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File #: 21-2031    Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/29/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action:
Title: APPROVE SEPARATE CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENTS WITH BUREAU VERITAS NORTH AMERICA INC., HAYER CONSULTANTS INC., J. LEE ENGINEERING INC., INTERWEST CONSULTING GROUP INC., JASON ADISON SMITH (JAS) CONSULTING SERVICES INC., AND CSG CONSULTANTS INC., FOR AS-NEEDED BUILDING PLAN CHECK AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,000 RESPECTIVELY FOR THE TERM OF FEBRUARY 9, 2021 THROUGH FEBRUARY 8, 2024
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. Request for Proposal and Qualifications Plan Check Services, 3. August 18, 2020 City Council Administrative Report, 4. Bureau Veritas North America Inc. Contract, 5. Hayer Consultants Inc. Contract, 6. J. Lee Engineering Inc. Contract, 7. Interwest Consulting Group Inc. Contract, 8. Jason Adison Smith (JAS) Consulting Services Inc. Contract, 9. CSG Consultants Inc. Contract
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: BRANDY FORBES, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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APPROVE SEPARATE CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENTS WITH BUREAU VERITAS NORTH AMERICA INC., HAYER CONSULTANTS INC., J. LEE ENGINEERING INC., INTERWEST CONSULTING GROUP INC., JASON ADISON SMITH (JAS) CONSULTING SERVICES INC., AND CSG CONSULTANTS INC., FOR AS-NEEDED BUILDING PLAN CHECK AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,000 RESPECTIVELY FOR THE TERM OF FEBRUARY 9, 2021 THROUGH FEBRUARY 8, 2024
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
On August 18, 2020, the City Council authorized staff to proceed with the issuance of an RFP to identify outside firms to provide plan check services on an as-needed basis. After an RFP process, six firms, as identified in this report, are recommended for separate service contracts, based on their qualifications and experience.

The contract services will provide the capability for the Community Development Department to offer an expedited plan check option for any applicant requesting it. In addition, services can be utilized to fill staffing gaps on an as-needed basis.

BACKGROUND
At the June 16, 2020 City Council meeting adopting the fiscal year 20-21 budget, the City Council requested that staff prepare a report regarding the possibility of providing an expedited plan check process utilizing consultant services. This service would be intended as complementary to current staffing functions rather than in lieu.
On August 18, 2020, staff presented a report addressing the history of staffing and procedures for Building Division plan check, the current plan check fee and contract structure, and options for this potential service offering of expedited plan check. After the discussion, staff was directed to move forward with seeking the contract services.
The Community Development Department issued a Request for Proposal and Qualification on December 1, 2020. After review of submitted proposals, six firms have been identified to retain...

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