File #: 23-177    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 2/13/2023 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority/Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 3/6/2023 Final action: 3/6/2023
Title: SUBJECT: First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services with Precision Civil Engineering, Inc. for the Master Plan Set for Off the Shelf Cottage and Accessory Dwelling Unit Program REPORT IN BRIEF First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services with Precision Civil Engineering, Inc. for Master Plan Set for a new Off the Shelf Cottage and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Program. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the First Amendment to the Agreement with Precision Civil Engineering, Inc. for the Master Plan Set for a new Off the Shelf Cottage and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Program by extending the end date; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Deputy City Manager to execute the agreements.
Attachments: 1. Original Agreement for Professional Services with PCE, 2. 1st Amendment Professional Services - PCE - ADUs (01025199x7AD00).PDF

Report Prepared by: Leah Brown, Management Analyst, Development Services

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SUBJECT: First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services with Precision Civil Engineering, Inc. for the Master Plan Set for Off the Shelf Cottage and Accessory Dwelling Unit Program

REPORT IN BRIEF
First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services with Precision Civil Engineering, Inc. for Master Plan Set for a new Off the Shelf Cottage and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Program.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion:

A. Approving the First Amendment to the Agreement with Precision Civil Engineering, Inc. for the Master Plan Set for a new Off the Shelf Cottage and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Program by extending the end date; and,

B. Authorizing the City Manager or Deputy City Manager to execute the agreements.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve the agreement, as recommended by staff; or
2. Deny; or
3. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items.

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200, et seq.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2022-2023 Adopted Budget and the City Council's Prohousing Policies.

DISCUSSION
In April 2022, City Council authorized an Agreement for Professional Services with Precision Civil Engineering, Inc. for the creation of a master plan set for a new Off the Shelf Cottage and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Program. The funding is provided by the State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development's Senate Bill 2 (SB2) Planning Grants Program.

The program is nearing completion of a catalog of pre-approved plans for the public to use to build a standalone cottage sized home or ADU. The grant funding ends on September 30, 2023. This extension adds time to allow for completion of the entire scope of work and to match up with the funding completion date.

IMPACT ON CITY RESOURCES
The funding for this agreement is provided via a Planning Grants Program (SB2) from the State of...

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