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File #: 21-00453    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/7/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding a Novation Agreement transferring Ecology and Environment, Inc. Contract No. BC19183 to WSP USA, and Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. BC19183 to complete an Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Plains Replacement Pipeline Project, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Novation Agreement to transfer the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor between the County and Ecology and Environment, Inc. (existing Agreement Contract No. BC19183) to WSP USA, including all rights and obligations contained therein; b) Upon approval of Recommended Action a), approve and authorize the Chair to execute Contract Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. BC19183 in the amount of $582,771.00 for a total contract not-to-exceed cost of $1,732,687.00 for work that was not included in the original Agreement for Services to prepare the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and t...
Sponsors: PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - Novation Agreement, 3. Attachment B - Contract Amendment No.1 to Agreement for Services, 4. Attachment C - Statement of Work and Cost Estimate, 5. Attachment D - Original Contract and Change Orders 1 and 2, 6. Executed Agreement, 7. Executed Amendment, 8. Minute Order

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Consider recommendations regarding a Novation Agreement transferring Ecology and Environment, Inc. Contract No. BC19183 to WSP USA, and Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. BC19183 to complete an Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Plains Replacement Pipeline Project, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows:

 

a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Novation Agreement to transfer the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor between the County and Ecology and Environment, Inc. (existing Agreement Contract No. BC19183) to WSP USA, including all rights and obligations contained therein;

 

b) Upon approval of Recommended Action a), approve and authorize the Chair to execute Contract Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. BC19183 in the amount of $582,771.00 for a total contract not-to-exceed cost of $1,732,687.00 for work that was not included in the original Agreement for Services to prepare the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Plains Replacement Pipeline Project (Project);

 

c) Upon approval of Recommended Action a), authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to approve immaterial changes in accordance with Section 35 of the agreement; and

 

d) Determine that these actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), which exempts organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.