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File #: 21-0497    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/22/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Fourth Amendment to Agreement for Services 551-S1411, Fenix 989, with T.Y. Lin International updating contract language to the current California Department of Transportation Standards, extending the term for two additional years, revising the scope of work, and increasing the compensation by $56,824 for a new not-to-exceed of $1,409,953 for the Bucks Bar Road at the North Fork Cosumnes River - Bridge Replacement Project, Capital Improvement Program project number 36105003. FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program (88% - Federal), Traffic Impact Fees (10% - Local), Regional Surface Transportation Program (1% - State), and Road Fund (1% - Local).
Attachments: 1. A - Counsel Approval, 2. B - 989 Amendment IV, 3. C - 989 Amend III, 4. D - 989 Amend II, 5. E - 989 Amend I, 6. F - 989 Agmt, 7. Executed Agreement 551-S1411
Related files: 14-0071
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Fourth Amendment to Agreement for Services 551-S1411, Fenix 989, with T.Y. Lin International updating contract language to the current California Department of Transportation Standards, extending the term for two additional years, revising the scope of work, and increasing the compensation by $56,824 for a new not-to-exceed of $1,409,953 for the Bucks Bar Road at the North Fork Cosumnes River - Bridge Replacement Project, Capital Improvement Program project number 36105003.

FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program (88% - Federal), Traffic Impact Fees (10% - Local), Regional Surface Transportation Program (1% - State), and Road Fund (1% - Local).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On July 15, 2014 (Legistar 14-0071, Item 17), the Board approved Agreement 551-S1411 (Agreement) with T.Y. Lin to provide environmental and engineering services for the Bucks Bar Road at the North Fork Cosumnes River - Bridge Replacement Project (Project). The Agreement's scope and budget presumed that an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) would provide adequate documentation necessary for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act. In November 2015, the Department of Transportation (Transportation) was prepared to submit the IS/MND for Board approval; however, since representatives of local Native American communities were unable to agree with Transportation on how to mitigate the presence of cultural resources, Transportation withdrew the IS/MND and instead moved forward with preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR).

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) was consulted regarding the requirements for the EIR and indicated that a professional ethnographer would need to be engaged to interview Tribal members. The addition of the ethnographer, and other services required to complete an EIR and satisfy Caltrans requirements related to t...

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