A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Authorizing the City Manager to Seek Proposals for Analysis of the Economic Impacts of the Drill Rig. Mayor/Burgess.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SEEK PROPOSALS FOR ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRESENCE OF THE DRILL RIG ENDEAVOR AT THE DEEP WATER DOCK.
WHEREAS, The drill rig Endeavor has been moored at the Deep Water Dock for approximately six months while repair, maintenance, inspection, and certification activities take place; and
WHEREAS, The presence of the Endeavor has created an economic stimulus in the community during what is normally a slow time of year; and
WHEREAS, The economic benefits associated with the Endeavor have included sales taxes, moorage and other fees, contracts with local businesses, and employment for local workers; and
WHEREAS, It would be beneficial to know and more fully understand the scope and depth of the economic impacts associated with having the Endeavor here.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby authorizes the City Manager to seek proposals for analysis of the economic impacts associated with the presence of the drill rig Endeavor at the Deep Water Dock.
PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE HOMER CITY COUNCIL this 25th day of February, 2013.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: Estimated to be < than $8,000