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File #: 19-038    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2018 Departments: PLANNING AND BUILDING
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution executing an agreement with 4LEAF, Inc. to provide Second Unit Amnesty Program Building Inspection Services and Program Administration Services, for the term of January 15, 2019 through January 15, 2022, for a total obligation not to exceed $447,347.
Attachments: 1. 20190108_r_4Leaf.pdf, 2. 20190108_a_4Leaf.pdf
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To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Steve Monowitz, Community Development Director
Subject: Agreement with 4LEAF, Inc. to Provide Second Unit Amnesty Building Inspection Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution executing an agreement with 4LEAF, Inc. to provide Second Unit Amnesty Program Building Inspection Services and Program Administration Services, for the term of January 15, 2019 through January 15, 2022, for a total obligation not to exceed $447,347.

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BACKGROUND:
Over the course of 2017, at the direction of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, the Planning and Building Department ("Department") worked with an interdepartmental working group to create a second unit amnesty program, intended to assist owners of unpermitted second units to improve those units to standards of safety and habitability, without demolishing the units or evicting their occupants, preserving those second units as an important source of housing in unincorporated San Mateo County.

On January 18, 2018, the Board of Supervisors approved the Department's proposed form and scope of a second unit amnesty program, and directed the Department to proceed with the program.

DISCUSSION:
Pursuant to approved amnesty program and at the Board's direction, in July and August of 2018 the Department distributed a Request for Proposals (RFP) for contract building inspection and program administration services, to obtain a contractor to inspect unpermitted second units, determine required improvements, assist applicants in navigating the program, create program materials and procedures, and assist the Department in managing and implementing the amnesty program.

The Department received three proposals in response to the RFP, from which the evaluation and selection committee recommended 4LEAF Inc. as the firm most qualified to provide the required services. The scope and budget attache...

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