A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Adopting an Alternative Allocation Method for the FY 14 Shared Fisheries Business Tax Program and Certifying That This Allocation Method Fairly Represents the Distribution of Significant Effects of Fisheries Business Activity in the Cook Inlet Fisheries Management Area. City Manager.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, ADOPTING AN ALTERNATIVE ALLOCATION METHOD FOR THE FY 14 SHARED FISHERIES BUSINESS TAX PROGRAM AND CERTIFYING THAT THIS ALLOCATION METHOD FAIRLY REPRESENTS THE DISTRIBUTION OF SIGNIFICANT EFFECTS OF FISHERIES BUSINESS ACTIVITY IN THE COOK INLET FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AREA.
WHEREAS, AS 29.60.450 requires that for a municipality to participate in the FY 14 Shared Fisheries Business Tax Program, the municipality must demonstrate to the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development that the municipality suffered significant effects during calendar year 2012 from fisheries business activities; and
WHEREAS, 3AAC 134.060 provides for the allocation of available program funding to eligible municipalities located within fisheries management areas specified by the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development; and
WHEREAS, 3AAC 134.070 provides for the use, at the discretion of the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, of alternative allocation methods which may be used within fisheries management areas if all eligible municipalities within the area agree to use the method, and the method incorporates some measure of the relative significant effect of fisheries business activity on the respective municipalities in the area; and
WHEREAS, The Homer City Council proposes to use an alternative allocation method for allocation of FY 14 funding available within the Cook Inlet Fisheries Management Area in agreement with all other municipalities in this area participating in the FY 14 Shared Fisheries Business Tax Program.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Homer, Alaska, by this Resolution, certifies that the following alternative allocation method fairly represents the distribution of significant effects during 2012 of fisheries business activity in the Cook Inlet Fisheries Management Area:
50% divided equally and 50% divided on a per capita basis.
PASSED and ADOPTED by the City Council of Homer, Alaska this 13th day of January, 2014.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: Previous year’s Acct. No. 400-603-4206 and budgeted for previous years.