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File #: 2022-2074   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 7/5/2022
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager to Execute a Third Amendment to the Agreement with CDM Smith to Increase Compensation by $230,000, Including Contingencies, for a Total Aggregate Compensation Not to Exceed $1,360,633, to Complete the Plans and to Provide Construction Support for the Clement Avenue Safety Improvement Project. (Transportation 20962740)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Agreement, 2. Exhibit 2 - First Amendment, 3. Exhibit 3 - Second Amendment, 4. Exhibit 4 - Third Amendment, 5. Exhibit 5 - Proposed Work Scope, 6. Exhibit 6 - Proposed Budget
Title

Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager to Execute a Third Amendment to the Agreement with CDM Smith to Increase Compensation by $230,000, Including Contingencies, for a Total Aggregate Compensation Not to Exceed $1,360,633, to Complete the Plans and to Provide Construction Support for the Clement Avenue Safety Improvement Project. (Transportation 20962740)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Staff is requesting City Council authorization to extend the CDM Smith contract to allow for the completion of the design work and for construction support including as built drawings.

BACKGROUND

The City of Alameda (City) has been working for several years on a redesign of Clement Avenue and the Cross Alameda Trail between Alameda Point and the Miller-Sweeney Bridge. Most of the trail is complete, parts are under construction, and parts are still in the planning phase. The Cross Alameda Trail and the Clement Avenue Safety Improvement Project support City Council adopted policies regarding Vision Zero, greenhouse gas reduction and transportation mode shift. The City Council has taken a series of actions over the years to improve the corridor, including the following:

* In October 2016, the City Council approved a successful federal grant application for over $5 million for the proposed safety improvements on Clement Avenue.
* In June 2017, the City Council approved $641,000 from local and federal funding sources for Fiscal Years (FY) 2017-2019 for Clement Avenue project approvals, environmental review and preliminary design.
* In December 2018, the City Council approved the CDM Smith consultant contract for planning, environmental review and preliminary design after City staff conducted a competitive selection process that involved issuing a request for qualifications in late 2017 and a request for proposals to prequalified teams in late 2018.
* In June 2019, the City Council approved a FY 2019-21 b...

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