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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> imp CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-043 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN <br /> AGREEMENT WITH ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS INC. TO PROVIDE <br /> ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING SERVICES IN SUPPORT OF THE <br /> MOVEMENT OF TWO (2) ELECTRO-MOTIVE DIESEL (EMD) <br /> GENERATORS FROM ARCTIC PACK ENCLOSURES INTO THE NEW <br /> GENERATOR BUILDING FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $218,660 <br /> AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, June 11, 2012, the City Council approved Resolution 2012-028 accepting a <br /> grant from Alaska Energy Authority to upgrade and update generation facilities at Fort Raymond <br /> Generation Plant for $3,960,000 and appropriating funds; and <br /> WHEREAS, Electrical Engineering services are required in order to remove Generators 4 <br /> and 5 from their Arctic Pack Enclosures, move them into the new generator building and put them <br /> into service; and <br /> WHEREAS,January 14,2014,the Electric Department published a request for proposals for <br /> those professional engineering services; and <br /> WHEREAS four companies requested plans and one company, Electric Power Systems <br /> turned in a proposal; and <br /> WHEREAS, following negotiations, that proposal, in the amount of$198,782, has been <br /> deemed responsible, responsive and qualified; and <br /> WHEREAS,it is prudent to establish a contingency fund in the amount of$19,878(or 10%), <br /> in case of unexpected contingencies. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to enter into an agreement with Electric Power <br /> System,Inc for electrical engineering services necessary to relocate two(2)EMD's from Arctic Pack <br /> Enclosures to the new generator building and bring them into operation. <br /> Section 2. Funding for this contract in an amount not to exceed $218,660 is hereby <br /> appropriated from the AEA Grant Account no. 505-5052-5380. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />