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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2010 -057 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE SEWARD CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> SEWARD, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A <br /> CONTRACT WITH NORTHERN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, <br /> INC. /TERRA FIRMA TESTING TO PROVIDE GEOTECHNICAL <br /> EXPLORATIONS AT THE SITE OF THE NEW SEWARD COMMUNITY <br /> LIBRARY AND MUSEUM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, in accordance with Seward City Code 6.05.020 Minor Purchase <br /> Procedures, the City of Seward, through RISE Alaska, obtained four quotations for geotechnical <br /> explorations at the new Seward Community Library and Museum site; and <br /> WHEREAS, Northern Geotechnical Engineering, Inc. /Terra Firma Testing (Northern <br /> Geotechnical) submitted the lowest bid; and <br /> WHEREAS, RISE Alaska and ECl/Hyer, Inc. reviewed the boring plan and deemed the <br /> bid qualified and responsive; and <br /> WHEREAS, Northern Geotechnical's proposal was for a project total cost not -to- exceed <br /> without prior written approval $9005.00; and <br /> WHEREAS, the scope of work includes 1) Field Explorations including four borings, 2) <br /> Laboratory Testing of the samples obtained, and 3) a final written report of the laboratory <br /> analyses and site recommendations; and <br /> fir.. <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward Community Library Museum Building Committee (SCLMBC) <br /> will transfer the required funds to the City's designated account to finance this contract. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to enter into a contract with Northern <br /> Geotechnical Engineering, Inc. /Terra Firma Testing in the amount of $9,005.00. <br /> Section 2. A contingency of ten (10) percent of the contract is hereby authorized for a <br /> total price not -to- exceed $9905.50 for the Field Explorations, Laboratory Testing and Report. <br /> Section 3. Funding in the amount between $9,005.00 and $9,905.50 will be provided by <br /> the SCLMBC to cover the cost to conduct geotechnical explorations and appropriated to the <br /> Seward Community Library Museum Project fund account number 826 - 8264 -4100. <br /> Section 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 28th day <br /> of June, 2010. <br />