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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2001-073 <br /> <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 TEAMWORKS, INC. TO PROVIDE SECURITY <br />SERVICES TO SUPPLEMENT PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT <br />EMPLOYEES AT CITY CAMPGROUNDS FROM 8:00 A.M. JULY 3, 2001 <br />TO 8:00 P.M. JULY 4,2001 FOR A CONTRACT AMOUNT, NOT TO <br />EXCEED, $16,480.00 <br /> <br />WHEREAS, following the 1998 Fourth of July celebration, numerous complaints and <br />public safety issues were brought forward by both visitors and local residents; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, as a result of these concerns, the administration, city council and concerned <br />citizens spent a significant amount of time identifying problems and defining solutions designed to <br />minimize disruptions to future 4th of July festivities.; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, solutions identified included reductions to camper density (both tent and <br />R V), adoption of an open container ordinance, increased efforts in the public education arena, <br />physical improvements to Waterfront Park, identification of numbered camping sites, and an <br />increase in security presence where the underlying intention was to create a safe, user friendly <br />campground designed to enhance the 4th of July experience for both visitors and local residents; <br />and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, in our efforts to visibly increase our security presence, a contract was let in <br />1999 to provide such services and this action was met with predominantly positive comments; <br />and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, this year the City Council again budgeted for security services, and an RFP <br />was published, in compliance with city ordinance, seeking proposals from experienced security <br />guard employers to provided this servi~e; and, <br /> <br />.. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, as a result of the year 2001 RFP process, one proposal (responsive and <br />responsible) was received from Teamworks Inc., from Anchorage, and was evaluated according <br />to the published criteria; and, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Teamworks, Inc. has agreed to provide uniformed, unarmed security <br />officers at eight different posts, plus supervisors, supplementing city employees, for 36 hours, <br />beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2001 and ending at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, <br />2001 at a cost not to exceed $16,480,00; and, <br />