A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Approving a New Lease for Brad Faulkner on Lot 88-4, and Finding that it is in the Public Interest to do so Without a Competitive Bidding Process. Lease Committee.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, APPROVING A NEW LEASE FOR BRAD FAULKNER ON LOT 88-4, AND FINDING THAT IT IS IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST TO DO SO WITHOUT A COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS.
WHEREAS, Brad Faulkner’s land lease with the City for Lot 88-4 has expired, including all options; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Faulkner has submitted an application for a new lease and has requested that he receive the lease without a competitive bidding process under Section 11.2 (F) of the Lease Policies; and
WHEREAS, The Lease Committee considered Mr. Faulkner’s proposal at a Special Meeting on November 3, 2010; and
WHEREAS, The Committee approved a motion recommending that the City Council approve a new lease without competitive bidding because the existing lessee has a substantial investment in the property, there are similar lots available if additional public interest is shown, and the current tenants provide economic advantages; and
WHEREAS, Section 11.2 (F) of the Lease Policies allows the City Council to provide a new lease to the current lessee without a competitive bidding process if it finds that it is in the public interest to do so after reviewing a recommendation from the Lease Committee and evaluating specific relevant facts.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby finds that it is in the public interest to approve a new lease for Brad Faulkner on Lot 88-4 without a competitive bidding process for the following reasons:
• Mr. Faulkner has a substantial investment in the property
• Other lots are available if additional public interest is shown
• The current lessee and tenants offer economic advantages
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council authorizes the City Manager to negotiate and execute a new lease with Mr. Faulkner.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City council this 22nd day of November, 2010.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: Rent at market value