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File #: 19-1009    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/20/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/23/2019 Final action: 7/23/2019
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board authorize the Department of Transportation Director to sign Task Order 461-S1711-01 with Bender Rosenthal, Inc., for right of way services including valuations/appraisals, acquisitions, and relocation services, specifically for the Diamond Springs Parkway - Phase 1B - Project 72334 / 36105011, in the not-to-exceed amount of $139,000. (Est. Time: 20 Min.) FUNDING: Local Tribe Funds (18%), Utility Agencies (13%), Traffic Impact Mitigation Fees (36%), Master Circulation and Funding Plan (32%), and Road Fund (<1%). (Local Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Blue Routing Sheet, 2. B - Task Order 461-S1711-01, 3. Public Comment Rcvd 7-22-19 BOS 7-23-19
Related files: 11-0448, 17-0155, 14-0725, 20-1280, 20-1348, 20-1378, 20-1373, 20-1460, 21-0055, 21-0178, 21-0849, 21-0883, 21-1541

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Department of Transportation recommending the Board authorize the Department of Transportation Director to sign Task Order 461-S1711-01 with Bender Rosenthal, Inc., for right of way services including valuations/appraisals, acquisitions, and relocation services, specifically for the Diamond Springs Parkway - Phase 1B - Project 72334 / 36105011, in the not-to-exceed amount of $139,000.  (Est. Time: 20 Min.)

 

FUNDING:  Local Tribe Funds (18%), Utility Agencies (13%), Traffic Impact Mitigation Fees (36%), Master Circulation and Funding Plan (32%), and Road Fund (<1%).  (Local Funds)

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

The two-phase Diamond Springs Parkway Project (Project) will provide improved traffic circulation and safety through and around the historic town of Diamond Springs.  Phase 1A, currently under construction, was the first of two phases necessary to complete the entire Project and includes: realigning, widening and improvements to State Route (SR) 49 from the proposed parkway intersection south to Pleasant Valley Road. 

 

Phase 1B will include: constructing a new four-lane connector road from Missouri Flat Road to SR 49, signalization of three new intersections, sidewalk improvements for pedestrian mobility, and construction of a new parking lot adjacent to the El Dorado Trail. The right of way phase for the Project will impact 26 parcels. Task order work consists of: valuations/appraisals, acquisitions, and relocation services.

 

Construction of Phase 1A began in June of 2019. Construction of Phase 1B is anticipated to begin in 2022.

 

ALTERNATIVES

1) An alternative would be to not approve the Task Order.  If the Task Order is not approved, delays would be expected in Project delivery.

2) Right of way for many projects is ultimately transferred to Caltrans.  Without outside contractors, projects may not meet Caltrans requirements, in which case, Caltrans would not accept those projects at their completion. 

 

PRIOR BOARD ACTION

The Environmental Impact Report for the Project was approved by the Board of Supervisors on May 24, 2011 (Item 39).

 

Authorization for Transportation to proceed with ordering and payment of title reports, color coded parcel maps, and certified appraisals was approved by the Board on June 10, 2014 (Item 23).

 

On May 9, 2017 (Item 25), the Board approved the Agreement for Services 461-S1711 with Bender Rosenthal, Inc., to provide as-needed right of way services for a term effective on that date and to expire three years thereafter, on May 8, 2020. 

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

County Counsel

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS

It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

There is no change to net County cost resulting from approval of the proposed Task Order.  Funding for the Project is included in Transportation’s 2018 CIP, which was approved by the Board on June 26, 2018 (Item 61).

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

None

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Infrastructure, Public Safety

 

CONTACT

Rafael Martinez, Director

Department of Transportation