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File #: 21-0226    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution Awarding a Professional Services Agreement to Dudek for Preparation an Update of the City's General Plan Housing Element and Supporting Environmental Documentation with a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $333,652.50 (Partially Offset by a $150,000 Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) Grant) (Community Development Director Tai). ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 21-0061
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21-0061, 2. Agreement - Dudek
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Carrie Tai, AICP, Community Development Director
Talyn Mirzakhanian, Planning Manager

SUBJECT:Title
Consideration of a Resolution Awarding a Professional Services Agreement to Dudek for Preparation an Update of the City's General Plan Housing Element and Supporting Environmental Documentation with a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $333,652.50 (Partially Offset by a $150,000 Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) Grant) (Community Development Director Tai).
ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 21-0061
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council adopt Resolution No. 21-0061 approving an agreement for preparation of the 2021-2029 Update to the City's General Plan Housing Element and supporting environmental documentation, in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") requirements, with a not-to-exceed amount of $333,652.50.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The total project cost will be partially offset by a Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) $150,000 grant from the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). The remainder of the cost will be expended utilizing funds accrued in the City's General Plan Maintenance Fund, which exists for the purpose of updating the General Plan, and has sufficient funding available to complete the scope of work in an amount not to exceed $333,652.50.

BACKGROUND:
All jurisdictions in the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) region are required to update their General Plan Housing Element for the 2021-2029 planning period (the 6th cycle) by October 2021, albeit with a 120-day grace period. The Housing Element is one of the State-mandated Elements of a General Plan, and it is required to be updated every eight years and certified by the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). The Housing...

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