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File #: 20-659    Version: 1 Name: Contract with JLee Engineering
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 1/14/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with JLee Engineering for (1) Building Inspection Services in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $80,000; and (2) Approval of an Amendment to the Existing Professional Services Agreement with JLee Engineering for Plan Check Services for an Additional Amount Not-to-Exceed $80,000 (Aggregate Amount Not-to-Exceed $130,000)
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CC - (1) Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with JLee Engineering for (1) Building Inspection Services in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $80,000; and (2) Approval of an Amendment to the Existing Professional Services Agreement with JLee Engineering for Plan Check Services for an Additional Amount Not-to-Exceed $80,000 (Aggregate Amount Not-to-Exceed $130,000)


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Meeting Date: January 27, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Lukas Quach/Building Safety
Lisa Pangelinan/CDD

Phone Number: (310) 253-5802
(310) 253-5761

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (01/22/20)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (01/16/20)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) approve a professional services agreement with JLee Engineering ("JLee")for building inspection services in an amount not-to-exceed $80,000; and (2) approve an amendment to the existing professional services agreement with JLee for plan check services for an additional amount not-to-exceed $80,000 (aggregate amount not-to-exceed $130,000);


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

A professional services agreement for plan check engineering services was administratively approved with JLee in September 2019 for $50,000, temporarily filling the vacancy in the Building Safety Division. The position of Plan Check Engineer has been vacant in the Division since February 2019 and JLee was retained to provide plan check services to fill this gap. The vacant Plan Check position has impacted plan reviews and required reliance on consultant services and outsourcing of plan checks to meet customer service demand and manage workload. Staff recommends an amendment to this ag...

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