An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the 2013 Operating Budget by Appropriating up to $45,000 from the Water Reserve Fund for the Demolition of the Redwood Tank at the Water Treatment Plant. City Manager/Public Works Director.
CITY OF HOMER
City Manager/Public Works Director
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE 2013 OPERATING BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING UP TO $45,000 FROM THE WATER RESERVE FUND FOR THE DEMOLITION OF THE REDWOOD TANK AT THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT.
WHEREAS, The 500,000 gallon redwood tank was the first tank built on the water distribution system in 1975 and is almost 40 years old; and
WHEREAS, Since that time additional tanks have been constructed totaling an additional 1,250,000 gallons; and
WHEREAS, The redwood tank is becoming more difficult to maintain, and because of the nature of wood construction, it is suspected to be a source of potential water quality concerns; and
WHEREAS, An EPA grant is being utilized to develop bid documents for the demolition of the tank and the demolition project is expected to be ready for bidding early this summer.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The FY 2013 Operating Budget is hereby amended by appropriating not more than $45,000 from the Water Reserve fund for the demolition of the redwood tank at the water treatment plant.
Account No. Description Amount
256-378 (Water Reserve Fund) WTP Redwood Tank Demolition $45,000
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 22nd day of April, 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: ________________________