-1044 Net Earnings of 5% of the Permanent Fund $3,544.79.