File #: 2018-0556    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Lapsed
File created: 11/13/2018 In control: Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/1/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION certifying the damage to the Stossel Right Bank Revetment and the cost incurred related to correcting the emergency.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Emergency Services, Levees
Attachments: 1. 2018-0556 transmittal letter, 2. 2018-0556 Executive Determination of Emergency and Waiver
Clerk 11/06/2018
A MOTION certifying the damage to the Stossel Right Bank Revetment and the cost incurred related to correcting the emergency.
WHEREAS, in late March 2018, a property owner called the water and land resources division in the department of natural resources and parks to report rapidly-developing erosion damage to the Stossel Bridge Right Bank Revetment. The report from the property owner indicated a one hundred foot long by eight foot high section of the riverward slope of the levee prism being eroded exposing gravel and sand substrate, and
WHEREAS, persons, property and commercial agricultural operations would have been threatened and damaged unless further efforts were taken to reduce the threat to life and property, and
WHEREAS, King County road 310th Ave NE was immediately threatened and showed tension cracks indicating that the road is at imminent risk of collapse into the river, and
WHEREAS, the immediate nature required the repair work to be completed before September 30, 2018, in advance of the 2018-2019 winter flood season, and
WHEREAS, in accordance with RCW 39.04.280 and K.C.C. 2.93.080, the King County executive on June 26, 2018, issued an Executive Determination of Emergency declaring that immediate steps needed to be taken to complete the repair work by September 30, 2018, and transmitted notice to the council on the same day, and
WHEREAS, the executive, through the Executive Determination of Emergency, waived competitive procurement requirements in accordance with RCW 39.04.010 and K.C.C. 4A.100.070 and K.C.C. chapters 2.93, 12.16 and 12.18, and
WHEREAS, due to project conditions and schedules, the road services division of the King County department of transportation completed the repair work on September 28, 2018, at a cost of $697,380, and
WHEREAS, RCW 36.32.235(12) authorizes King County to use public employees without limitation for emergency work performed under an emergency declared pursuant to R...

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