A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Expressing Support for Public Radio and Urging Continued Funding from the State and Federal Governments. Lewis.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR PUBLIC RADIO AND URGING CONTINUED FUNDING FROM THE STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS.
WHEREAS, The local Public Radio station KBBI, provides a valuable public service by disseminating information about local civic issues and community events and by bringing local government directly to the people through broadcasts of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly and Homer City Council meetings; and
WHEREAS, Most Alaska communities, and rural communities in particular, are dependent upon Public Radio for national, state, and local news because it is often the only radio news source in available; and
WHEREAS, Public Radio is funded by community support, corporate and foundation underwriting, and state and federal grants; and
WHEREAS, A well functioning democracy and a vibrant economy are dependent upon an educated and informed populace and Public Radio serves to meet that need.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby expresses its support for Public Radio and urges continued financial support from the state and federal governments.
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
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