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File #: 22-4083    Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/27/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action:
Title: APPROVE THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH LARRY WALKER ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR CONSULTING SERVICES SUPPORTING COMPLIANCE WITH THE CITY'S MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM AND SEASIDE LAGOON NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMITS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000 PER YEAR FOR A TOTAL OF $1,000,000 FOR AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-YEAR TERM TO JUNE 30, 2027
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. Second Amendment with Larry Walker 050322 f, 3. SR#5161 -LWA Insurance Cert Larry-Walker-As_(2)---GHWP---_4-1-2022_1605471191_1
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: TED SEMAAN, PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

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APPROVE THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH LARRY WALKER ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR CONSULTING SERVICES SUPPORTING COMPLIANCE WITH THE CITY'S MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM AND SEASIDE LAGOON NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMITS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000 PER YEAR FOR A TOTAL OF $1,000,000 FOR AN ADDITIONAL FIVE-YEAR TERM TO JUNE 30, 2027
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Approval of the Second Amendment to the contract with Larry Walker Associates, Inc. (LWA) will provide consulting services to assist the City with Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) and Seaside Lagoon National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits compliance and implementation in an amount not to exceed $200,000 per year for a total of $1,000,000 for a five-year term through June 30, 2027. The resulting contract total will amount to $2,206,000. LWA is currently assisting the City with numerous critical compliance activities associated with these permits; including submitting a renewed application for the Seaside Lagoon NPDES Permit and implementing the City's Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Non-Point Source Compliance program. The existing contract expires on June 30, 2022 so staff is requesting approval of the Second Amendment in order to allow continued, uninterrupted work on these, as well as other, critical matters.

BACKGROUND
In November 2012, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (Board) adopted the fourth MS4 NPDES Permit that identifies numerous conditions, requirements, and programs that municipalities must comply with in order to protect regional water resources from adverse impacts associated with pollutants in stormwater and urban runoff. The Permit requires cities to implement extensive and costly stormwater management and mitigation plans. In addition, the operation of the Seaside Lagoon is also regulated by a separate ...

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