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File #: 22-4058    Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/21/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: APPROVE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH INTERWEST CONSULTING GROUP, INC. FOR AS-NEEDED BUILDING PLAN CHECK AND INSPECTION SERVICES AND TEMPORARY BUILDING OFFICIAL SERVICES FOR AN INCREASE OF $30,000 AND A NEW TOTAL NOT TO EXCEED AMOUNT OF $140,000 FOR THE TERM FEBRUARY 1, 2022 THROUGH FEBRUARY 8, 2024
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. Second Amendment Interwest Consulting Group Inc 051022 f, 3. Second Amendment Interwest Consulting Group Inc. - Signed by Vendor, 4. First Amendment Interwest Consulting Group Inc. 020122 f, 5. Agreement with Interwest Consulting Group 020921-Fully executed, 6. Interwest Proposal for Building Official Services, 7. Interwest Proposal for Additional Building Official Services
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: BRANDY FORBES, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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APPROVE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH INTERWEST CONSULTING GROUP, INC. FOR AS-NEEDED BUILDING PLAN CHECK AND INSPECTION SERVICES AND TEMPORARY BUILDING OFFICIAL SERVICES FOR AN INCREASE OF $30,000 AND A NEW TOTAL NOT TO EXCEED AMOUNT OF $140,000 FOR THE TERM FEBRUARY 1, 2022 THROUGH FEBRUARY 8, 2024

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
On February 9, 2021, the City Council approved agreements with six (6) firms to provide building plan check and inspection services on an as-needed basis. The contracts provide the capability for the Community Development Department to offer an expediated plan check option upon applicant request and to fill gaps in staffing on an as-needed basis.

The contract with Interwest Consulting Group, Inc. was amended in February 2022 to cover additional plan check services and to provide Interim Building Official responsibilities through early May while the City conducted the process to fill the vacant Chief Building Official position. The selection process for the position is now complete, but additional interim services are needed through mid-June to allow time for candidate backgrounding and current job noticing.

The Interim Chief Building Official services are anticipated to cost no more than $30,000. Funding for the services is available in the FY 2021-22 Budget.

BACKGROUND
On August 18, 2020, the City Council directed staff to proceed with selecting outside consulting firms to provide plan check services, as well as other Building Division services, on an as-needed basis. After the RFP process, the Community Development Department selected six firms, based on their qualifications and experience. The City Council approved the agreements on February 9, 2021. Of the six firms, Interwest currently has the best combination of consultant availability and capability to provide the temporary staff support needed for the Interim Buildin...

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