On January 4th, the Town declared local emergency and activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) due to the storm event. Town received numerous calls largely due to fallen trees and limbs. Public Works maintenance group work past 3:00 a.m. taking calls from Santa Clara County Communications, clearing streets, remove fallen trees, and to address power outage at the O’Keefe Pump Station. The maintenance staff came back to work by 6:30 a.m. to continue addressing fallen trees and clearing.
Sinkhole at Page Mill Road
On January 6, a sinkhole was discovered on Page Mill Road, north of Paseo Del Roble Drive. The southbound lane at the location was closed off, but northbound lane was open and two-direction traffic was maintained with temporary traffic signals. On January 12, the contractor started the emergency repair work of the sinkhole and fully closed both lanes on Page Mill Road with detours. The contractor was able to replace the damaged culvert pipe and backfill the sinkhole by 4:00 a.m. on January 13 by when the roadway was back on single-lane, two-direction operation. The contractor will return for the roadway restoration work when the weather clears within in the next two weeks, which may potentially require a full day closure of the roadway again. Town staff to continue updating the public regarding roadway closures.
On January 24, staff is planning to request the City Council to approve the Plans and Specifications for the Edgerton Pathway construction project and authorize staff to advertise the project for bid.
Saddle Court Pathway
Staff received two proposals for survey work needed. Survey work is anticipated to start end of January 2023.
The Town’s consultant surveyor has completed pathway topographic survey. The survey information has been forwarded to the design consultant to complete the construction drawings to be submit to the County for their approval and encroachment permit.
Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
Staff submitted Congestion Management Program (CMP) requirements for FY21-22 to VTA.
Encroachment Permits: 10
Sewer Permits Issued: 1
After hours or weekend callouts: 6
Fallen trees/major limbs down: Multiple
• Storm Response. Limbs down, trees down, drainage, etc.