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Resolution 14-038 Support Homer Electric Association Request to Fund Replacement of Emergency Generators in Seldovia

Resolution ID

14-038

Status

Adopted

Effective Date

Mon Mar 10th, 2014

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Mon, Mar 10th, 2014 6:00pm

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Resolution Summary

A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Expressing Support for Homer Electric Association’s Request for Funding to Replace the Emergency Generators in Seldovia. City Manager.

Resolution Details

CITY OF HOMER

HOMER, ALASKA

                                                                                                                                City Manager

RESOLUTION 14-038

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR HOMER ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION’S REQUEST FOR FUNDING TO REPLACE THE EMERGENCY GENERATORS IN SELDOVIA.

 

               WHEREAS, Homer Electric Association provides service to the remote area on the south side of Kachemak Bay that includes Halibut Cove, Seldovia, Port Graham, and Nanwalek; and

 

WHEREAS, The City of Homer is the hub for these remote communities that are only accessible by boat or air; and

 

WHEREAS, Due to the rugged terrain and extreme weather, southern Kachemak Bay communities can be disconnected from the power grid for extended periods and depend on back-up generators in Seldovia; and

 

WHEREAS, The back-up power generation system in Seldovia is beyond its useful life, in constant need of maintenance, and at risk of failure; and

 

WHEREAS, The need for dependable alternate generators in Seldovia is an issue of health and safety.

 

               NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED the City of Homer is in support of Homer Electric Association’s work to keep dependable working generators for Homer’s remote Kachemak Bay neighbors.

 

               PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 10th day of March, 2014.

                                                                                         

CITY OF HOMER

 

                                                                                          ______________________

                                                                                          MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR

 

ATTEST:

 

______________________________

JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK

 

Fiscal Note: N/A