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File #: 18-0064    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/11/2018 Final action: 1/11/2018
Title: Actions pertaining to the City of Fresno for various recycled water infrastructure capital improvement projects: (citywide) 1. Approve a Consultant Services Agreement with PaleoWest Archaeology, LLC., not to exceed $491,789 to provide Paleontological and Cultural Resources Monitoring Services (citywide) 2. Authorize the Director of Public Utilities, or designee, to sign the agreement on behalf of the City of Fresno
Sponsors: Department of Public Utilities
Attachments: 1. PaleoWest Consultant Service Agreement (attachment 1).pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL


January 11, 2018


FROM: THOMAS C. ESQUEDA, Director
Department of Public Utilities

THROUGH: MICHAEL CARBAJAL,Planning Manager
Department of Public Utilities - Utilities Planning & Engineering

BY: PATRICIA DIEP, Supervising Engineering Technician
Department of Public Utilities - Utilities Planning & Engineering


SUBJECT
Title

Actions pertaining to the City of Fresno for various recycled water infrastructure capital improvement projects: (citywide)
1. Approve a Consultant Services Agreement with PaleoWest Archaeology, LLC., not to exceed $491,789 to provide Paleontological and Cultural Resources Monitoring Services (citywide)
2. Authorize the Director of Public Utilities, or designee, to sign the agreement on behalf of the City of Fresno

Body
RECOMMENDATIONS

Staff recommends that City Council approve a consultant services agreement with PaleoWest Archaeology, LLC. (PaleoWest), for an amount not to exceed $491,739 to provide Paleontological and Cultural Resources Monitoring Services for various water infrastructure capital improvement projects and authorize the Director of Public Utilities, or designee, to sign the agreement on behalf of the City of Fresno.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Department of Public Utilities seeks Council approval for a professional consultant services agreement with PaleoWest to perform Paleontological and Cultural Resources Monitoring Services during the construction of various recycled water infrastructure capital improvement projects. Paleontological and Cultural Resources Monitoring Services are necessary to ensure compliance with Federal and State agency requirements. PaleoWest will support the City and assist with compliance reviews, development of monitoring and reporting plans, daily activity monitoring and reporting, investigations, development of training programs, site assessments, and coordination with program and construction management teams to ensure the City complies with all ap...

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