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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2011 -024 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A <br /> PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BRISTOL <br /> CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, LLC, THE MOST QUALIFIED, <br /> RESPONSIVE AND LOWEST BIDDER, FOR THE SEWARD 2009 TIDAL <br /> SURGE DAMAGE SHORELINE RESTORATION AND LOWELL <br /> CREEK BRIDGE PAVING PROJECT, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, on December 1, 2009 high winds, three -plus inches of rainfall and a 12.6 <br /> foot tide caused extensive damage to the wave barrier along Lowell Point Road, the SeaLife <br /> Center seawall, parking lot, monument park and the recreational parking lots; and <br /> WHEREAS, the following conditions resulted from the disaster: extensive damage to <br /> protective barrier along Lowell Point Road, the protective barrier on the southern shoreline, the <br /> protective barrier and infrastructure for water intake for the Alaska SeaLife Center, debris and <br /> heavy erosion of the Greenbelt area, as well as damage to personal and real property; and <br /> WHEREAS, the cost of the emergency measures exceeded the City's resources; and <br /> WHEREAS, resolution 2009 -140 declared a state of disaster emergency due to the storm <br /> g y <br /> surge damage in the City and requested State assistance; and <br /> WHEREAS, the event resulted in a state declaration of disaster that enabled the City to <br /> qualify for State assistance through the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency <br /> Management for assistance for damaged infrastructure; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City completed emergency repairs in -house for a portion of the <br /> damaged areas during the summer of 2010; and <br /> • <br /> WHEREAS, the remaining work as outlined in the bid documents for the 2009 Tidal <br /> Surge Damage Shoreline Restoration and Lowell Creek Bridge Paving project must be <br /> completed prior to June 1, 2011 and includes repairs to the damage that occurred on Lowell <br /> Point Road, the Alaska SeaLife Center seawall and parking lot and adjacent area; and <br /> WHEREAS, Seward and the surrounding vicinity also experienced extreme flooding in <br /> 2006 causing damaged infrastructure throughout the community and the City declared this event <br /> a disaster and the event resulted in a federal disaster that enabled the City to qualify for FEMA <br /> assistance for damaged infrastructure; and <br /> WHEREAS, during the flood incident period, severe storm flood waters and debris from <br /> the tunnel above Lowell Creek Bridge caused substantial bridge damage; and <br />