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File #: 2021-0334    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2021 In control: Board of Port Commissioners
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: RESOLUTION BY 4/5 VOTE AUTHORIZING CONTINUED ACTION FOR THE EMERGENCY REPAIR OF 6-INCH FIRE LINE AND RELATED DAMAGES AT THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION BUILDING IN NATIONAL CITY
Attachments: 1. 11. 2021-0334 Attachment A, 2. 11. 2021-0334 Attachment B, 3. 11. 2021-0334 Attachment C, 4. 11. 2021-0334 Draft Resolution
DATE: October 12, 2021

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RESOLUTION BY 4/5 VOTE AUTHORIZING CONTINUED ACTION FOR THE EMERGENCY REPAIR OF 6-INCH FIRE LINE AND RELATED DAMAGES AT THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION BUILDING IN NATIONAL CITY
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

On September 14, 2021, the Board approved a resolution ratifying the emergency action taken by the Executive Director for the emergency repair of a 6-inch fire line and related damages at General Services Administration Building, including procurement of a contractor to excavate, investigate the extent of damage, and repair the damage. This Agenda allows the Board to review the emergency action and determine that continued action is needed in accordance with Public Contract Code Sections 22035 and 22050 and District Resolution 2000-03 (Attachment A).

On Sunday morning, August 22, 2021, General Services staff noticed a substantial water leak coming from underneath the pavement in front of the General Services Building entrance to the north maintenance bay. The line was determined to be a 6-inch fire service water line and was quickly shut off. A sinkhole formed several hours later above the damaged 6-inch fire line and was observed to be approximately 10-feet in diameter and 4-feet deep and within a foot of the building's northern edge (Attachment B). It is not known how long the leak ran before being shut off. Since the sinkhole is in an area of the parking lot that is highly used by the General Services Staff and is located at the entrance to the north maintenance bay, urgent investigations and repairs to the site were required to prevent further damage to District property. The Executive Director authorized use of emergency action and notified the Board at the meeting on September 14, 2021, to authorize continued use of emergency contracting to provide investigation, design, and repair to the 6-inch fire line and related damages. The authorization of the emergency contracting waived the necessity of formal biddin...

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