A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Expressing Support for the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District 2013 Economic Outlook Forum to Meet in Homer. Mayor/Zak.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE HOMER CITY COUNCIL EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE KENAI PENINSULA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 2013 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FORUM TO BE HELD IN HOMER.
WHEREAS, The Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District (KPEDD) has held an annual Economic Outlook Forum for many years; and
WHEREAS, KPEDD has partnered with the Kenai Chapter of the Alliance in holding the forum for the past three years; and
WHEREAS, The Borough-wide Economic Outlook Forum is a means to increase partnerships between communities, agencies, and residents who share common issues; and
WHEREAS, The annual forum draws between 180 – 200 participants and approximately 25 speakers and is made possible with sponsorships from local oil, gas, and mining companies and support service companies within the area; and
WHEREAS, The Homer City Council extends an invitation to the KPEDD and Kenai Chapter of the Alliance to consider meeting in Homer for their 2013 Economic Outlook Forum; and
WHEREAS, Homer’s small town charm and natural beauty would be a desirable meeting place with adequate amenities and accommodations to welcome the forum.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council expresses its support for holding the Kenai Peninsula Economic District 2013 Economic Outlook Forum in Homer and extends an invitation to the KPEDD and Kenai Chapter of the Alliance to consider Homer as the meeting place.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 13th day of February, 2012.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHHSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
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