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File #: 1960-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Administrative Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/8/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/6/2019 Final action: 8/6/2019
Title: Emergency Repair of Browns Valley Creek Damage to Browns Valley Road at Valley Glen Lane
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Julie Lucido, Public Works Director

Prepared By: John Ferons, Senior Civil Engineer

Emergency Repair of Browns Valley Creek Damage to Browns Valley Road at Valley Glen Lane


Determine there is a need to continue the emergency action to execute and implement contracts for the design, permitting and construction of the creek bank and sidewalk repairs adjacent to Browns Valley Creek at Browns Valley Road and Valley Glen Lane, and determine that the actions authorized by this item are exempt from CEQA.

Pursuant to City of Napa Municipal Code 2.91.040, City Staff shall continue to make reports to City Council at each regularly scheduled City Council meeting until the emergency action is terminated by the City Council. City Council heard an Administrative Report at the March 5, 2019, Council meeting and determined the need to continue the emergency.

Based on the initial evaluation by Public Works Engineering staff of the impact of the bank erosion on the adjacent sidewalk, and the potential future impact on Browns Valley Road, on February 20, 2019, the City Manager declared an emergency need to take immediate action to fund the design, permitting and construction of the repair. Engineering staff has contacted an engineering and environmental specialist to assist with necessary design and permitting for that short-term emergency engineering repair, as well as the long-term bank stabilization that is anticipated to be required.

Update: The contractor is on site working. To facilitate their efforts Browns Valley Road is closed to vehicular traffic at Buhman Avenue, Valley Glen Lane, and Partrick Road but remains open to pedestrian/bicycle traffic. The Department of Fish and Wildlife Streambed Alteration agreement was submitted per the regulatory requirements.

The demolition of the project revealed several unforeseen conditions th...

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