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File #: 19-0532   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/11/2019
Title: Award of Contract to TJKM Transportation Consultants for East Sunnyvale Sense of Place Project (F19-099)
Attachments: 1. Draft Consultant Services Agreement
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Award of Contract to TJKM Transportation Consultants for East Sunnyvale Sense of Place Project (F19-099)

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Approval is requested to award a contract to TJKM Transportation Consultants (TJKM) of Pleasanton, in an amount not to exceed $686,310 ($487,866 for base services and $198,444 for optional services), for professional design services associated with the East Sunnyvale Sense of Place Project. Approval is also requested for a 10% contingency in the amount of $68,631.

EXISTING POLICY
Pursuant to Chapter 2.08 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, contracts for this type of service are awarded pursuant to a Request for Proposals (RFP) best value process, unless otherwise exempt from the competitive bidding process. Additionally, City Council approval is required for the procurement of goods and/or services exceeding $100,000 in any one transaction.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
This action being considered does not constitute a "project" within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(a) as it has no potential for resulting in either a direct physical change in the environment, or a reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment.

The construction of the project will require CEQA review prior to commencement; the appropriate level will be determined during the design process.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
The East Sunnyvale Area Transportation Improvements project includes improvements in the East Sunnyvale Area Sense of Place (south of Highway 101 and west of Lawrence Expressway). All improvements are located in the East Sunnyvale Area as defined in the plan and include reduced curb radii at the intersection of Wolfe/Stewart, bicycle lanes and enhancements, transit stop upgrades, crosswalk installation and enhancements, ADA compliant curb ramps, and bike box signal modifications. The project is necessary to advance the goals of the East S...

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