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City of Seward Legislative Hist
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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> •• RESOLUTION 2010 -014 <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 WEST CONSTRUCTION COMPANY AT A RATE <br /> OF $4.88 PER CUBIC YARD FOR AN AMOUNT NOT -TO- EXCEED <br /> 19,900 CUBIC YARDS OF ROCK FROM THE QUARRY FOR AN <br /> EXTENSION TO THE BREAKWATER AT THE SEWARD SMALL <br /> BOAT HARBOR <br /> WHEREAS, after authorization through WRDA in 1999, a breakwater for the City of <br /> Seward's boat harbor was designed and constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and <br /> WHEREAS, construction of the breakwater was completed in FY 2005; and <br /> WHEREAS, a number of subsequent inclement weather events revealed that the new <br /> breakwater did not adequately protect boats in the harbor; and <br /> WHEREAS, after examining the impact of heavy wave action in the harbor, the Corps <br /> acknowledged responsibility for an engineering design error; and <br /> • WHEREAS, a subsequent engineering assessment by the Corps identified extension of <br /> the outer breakwater by 215 feet as the most cost - effective and technically- viable solution; and <br /> WHEREAS; the Unites States Congress recently approved a WRDA project <br /> modification authorization to correct and fund the problem to extend the breakwater; and <br /> WHEREAS, the breakwater extension requires an estimated 19,900 cubic yards of rock; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, West Construction Company (West) has entered into a contract with a third <br /> party wherein West has agreed to provide approximately 19,900 cubic yards of rock for an <br /> extension to the breakwater at the Seward Small Boat Harbor, in accordance with a contract <br /> between West and the United States; and <br /> WHEREAS, West has determined that a sufficient quantity of rock of the quality needed <br /> for the Project is available at the City's rock quarry located on Tract "C" of the Fourth of July <br /> Creek Tracts according to Plat 84 -6, commonly referred to as the Seward Marine Industrial <br /> Center ( "SMIC "), whose location is within Section 17, T1S, RIS, Seward Meridian ( "the <br /> Quarry "); and <br />
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