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File #: 15-0164    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/30/2015 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 the First Amendment to Agreement 413-S1511 with North State Resources increasing compensation by $156,228 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $242,870, to provide a Phase II Cultural Resources Evaluation Study for the Hanks Exchange at Squaw Hollow Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77135, PW 15-54149. FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program. (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. 2A - Approved CRS 6-7-16, 2. 2B - Amendment 6-7-16, 3. Executed Amendment to 413-S1511 (6-7-16), 4. A - Approved CRS 5-12-15, 5. B - Contract 413-S1511 5-12-15, 6. Executed orig. Agmt. 5-12-15
Related files: 18-0205
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the First Amendment to Agreement 413-S1511 with North State Resources increasing compensation by $156,228 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $242,870, to provide a Phase II Cultural Resources Evaluation Study for the Hanks Exchange at Squaw Hollow Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77135, PW 15-54149.

FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program. (Federal Funds)
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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) to Agreement No. 413-S1511 (Agreement) with North State Resources (NSR) increasing compensation by $156,228.32 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $242,870.44, to provide a Phase II Cultural Resources Evaluation Study for the Hanks Exchange at Squaw Hollow Creek - Bridge Replacement Project (Project), CIP No. 77135, PW No. 15-54149.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On May 12, 2015 (Item No. 23), the Board approved and authorized the Chair to sign the Agreement with NSR to provide environmental services for the Project with a not-to-exceed amount of $84,642.12.

This Amendment is necessary because the Extended Phase I investigation resulted in the discovery of a possible cultural site. Further studies are required to ensure compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. A Phase II Cultural Resources Evaluation Study is conducted when an archaeological survey or Extended Phase I investigation results in the discovery of archaeological deposits that may potentially be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). In order to determine if the identified deposit is eligible for NRHP listing, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) requires excavations beyond those conducted under the Extended Phase I requiremen...

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