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File #: 21-0296    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution Approving Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with McGowan Consulting, LLC for Environmental Consulting Services Under the Requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act at a Cost Not-to-Exceed $78,551 (Public Works Director Lee). ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 21-0079
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21-0096, 2. Amendment No. 1 - McGowan Consulting, LLC, 3. Agreement - McGowan Consulting, LLC (2021)
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Erick Lee, Public Works Director
Lourdes Vargas, Utilities Manager
Nicholle Petroff, Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Consideration of a Resolution Approving Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with McGowan Consulting, LLC for Environmental Consulting Services Under the Requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act at a Cost Not-to-Exceed $78,551 (Public Works Director Lee).
ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 21-0079
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council approve Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with McGowan Consulting, LLC for continued environmental consulting services and assistance in preparing and submitting grant applications in order to meet stormwater quality objectives at a cost not-to-exceed $78,551.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The additional services to be rendered under Amendment No. 1 will increase the contract amount by $28,780. The Department budgeted $155,000 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 for stormwater consulting services; therefore, there are sufficient funds available in the Stormwater Fund. The total contract amount exceeds the City Manager's awarding authority per the City's purchasing policy; therefore, City Council approval of Amendment No. 1 is required.

BACKGROUND:
The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit (Permit) identifies conditions, requirements and programs that municipalities must meet to protect regional water resources from adverse impacts associated with pollutants in stormwater and urban runoff as mandated by the Federal Clean Water Act. Given the technical nature of the Permit and numerous required tasks, the City of Manhattan Beach normally uses professional services to assist the City in meeting and maintaining Permit compliance.

DISCUSSION:
This amendment will assist the City in preparing ...

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