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File #: 2020-662    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/16/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION NO. 20-153 AUTHORIZING THE ADOPTION OF CALTRANS' LOCAL ASSISTANCE PROCEDURES MANUAL CHAPTER 10: CONSULTANT SELECTION (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit No. 1 - Reso 20-153.pdf, 2. Exhibit No. 2 - Ch.10 of the LAPM.pdf
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION NO. 20-153 AUTHORIZING THE ADOPTION OF CALTRANS' LOCAL ASSISTANCE PROCEDURES MANUAL CHAPTER 10: CONSULTANT SELECTION (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

To continue to be eligible for the reimbursement of funds used for consultant services on federal aid projects, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) requires that the City of Carson adopt the policies and procedures outlined in Chapter 10 of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) pertaining to the selection of Architectural and Engineering (A&E) consultants when soliciting and awarding any consultant services related to federally funded projects. (Exhibit No. 1)


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

WAIVE further reading and ADOPT Resolution No. 20-153, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE ADOPTION OF CALTRANS' LOCAL ASSISTANCE PROCEDURES MANUAL CHAPTER 10."

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III. ALTERNATIVES

1. DO NOT ADOPT Resolution No. 20-153. However, if the City does not adopt the resolution, it would not be allowed to use federal aid funds to reimburse for consultant services.
2. TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate, consistent with the requirements of the law.


IV. BACKGROUND

The Caltrans Division of Local Assistance provides guidance to local agencies on consultant selection and procurement process related to Federal aid highway projects. Consultant services contracts funded in whole, or in part, with Federal aid highway program funds must follow the selection and contracting procedures detailed in Chapter 10 of the LAPM. (Exhibit No. 2)
A&E services are defined as program management, construction management, feasibility studies (includes environmental studies and analysis), preliminary engineering, design, engineering, surveying, mapping or architectural related services.
Local agencies are responsible for providing al...

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