A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Expressing Support for HB 4, Legislative Efforts to Construct a Natural Gas Pipeline from the North Slope to South Central Alaska. Mayor.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR HB 4, LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS TO CONSTRUCT A NATURAL GAS PIPELINE FROM THE NORTH SLOPE TO SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA.
WHEREAS, The City of Homer will be receiving access to natural gas for the first time in 2013 with the construction of a natural gas trunk line into the community; and
WHEREAS, Known reserves in the Cook Inlet Basin are insufficient to supply the future demand for natural gas in South Central Alaska; and
WHEREAS, A stable supply of energy is key to the economic future of the entire South Central region; and
WHEREAS, There is a critical need for a long-term solution that provides affordable energy throughout the Railbelt; and
WHEREAS, HB 4 empowers the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) to further advance an in-state gas pipeline.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Homer supports legislative efforts to construct a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to South Central Alaska.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 11th day of March, 2013.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A