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File #: 2019-906    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/15/2019 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVING RESOLUTION NO.19-167, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2019/20 BUDGET IN THE GENERAL FUND BY AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR THE PAYMENT OF INVOICES FOR RENTAL AGREEMENT WITH QUINN POWER SYSTEMS AND TO EXTEND THE RENTAL AGREEMENT WITH POWER TRIP RENTALS FOR AN ADDITIONAL SIX (6) MONTHS (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Resolution 19-167 Quinn Power.pdf
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Consent


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CONSIDER APPROVING RESOLUTION NO.19-167, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2019/20 BUDGET IN THE GENERAL FUND BY AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR THE PAYMENT OF INVOICES FOR RENTAL AGREEMENT WITH QUINN POWER SYSTEMS AND TO EXTEND THE RENTAL AGREEMENT WITH POWER TRIP RENTALS FOR AN ADDITIONAL SIX (6) MONTHS (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is a central command and control facility responsible for carrying out the principles of emergency preparedness and emergency management and disaster management functions. City Hall is the primary location for Carson's EOC and is equipped with an emergency generator. In the event of a natural disaster or an electrical grid failure, the generator will provide temporary power to City Hall for the EOC and other critical functions.
During an inspection by staff, it was determined that the stationary generator was not fully functional. In addition, an issue with the fuel supply line had previously been identified and required correction. In order to implement Federal Emergency Management Agency P-1019, Emergency Power Systems for Critical Facilities: A Best Practices Approach to Improving Reliability, and to be sure that the City is prepared in the event of an emergency, a portable rental unit was immediately put in place until the stationary generator and its appurtenances could be further assessed and appropriately addressed.
Public Works initially rented a portable generator from Quinn Power Systems under the City Manager's authority of $25,000. This generator was removed in July 2019, and there is an outstanding balance of $42,593.67 owed to Quinn. In August 2019, following procurement policy Public Works began renting a portable generator from Power Trip Rentals. The current rental agreement was initiated for a two month term and expires at ...

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