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RESOLUTION 2018-20

RESOLUTI0N NO:2018 - 20


A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2018 BUDGET AND
AUTHORIZING EXECUTION 0F AGREEMENT
BETWEEN OWNER AND ENGINEER FOR
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WITH EARTHPLAN DESIGN
ALTERNATIVES, P.A.

    WHEREAS, The City has had a long, pleasant and satisfying relationship with Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A. providing various Engineering Services to the City with much of the service being related to planning;
    WHEREAS, City Staff and the Planning Commission recognize the need to totally review and revise the current Zoning Code and believe the experience and skills of Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A. and their subcontractor in that respect will be invaluable to the process;
    WHEREAS, the City Staff and Planning Commission desire to obtain the services of Eailhplan Design Alternatives, P.A. for assistance in the Zoning Code review and revision;
    WHEREAS, the City Council is presented with an Agreement Between Owner and Engineer for Professional Services to acquire the services of Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A. in regard to such project;
    WHEREAS, the City Council has, after discussion and deliberation, determined that Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A. will best serve the needs of the City in regard to the provision of engineering services for the purposes set forth in the attached agreement; and,
    WHEREAS, the City Council desires to move forward with formalizing the City's agreement with Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A. to obtain those service immediately which will require adding a line item to the 2018 Budget

    Owner and Engineer for Professional Services with Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A. for the engineering services as described in the attached Agreement is approved; the Council has determined that the interest of the City, its residents and occupants will be best served by accepting and entering into said Agreement with Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A. for the provision of the described engineering services and therefore competitive bidding is expressly waived.
    That there was no line item in the 2018 Budget for the services of an engineering firm respecting the Zoning Code and the Council desires to move forward immediately with obtaining those services pursuant to such Agreement in an amount not to exceed $ 12,000.00 for the remainder of this calendar year, therefore the 2018 Budget is amended to add a line item for "Engineer Agreement-Zoning Code Revision" in the amount of $ 12,000.00.
    The Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer should be and hereby are authorized to execute and deliver signed copies of the attached Agreement to Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A., and to take all steps necessary to secure the anticipated services as specified in such Agreement and make payment for those services as invoiced per the Agreement, however not to exceed $12,000.00 in 2018.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 13TH day of November, 2018

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