|St. Louis City Resolution Number 76
June 21, 2013
|Resolutions adopted during the 2012 session by the St. Louis City
Board of Aldermen have been converted to electronic format by the staff of the St. Louis
Public Library. This electronic version has been done for the interest and convenience of
the user. These are unofficial versions and should be used as unofficial copies.
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WHEREAS, the St. Louis Fire Department (STLFD) and SAK Construction coordinated a week long training session at STLFD Headquarters, June 10-14, reviewing the construction details for MSD South Area dig; and
WHEREAS, the week long 40 hour course involved all members of the STLFD across all shifts that are assigned either to the fire Districts located within the project or firefighters assigned to the highly specialized Collapse Rescue Task Force; and
WHEREAS, SAK Construction provided detailed information on the unique project specifically as it pertained to all life safety requirements; and
WHEREAS, SAK Construction is one of the fastest-growing, privately held pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling contractors in the U.S. today. Founded in 2006 by a seasoned team of experts in underground construction and trenchless technology, the company focuses on helping clients nationwide identify the most cost-effective solutions to the many operational, regulatory and environmental problems associated with inadequate or deteriorating water mains, sanitary sewers and storm sewers; and
WHEREAS, this education and training allowed the St. Louis Firefighters and members of the SAK Construction Company to familiarize their respective rescue teams with each others experience levels and operating capabilities; and
WHEREAS, in addition to the familiarization, the ability to establish a coordinated pre-incident response plan will provide for a greater level of safety for all involved with this project.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to recognize SAK Construction and we further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may be presented to our honorees at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.
Introduced on the 21st day of June, 2013 by:
Honorable Marlene Davis, Alderwoman 19th Ward
Adopted this the 21st day of June, 2013 as attested by:
David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen
Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen
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