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File #: CONS 16-235   
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 Willdan Engineering, Inc., for Development Review Services in the Planning Division, to Increase the Compensation Amount an Additional $90,000 for a Total Amount not to Exceed $180,000, and Extend the Term to August 31, 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 Willdan Engineering, Inc., for Development Review Services in the Planning Division, to Increase the Compensation Amount an Additional $90,000 for a Total Amount not to Exceed $180,000, and Extend the Term to August 31, 2016
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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 Willdan Engineering, Inc., (Willdan) to perform the duties of the vacant Development Review Engineer position in the Planning Division of the Development Services Department through August 31, 2016. The total amended contract amount will not exceed $180,000.
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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 with Willdan Engineering for an amount not to exceed $25,000, to provide an on-site temporary employee to perform the duties of the Development Review Engineer. Peter Rei has been handing the ...

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