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File #: 2017-0185    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 4/24/2017 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 4/24/2017
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14847
Title: A MOTION authorizing the chair to execute a contract for a report on the causes, consequences and appropriate responses to the emergency bypass discharge and flooding event of the West Point Treatment Plant.
Sponsors: Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Kathy Lambert, Rod Dembowski
Indexes: West Point
Attachments: 1. Motion 14847.pdf, 2. A. Services Contract, 3. 2017-0185_SR_West Point Independent Review2.docx, 4. 14847 Amendment 1 4-24-17.pdf
Staff: Reed, Mike
Title
A MOTION authorizing the chair to execute a contract for a report on the causes, consequences and appropriate responses to the emergency bypass discharge and flooding event of the West Point Treatment Plant.
Body
WHEREAS, on March 13, 2017, the council passed Motion 14826, requesting the chair to initiate an expedited process by which to procure a qualified contractor to prepare a report addressing and evaluating the causes of the major system failure that that occurred at the West Point Treatment Plant, starting in the early morning of February 9, 2017. The council also desired that the report would provide recommendations for how a similar event could be avoided in the future and what responses could have been taken to avert the February 9, 2017, event, and
WHEREAS, in accordance with Motion 14813, the council extended the emergency waiver of the competitive bidding and solicitation requirements for county contracting related to the repair and replacement public procurement requirements for contracts related to the repair or the replacement, or both, of damaged equipment and structural repair necessary to restore West Point Treatment Plant to full operations, and
WHEREAS, the work contemplated to be performed by the selected qualified contractor will assist the county in evaluating the necessary repairs and replacements at the West Point Treatment Plant and therefore, in accordance with Motion 14826, the council's chief of staff initiated the selection process on an expedited basis, and
WHEREAS, the chief of staff assembled a team to conduct the procurement, with representation from council staff, the auditor's office, the finance and business operations division and the ombudsman's office, and
WHEREAS, the review team issued a request for qualifications, received three responses and reviewed and evaluated responses, and
WHEREAS, the review team interviewed AECOM Technical Services, and
WHEREAS, the review team recommends that the council award ...

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