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File #: 18-1945    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/12/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/12/2019 Final action: 2/12/2019
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board: 1) Award Request for Proposal 19-961-023 to the successful proposer, Crawford & Associates, Inc.; 2) 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 on-call geological, geotechnical, hydraulic, and hydrologic engineering support services; and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3480 with Crawford & Associates, Inc. to provide on-call geological, geotechnical, hydraulic, and hydrologic engineering support services in the not-to-exceed amount of $300,000 for a period beginning upon execution and expiring three years thereafter. FUNDING: Various funding sources as detailed in the Department of Transportation’s Capital Improvement Program, including federal, state, and local funding.
Attachments: 1. A - Agreement 3480, 2. B - Approved CRS, 3. Executed Agreement 3480
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board:
1) Award Request for Proposal 19-961-023 to the successful proposer, Crawford & Associates, Inc.;
2) 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 on-call geological, geotechnical, hydraulic, and hydrologic engineering support services; and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3480 with Crawford & Associates, Inc. to provide on-call geological, geotechnical, hydraulic, and hydrologic engineering support services in the not-to-exceed amount of $300,000 for a period beginning upon execution and expiring three years thereafter.

FUNDING: Various funding sources as detailed in the Department of Transportation’s Capital Improvement Program, including federal, state, and local funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In September 2018, at the request of Department of Transportation (Transportation), the Procurement and Contracts Division of the Chief Administrative Office issued Request for Proposal (RFP) 19-961-023 for on-call geological, geotechnical, hydraulic, and hydrologic engineering support services. Seven (7) proposals were received and evaluated and Crawford & Associates, Inc. was selected as the most qualified firm.

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 geological, geotechnical, hydraulic, and hydrologic engineering support services because 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 of sufficient quantity to warrant the addition of permanent staff.

The disciplines required for the services to be performed include geotechnical, geological, hydrauli...

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