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Story last updated at 7:42 PM on Wednesday, February 16, 2011

In other action Tuesday night, the Homer City Council:




• Introduced Ordinance 11-03, regarding definitions in city code, with a public hearing and second reading Feb. 28;

• Introduced Ordinance 11-04, accepting $1.5 million to expand and renovate city hall, with a public hearing and second reading Feb. 28;

• Introduced Ordinance 11-05, accepting $1 million to conduct preliminary work on Phase 1 of the Deep Water Dock Expansion project to include scoping, feasibility studies, environmental work and engineering and design, with a public hearing and second reading Feb. 28;

• Introduced Ordinance 11-06, accepting $250,000 for improvements to Karen Hornaday Park, with a public hearing and second reading Feb. 28;

• Introduced Ordinance 11-07, appropriating $17,000 for the purchase and installation by the fire department of new data collection and management software, with a public hearing and second reading Feb. 28;

• Introduced Ordinance 11-08, authorizing $359,000 for completing the design and construction of the Soundview Avenue-Woodward Creek crossing, with a public hearing and second reading Feb. 28;

• Passed Ordinance 11-02(S), with amendments by Wythe, to authorize transferring funds from the Harbor Reserve and the Water-Sewer Reserve to the Energy Revolving Loan Fund to establish a budget for implementation of energy conservation measures;

• Passed Resolution 11-009, approving a contract with Siemens Industry, Inc., to do the energy conservation work.

• Passed Resolution 11-015, approving a 10-year lease with two five-year options for the Homer Spit Campground;

• Passed Resolution 11-016, approving the city's participation in the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management Computer Aided Dispatch Project;

• Passed Resolution 11-018, extending the life of the City Hall Renovation and Expansion Task Force until construction begins;

• Passed Resolution 11-019, supporting the Pratt Museum's request for a $1.5 million appropriation from the U.S. Senate for construction of a new facility and site redesign;

• Passed Resolution 11-020, deleting Kachemak Bay tidal power feasibility and design from the city's 15-item priority list and replacing Deep Water Dock uplands improvements with Deep Water Dock-cruise ship dock docking and upland passenger facility improvements, and an amendment from Roberts to move the natural gas pipeline into the No. 2 position on the list, with other items moved down one place;

• Passed Resolution 11-021, supporting Central Area Rural Transportation System.

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