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File #: CONS 16-233   
Section: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: City Council
Agenda Date: 5/17/2016 Final action:
Subject: Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Amendment to the Agreement with CSG Consultants, Inc., for Development Review Services in the Planning Division, and Revise the Compensation by an Additional $170,000, for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $300,000
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Resolution
DATE: May 17, 2016

TO: Mayor and City Council

FROM: Development Services Director

SUBJECT
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Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Amendment to the Agreement with CSG Consultants, Inc., for Development Review Services in the Planning Division, and Revise the Compensation by an Additional $170,000, for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $300,000

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RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation
That the Council adopts the attached resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to a contract for professional services with CSG Consultants, Inc., (CSG) to perform the duties of the vacant Development Review Specialist position in the Planning Division of the Development Services Department through November 30, 2016. The total contract amount will not exceed $300,000 after this amendment is approved.

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BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

The Development Services Department employs a Development Review Engineer, and Development Review Specialist within the Planning Division. These positions are responsible for providing support at Hayward's One Stop Permit Center related to engineering inquiries, as well as lead the processing of all applications for subdivision maps, lot line adjustments, lot mergers and lot splits, and associated encroachment permits. The Development Review Specialist position became vacant effective April 3, 2015, and the City's long-time Development Review Engineer resigned effective April 27, 2015. Given that both of these positions are currently vacant, it is critical that an alternative method for providing these services is utilized while the City recruits for these positions.

On May 18, 2015, the City entered into an Agreement for up to $25,000 with CSG Consultants Inc., to provide Development Review services. CSG provided three qualified candidates for consideration. Babak Kaderi was selected to handle the responsibilities of Development ...

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