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File #: 17-0275   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 4/11/2017
Title: Award of Contract for Vision Zero Plan (F17-024), Finding a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) categorical exemption and Approval of Budget Modification No. 38 in the amount of $33,476
Attachments: 1. Draft Consultant Services Agreement
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Award of Contract for Vision Zero Plan (F17-024), Finding a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) categorical exemption and Approval of Budget Modification No. 38 in the amount of $33,476

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Approval is requested to award a contract in the amount of $166,796 to Fehr & Peers of San Jose, CA for professional services to prepare the Sunnyvale Vision Zero Plan; for a 10% contingency in the amount of $16,680; as well as for Budget Modification No. 38 to provide $33,476 in additional project funding.

EXISTING POLICY
Consistent with the provision of Chapter 2.08 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, contracts for this of professional consulting services are awarded pursuant to a Request for Proposals (RFP) best value process, unless otherwise exempt from competitive bidding.

Pursuant to Sunnyvale Charter Section 1305, at any meeting after the adoption of the budget, the City Council may amend or supplement the budget by motion adopted by affirmative votes of at least four members so as to authorize the transfer of unused balances appropriated for one purpose to another, or to appropriate available revenue not included in the budget.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) determination for this project is a categorical exemption for information collection pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15306 as the project involves data collection and research as part of a study.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
In FY 2015/16, Council approved Study Issue DPW 16-01 - Develop a Vision Zero Plan-Total Elimination of Traffic Fatalities, which subsequently became Budget Supplement No. 9 as part of the FY 2016/17 Budget to provide $150,000 in funding for a Vision Zero Plan. The primary goal of the Vision Zero Plan is to reduce traffic injuries and fatalities. Creation of this type of plan requires a holistic view of traffic safety/solutions with the assumptions that fatalities are preventable, that people ...

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