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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> 'CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -050 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A <br /> PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH CRW ENGINEERING <br /> GROUP, LLC, THE MOST QUALIFIED, RESPONSIVE AND <br /> RESPONSIBLE PROPOSER, FOR THE DAIRY HILL DRAINAGE <br /> IMPROVEMENTS PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING AND <br /> CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT - <br /> TO- EXCEED $65,975.00, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward identified an area, known locally as Dairy Hill, as a high <br /> risk flood area using the FEMA benefit cost analysis software and analyzing historical data; and <br /> WHEREAS, flood events occurred in 1986, 1995, 2002 and 2006, causing significant <br /> damage; and <br /> WHEREAS, during heavy rainfall events, the flows in the drainages can become severe and <br /> cause washouts of roadways, culverts and building improvements; and <br /> WHEREAS, this area also contains residential homes and public infrastructure including 58 <br /> residential lots with 21 homes, a Supported Living Home for individuals with disabilities; and <br /> WHEREAS, Dairy Hill also provides the only alternate evacuation route for citizens of the <br /> City of Seward to escape major catastrophes; and <br /> WHEREAS, city staff were successful in obtaining funding through the Division of <br /> Homeland Security and Emergency Management Hazard Mitigation Grant Program in the amount of <br /> $349,982.00 that will reimburse the city for the design, engineering, project management and <br /> construction to mitigate the aforementioned flood hazards; and <br /> WHEREAS, a request for proposals was developed to utilize a portion of the available funds <br /> for design, engineering and construction management and sealed proposal were opened on June 22. <br /> 2012 at 1:00 p.m. and reviewed for responsiveness; and; <br /> WHEREAS, one firm submitted a formal proposal to the City Clerk's office by the <br /> published deadline of 12:00 p.m. June 22, 2012; and <br /> WHEREAS, CRW Engineering Group, LLC was determined to be qualified, responsive and <br /> responsible proposer; and <br /> ,,,,, WHEREAS, the professional services outlined in the request for proposal for the Dairy Hill <br />