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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> IMMO CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -085 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A <br /> CONTRACT WITH G &P ENTERPRISES FOR EMERGENCY REPAIRS IN <br /> THE AMOUNT OF SIXTY -SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED <br /> DOLLARS ($67,500) TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION WAREHOUSE, <br /> AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward Parks and Recreation Office and Warehouse building was <br /> constructed in the 1940s, with no significant additions since original construction; and <br /> WHEREAS, the building is currently used by Parks and Recreation staff, as material storage <br /> for the parks and Recreation Department, and as warehouse storage by the Electric Department; and <br /> WHEREAS, various temporary repairs have taken place over time, with varying degrees of <br /> success; and <br /> WHEREAS, on September 25, 2012, in response to concerns of diminished structural <br /> integrity at the site, administration authorized an engineer's analysis for a professional to evaluate the <br /> condition of the building and recommendations for continued occupancy, vacation, or other options; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, on October 5, 2102, Schneider Structural Engineers did an on -site visit and <br /> then prepared an evaluation report that pointed out structural failings and safety concerns requiring <br /> immediate emergency action for continued occupancy; and <br /> WHEREAS, the report listed conclusions and recommendations that, if completed, would <br /> improve the structural integrity of the building to safe levels for an estimated minimum of two years; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, two years will provide opportunity for administration to present options to <br /> Council for the programs, personnel and equipment currently using the building, and concurrently <br /> provide a safe environment for continued use while those alternatives are developed; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Department solicited quotes for the emergency repairs <br /> recommended by the Engineer's report; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Department staff received three (3) written quotes by <br /> the stated deadline; one (1) was subsequently withdrawn; and <br /> WHEREAS, upon review of the remaining two (2) quotes, staff determined that G &P <br />