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File #: 20-062    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/20/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 2/25/2020 Final action: 2/25/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing a waiver of the request for proposals process and execution of a second amendment to the agreement with Dudek to provide grant application writing services, increasing the amount by $100,000, for a maximum agreement amount of $325,370, and extending the term through June 30, 2021.
Attachments: 1. 20200225_r_Dudek.pdf, 2. 20200225_a_Dudek.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Connie Juarez-Diroll, Legislative Officer

Subject: Second Amendment to Agreement with Dudek to provide grant application writing services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing a waiver of the request for proposals process and execution of a second amendment to the agreement with Dudek to provide grant application writing services, increasing the amount by $100,000, for a maximum agreement amount of $325,370, and extending the term through June 30, 2021.

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BACKGROUND:
Following the issuance of an RFP in the summer of 2015, the Board approved a contract with Dudek to provide grant application writing services in the areas of sustainability, environment, public works, parks, and planning for the term of November 17, 2015 through June 30, 2016 in the amount of $50,000. The agreement contained an option to extend the agreement through June 30, 2017, with a maximum agreement amount of $100,000.

On November 7, 2017, the Board authorized an amendment to the agreement with Dudek increasing the amount by $125,370 to a new not to exceed amount of $225,370 and extending the term of the agreement through June 30, 2019.

DISCUSSION:
Dudek is a California-focused environmental firm with extensive grant application writing experience and a proven track record of writing successful applications for grants from the California Department of Water Resources, California Department of Conservation, California Coastal Conservancy, California Department of Transportation, CalOES, and other state departments and agencies. With its broad experience and expertise in environmental, sustainability and planning grants and its ability to quickly respond to County requests for assistance for the completion of grant applications, Dudek has provided excellent services in applying for highly competitive grants....

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