File #: #16-0220    Version: 1 Name:
Type: RESOLUTIONS Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 5/16/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/20/2016 Final action: 6/21/2016
Title: RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN PABLO AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH ALTA PLANNING + DESIGN CONSULTING FIRM FOR A COST NOT TO EXCEED $102,500 IN ORDER TO PREPARE A CITYWIDE BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN MASTER PLAN/FEASIBILITY STUDY
Attachments: 1. RESO 2016-205 Alta Planning & Design Consulting, 2. Alta Planning and Design Professional Services Agreement.pdf, 3. FINAL San Pablo Bike Ped Plan RFP 051216.pdf, 4. Alta Planning and Design Scope of Services.pdf, 5. Alta_San Pablo BPMP_Addendum letter.pdf
PREPARED BY: ELIZABETH DUNN DATE OF MEETING: 06/20/16
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RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN PABLO AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH ALTA PLANNING + DESIGN CONSULTING FIRM FOR A COST NOT TO EXCEED $102,500 IN ORDER TO PREPARE A CITYWIDE BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN MASTER PLAN/FEASIBILITY STUDY

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CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation
Adopt Resolution

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COMPLIANCE STATEMENTS
Creation of a Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan/Feasibility Study is an adopted item in the Strategic Planning/Special Projects Policy Area under the FY 2015-17 Council Priority Workplan, effective July 1, 2015.

CEQA Compliance Statement
The execution of the professional services agreement is not considered a project as defined by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). It will not result in a direct physical change in the environment, or a reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment and is therefore exempt. Should the Council consider adopting the Plan, then further environmental review may be necessary.

BACKGROUND
In January 2014, the City of San Pablo applied to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) for Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds for pedestrian and bicycle projects. In July 2014, the City was awarded $77,500 to create a Citywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.

In August 2014, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) allocated $50,000 to the City of San Pablo in Measure J Program 28b half-cent sales tax monies. At its September 15, 2014 meeting, the City Council adopted Resolution 2014-153 to execute a Cooperative Agreement with CCTA in order to transfer monies to the City of San Pablo. Additionally, at this meeting, the City Council divided the $50,000 equally between the Development Services Department and the Public Works Department. The total amount of funds available to prepare the City's Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan/Fe...

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