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File #: CONS 16-234   
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 4Leaf, Inc., to Provide Additional Building Official Services through end of July of 2016
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 4Leaf, Inc., to Provide Additional Building Official Services through end of July of 2016

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RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation
That the Councils adopts the attached resolution, authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to a contract for professional services with 4Leaf, Inc., (4Leaf) to perform the duties of the vacant City Building Official position through July 31, 2016. The new total contract amount with this amendment will not exceed $170,000.

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BACKGROUND

The primary function of the Building Division is to enforce the City's construction codes, which are based on the California Code of Regulations, Title 24 Building Code, Mechanical Code, Electrical Code and Plumbing Code; and oversee plan checking, issuance of permits, and construction inspections based on these codes and standards. The position of City Building Official is required by law, and is vital to the day-to-day operations and oversight of the Building Division. In support of the Building Official, there is a Supervising Building Inspector who supervises three Senior Building Inspectors, three Building Inspectors, outside contract inspectors, and an Administrative Clerk; and a Supervising Plan Checker/Expediter who supervises a Plan Check Engineer, a Senior Plan Checker, a Plan Checker, a Senior Permit Technician, four Permit Technicians; a Permit Center Administrative Clerk; and a Secretary.

DISCUSSION

The Development Services Department currently employs twenty full-time positions in the Building Division, which is managed and overseen by the City Building Official. The position of City Building Official has been vacant since June 2014 due to difficulty in finding a successful candidate for the position. Recr...

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