An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the 2013 Operating Budget by Appropriating up to $42,450 from the Sewer, Water and Fleet Reserve Fund for the Purchase of a Steamer Truck. City Manager/Public Works Director.
CITY OF HOMER
Public Works Director
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE 2013 OPERATING BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING UP TO $42,450 FROM THE SEWER, WATER AND FLEET RESERVE FUND FOR THE PURCHASE OF A STEAMER TRUCK.
WHEREAS, Public Works has purchased a boiler unit as backup to the existing truck mounted boiler/steamer unit with funds authorized in the 2013 Operating Budget; and
WHEREAS, Climate change impacts are expected to increase the potential for winter rain and ice formation in ditches and culverts (see Memorandum 13-037); and
WHEREAS, The current steamer truck unit is fully utilized to complete fire hydrant thawing and other miscellaneous thawing operations; and
WHEREAS, Having a second truck on which to mount this backup unit would be a great asset to the community, providing better response to community needs; and
WHEREAS, This second steamer unit will benefit not only the City’s ability to respond to road drainage issues, but also water and sewer system maintenance issues.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The FY 2013 Operating Budget is hereby amended by appropriating not more than $42,450 from the Public Works Fleet, Water and Sewer Reserve funds for the purchase of a used truck for use in mounting the backup boiler steamer unit.
Account No. Description Amount
152-383 (PW Fleet Reserve) Steamer Truck Purchase $14,150
256-378 (Water Reserve Fund) Steamer Truck Purchase $14,150
256-379 (Sewer Reserve Fund) Steamer Truck Purchase $14,150
Section 2. This is a budget amendment ordinance, is not permanent in nature, and shall not be codified.
ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, 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: ________________________