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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 2000-127 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, APPROVING CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 3 TO TRYCKNYMAN <br />HAYES INCORPORATED'S (TNH) ENGINEERING SERVICES <br />CONTRACT TO ADD EXPANDED CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION <br />DUTIES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $151,880.00 <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on April 12, 1999, the City of Seward Council approved the Small Boat Harbor <br />Repair and Renovation Capital Project and authorized the City Manager to issue a Request for <br />Proposals (RFP) for engineering services (Resolution 99-008); and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Tryck Nyman Hayes, Incorporated (TNH) was selected as the engineering finn <br />to provide the services necessary for the project; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on September 14, 2000 at a Special City Council meeting, Resolution 2000- <br />104 was passed directing the City Manager to prepare a proposal for a Resident Engineer (RE) to <br />supplement TNH's construction administration duties; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Administration is proceeding with this direction and is progressing with <br />developing ajob description, with the goal of a successful project, completed on time with <br />limited changes in mind; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Several issues and concerns must be fully investigated to bring this <br />independent RE on line, among these are 1) a significant potential for disruption between <br />competing engineering views, 2) the City has hired TNH to design this project and to provide a <br />certain level of construction administration and a new, independent, engineer working for the <br />City may have significantly different views, engineering and otherwise, about all areas of the <br />project construction progresses, causing conflicts, delays and cost over-runs; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the engineer that works as the RE must be up to speed on design, history, <br />meetings, operational issues and prior decisions and supportive of the design in order to insure <br />proper construction, adding significant time and cost to the RE contract; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, TNH has a vested interest in getting this project completed on time, within <br />budget and within design specs and there is a real potential to create a difficult logistical situation <br />by putting an independent engineer in between the City and the contracted design engineer; and <br />