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File #: 22-0947    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/2/2022 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action:
Title: Approve the Standard On-Call Consultant Agreement with Cotton, Shires and Associates, Inc. for On-Call Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering Services in Support of the Penitencia Creek Landslide and Calaveras Fault Crossing Monitoring Project, Project No. A4666A, PB File VW0041 for a Not-to-Exceed Fee of $500,000.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1: Agreement
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:Title
Approve the Standard On-Call Consultant Agreement with Cotton, Shires and Associates, Inc. for On-Call Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering Services in Support of the Penitencia Creek Landslide and Calaveras Fault Crossing Monitoring Project, Project No. A4666A, PB File VW0041 for a Not-to-Exceed Fee of $500,000.


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RECOMMENDATION:Recommendation
Approve the Standard On-Call Consultant Agreement with Cotton, Shires and Associates, Inc., for On-Call Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering services in support of the Penitencia Creek Landslide and Calaveras Fault Crossing Monitoring Project for a not-to-exceed fee of $500,000.


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SUMMARY:
The objective of this Standard On-Call Agreement is to provide as-needed Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering services to augment and support Santa Clara Valley Water District's (Valley Water) existing Penitencia Creek Landslide and Calaveras Fault Crossing Monitoring Project.

Valley Water monitors and analyzes the active landslides, seismic faults, earth deformations, and seismically induced movements of the Penitencia Creek Landslide and Calaveras Fault geologic hazards and the respective impacts on the South Bay Aqueduct, Penitencia Delivery Main, Penitencia Force Main, and the Santa Clara Conduit.

Valley Water does not currently have permanent staff with the discipline specific Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering competencies and/or bandwidth to fully and effectively support these efforts given the complexity of the geologic hazards under consideration.

The Consultants were required to meet following minimum qualifications to be considered responsive:

* The Proposer and its employees shall have a minimum ten (10) years of experience in Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering Consulting Services relating specifically to landslide and seismic fault monitoring and analysis for water utility and facility condition assessmen...

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