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File #: 19-038    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 2/4/2019 Final action: 2/4/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of a Professional Services Agreement for the Preparation of the 5-Year Update of the Public Facilities Financing Plan and Impact Fee Program with Economic and Planning Systems, Inc. in the Amount of $85,000 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding a professional services agreement to Economic & Planning Systems, Inc., in the amount of $85,000 to prepare the 5-year update of the City's Public Facilities Financing Plan and Impact Fee Program and appointing a City Council Sub-committee. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the Professional Services Agreement with Economic & Planning Systems, Inc., in the amount of $85,000.00 for preparation of the 5-year update of the City's Public Facilities Financing Plan and Impact Fee Program; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the documents; and, C. Appointing a Council sub-committee of 2-3 members to assist in the PFFP review.
Attachments: 1. Agreement for Professional Services with EPS

Report Prepared by: Kim Espinosa, Planning Manager, Development Services Department

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SUBJECT: Approval of a Professional Services Agreement for the Preparation of the 5-Year Update of the Public Facilities Financing Plan and Impact Fee Program with Economic and Planning Systems, Inc. in the Amount of $85,000

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers awarding a professional services agreement to Economic & Planning Systems, Inc., in the amount of $85,000 to prepare the 5-year update of the City's Public Facilities Financing Plan and Impact Fee Program and appointing a City Council Sub-committee.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion:

A. Approving the Professional Services Agreement with Economic & Planning Systems, Inc., in the amount of $85,000.00 for preparation of the 5-year update of the City's Public Facilities Financing Plan and Impact Fee Program; and,

B. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the documents; and,

C. Appointing a Council sub-committee of 2-3 members to assist in the PFFP review.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve the agreement, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve the agreement, subject to modifications by City Council (identify specific items to be amended in the motion); or,
3. Deny; or,
4. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items (to be addressed in the motion); or,
5. Continue to a future City Council meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Government Code 66106 through 66018 establishes procedures for adoption or modification of development impact fees. Merced Municipal Code Section 17.61 provides for the City's Public Facilities Impact Fees.

DISCUSSION
Proposed Project

The City's Public Facilities Financing Plan was first adopted in 1998; revised in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, and 2010; and comprehensively updated in 2012. A 5-year update to the City's 2012 Public Facilities Financing Plan and associated Public Facilities Impact Fee Program is now needed....

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