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Resolution 2016-07

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-07
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACT WITH GTS INC, FOR STRUCTURAL EVALUATION OF AN EXISTING CAVE

 

WHEREAS, the City has been approached about the possible location of an entertainment/recreational facility within Johnson;

WHEREAS, such facility may be developed on land which could eventually be transferred to the City;

WHEREAS, there is a significant question concerning the suitability of such land for development of the proposed facility and investigation in that regard is warranted;

WHEREAS, City has been awarded a grant to conduct such investigation by a qualified entity;

WHEREAS, City, pursuant to Resolution No. 2016-04 entered into a preliminary Agreement securing the permission of Triangle Builder's Supply, Inc. (hereinafter Triangle) for the City and GTS, Inc. to go onto the property and into the Parnell East Mine to conduct the investigation;

WHEREAS, GTS, Inc. previously submitted a Proposal (GTSI 15237R2) to HCH Consulting which included Scopes of Service, an Agreement for Geotechnical Engineering Services and a General Conditions for Geotechnical Engineering Services;

WHEREAS, GTS, Inc. will be overall responsible for the final product concerning the integrity of the cave structure, GTS, Inc. will contract with third parties to perform certain work as described in the Scopes of Service; and,

WHEREAS, the grant funds in the amount of $34,650. have been awarded, to the City, Triangle has authorized the City, GTS. Inc. and others to enter onto their property and conduct the investigation and GTS, Inc. has indicated their willingness to perform the work at the price stated in the proposal.

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:

Section 1: That the Johnson City Council hereby supports and agrees to the potential location of an entertainment /recreational facility within the City and fully authorizes investigation as hereinafter outlined into development of same.

Section 2: That the Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer are hereby authorized to enter into and execute the Agreement for Geotechnical Engineering Services which includes GTS Proposal No. GTS115237R2 and General Conditions for Geotechnical Engineering Services as attached hereto obtaining for the City and its inhabitants the benefits thereof.

Section 3: That in furtherance of such Agreement for Geotechnical Engineering Services which includes GTS Proposal No. GTS l l 5237R2 and General Conditions for Geotechnical Engineering Services. the Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer are authorized to make payment from those grant funds to GTS. Inc. in accordance with the attached.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 27th day of JUNE, 2016.

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