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Resolution 14-013 Support for City of Soldotna Proposed Renovation and Expansion of the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex

Resolution ID

14-013

Status

Adopted

Effective Date

Mon Jan 13th, 2014

Resolution Files

Related Meetings

Mon, Jan 13th, 2014 6:00pm

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Resolution Summary

A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Expressing Support for the City of Soldotna’s Proposed Renovation and Expansion of the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Mayor/Lewis. 

Resolution Details

CITY OF HOMER

HOMER, ALASKA

                                                                                                                                                                Mayor/Lewis

RESOLUTION 14-013

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE CITY OF SOLDOTNA’S PROPOSED RENOVATION AND EXPANSION OF THE SOLDOTNA REGIONAL SPORTS COMPLEX.

 

                WHEREAS, The City of Soldotna is proposing a major upgrade and expansion of the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex and has identified the project as a top Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) priority; and

 

                WHEREAS, The City of Soldotna has requested support for the project from the City of Homer because the benefits are regional in scope and many Homer residents, including soccer participants, will enjoy those benefits directly; and

 

                WHEREAS, The project will benefit all age groups and allow sports teams on the Kenai Peninsula to be more competitive with teams from other areas that have indoor facilities; and

 

                WHEREAS, The project includes new conference facilities and upgrades to the existing ice arena that improve safety and function; and

 

                WHEREAS, The project also includes a new field house with removable turf that can be used for a wide variety of recreation, practice, and league activities; and

 

                WHEREAS, The estimated cost is $17 to $22 million with $6 million pledged by the City of Soldotna and approximately $1 million coming from private, local sources.

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council recognizes the multiple benefits associated with a renovated and expanded Soldotna Regional Sports Center for Homer and the entire Kenai Peninsula.

 

                BE IT FURTHR RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby expresses its support for an upgraded and expanded Sports Center in Soldotna and urges the Governor and Legislature to provide the funding needed to match local sources.

 

                PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of Homer, Alaska, this 13th day of January, 2014.

 

                                                                                                                CITY OF HOMER

 

                                                                                                                _____________________

                                                                                                                MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR

 

ATTEST:

 

___________________________

JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK

Fiscal Note: N/A