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City of Long Beach, Washington – Vision & Goals:

Vision Statement:

Our vision is to become a vibrant resort community that shares its unique coastal environment with residents, businesses, and visitors. We will manage our growth to provide a sound and diverse economic base where families can afford to live. We will create and maintain a pedestrian and bike friendly community that has excellent infrastructure to meet the needs of our businesses, residents, and visitors. We will create a sense of place by establishing a healthy Town Center. We will establish an atmosphere of cooperation with our neighbors all along the Peninsula. Together, we will strive for a community where we pay tribute to our rich cultural and natural heritage; a community that has quality health care and other essential services, and above all is a safe place where residents can live, work, and play.

Goals:

  • Use and add to website to recruit business
  • Trail on the east side of town
  • Grave Yard of the Pacific Park development
  • Park area plan for area west and south of the Arch approach
  • City clean up and beautification

Safe Haven

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
Engineering, Environmental, and Permitting Services

SAFE HAVEN TSUNAMI VERTICAL EVACUATION STRUCTURE, PHASE 1

The City invites proposals from qualified consulting engineers to provide engineering services, environmental permitting, and permitting support for Phase 1 of the proposed Safe Haven Tsunami Vertical Evacuation Structure project. The City intends to develop a first-of-its-kind in the U.S. vertical evacuation berm with the capacity to shelter in place approximately 850 persons for up to 12 hours. This berm must be designed to withstand both a nearby megathrust seismic event and the subsequent tsunami.

The RFP, attachments, and additional information and documents are available at the links listed below, at the end of this announcement. Any addenda will be listed there as well. Registration is required in order to propose on this project. A request to be registered should be e-mailed to planner@longbeachwa.gov, and “Safe Haven” should be placed in the subject line; you must provide a single valid point-of-contact to register. The City will notify registrants via e-mail of any addenda, and will also place registrants on the plan holder list, and update that list each week.

Proposal delivery: Hard copy must be received in Long Beach City Hall by 2 pm on September 11, 2015 (no postmarks, no e-mails, and no faxes). Mailed or hand delivered only. NOTE: THIS IS A REVISED DUE DATE.

Please send your proposal to:

Gayle Borchard, Director
City of Long Beach Community Development Department
PO Box 310
115 Bolstad West
Long Beach, WA 98631
Attention: SAFE HAVEN PROJECT PROPOSAL ENCLOSED

This project is funded by The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. Procurement under this solicitation must demonstrate compliance with 44 CFR Ch. I §13.36, including subsection (e) Contracting with small and minority firms, women’s business enterprise and labor surplus firms.

The City of Long Beach is an equal-employment opportunity employer. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are encouraged to propose on this project.

RFP and list of additional documents:

Request for Proposal

City Engineering Contract – to be posted at a later date.

Washington EMD-City Grant Agreement

Project description

Conceptual drawings (these are ideas, not to guide engineering design)

Tsunami Hazard Assessment of the Elementary School Berm Site in Long Beach, WA (most recent modeling)

Project wetland delineation report (in 2 files) File 1, File 2

Tsunami Safe Haven Project: Report for Long Beach, WA – April 2010

Project Safe Haven: Vertical Evacuation Structures Conceptual Cost Analysis

Landslide and Liquefaction Maps for the Long Beach Peninsula, Pacific County, Washington. Effects on Tsunami Inundation Zones of a Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake. October 2013. (4 separate files – main text body + 3 maps) Map 1, Map2, Map 3

Project Safe Haven: Vertical Evacuation on the Washington Coast, Pacific County- http://www.crew.org/sites/default/files/PacFinal_small.pdf

Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup – http://www.crew.org/

Guidelines for Design of Structures for Vertical Evacuation from Tsunamis. Second Edition (FEMA P-646) – https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/14708

Facebook page for Project Safe Haven – https://www.facebook.com/ProjectSafeHaven

RFP ADDENDUM NO. 1, POSTED AUGUST 18, 2015, IS HERE

RFP ADDENDUM NO. 2, POSTED AUGUST 24, 2015, IS HERE