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File #: 15-0823    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/22/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/18/2017 Final action: 7/18/2017
Title: Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement for Services 053-S1611 with WRECO, increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $150,000 for a total of $450,000, with no increase to the rates or term, to perform on-call geotechnical, geological, hydraulic, and hydrological engineering support services for various Capital Improvement Program projects, including those resulting from the storms of 2017. FUNDING: Various Capital Improvement Program Funding Sources, including Federal, State, and Local Funds.
Attachments: 1. 3A - Approved CRS 7-18-17, 2. 3B - Amendment I 7-18-17, 3. 2A - App CRS 06-28-16, 4. 2B - Taber-Crawford Amend 1 06-28-16, 5. Executed Amendment to 052-S1611 (6-28-16), 6. A - Draft Taber Consultants Agmt 052-S1611 10-27-15, 7. B - Draft WRECO Agmt 053-S1611 10-27-15, 8. C - Draft Youngdahl Consulting Agmt 054-S1611 10-27-15, 9. D - Contract Routing Sheets 10-27-15, 10. Executed Agreement 052-S1611 (10-27-15), 11. Executed Agreement 053-S1611 (10-27-15), 12. Executed Agreement 054-S1611 (10-27-15)
Related files: 17-0335
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Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement for Services 053-S1611 with WRECO, increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $150,000 for a total of $450,000, with no increase to the rates or term, to perform on-call geotechnical, geological, hydraulic, and hydrological engineering support services for various Capital Improvement Program projects, including those resulting from the storms of 2017.

FUNDING: Various Capital Improvement Program Funding Sources, including Federal, State, and Local Funds.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Services (CDS), Department of Transportation (Transportation), recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment (Amendment I) to Agreement for Services 053-S1611 (Agreement) with WRECO, increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $150,000 for a total of $450,000, with no increase to the rates or term, to perform on-call geotechnical, geological, hydraulic, and hydrological engineering support services for various Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, including those resulting from the storms of 2017 (emergency projects).

Transportation recommends the Board make findings in accordance with Section 3.13.030 of the County Ordinance that it is more economical and feasible to engage an independent contractor for these services because there are specialty skills required for the work performed under this Agreement that are not expressly identified in County classifications. Various CIP and emergency projects require geotechnical, geological, and environmental skills, as well as complete geotechnical engineering and consultation, including field investigation. These skills are engineering specialties for which there are no County job classifications.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On October 27, 2015 (Item 17), the Board approved the Agreement with WRECO to perform on-call geo...

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