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File #: 20-0499    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/1/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Facilities Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Make findings pursuant to Article II, Section 210b(6) of the El Dorado County Charter that the ongoing aggregate of the work to be performed is not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Amendment III to Agreement for Services 383-S1610/728 with Christenson Consulting to extend the term an additional year (for an amended expiration of May 30, 2021) for continued project management services related to the County’s Solar Project with no change to compensation or scope. FUNDING: Accumulative Capital Outlay Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - 728 Amd III Blue Route Approval, 2. B - 728 Amd III, 3. C - Original Agreement, 4. D - Amendment I, 5. E - Amendment II
Related files: 14-0133, 18-1747, 19-0404
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Chief Administrative Office, Facilities Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Make findings pursuant to Article II, Section 210b(6) of the El Dorado County Charter that the ongoing aggregate of the work to be performed is not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Amendment III to Agreement for Services 383-S1610/728 with Christenson Consulting to extend the term an additional year (for an amended expiration of May 30, 2021) for continued project management services related to the County’s Solar Project with no change to compensation or scope.

FUNDING: Accumulative Capital Outlay Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In May 2013 the Division sought out a consulting firm to assist with construction and real estate development tasks for the Public Safety Facility on an as-requested basis. The firm of Christenson Consulting was chosen based on experience and value.

The Agreement was renewed in May of 2016 for continued support services and amended by the Board on February 14, 2017 to increase compensation by $244,800 (for a revised not-to-exceed of $308,800), extend the term another year to May 30, 2019, and increase the hourly rate from $140 per hour to $150 per hour.

Amendment II to this Agreement was approved on December 18, 2018 to increase compensation by $158,137 (for an amended not-to-exceed of $466,937), extend the term an additional year (for an amended expiration of May 30, 2020) and increase the hourly rate from $150 to $160 per hour for continued services related to the County’s Public Safety Facility Project and Solar Project.

On March 19, 2019 the Board authorized the Chair to sign the Solar Power Purchase Renewable Energy Self-Generation Bill Credit Transfer (RES-BCT) Agreement and Solar Power Purchase Net Energy Metering (NEM) Agreement and the project’s field work began in earnest shortly thereafter. With the Public Safety Facility being substantia...

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