TO: MAYOR HORNADAY AND HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM: JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
DATE: OCTOBER 7, 2013
SUBJECT: TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION FOR MAYOR WYTHE AND COUNCILMEMBER ZAK TO ATTEND THE ALASKA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE 63RD ANNUAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, NOVEMBER 18 - 22, 2013.
Mayor Beth Wythe and Councilmember Bryan Zak would like to attend the Alaska Municipal League (AML) 63rd Annual Local Government Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, November 18 – 22, 2013.
The AML is a voluntary, nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization of 140 cities, boroughs, and unified municipalities, representing over 97 percent of Alaska's residents. Originally organized in 1950, the League of Alaska Cities became the Alaska Municipal League in 1962 when boroughs joined the League.
Meetings include Alaska Conference of Mayors, board committees and meeting with Legislators.
Cost estimates for travel include round trip airfare from Homer to Anchorage at $280.00 and room rates at $100.00 per night. Per diem is $58.00 per day, for three meals.
For FY 2013 Council budgeted $3,500 for transportation and $2,500 for subsistence. To date $1,926.94 has been expended from Transportation Acct. No. 100.0100.5236, leaving a balance of $1,573.76; and $358.31 has been expended from Subsistence Acct. No. 100.0100.5237, with a balance of $2,141.69 remaining.
Discuss the travel and if approved allocate funds for transportation.
Fiscal Note: Mayor and Council 2013 Budget: 100.0100.5236 - Transportation: $3,500.00 and 100.0100.5237 - Subsistence: $2,500.00.