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File #: 20-1236    Version: 1 Name: DS - Amend contract w/Dudek for env consulting svcs
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/10/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: Recommendation to adopt resolution authorizing City Manager, or designee, to execute a contract with Dudek, of Pasadena, CA, for providing continued environmental consulting services related to the Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan, for a total contract amount not to exceed $60,000, for the period of April 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Development Services
Attachments: 1. 121520-C-6sr&att.pdf, 2. RES-20-0167.pdf
Related files: 35825_000
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt resolution authorizing City Manager, or designee, to execute a contract with Dudek, of Pasadena, CA, for providing continued environmental consulting services related to the Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan, for a total contract amount not to exceed $60,000, for the period of April 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to enter into a contract with Dudek for continued environmental consulting services related to the ongoing Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan.

In February 2016, the Department of Development Services engaged Dudek's services to provide environmental consulting services for the project, now known as the Globemaster Corridor Specific Plan (Plan). The work was initially authorized under a contract for on-call services, Contract No. 33792, approved by the City Council on December 2, 2014. The term of this contract expired on December 31, 2018. Additional work on the Plan was required, and an interim Munis contract was established to ensure continuity of services beginning January 1, 2019, following standard City procurement protocols, with the intention that the project would be completed prior to the expiration of the interim Munis contract. While the Plan is nearly complete, there have been delays due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional contract authority is needed so the consultant can prepare final job generation, traffic, and air quality analyses.

City Charter Section 1801 requires that contracts for City purchases be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder after a competitive bid process, but allows for awards without a competitive bid process if accompanied by a Resolution of the City Council. A competitive procurement process for these services is not feasible because the Plan is near completion and the remaining tasks build upon prior work and expertise developed by Dudek. Therefore, City Council approval is requested to enter into a new contract ...

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