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File #: 22-392    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 10/7/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 10/25/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Direction on Housing Element Adoption and Rezoning Timing per Assembly Bill (AB) 1398 Mandate; (2) Approval of an Amendment to the Existing Professional Services Agreement with Raimi + Associates, Modifying the Scope of Services for the General Plan Update (GPU); and (3) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Related Budget Amendment Allocating $136,510 from General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance to the Project.
Attachments: 1. 2021-10-25_Add Services Budget Detail, 2. 2021-10-25_Amended Agreement
Related files: 22-275
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CC - (1) Direction on Housing Element Adoption and Rezoning Timing per Assembly Bill (AB) 1398 Mandate; (2) Approval of an Amendment to the Existing Professional Services Agreement with Raimi + Associates, Modifying the Scope of Services for the General Plan Update (GPU); and (3) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Related Budget Amendment Allocating $136,510 from General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance to the Project.


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Meeting Date: October 25, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Ashley Hefner Hoang/CDD

Phone Number: (310) 253-5744

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

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

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date: N/A

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (10/20/2021), Notify Me - General Plan Update (10/19/2021)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (10/12/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) provide direction on Housing Element adoption and rezoning timing per AB 1398 mandate; (2) approve an amendment to the existing professional services agreement with Raimi + Associates, modifying the scope of services for the GPU; and (3) approve a related budget amendment allocating $136,510 from General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance to the project (four-fifths vote requirement).


BACKGROUND

Over the last several months, additional work on the GPU project was suggested and requested by various bodies, including the City Council, Planning Commission, General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) Members, City staff, and the community. Also, certain tasks have taken a significant amount of effort beyond what was originally scoped. This report outlines the history of the GPU contract and budget and proposes added scope and costs in response to the various requests and levels of work. The contract with Raimi + Associates, the...

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