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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 2000-126 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, APPROVING CHANGE 4 TO TRANSPAC MARINAS, <br />INCORPORATED'S MATERIAL SUPPLY CONTRACT, PURCHASE <br />ORDER #25273, ADDING TWO 6'X80' AND ONE 6'X100' ACCESS RAMPS. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on July 28, 2000 the City Council passed Resolution 2000-075 authorizing <br />Transpac Marinas Incorporated (Transpac) to provide concrete floats for the Small Boat Harbor <br />Repair and Renovation Capital Project; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on August 22, 2000, the City of Seward entered in to a Material Supply <br />Contract with Transpac; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, part of this contract involves supplying landing floats for access ramps to the <br />float system which are required to be field-modified to accept ramps supplied by the construction <br />contractor; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, as a result of periodic inquiries to determine material availability and related <br />issues, it was discovered aluminum stock, particularly the large extruded stock for the ramps, is in <br />short supply for all aluminum manufacturers; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, there exists a nine to twelve-week supply time for these materials and if the <br />ramp order is delayed until a construction contractor is selected, the ramps will not be available on <br />time for the completion of the Small Boat Harbor Repair and Renovation Capital Project; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the best way to ensure the ramps are available at the specified time is to issue a <br />change to the existing material supply contract with Transpac to include the three ramps, built to the <br />City of Seward's specifications, associated hardware and shipping; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, this method of supplying access ramps will provide a better opportunity of <br />getting the ramps ready for shipment with the floats, simplifies the construction contractor's duties <br />by eliminating a sub-contract for unique items, and allows Transpac to design landing floats <br />precisely to a specific ramp ensuring a professional fit and eliminating field changes; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the addition of these access ramps, associated hardware and shipping adds <br />$208,000.00 to the existing material supply contract; <br />