A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Authorizing the City Administration to Apply for a Denali Commission Grant in the Amount of $412,500 for Design and Pre-Construction Activities Related to Priority Capital Improvements Within the Homer Boat Harbor (Ramp 3/ Float Replacement and System 5 Upgrades) and Stipulating the Grant is Awarded, the Council will Appropriate the Required Twenty Percent Local Match ($137,500). City Manager/Port & Harbor Director.
CITY OF HOMER
City Manager/Port and Harbor Director
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATION TO APPLY FOR A DENALI COMMISSION GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $440,000 FOR DESIGN AND PRE-CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PRIORITY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN THE HOMER BOAT HARBOR (RAMP 3 / FLOAT REPLACEMENT AND SYSTEM 5 UPGRADES) AND STIPULATING THAT IF THE GRANT IS AWARDED, THE COUNCIL WILL APPROPRIATE THE REQUIRED TWENTY PERCENT LOCAL MATCH ($110,000).
WHEREAS, The Denali Commission provides funding for design and pre-construction activities for harbor improvements; especially if those improvements are related to safety and economic development; and
WHEREAS, An increasing number of granting agencies only provide money for construction and are looking for projects to fund that are “construction ready”; and
WHEREAS, The Ramp 3 / Harbor Float Replacement and System 5 Electrical and Water Upgrade projects are both priority projects contained in the City’s approved Top 15 C.I.P Priority Resolution 10-78(A); and
WHEREAS, In order for the City to be eligible for possible construction funding, it must first complete design and pre-construction activities; and
WHEREAS, The Denali Commission requires a local match of 20 percent for this program.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby authorizes the City administration to prepare and submit a grant application to the Denali Commission for design and pre-construction activities related to the proposed Ramp 3 / Float Replacement and System 5 Upgrade projects.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council stipulates that if this grant is funded, it will appropriate the required 20 percent local match in the amount of $110,000.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 25th day of October, 2010.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: $110,000 / Port and Harbor Reserves Acct. No. 456-380.