Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 20-1425    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2020 In control: Sheriff
On agenda: 10/27/2020 Final action: 10/27/2020
Title: 9:00 a.m. - Resolution Proclaiming the Existence of a Facilities Emergency Regarding the County's 911 Radio Communications System (4/5 Vote Required)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution Proclaiming a Facilities Emergency, 3. Humboldt County Change Order CO002 DDR All Pages MSI Signed.pdf, 4. Resolution 20-104, 5. Executed Humboldt County Change Order CO002 DDR All Pages MSI Signed.pdf
To: Board of Supervisors

From: Sheriff

Agenda Section: Time Certain Matter

SUBJECT:
title
9:00 a.m. - Resolution Proclaiming the Existence of a Facilities Emergency Regarding the County's 911 Radio Communications System (4/5 Vote Required)
end

RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Adopt the attached resolution which proclaims that the current condition of the County's 911 Radio Communications System constitutes a facilities emergency (4/5 Vote Required);
2. Approve the attached Change Order from Motorola pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 22050 (4/5 Vote Required); and
3. Grant authority for County Public Works to take any and all actions necessary to repair the radio communications system.

Body
SOURCE OF FUNDING:
2020 Finance Plan

DISCUSSION:
Section 22035 of the California Public Contract Code provides that "in cases of emergency when repair or replacements are necessary, the governing body may proceed at once to replace or repair any public facility without adopting plans, specifications, strain sheets, or working details, or giving notice for bids to let contracts" and that such "work may be done by day labor under the direction of the governing body, by contractor, or by a combination of the two." If notice for bids will not be given, the public agency must comply with California Public Contract Code Sections 22050, et seq.

Section 22050(a)(1) of the California Public Contract Code provides that "in the case of an emergency, a public agency, pursuant to a four-fifths vote of its governing body, may repair or replace a public facility, take any directly related and immediate action required by that emergency, and procure the necessary equipment, services and supplies for those purposes, without giving notice for bids to let contracts." Before a governing body may take any action pursuant to California Public Contract Section 22050(a)(1), it must make a finding, based on substantial evi...

Click here for full text