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Largest Fishing Hook Sculpture

The newest addition to the Spit, part of the City of Homer’s 1% for art program, is the new “Circle Hook Sculpture”. This sculpture (installed April 2015) is located at the intersection of Homer Spit Road and Freight Dock Road. It stands 13 feet high and is purported to be the largest fishing hook sculpture in the galaxy.

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As routine maintenance, and to improve the quality of your drinking water the City of Homer, Public Works Department  will be flushing the water system city wide through the summer and fall.  You may experience low water pressure at times.  If your water becomes cloudy or discolored, flush water until color returns to normal.  If water does not become clear call Public Works at 235-3170

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The Police and Fire Department buildings have become functionally obsolete. They no longer can adequately support the essential services that these departments provide; and improved facilities are needed to allow the departments to meet the needs of a growing community. A committee has been established by the Council to oversee efforts to identify alternatives and make recommendations.

Learn more: What is wrong with the old one? What is happening now? Fact sheet NEW: Space Needs Assessment

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As authorized by the City Council, Public Works has been coordinating the evaluation of energy use at sixteen City facilities to identify cost effective improvements that could be made to reduce en

The project consists of the reconstruction of a major portion of the Beluga Slough Trail. This trail connects the Island and Oceans Visitor Center to the beach at Bishop’s Beach Park.

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Washington D.C.-based Environmental Working Group provoked a national controversy recently when it released a study that found levels of hexavalent chromium, commonly referred to as chromium-6, in 31 cities that was higher than the health goal proposed last year by the state of California.

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Homer sewer reduced energy usage by 16% last year, that is enough to power more than 8 homes a year!

Hydrant Flushing

Periodically, you will see Public Works personnel releasing water from fire hydrants. Homer residents often ask why the City flushes water from fire hydrants.