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File #: 19-017    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 12/27/2018 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 1/22/2019 Final action: 1/22/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of a Professional Service Agreement with LPA, Inc. in the Amount of $165,850 for a Needs Assessment of the Future Police Headquarters Facility (Project #116040) and a Transfer of Funds in the Amount of $165,850 to Support the Agreement REPORT IN BRIEF Approval of a professional service agreement with LPA, Inc. in the amount of $165,850 for a Needs Assessment of the Future Police Headquarters facility and transfers a total of $165,850 in funds to support the agreement. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a Motion: A. Approving a transfer of $82,925 from Fund 047 - Facilities-Police and a transfer of $82,925 from Fund 057 Facilities-Police (Developer) and appropriate the same to Project 116040 (Fund 449-1001-627-65-00) Police Headquarters #2; and, B. Approving Professional Services Agreement with LPA, Inc. in the amount of $165,850; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary document.
Attachments: 1. Professional Service Agreement with LPA, Inc.
Report Prepared by: Frank Quintero, Director of Economic Development


Title
SUBJECT: Approval of a Professional Service Agreement with LPA, Inc. in the Amount of $165,850 for a Needs Assessment of the Future Police Headquarters Facility (Project #116040) and a Transfer of Funds in the Amount of $165,850 to Support the Agreement

REPORT IN BRIEF
Approval of a professional service agreement with LPA, Inc. in the amount of $165,850 for a Needs Assessment of the Future Police Headquarters facility and transfers a total of $165,850 in funds to support the agreement.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a Motion:

A. Approving a transfer of $82,925 from Fund 047 - Facilities-Police and a transfer of $82,925 from Fund 057 Facilities-Police (Developer) and appropriate the same to Project 116040 (Fund 449-1001-627-65-00) Police Headquarters #2; and,

B. Approving Professional Services Agreement with LPA, Inc. in the amount of $165,850; and,

C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary document.

Body
ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve as recommended by staff; or
2. Approve, subject to conditions as specified by the City Council; or
3. Deny the request; or,
4. Refer back to staff for reconsideration of specific items as requested by the Council; or
5. Defer action until a specified date

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
City of Merced Adopted Budget Fiscal Year 2018-2019, Section 10 - Public Safety, Police, Police Headquarters - "In accordance with Council Goals & Priorities concerning Future Planning, the Merced Police Department will continue to work closely with City staff to compose an accurate needs assessment and ideas for possible funding
options for the construction of a new Police Headquarters."

DISCUSSION
The City of Merced issued a Request for Proposal seeking qualified firms to perform a needs assessment for the future Police Headquarters facility. Staff received eigh...

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