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File #: 20-695    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2020 Departments: PARKS
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing: A) The President of the Board of Supervisors to execute agreements with Arboricultural Specialties, Inc.; Creekside Center for Earth Observation; Ecological Concerns, Inc.; Go Native, Inc.; Lawrence D. Ford; Nomad Ecology, LLC.; San Bruno Mountain Watch; and WRA Inc. for the delivery of on-call professional biological and ecological services for the San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan area, for a not-to-exceed amount specified in each agreement, and a term commencing September 15, 2020, and expiring September 14, 2023; and B) The Parks Director, or their designee, to execute amendments to the agreements to modify the maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $25,000 (in aggregate per agreement), and/or modify the agreements' terms and/or services, so long as the modified term(s) and/or services is/are within the current or revised fiscal provisions.
Attachments: 1. 20200915_r_NRM_RFP.pdf, 2. 20200915_att_RFP Matrix.pdf, 3. 20200915_a_Arboricultural_Specialties.pdf, 4. 20200915_a_Creekside_Science.pdf, 5. 20200915_a_Ecological_Concerns.pdf, 6. 20200915_a_Go_Native.pdf, 7. 20200915_a_LD_Ford.pdf, 8. 20200915_a_Nomad_Ecology.pdf, 9. 20200915_a_SBMW.pdf, 10. 20200915_a_WRA_Inc.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Nicholas J. Calderon, Parks Director
Subject: Agreements with specified contractors for the delivery of on-call professional biological and ecological services for the San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan area

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) The President of the Board of Supervisors to execute agreements with Arboricultural Specialties, Inc.; Creekside Center for Earth Observation; Ecological Concerns, Inc.; Go Native, Inc.; Lawrence D. Ford; Nomad Ecology, LLC.; San Bruno Mountain Watch; and WRA Inc. for the delivery of on-call professional biological and ecological services for the San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan area, for a not-to-exceed amount specified in each agreement, and a term commencing September 15, 2020, and expiring September 14, 2023; and

B) The Parks Director, or their designee, to execute amendments to the agreements to modify the maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $25,000 (in aggregate per agreement), and/or modify the agreements' terms and/or services, so long as the modified term(s) and/or services is/are within the current or revised fiscal provisions.

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BACKGROUND:
The San Mateo County Parks Department ("Department") serves as the designated plan operator for the San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan ("SBMHCP"). In this capacity, the Department is responsible for ensuring all SBMHCP specifications are followed. This includes, but is not limited to, implementation of habitat enhancement and restoration work, monitoring and reporting of habitat values and special status species population, and compliance with SBMHCP regulations and conditions.
To expedite the completion of habitat enhancement, restoration, specified fire fuel reduction, and biological monitoring projects in the SBMHCP area, and to meet the obligations of the plan, the Department often enga...

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