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File #: 20-0720   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 10/13/2020
Title: Authorize Amending an Existing Contract with Fire & Risk Alliance, LLC for Temporary Personnel Services (F21-022)
Attachments: 1. Draft Seventh Amendment to Temporary Personnel Services Agreement
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Authorize Amending an Existing Contract with Fire & Risk Alliance, LLC for Temporary Personnel Services (F21-022)

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Approval is requested to amend an existing contract with Fire & Risk Alliance, LLC of Rockville, Maryland for temporary personnel services, including fire protection system plan review and inspections for new construction, increasing the not to exceed contract amount by $175,000 for a new not-to-exceed contract amount of $2,500,000 and extending the term of the Agreement until December 31, 2021. Approval is also requested to authorize the City Manager to amend the contract for up to two years, if operationally necessary, subject to available budget, provided pricing and service remain acceptable to the City.

EXISTING POLICY
Pursuant to Section 2.08.040 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, City Council approval is required for the procurement of goods and/or services exceeding $100,000 in any one transaction.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The action being considered does not constitute a "project" within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15061(b)(3) because it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the action will have a significant effect on the environment.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
On February 9, 2016, City Council approved appropriating funds to add staff positions in the departments of Community Development, Public Works and Public Safety to respond to the workload needs of development and environmental review, construction permitting and construction inspections (RTC No. 15-0988). Additionally, funds were appropriated to support contracts for on-call building inspection and fire inspection services.

In January 2017, City Council approved appropriating additional Development Enterprise Fund Reserves to the temporary personnel service agreements for fire protection system plan review and inspection services for ...

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