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File #: 20-0246    Version: 1
Type: Work Session Item Status: Filed
File created: 6/12/2020 In control: Parks and Recreation Commission
On agenda: 6/15/2020 Final action:
Title: Meals Hill Master Plan Huddle contract recommendation
Attachments: 1. Professional Services contract-Huddle Meals Hill.2020-06-02, 2. MealsHill SOW
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Meals Hill Master Plan Huddle contract recommendation
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SUBMITTED BY: Nicholas Farline, PRCS Director

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RECOMMENDATION:
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Recommend the contract for Huddle AK for City Council Approval
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SUMMARY STATEMENT:
Summary:
? Huddle AK Meals Hill Master Plan contract to be recommended to City Council for approval in the amount of $287,924.00
? City of Valdez (COV) is acting in a pass through capacity for the funds from Great Land Trust (GTL) in order to manage the contract, scope and book the improvement to the asset Meals Hill property
? GTL received federal funds in the amount of $900,000 for the sole purpose of planning and enhancements on COV Meals Hill property
? COV and GTL have an agreement in place that GTL will reimburse COV for agreed upon services performed by contractors in accordance to GTL requirements in meeting their distribution of federal funds
Background:
? The City of Valdez was presented with the opportunity to take title to the Meals Hill property, comprising approximately 184 acres and located within the City Limits
? On October 3rd, 2017, the City Council of Valdez passed resolution 17-42, which stated the City Council's support for the acquisition and permanent protection of the peals Hill Property, recognizing that permanent protection of the property would result in habitat, recreation, and tourism to the City of Valdez
? City of Valdez recorded on 11/4/2019 for the property
? Property contains excellent habitat for species injured by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (EVOS) and its protection would contribute to Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council (EVOSTC) goals, including habitat protection and establishment of recreational properties
? Great Land Trust (GLT), an Alaskan non-profit organization that works throughout South Central Alaska to conserve lands and waters essential to the quality of life and economic health of Alaskan...

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