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•~ow ~/~ ~ MEETING DATE; 06/07/10 <br />ITEM NO: <br />,, <br />~; _`~ ~~ <br />to A.~~os COUNCIL AGENDA .REPORT <br />DATE: MAY 24, 2010 <br />T0: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGER ~~~~~~ <br />SUBJECT: PPW JOB NO. A10-003 -GEOLOGY AND GEOTECHNICAL PEER REVIEW <br />CONSULTANT SERVICES <br />ADOPT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWN MANAGER TO <br />EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR <br />GEOTECHNICAL CONSULTANT SERVICES WITH AMEC GEOMATRIX <br />INC. FOR TWO MORE YEARS TO PERFORM CONTINUED GEOLOGY <br />AND GEOTECHNICAL PEER REVIEW SERVICES IN THE TOWN OF LOS <br />GATOS ON AN ON-CALL BASIS FOR PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT <br />PROJECTS. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Adopt a Resolution (Attaclunent 1) authorizing the Town Manager to execute an Amendment to <br />the Agreelilent for Geoteclulical Consultant Services (Exhibit A) with AMEC Geomatrix Inc, for <br />two more years to perform continued geology and geoteclincal peer review services in the To«m <br />of Los Gatos on an on-call basis for private development projects. <br />BACI~.GROUND: <br />Professional consultants have been utilized by the To«~n of Los Gatos to assist staff with the <br />review of enviroiunental, architectural, .geology., traffic, plan check, and arborist issues related to <br />private development projects. These consultant contracts are reviewed upon expiration by the <br />appropriate Town department and staff to ensure that staff is satisfied with the services provided <br />and that Towil receives quality service. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />Current Town policy requires. that ongoing consultant contracts are evaluated every five years in <br />order to ensure the Town is receiving the best service from our contractors. In June .2008, the <br />Town executed an Agreement for Geotechnical Consulting Services for private development <br />projects. <br /> <br />PREPARED BY: TODD CAPURSO <br />Director of Parlcs and Public Worlcs <br />Reviewed by: Assistant Town Manager Town Attorney <br />Clerk Administrator Finance Conununity Development <br />,,.... ...~... e~.....,... ...~_...,... ,~.. ,.,....r .., ..., _. _._.~~.. ~. ~ ... ...... _, _..~ .. , .~. _ ... , w <br />N:\PP~V\VIANAGEIvtENT\COUNCIL\COUNCIL REPORTS\2010 Reports\.lw~e 7\A10.U03.geology.consultant.geomatrix.doc <br />