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File #: ID17-889    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Passed
File created: 6/8/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/15/2017 Final action: 6/15/2017
Title: Actions pertaining to the San Joaquin River Conservancy Eaton Trail Extension Project (Council District 2): 1. RESOLUTION - Adopting the 62nd Amendment to Annual Appropriations Resolution (AAR) No. 2016-118 to appropriate $97,000 in Measure "C" Trails funding for costs related to the Eaton Trail Extension Project. 2. Approve a professional services agreement with AECOM, Inc., in substantially the form attached, in the amount of $71,785 with a $7,000 contingency, and to authorize the Public Works Director to execute the agreement on behalf of the City.
Sponsors: Public Works Department
Attachments: 1. AECOM Agreement.pdf, 2. 17 62nd Eaton Trail SRM.pdf, 3. Supplement - Docs received during meeting.pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



June 15, 2017


FROM: SCOTT L. MOZIER, PE, Director
Public Works Department

BY: ANDREW BENELLI, PE, Assistant Director / City Engineer
Public Works Department


SUBJECT
Title

Actions pertaining to the San Joaquin River Conservancy Eaton Trail Extension Project (Council District 2):
1. RESOLUTION - Adopting the 62nd Amendment to Annual Appropriations Resolution (AAR) No. 2016-118 to appropriate $97,000 in Measure "C" Trails funding for costs related to the Eaton Trail Extension Project.
2. Approve a professional services agreement with AECOM, Inc., in substantially the form attached, in the amount of $71,785 with a $7,000 contingency, and to authorize the Public Works Director to execute the agreement on behalf of the City.

Body
RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the Council adopt a resolution appropriating $97,000 in Measure "C" Trails funding toward environmental professional services and support costs related to the Eaton Trail Extension Project; and to approve a professional services agreement with AECOM, Inc., in substantially the form attached, in the amount of $71,785 with a $7,000 contingency, and to authorize the Public Works Director to execute the agreement on behalf of the City.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The San Joaquin River Conservancy proposes to extend the Lewis S. Eaton Trail for 2.4 miles by constructing a multi-purpose trail extension with ancillary recreation support features. The proposed project limits extend from the northwestern corner of Woodward Park to Spano Park at Palm and Nees Avenue to the west. In April 2017, the City provided comments on the Conservancy's Draft Environmental Impact Report, recommending the adoption of Alternative 5 (Palm-Nees access point) which is consistent with the City of Fresno 2035 General Plan. Following the May 3, 2017 Conservancy Board meeting and the Board's acceptance of the City's offer to conduct further investigations of Alternative 5B for the Eaton Trail ...

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