A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Authorizing the City Manager to Issue a Request for Proposals to Lease Lot 8-D-1 on the Homer Spit Immediately Adjacent to the Deep Water Dock. City Manager/Lease Committee.
CITY OF HOMER
City Manager/Lease Committee
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO LEASE LOT 8-D-1 ON THE HOMER SPIT IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT TO THE DEEP WATER DOCK.
WHEREAS, The Port and Harbor Commission, local businesses, and numerous port and harbor users have repeatedly requested that the City do what it can to promote competition in fuel sales and distribution at the port and harbor; and
WHEREAS, Competition may serve to keep prices low, stimulate growth and economic development, create jobs, and keep Homer in a competitive position with respect to other ports and harbors; and
WHEREAS, Both the Port and Harbor Commission and the Lease Committee have recommended that the City Council make Lot 8-D-1 available for lease to interested and qualified businesses who are willing to use the lot for the purpose of fuel storage, distribution and a Deep Water Dock pipeline terminus; and
WHEREAS, The Port and Harbor Commission, the Lease Committee, and the City Administration all recommend that Lot 8-D-1 is the best suited for this purpose, is consistent with existing land use plans, does not interfere with existing port operations, and is the most desirable in terms of keeping future land use options open until the Spit Comprehensive Plan is adopted and the City knows more about the impacts of proposed capital improvements in the immediate area such the dock and harbor expansion projects.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby finds that it is in the overall public interest to promote competition in fuel sales and distribution at the port and harbor.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council hereby authorizes the City Manager to issue a Request for Proposals to lease Lot 8-D-1 for the purpose of developing a fuel storage, fuel distribution, and Deep Water Dock pipeline terminus facility.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 11th day of January, 2010.
CITY OF HOMER
_____________________________ JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A