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File #: 3166   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2020 Department: Land Use Services
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: Contract with Dudek to perform Environmental Technical Studies and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Streamlining Tools, Utilizing SB 2 Planning Grant Funding
Attachments: 1. CON-LUS-11-17-20-Contract with Dudek Utilizing SB 2 Grants
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
TERRI RAHHAL, Director, Land Use Services Department

SUBJECT
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Contract with Dudek to perform Environmental Technical Studies and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Streamlining Tools, Utilizing SB 2 Planning Grant Funding
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Approve Contract with Dudek to prepare environmental technical studies and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) streamlining tools, in an amount not to exceed $562,500, for the period of November 30, 2020 through December 31, 2022, with two one-year options to extend.
2. Designate the Director of Land Use Services as the official authorized to approve and sign non-substantive changes to this contract, subject to review by County Counsel.
3. Direct the Director of Land Use Services to transmit copies of all documents in relation to this contract to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 30 days of execution.
(Presenter: Terri Rahhal, Director, 387-4431)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Promote the Countywide Vision.
Ensure Development of a Well-Planned, Balanced, and Sustainable County.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this contract will not result in the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The total not-to-exceed amount of $562,500 is funded by the Senate Bill 2 (SB 2) Planning Grants Program Funds (Grant No. 19-PGP-14024) from the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). No local matching funds are required. This grant also covers some County staff research and administration costs. Necessary appropriation and revenue adjustments to the Land Use Services (LUS) Planning Division 2020-21 budget will be requested as part of the second quarterly budget report and will be included in future recommended budgets.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
On November 5, 2019 (I...

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