TO: MAYOR WYTHE AND HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM: JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
DATE: JANUARY 22, 2014
SUBJECT: TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION FOR COUNCILMEMBER ZAK TO ATTEND
THE ALASKA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE WINTER LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
IN JUNEAU, ALASKA, FEBRUARY 17 - 19, 2014.
Councilmember Bryan Zak would like to attend the Alaska Municipal League (AML) Winter Legislative Conference in Juneau, Alaska, February 17 – 19, 2014.
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 board committees and meeting with Legislators.
Cost estimates for travel include round trip airfare from Homer to Juneau at $700 and room rates at $175.00 per night. Per diem is $58.00 per day, for three meals.
For FY 2014 Council budgeted $4,000 for transportation and $2,500 for subsistence. To date there have been no funds expended from Transportation Acct. No. 100.0100.5236, leaving a balance of $4,000; and no funds expended from Subsistence Acct. No. 100.0100.5237, with a balance of $2,500.00 remaining.
Authorize Councilmember Zak to travel to Juneau to represent the City at the AML Winter Legislative Conference.
Fiscal Note: Mayor and Council 2014 Budget: 100.0100.5236 - Transportation: $34,000.00 and 100.0100.5237 - Subsistence: $2,500.00.