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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2000-031 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A <br />CONTRACT WITH ALPINE DRILLING TO CONSTRUCT WATER WELL <br />NUMBER SIX FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $111,635 <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a request for bids to construct a new water well was properly advertised; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the increase in water used by the fish processors and cruise ships is increasing <br />each year, the current wells have a difficult time keeping the storage tanks full; <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City is at risk of a serious water shortage during a major fire or when the <br />fish processors are in full operation if either Well Number Four or Well Number Five should fail; <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the CY2000 budget included $175,000 for this project. Alpine Drilling, the <br />lowest bidder, submitted a bid price of$101,487. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a 10% contingency has been added to the contractor's bid price to cover the <br />cost of a larger pump, if the pump specified in the bid is not large enough to produce the desired <br />flow, increasing the contract price to $111,635. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, an additional 1 0% is also added to cover administrative fees, bringing the total <br />project cost to $122,799, which is within the budgeted amount for this project. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a contract on behalf of the City <br />of Seward with Alpine Drilling for an amount not to exceed $111,635 for the construction of Well <br />Number Six. <br /> <br />Section 2. There is an additional 1 0% added to cover administrative fees, bringing the total <br />project cost to $122,799. <br /> <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the city of Seward, Alaska, this 28th <br />day of March, 2000. <br />