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Sponsored by: Hum <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-008 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA,COMPENSATING METCO INC.$79,046.47 FOR EMERGENCY <br /> DEBRIS REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL DURING THE OCTOBER 2013 <br /> FLOOD AT LOWELL CREEK OUTFALL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, beginning on October 28, 2013, substantial heavy rainfall affected the City of <br /> Seward and outlying areas, causing an official closure of the Lowell Creek Bridge; and <br /> WHEREAS, on October 29, 2013 the City Manager of the City of Seward issued a <br /> Declaration of Disaster; and <br /> WHEREAS,the Division of Homeland Security continues to meet with staff from Public <br /> Works and Finance regarding the flood related damage assessments and the City has expectations <br /> that the cost of the debris removal will be eligible for reimbursement from the State and/or Federal <br /> Disaster Funding; and <br /> WHEREAS, a Request for Public Assistance was submitted to the Division of Homeland <br /> Security on December 5, 2013; and <br /> 42. <br /> WHEREAS, the Public Works Department has a Proposal to Contract for Services on file <br /> with Metco Inc.,and requested their services once it was apparent that the water and debris coming <br /> from the Lowell Creek Outfall was more than our equipment and staff could handle; and <br /> WHEREAS, on November 13, 2013, the final debris was removed from the Lowell Creek <br /> Outfall and an invoice from Metco Inc. for $79,046.47 was submitted; and <br /> WHEREAS, an authorization of payment to Metco Inc. is requested for an amount not-to <br /> exceed seventy nine thousand forty six dollars and forty seven cents ($79,046.47) for emergency <br /> efforts to clear and remove debris from the Lowell Creek Outfall; and <br /> WHEREAS, Seward City Code section 6.10.120 A(2) states restrictions and provisions of <br /> major purchases and competitive bids shall not apply where an emergency makes the delay incident <br /> to competitive bidding unreasonable. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA THAT: <br /> Section 1. The City Council of the City of Seward authorizes payment to Metco Inc. for a <br /> total amount not-to-exceed, seventy nine thousand forty six dollars and forty seven cents <br /> ($79,046.47). <br />