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File #: 11-0209    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Department Matters
File created: 2/24/2011 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/12/2011 Final action:
Title: Development Services Department recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 351-S1111 with Tschudin Consulting Group to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Zoning Ordinance update effective upon final execution for one (1) year with the option to extend for two (2) additional one (1) year periods at a not to exceed amount of $221,580 on a time and material basis; and 2) Authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer decreasing General Fund Contingency by $221,580 and increasing appropriations in Development Services by $221,580 to fund the Agreement. (4/5 vote required) (Cont'd 4/5/11, Item 23)(Est. Time: 1 Hr.) FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A-Blue Route, 2. B-TschudinConsultingContract, 3. C-BudgetTransfer
Title
Development Services Department recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 351-S1111 with Tschudin Consulting Group to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Zoning Ordinance update effective upon final execution for one (1) year with the option to extend for two (2) additional one (1) year periods at a not to exceed amount of $221,580 on a time and material basis; and
2) Authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer decreasing General Fund Contingency by $221,580 and increasing appropriations in Development Services by $221,580 to fund the Agreement. (4/5 vote required) (Cont'd 4/5/11, Item 23)(Est. Time: 1 Hr.)

FUNDING: General Fund.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $221,580

Funding
Budgeted $0
New Funding $
Savings $
Other - GF Contingency $221,580
Total Funding Available $221,580
Change To Net County Cost $221,580

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: Funding for the EIR was not included in Development Services FY 2010-11 budget. The department is requesting General Fund Contingency of $221,580 resulting in an increase in Net County Cost of $221, 580 in Development Services.

Background:
On October 18, 2010, the Development Services Department (DSD) presented to the Board of Supervisors an Administrative Draft of the proposed Zoning Ordinance update. This update is necessary to bring Title 17 of the County Code and the zoning maps into conformance with the General Plan, State and Federal laws, and to correct inconsistencies in the existing Ordinance. At the hearing, the Board directed staff to proceed with the update process, based on the schedule provided. Workshops and discussion with the Planning Commission and Agriculture Commission have been held and the Administrative Draft has been further refined based on those meetings and comments from the public.

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