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File #: 2009-0545    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 9/14/2009 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 10/5/2009
Enactment date: Enactment #: 13085
Title: A MOTION extending a waiver from competitive bidding and solicitation requirements to assure timely availability and acquisition of emergency design, construction and other required services, materials and equipment necessary to protect King County citizens, facilities, roads and other assets from the threat of flooding in the Green River valley.
Sponsors: Julia Patterson, Dow Constantine, Pete von Reichbauer
Indexes: Contracts, Emergency Management, Flood Control
Attachments: 1. 13085.pdf, 2. 2009-0545 Amended staff report 2009-09-21 with attachments.pdf, 3. 2009-0545 Staff Report Flood Emergency Waiver.doc, 4. 2009-0545 Transmittal Letter.doc, 5. A. Local Proclamation of Emergency--King County, 6. A. Local Proclamation of Emergency--King County
Staff: Curry, Clifton
Drafter
Clerk 10/06/2009
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A MOTION extending a waiver from competitive bidding and solicitation requirements to assure timely availability and acquisition of emergency design, construction and other required services, materials and equipment necessary to protect King County citizens, facilities, roads and other assets from the threat of flooding in the Green River valley.
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WHEREAS, in Ordinance 16639, King County amended its code to proactively address the significant threat of flooding in the Green River valley due to the diminished capacity of Howard Hanson dam, and
WHEREAS, the King County executive on September 10, 2009, issued a Proclamation of Emergency declaring that the release of additional waters from the Howard Hanson dam poses a threat of significant flooding throughout the Green River valley, causing substantial injury and damage to persons and property located in and near such valley, and thereby constitutes an emergency, a copy of the Proclamation is attached hereto, and
WHEREAS, pursuant to K.C.C. 4.16.050.A and K.C.C. 12.52.030.B.2, the Proclamation of Emergency also waived the competitive procurement requirements of state and county law, stating in relevant part as follows:
"In order to prepare for, prevent or respond to such emergency, the requirements of K.C.C. 4.04., 4.16, 4.18, 12.16 and 12.18.095 and, pursuant to RCW 38.52.070(2), the requirements of competitive bidding and public notice are hereby waived with reference to any contract relating to the county's lease or purchase of supplies, equipment, personal services or public works as defined by RCW 39.04.010, or to any contract for the selection and award of professional and/or technical consultant contracts," and
WHEREAS, under K.C.C. 4.16.050 A. and B., such a waiver stays in effect until terminated by order of the executive, terminated by action of the council by ordinance or it expires, which is ten calendar days after there have been contracts entered into,...

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