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File #: Res 2021-07    Version: 1 Name: Environmental Consulting Services Contract
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/1/2021 Final action: 3/1/2021
Title: RESOLUTION APPROVING SELECTION OF LOTUS ENGINEERING & SUSTAINABILITY TO PROVIDE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING SERVICES TO THE CITY
Attachments: 1. Council Communication, 2. Resolution, 3. Environmental Consulting Services Contract (Draft), 4. Presentation
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RESOLUTION APPROVING SELECTION OF LOTUS ENGINEERING & SUSTAINABILITY TO PROVIDE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING SERVICES TO THE CITY

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Summary and Background Information:
The purpose of this resolution is to seek City Council approval of Lotus Engineering & Sustainability as the selected contractor for the Professional Services Agreement providing Environmental Consulting Services to the City. Approval of the selection by the City Council is required pursuant to the City's Procurement Policy, but the City Manager is vested with authority to negotiate the terms of an agreement and execute that agreement. Resolution No. 2021-07 approves the selection and authorizes the City Manager to sign a Professional Services Agreement with Lotus Engineering & Sustainability, substantially in the form attached, on behalf of the city.

The scope of work is intended to be divided into three phases:
• Phase I - Project Kickoff & Work Plan, Greenhouse Gas Inventory, Develop a City-Wide Vision of Organizational Sustainability, Develop Strategies & Policies for Community Wide Sustainability & Health, Air Quality & Water Quality Monitoring and Policy Recommendation Services (ongoing)
• Phase II - Develop Strategies & Policies for Community Wide Sustainability & Health (continued), Recommend Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies and Policies, Air Quality & Water Quality Monitoring and Policy Recommendation Services (ongoing)
• Phase III - Air Quality & Water Quality Monitoring and Policy Recommendation Services (ongoing)

The next step in the process following authorization of this resolution will be to convene the project kickoff & work planning meeting the week of March 8th, following the City Manager’s execution of the Contract. Check-ins with City Council are intended to occur following the conclusion of each Phase of the project, but this schedule may be scheduled to change, and more frequent updates may be necessary during certain portion...

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