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File #: 07-1041    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/7/2007 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/10/2007 Final action: 7/10/2007
Title: Transportation Department recommending Chairman be authorized to sign Amendment I to Agreement for Services AGMT 05-855 with Sycamore Environmental Consultants, Inc. increasing compensation by $100,000 to $300,000 and extending the term through August 30, 2009 to provide enviromental review services for said Department. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve. FUNDING:. Funds for this service agreement will come from the various Capital Improvement Program projects funded through traffic impact fees or through time and material billings against development projects. Sycamore will be working on several different projects on an as-needed basis under the task order process.
Attachments: 1. Sycamore Amend I Contract Route Sheet, 2. Sycamore Amend I, 3. Sycamore As-Needed Environmental Servs
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Transportation Department recommending Chairman be authorized to sign Amendment I to Agreement for Services AGMT 05-855 with Sycamore Environmental Consultants, Inc. increasing compensation by $100,000 to $300,000 and extending the term through August 30, 2009 to provide enviromental review services for said Department.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve.

FUNDING:. Funds for this service agreement will come from the various Capital Improvement Program projects funded through traffic impact fees or through time and material billings against development projects. Sycamore will be working on several different projects on an as-needed basis under the task order process.

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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $100,000.00

Funding
Budgeted $100,000.00
New Funding $-0-
Savings $-0-
Other $-0-
Total Funding Available $100,000.00
Change To Net County Cost $-0-

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:: This Amendment provides for $100,000 additional compensation for a total not-to-exceed Agreement amount of $300,000. There is no cost to the County General Fund.

Background: The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) require public agencies to complete analyses of potential environmental effects associated with proposed projects. The Department of Transportation (Department) is in need of assistance on an as-needed basis with such analyses to support a wide variety of projects included in the County’s five-year Capital Improvement Program.

The Board of Supervisors approved Professional Services Agreement AGMT 05-853 with Sycamore on August 30, 2005 to assist the Department with on-call environmental review services in the amount of $200,000.

Purchasing Agent Approval: On May 22, 2007, the Department was advised that to maintain continuity and to save time, the Purchasing Agent had determined that it is more appropriate to amend the ex...

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