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File #: 20-413    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/13/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER: OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Cascadia Consulting, Inc. for additional technical support and project management for the Community Climate Action Plan, increasing the amount by $88,900 to an amount not to exceed $187,900.
Attachments: 1. 20200623_r_CascadiaAmendment.pdf, 2. 20200623_a_CascadiaAmendment.pdf, 3. 20200623_att_ExhibitA.pdf, 4. 20200623_att_ExhibitB.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Carolyn Bloede, Director, Office of Sustainability
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with Cascadia Consulting, Inc.

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Cascadia Consulting, Inc. for additional technical support and project management for the Community Climate Action Plan, increasing the amount by $88,900 to an amount not to exceed $187,900.

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BACKGROUND:
Since May 2018, Cascadia Consulting Inc. has provided County staff with high quality technical, community outreach, and project management services in support of the Community Climate Action Plan. This original agreement and scope of work has resulted in tangible outcomes such as the completion of the draft Government Operations Climate Action Plan, mitigation measure technical analysis and multi-criteria review, technical stakeholder feedback, and community stakeholder engagement on the Bayside in unincorporated areas such as North Fair Oaks. In order to bring the Community Climate Action Plan into completion, thereby completing the County's plan for meeting aggressive climate goals, additional technical support and project management is required.

DISCUSSION:
The successful completion of the Community Climate Action Plan will enable the County to confront the unincorporated community's contributions to climate change and reduce its emissions strategically and with equity as a guiding principle in its policies and investments. In order to do complete stakeholder outreach, process and integrate feedback, perform critical technical analysis, and draft the plan, County staff proposes an expanded scope of work with Cascadia Consulting, Inc. This contractor is especially well suited to provide these services because it has extensive experience thus far with the project, and has been providing professional and timely deliverables for the ...

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