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<br />. <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION NO. 2000-159 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, EXTENDING A CONTRACT FOR TWO YEARS WITH <br />MERRITT ENTERPRISES FOR CUSTODIAL SERVICES AT THE TEEN <br />AND YOUTH CENTER, THE ALASKA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL AND <br />EDUCATIONAL CENTER, THE HARBOR BUILDING, THE NATIONAL <br />PARK SERVICE SITE RESTROOMS AND THE NORTHEAST LAUNCH <br />RAMP RESTROOMS <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward had properly advertised a request for bids to provide <br />custodial services at the Alaska Vocational and Technical and Educational Center (A VTEC) <br />Student Services Center and at the Teen and Youth Center and Judy Merritt, d.b.a. Merritt <br />Enterprises, submitted the low bid and was awarded a one year contract with the passage of <br />Resolution No. 97-029; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Merritt Enterprises has continually performed custodial duties and provided <br />quality service for the past three years and was awarded an extension through Resolution No. 99- <br />071; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Harbor Department has continuously been reviewing overhead costs in <br />order to maximize efficiency and reduce costs; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Harbor Department received a price quote from Merritt Enterprises in <br />September of 1999 and awarded an amended custodial contract to Merritt Enterprises for work in <br />the Harbor Building, the National Park Service site restrooms and the Northeast Launch Ramp <br />restrooms via Resolution No. 99-137; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a two year extension is recommended; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the parks and recreation department and the harbor department recom- <br />mends this contract based upon the fact that Merritt Enterprises has been flexible in providing <br />quality service at a good price to the taxpayer. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. It is in the public's interest to extend a contract thereby continuing to keep <br />employee costs reduced and eliminating duplicate tasks among departments. <br /> <br />Section 2. The City Manager is hereby authorized to extend a contract, from January 1, <br />2001 until December 31, 2002, with Merritt Enterprises to provide custodial services at the <br />Alaska Vocational and Educational Center, the Teen and Youth Center, the Harbor Building, the <br />National Park Service site restrooms and the Northeast Launch Ramp restrooms. <br />