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File #: 3220   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/6/2020 Department: Board Governed County Service Areas
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: On-Call and Emergency Sewer Maintenance Services for County Service Area 82 (Searles Valley)
Attachments: 1. CON-PW-BGCSA-111720 Trona On-Call Sewer Repair Service
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE BOARD GOVERNED COUNTY SERVICE AREAS
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
BRENDON BIGGS, Director, Department of Public Works - Special Districts

SUBJECT
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On-Call and Emergency Sewer Maintenance Services for County Service Area 82 (Searles Valley)
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Acting as the governing body of County Service Area 82 (Searles Valley), approve contract with Caraway Construction, Inc. of Trona to provide on-call and emergency sewer maintenance services from November 17, 2020 through June 30, 2025 with an annual not-to-exceed amount of $100,000, for an aggregate amount of $500,000 during the contract's five-year term.
(Presenter: Trevor Leja, Deputy Director, 386-8811)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in the use of Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The annual not-to-be exceed amount of this contract is $100,000 for each of the five years through June 30, 2025. This amount includes the monthly fee of $4,400 for the contractor to be on standby 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Contract costs will be paid from the operating budget of County Service Area 82 (CSA 82) (Searles Valley). Appropriation for these costs is included in CSA 82's 2020-21 budget and will be included in future recommended budgets.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The Department of Public Works - Special Districts (Department), through its Water and Sanitation Division, operates and maintains 11.6 miles of sewer line and seven large septic tanks for sewage collection and treatment within CSA 82, encompassing the communities of Trona and Pioneer Point. Department staff currently provides most of the sewer maintenance services for this district. Because sta...

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