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File #: 17-0377    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/29/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/9/2017 Final action: 5/9/2017
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement for Services 235-S1510 with Road-Tech Safety Services, Inc., increasing compensation by $50,000 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $75,000, with no increase in rates or change in the expiration date of the contract, to provide short term equipment rentals in support of various road maintenance projects, including those due to the storms of 2017. FUNDING: Road Fund, with potential Federal and State reimbursement related to emergency projects.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet 5-9-17, 2. B - Amend I to Agmt 235-S1510 5-9-17, 3. Executed First Amendment 5-9-17
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement for Services 235-S1510 with Road-Tech Safety Services, Inc., increasing compensation by $50,000 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $75,000, with no increase in rates or change in the expiration date of the contract, to provide short term equipment rentals in support of various road maintenance projects, including those due to the storms of 2017.

FUNDING: Road Fund, with potential Federal and State reimbursement related to emergency projects.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation), recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment (Amendment I) to Agreement for Services 235-S1510 (Agreement) with Road-Tech Safety Services, Inc. (Road-Tech), increasing compensation by $50,000 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $75,000, with no increase in rates or change in the expiration date of the contract, to provide short term equipment rentals in support of various road maintenance projects, including those due to the storms of 2017.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Agreement with Road-Tech was approved, with a not-to-exceed amount of $25,000, to provide short-term equipment rentals on an as needed basis, effective March 1, 2015, through February 28, 2018. This Agreement has allowed for the rental of traffic-control-related equipment for road maintenance projects. To date, Transportation has expended $18,503, leaving a balance of $6,497. The usage has primarily been due to the severity of the 2017 storms and the need for multiple changeable message signs to provide notifications to the public of storm-related road and lane closures.

Transportation believes that an additional $50,000 would provide for the continuation of changeable message signs for storm-related road and lane closures until the repair projects are underway,...

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