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File #: 19-250    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/20/2019 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER: OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action: 3/26/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the San Mateo Resource Conservation District to increase the amount by $175,500 to an amount not to exceed $938,335 to reduce risks from wildland fires.
Attachments: 1. 20190326_r_RCD Amendment.pdf, 2. 20190326_a_RCD Amendment.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Jim Eggemeyer, Director, Office of Sustainability
Subject: Resource Conservation District Agreement Amendment

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the San Mateo Resource Conservation District to increase the amount by $175,500 to an amount not to exceed $938,335 to reduce risks from wildland fires.

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BACKGROUND:
The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) is a special district within San Mateo County that provides comprehensive and integrated services around wildlife, water, climate, and agriculture to the local community. Its service area encompasses a significant part of the county, mostly along the coast. On July 1, 2017, your Board approved a contract with the RCD for an amount not to exceed $385,243 for services related to water quality improvement and natural resource protection.

On August 8, 2017, your Board approved an amendment to the agreement for work related to the Butano Channel Restoration and Resilience Project which increased the amount by $150,000 for a total of $535,243. Then on September 25, 2018, your Board approved an amendment to the agreement for work related to waste diversion and reduction which increased the agreement's not-to-exceed amount by $227,592. On February 12, 2019 your Board approved an additional amendment to the agreement to address a clerical error and reflecting the current not-to-exceed amount of $762,835.

DISCUSSION:
The RCD has experience working in San Mateo County on wildland fire risk reduction. It has also been a strong County partner in providing assistance with various water quality and resource protection projects throughout its service area. RCD is well positioned to provide these wildland fire risk reduction services due to their technical expertise and relationships with many of the communities and the Fire Safe Council in t...

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