A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska Endorsing the Alaska Clean Harbor Certification for the Homer Harbor. Mayor.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA ENDORSING THE ALASKA CLEAN HARBOR PLEDGE AND EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR ACTIONS THAT RESULT IN A “CLEAN HARBOR” CERTIFICATION.
WHEREAS, For the past few years, Cook Inletkeeper has been promoting the Alaska Clean Harbors project and has been working with and providing technical assistance to harbors in the area who wish to participate and to protect and the quality of Alaska’s marine waters; and
WHEREAS, The Homer Port and Harbor has participated actively, has already taken many steps to improve the quality of marine waters, and wishes to attain a “Clean Harbor” certification; and
WHEREAS, The first step toward achieving Alaska Clean Harbor status is to take the Alaska Clean Harbor Pledge; and
WHEREAS, The pledge is voluntary and states that the City will do its part to maintain the quality of Alaska’s marine waters, encourage voluntary participation, and promote individual responsibility through education; and
WHEREAS, In the 2009 fall conference for AAHPA (Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators) the board of directors passed a motion endorsing the clean harbors program.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED; That the Homer City Council hereby endorses the Alaska Clean Harbor Pledge and expresses its support for further actions that result in a “Clean Harbor” certification.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 26th day of July, 2010.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: NA