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File #: 19-259    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/14/2019 Departments: PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action: 3/26/2019
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing: A) An emergency agreement with Faragon Restoration LTD., for the removal, remediation and mitigation of water intrusion at the Serenity House facility for the term of February 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $122,800; and B) The waiver of a formal bid process.
Attachments: 1. 20190326_r_Serenity House Emergency Foundation Water Leak_v2 final, 2. 20190326_a_Serenity House Emergency Foundation Water Leak
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: James C. Porter, Director of Public Works
Subject: Measure K: Emergency Agreement with Faragon Restoration LTD. for the Serenity House Foundation Water Leak

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) An emergency agreement with Faragon Restoration LTD., for the removal, remediation and mitigation of water intrusion at the Serenity House facility for the term of February 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $122,800; and

B) The waiver of a formal bid process.

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BACKGROUND:
The Serenity House provides a safe environment for individuals experiencing mental health issues that do not require treatment at the San Mateo Medical Center or the Cordilleras facility. The building that houses Serenity house was recently renovated to accommodate its new function. During the design phase and throughout construction, there was no indication of water intrusion issues into the building from the floor slab. However, during the recent rain events, the Department of Public Works (Department) discovered water percolating up through the concrete foundation and flooring which requires immediate remediation to prevent further damage to the facility and potential health concerns for clients and staff.

The Department worked with the County's Procurement Manager to execute emergency purchase orders totaling $100,128 for water removal and remediation allowing services provided by Behavior Health and Recovery Services at Serenity House to continue uninterrupted. Initial response included water removal, wet/dry vacuums, dehumidifiers, air movers, and initial sealing of the concrete slabs and perimeter of facility. This immediate approach and efforts have resolved the water intrusion for the short-term.

To complete the remediation and mitigation work necessary to prevent further damage to the facility, the Department requests...

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