An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the 2013 Operating Budget to Provide for Natural Gas Conversions to City Buildings by Appropriating $224,780 from Various City Reserve Funds. 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 TO PROVIDE FOR NATURAL GAS CONVERSIONS TO CITY BUILDINGS BY APPROPRIATING $224,780 FROM VARIOUS CITY RESERVE FUNDS.
WHEREAS, Natural gas will be available to City facilities over the next two years; and
WHEREAS, Significant costs savings can be gained by converting City facilities to natural gas (see Memorandum 13-083); and
WHEREAS, Costs associated with this conversion include installation of service lines and meters, design and installation of heating system conversions (boiler or burner replacement and internal gas piping installation), and abandonment of above or below ground heating fuel tanks as appropriate.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOMER ORDAINS:
Section 1. The FY 2013 Operating Budget is hereby amended by appropriating $148,319 from various General Reserve funds for the conversion to natural gas of the animal shelter, library, city hall, public works, and airport terminal.
Section 2. The FY 2013 Operating Budget is hereby amended by appropriating $48,461 from the Sewer Reserve fund for the conversion to natural gas of the sewer treatment plant and the sewer treatment plant office.
Section 3. The FY 2013 Operating Budget is hereby amended by appropriating $28,000 from the Water Reserve fund for the conversion to natural gas of the water treatment plant and the water treatment plant shop.
Account No. Description Amount
156-370 (Animal Shelter Reserve) Animal Shelter Building Gas Conversion $ 25,764
156-384 (City Hall Reserve) City Hall Building Gas Conversion $ 19,482
156-388 (Airport Reserve) Airport Terminal Gas Conversion $ 20,084
156-390 (Library Reserve) Library Building Gas Conversion $ 26,612
156-395 (Public Works Reserve) Public Works Building Gas Conversion $ 35.971
256-379 (Sewer Reserve) Sewer Fund Building Gas Conversion $ 48,461
256-378 (Water Reserve) Water Fund Building Gas Conversion $ 48,406
Section 5. 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 10th day of June, 2013.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
MELISSA JACOBSEN, CMC
ACTING CITY CLERK
Reviewed and approved as to form:
Walt Wrede, City Manager Thomas F. Klinkner, City Attorney
Date: _____________________ Date: ________________________