A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Adopting the City of Homer All Hazards Mitigation Plan 2010 Update and Revision and Authorizing the City Manager to Forward the Document to the Kenai Peninsula Borough, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security, and other Organizations as Appropriate. Howard.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, ADOPTING THE CITY OF HOMER ALL HAZARDS MITIGATION PLAN 2010 UPDATE AND REVISION AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO FORWARD THE DOCUMENT TO THE KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH, THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, THE ALASKA DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AS APPROPRIATE.
WHEREAS, The Homer City Council recognizes the threat that natural and human generated hazards pose to its residents, their property, public infrastructure, and the health and safety of the community at large; and
WHEREAS, Planning for and implementing actions that avoid or mitigate the impacts of hazards before disasters occur reduces the potential for harm to people and property and saves taxpayer dollars; and
WHEREAS, An adopted All Hazards Mitigation Plan is required as a condition for future grant funding to the City for hazard mitigation projects; and
WHEREAS, The City has provided notice of the draft plan revision and opportunities to comment to its local partners in disaster mitigation, has participated jointly in the planning process with the Borough and other units of government, and held a hearing to solicit comments from the public.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby approves and adopts the All Hazards Mitigation Plan 2010 Update / Revision.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council authorizes the City Manager to forward the Plan to the Kenai Peninsula Borough, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the State Division of Emergency Management, and other organizations as appropriate.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 12th day of April, 2010.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A