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File #: ID19-1967    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Continued in Council
File created: 7/2/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/25/2019 Final action: 9/9/2021
Title: Actions pertaining to the comprehensive administration of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs 1. Approve a First Amendment to the Consulting Services Agreement with Michael Baker International in the amount not to exceed $226,000 for ongoing consultant services through June 30, 2020; and 2. Approve Second Amendment to Consulting Services Agreement with Usona Development, LLC in the amount not to exceed $609,020 for ongoing consultant services through June 30, 2020; 3. Authorize the Planning and Development Department Director, or designee, to sign the amendments on behalf of the City of Fresno.
Sponsors: Planning and Development Department
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A First Amendment to Michael Baker International Agreement, 2. Exhibit B Second Amendment to Usona Development, LLC Agreement, 3. Exhibit C Michael Baker International Consulting Services Original Agreement, 4. Exhibit D Usona Development, LLC Consulting Services Original Agreement, and First
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



July 25, 2019


FROM: JENNIFER CLARK, Director
Planning and Development Department

THROUGH: THOMAS MORGAN, Housing and Community Development Manager
Housing and Community Development Division

KAREN JENKS, Administrative Manager
Housing and Community Development Division

BY: ALDI DODDS, Senior Management Analyst
Housing and Community Development Division

SUBJECT
Title

Actions pertaining to the comprehensive administration of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs
1. Approve a First Amendment to the Consulting Services Agreement with Michael Baker International in the amount not to exceed $226,000 for ongoing consultant services through June 30, 2020; and
2. Approve Second Amendment to Consulting Services Agreement with Usona Development, LLC in the amount not to exceed $609,020 for ongoing consultant services through June 30, 2020;
3. Authorize the Planning and Development Department Director, or designee, to sign the amendments on behalf of the City of Fresno.

Body
RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends approval.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

In 2018, the City entered into agreements with Michael Baker and Usona as consultants for the comprehensive administration of local HUD Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) programs. This action will provide a continuation of services at the same hourly rates through June 30, 2020. The annual cost of services for Michael Baker is $113,000 bringing the two year total to $226,000; the annual cost of services for Usona is $304,510 bringing the two year total to $609,020. The City's Housing and Community Development Division (Housing Division) recommends the retention of the consultants with expertise and experience for an additional year to continue successfully administering the HUD programs.

BACKGROUND

The City participates in the HUD CPD programs for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), HOME Partn...

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