A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska Directing the City Manager to Begin the Process of Subdividing Lot 2, Tract 1-A, Fishing Hole Subdivision. City Manager.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO BEGIN THE PROCESS OF SUBDIVIDING LOT 2, TRACT 1-A, FISHING HOLE SUBDIVISION.
WHEREAS, Lot 2, Tract 1-A, Fishing Hole Subdivision is a parcel which is very much in demand by a variety of competing interest groups and current uses include a mix of recreation, dredged material storage, the theatre, camping, and marine industrial activities; and
WHEREAS, A conceptual land use plan was presented to the Council by the Planning Department several months ago and a revised concept plan was presented at a Worksession on May 13 which was scheduled to further the discussion of the long term future of the parcel and the on-going planning effort; and
WHEREAS, The revised concept plan included a new Water Trail launch site, relocating the campground office, relocating and building a new picnic shelter, improving the day use areas, extending trails, reconfiguring the campground and making more efficient use of available space, and dividing and separating recreational uses from marine industrial uses; and
WHEREAS, The Council considered Memorandum 13-069 from the City Planner which addressed the new concept plan and the background for planning; and
WHEREAS, The Council had a general discussion about the benefits of dividing this parcel and separating marine industrial uses from recreational uses in order to promote safety and the long term viability of both at this location; and
WHEREAS, This discussion continued at the regular Council meeting on May 28, 2013 and the Council requested a resolution that would signal its intent and formally start the subdivision process.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council hereby authorizes and directs the City Manager to start the process of subdividing Lot 2, Tract 1-A, Fishing Hole Subdivision.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 10th day of June, 2013.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
MELISSA JACOBSEN, CMC
ACTING CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: Lease revenues to be determined.