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File #: 430-2021    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 11/10/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 12/7/2021 Final action: 12/7/2021
Title: Emergency Replacement of Oak Street Storm Drain
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Julie Lucido, Public Works Director

Prepared By: Tim Wood, Senior Civil Engineer

Emergency Replacement of Oak Street Storm Drain


Determine there is a need to continue the emergency action to execute and implement construction contracts for the replacement of the Oak Street Storm Drain from Franklin Street to Brown Street, and determine that the actions authorized by this item are exempt from CEQA.

Based on the initial evaluation by Public Works engineering staff of the severe damage to the Oak Street Storm Drain and the need to replace the storm drain pipe prior to heavy winter rains, on August 25, 2021, the City Manager determined that the Oak Street Storm Drain replacement required immediate action to resolve an emergency and authorized the Public Works Director to execute emergency contracts.

Pursuant to City of Napa Municipal Code Section 2.91.040, City Staff shall make reports to City Council at each regularly scheduled City Council meeting until the emergency action is terminated by the City Council. City staff has complied with this obligation by seeking and obtaining City Council approval to continue the emergency work at each regular meeting since the City Manager's determination, including an initial administrative report on September 7, 2021, and the most recent prior Council action on November 16, 2021, to authorize a budget adjustment and continue the emergency.

Update: Construction has begun for the Oak Street storm drain replacement. The contractor has completed preliminary excavation to identify the actual buried utility locations. The utilities in this area are decades old and some existing utilities have little to no clearance with the existing storm drain alignment that the new pipe will also follow. City staff is providing the contractor direction on requirements to proceed in areas where other util...

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