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File #: 22-00055    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/13/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 1/25/2022 Final action: 1/25/2022
Title: Consider recommendations regarding the approval of a Contract for sanitation services to encampments in Santa Barbara County using American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) funds as part of the COVID-19 Recovery Plan, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a service contract with Qwik Response Restoration and Construction (Contractor) in the amount not to exceed $325,000.00. This contract will provide sanitation services to homeless encampments throughout the County for a period of approximately six (6) months beginning January 12, 2022 and ending June 30, 2022; b) Authorize the Director of the Community Services Department, unless otherwise ordered by the Board, to exercise the option for two additional one (1) year extensions, at the County's discretion, in the amount not to exceed $750,000.00, subject to annual budget appropriations and with the following annual breakdown: i) July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023 (2nd Year) at $375,000.00; and ii) July 1, 2023-June 30, 202...
Sponsors: COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - Qwik Response Contract, 3. Attachment B - Encampment Response Protocol, 4. Executed Agreement, 5. Minute Order

Title

Consider recommendations regarding the approval of a Contract for sanitation services to encampments in Santa Barbara County using American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) funds as part of the COVID-19 Recovery Plan, as follows:

 

a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a service contract with Qwik Response Restoration and Construction (Contractor) in the amount not to exceed $325,000.00. This contract will provide sanitation services to homeless encampments throughout the County for a period of approximately six (6) months beginning January 12, 2022 and ending June 30, 2022;

 

b) Authorize the Director of the Community Services Department, unless otherwise ordered by the Board, to exercise the option for two additional one (1) year extensions, at the County’s discretion, in the amount not to exceed $750,000.00, subject to annual budget appropriations and with the following annual breakdown:

 

i) July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023 (2nd Year) at $375,000.00; and

 

ii) July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024 (3rd Year) at $375,000.00; and

 

c) Determine that the above recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15301 as the action involves the maintenance of existing public facilities that will result in no or negligible expansion of existing use.