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File #: 21-2891    Name:
Type: Discussion Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/11/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/17/2021 Final action:
Title: DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTING SERVICES WITH SWA GROUP FOR THE PREPARATION OF A PUBLIC AMENITIES PLAN FOR KING HARBOR FOR A NOT-TO-EXCEED TOTAL OF $242,872 FOR THE TERM OF AUGUST 17, 2021 TO AUGUST 16, 2022
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. Exhibit A: SWA Proposal for Preparation of Public Amenities Plan for King Harbor, 3. Exhibit B: Agreement for Consulting Services Between the City of Redondo Beach and SWA, 4. N2 - Blue Folder
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: STEPHEN PROUD, WATERFRONT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTING SERVICES WITH SWA GROUP FOR THE PREPARATION OF A PUBLIC AMENITIES PLAN FOR KING HARBOR FOR A NOT-TO-EXCEED TOTAL OF $242,872 FOR THE TERM OF AUGUST 17, 2021 TO AUGUST 16, 2022
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
On January 12, 2021, the Redondo Beach City Council directed staff to initiate the process of drafting a Request for Proposals ("RFP") for a qualified consultant, or consultant team, to prepare a public amenities plan for King Harbor. An RFP was prepared and reviewed by the City's Harbor Commission and on March 16, 2021, the City Council authorized issuance of the RFP.

Responses to the RFP were due on May 24, 2021 and the City received five responses from teams well qualified to prepare the Public Amenities Plan. Based on a review of the written proposals by a selection committee comprised of the Waterfront and Economic Development Director, the Public Works Director, the Community Development Director, and the Chair of the Harbor Commission, three firms were invited to participate in an oral interview. The selection committee unanimously selected SWA as the preferred team to prepare the Public Amenities Plan for King Harbor. The Consultant Agreement sets forth the scope of work for the Plan, the term of the contract, and the not-to-exceed total of $242,872 for the preparation of the Plan. Funding for this contract was approved by the City Council as part of the FY 2021-2022 Budget.

BACKGROUND
On January 12, 2021, the Redondo Beach City Council directed staff to initiate the process of drafting a Request for Proposals ("RFP") for a qualified consultant, or consultant team, to prepare a public amenities plan for King Harbor. At the February 8, 2021 and March 8, 2021 meetings, the Harbor Commission reviewed and provided comments on a draft RFP prepared by staff. On March 16, 202...

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