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File #: 16-0468    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/25/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/7/2016 Final action: 6/7/2016
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 450-S1611 with Sycamore Environmental Consultants, Inc., for a not-to-exceed amount of $314,366, to provide environmental compliance and permitting services for the Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77136, and Green Valley Road at Indian Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77127, for a term commencing upon execution by both parties and expiring three years thereafter. FUNDING: Projects are funded by Highway Bridge Program (88.5%) and Regional Surface Transportation Program (11.5%). (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - App CRS 06-07-16, 2. B - Agmt 450-S1611 06-07-16, 3. Public Comment Rcvd 6-6-16 BOS 6-7-16, 4. Executed Agreement 450-S1611 (6-7-16)
Related files: 18-0277, 19-0233, 21-0880
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 450-S1611 with Sycamore Environmental Consultants, Inc., for a not-to-exceed amount of $314,366, to provide environmental compliance and permitting services for the Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77136, and Green Valley Road at Indian Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77127, for a term commencing upon execution by both parties and expiring three years thereafter.

FUNDING: Projects are funded by Highway Bridge Program (88.5%) and Regional Surface Transportation Program (11.5%). (Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency (CDA), Transportation Division (Transportation), recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services No. 450-S1611 with Sycamore Environmental Consultants, Inc. (Sycamore) for a not-to-exceed amount of $314,366.15, to provide environmental compliance and permitting services for the Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek and Green Valley Road at Indian Creek Bridge Replacement Projects (Projects), for a term commencing upon execution by both parties and expiring three years thereafter.

Transportation recommends the Board make findings in accordance with Section 3.13.030 of the El Dorado County Ordinance that it is more economical and feasible to engage an independent contractor for environmental compliance and permitting services for these Projects, as there are specialty skills and qualifications required for the work to be performed under this Agreement that are not expressly identified in County classifications and the work to be performed is not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff.

Some of the work to be performed under this Agreement is bargaining unit work; however, there are specialty skills required for much of the work, including California Environmental Q...

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