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File #: 19-1040    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/28/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/27/2019 Final action: 8/27/2019
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division, recommending the Board: 1) 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 environmental clearance, permitting services, and construction support services; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 3955 with HELIX Environmental Planning, INC. for a two year term and a maximum contractual obligation of $92,267 to provide services related to the mitigation requirements for the California Environmental Quality Act documents, provide site assessment and analysis, and finalize a concept plan for the proposed Bike Park in the unincorporated community of El Dorado; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 3955, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Ri...
Attachments: 1. A - HELIX Agreement 3955, 2. B - Blue Route HELIX
Related files: 20-0448, 20-0764, 20-1202, 21-1228
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Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division, recommending the Board:
1) 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 environmental clearance, permitting services, and construction support services;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 3955 with HELIX Environmental Planning, INC. for a two year term and a maximum contractual obligation of $92,267 to provide services related to the mitigation requirements for the California Environmental Quality Act documents, provide site assessment and analysis, and finalize a concept plan for the proposed Bike Park in the unincorporated community of El Dorado; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 3955, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In March 2016, Supervisor Veerkamp recommended that the Board direct the Chief Administrative Officer enter into negotiations with the property owners of the parcels located at 40 Old Depot Road and 50 Old Depot Road for the purposes of the potential development of a park. The County has since acquired parcels 327-250-38 and 327-250-37 located at Old Depot Road for the purpose of developing a park as outlined in the Park Division’s priorities and in consistency with the 2012 El Dorado County Parks and Trails Master Plan.

The Parks and Trails Master Plan states that as new development occurs in El Dorado County, the County needs to “identify mechanisms to acquire, develop, and maintain community park resources in proportion to the General Plan guidelines.” The Master Plan also identifies a tremendous demand for biking in El Dorado County and informs of many incentives and economic benefits associated with e...

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