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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-016 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORI7.INC THF, CITY MANAGER TO NEGOTIATE A <br />CONTRACT WITH HARn70N CONSTRUCTION FOR THF, <br />CONSTRUCTION OF THE ADAMS STREET WATERFRONT PAVILION <br />FOR $312,000, PLUS AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL PROJECT-RELATED <br />COSTS OF $33,000, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br />WHEREAS, the Seward community has been eager to replace the Wellington pavilion and <br />Adams Street pavilion which were demolished in 2003 after an engineering assessment determined <br />the two sh-uchires were overstressed and posed a potential hazard to the public; and <br />WHEREAS, the pavilion design was modeled after the historic Seward Depotlocatcdalong <br />Railway Avenue and Fourth Street and the concept was approved by the City Council on Junc 26, <br />2006 by Resolution 2006-09; and <br />WHEREAS, a bid for construction for new ocean side pavilions to replace the structures at <br />both Adams Street and Ballaine and D Street and Bal laine was advertised on July 13, 200(1 and again <br />on July 20, 2006 iu both the Anchorage Daily News and the Seward Phoenix Log; and <br />WHEREAS, thirteen bid packages were sent out and one bid was submitted on August l0, <br />2006 by Swenson Construction, which is the former business name for the entity currently doing <br />business as Harn~on Construction; and <br />WHEREAS, on December 11, 2006 Resolution 2006-98 authorizing the City Manager to <br />enter into a contract with Swenson Construction for the construction of one waterfront pavilion in an <br />amount not to exceed $397,000 and appropriating funds was postponed indefinitely; and <br />WHEREAS, pursuant to SCC 6.10.145, the City Manager has found that negotiating with <br />the lowest bidder is in the best interest of the City and notified city council of his intent to negotiate a <br />reduced contract with Harmon Construction; and <br />WF[F,RF.AS, on February 20, 2009 Harmon Construction has submitted a revised proposal to <br />the City for value engineering the Adams Street pavilion which maintains the overall appearance of <br />the pavilion much the same as the original bid submitted in August 2006; and <br />WHEREAS, working with Cily staff, value engineering the project and with the help of <br />volunteers provided by the City, I Iarmon Construction has substantially reduced the cost of the <br />Adams Street pavilion; and <br />