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File #: 21-587    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/11/2021 Departments: PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Adopting the plans and specifications, including conformance with federal requirements, for the Gazos Creek Road Repair Project; and B) Authorizing the President of the Board to execute an agreement with VSS International Inc., in the amount of $258,000 for the Gazos Creek Road Repair Project; and C) Authorizing the Director of Public Works to: 1. Execute subsequent change orders to grant time extensions for project completion and payment up to a maximum aggregate amount not to exceed $25,800, or approximately 10 percent of the agreement amount; and 2. File a California Environmental Quality Act Notice of Exemption as the work qualifies for a Categorical Exemption.
Attachments: 1. 20210713_r_FEMA Gazos Rd - Adopt and Award
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Ann M. Stillman, Interim Director of Public Works
Subject: Gazos Creek Road Repair Project
[County Project No. YY003; Project File No. S5045]
[FEMA-4558-DR-CA; Project No. 155545; FIPS No. 081-99081-00]

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Adopting the plans and specifications, including conformance with federal requirements, for the Gazos Creek Road Repair Project; and

B) Authorizing the President of the Board to execute an agreement with VSS International Inc., in the amount of $258,000 for the Gazos Creek Road Repair Project; and

C) Authorizing the Director of Public Works to:

1. Execute subsequent change orders to grant time extensions for project completion and payment up to a maximum aggregate amount not to exceed $25,800, or approximately 10 percent of the agreement amount; and

2. File a California Environmental Quality Act Notice of Exemption as the work qualifies for a Categorical Exemption.

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BACKGROUND:
During the CZU Lightning Complex Fires (CZU Fires) that started on August 14, 2020, Gazos Creek Road was used for access by Cal-Fire's fire fighting vehicles, trucks, and heavy equipment to suppress the wildfires. During this emergency operation, Gazos Creek Road sustained damage to the roadway. Gazos Creek Road is approximately 3.3 miles in length and located in an unincorporated area of the County south of Pescadero. This disaster was identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the California Wildfires (DR-4558-CA).

The County submitted a request to FEMA to fund appropriate road repairs due to the damage to Gazos Creek Road. FEMA approved the funding request and the Department of Public Works (Department) has been working to have the repair work completed.

On April 20, 2021, this Board adopted Resolution No. 078139, which authorized the Director of Public Works to proceed with finalizing t...

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