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File #: 19-0595    Version: 1 Name: Proclamation of Emergency Road Repair and Soil Stabilization near the town of Big Creek
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/2/2019 In control: Public Works & Planning
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 19-194
Title: 1. Adopt Resolution finding that Huntington Lake Road is a critical route for emergency response and evacuation serving the town of Big Creek and Huntington Lake Basin, and therefore warrants suspension of the competitive bidding process for emergency road repair at a segment of Huntington Lake Road located three quarters of a mile north of the town of Big Creek; and 2. Make a finding that it is in the best interest of the County to suspend competitive bidding process consistent with Administrative Policy No. 34 for unusual and extraordinary circumstances that exist requiring immediate Huntington Lake Road Repair to maintain service essential to public health and safety and authorize the Purchasing Manager to negotiate, approve, and execute all related agreements, contracts, and other documents necessary for the remediation and restoration, upon terms that he deems necessary and in the County's best interest, subject to approval as to legal form by County Counsel and as to accounting ...
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Exhibit A, 3. Resolution No. 19-194, 4. Additional Information
DATE: May 7, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Steve E. White, Director
Department of Public Works and Planning

David Pomaville, Director
Department of Public Health/Assistant Emergency Service Director

SUBJECT: Proclamation of Emergency Road Repair and Soil Stabilization near the town of Big Creek

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Adopt Resolution finding that Huntington Lake Road is a critical route for emergency response and evacuation serving the town of Big Creek and Huntington Lake Basin, and therefore warrants suspension of the competitive bidding process for emergency road repair at a segment of Huntington Lake Road located three quarters of a mile north of the town of Big Creek; and

2. Make a finding that it is in the best interest of the County to suspend competitive bidding process consistent with Administrative Policy No. 34 for unusual and extraordinary circumstances that exist requiring immediate Huntington Lake Road Repair to maintain service essential to public health and safety and authorize the Purchasing Manager to negotiate, approve, and execute all related agreements, contracts, and other documents necessary for the remediation and restoration, upon terms that he deems necessary and in the County's best interest, subject to approval as to legal form by County Counsel and as to accounting form by the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector; and

3. Determine that adoption of a Resolution acknowledging the emergency nature of the Huntington Lake Road Repair is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act, Public Resources Code, section 21000, et seq., and direct the Department of Public Works and Planning staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the Office of the Fresno County Clerk.
REPORT
Approval of recommended actions will authorize the Purchasing Manager to contract for remediation and repair of the Huntington Lake Road. Such approval will also authorize the Purchasing Manager to negotiate...

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