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File #: 19-284    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/1/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 7/9/2019 Final action: 7/9/2019
Title: Action on an Amendment No. 1 to an Agreement with Orchard Commercial, Inc. to Assist in Providing Property Management Services for Maintenance District 183
Attachments: 1. Amendment No. 1
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on an Amendment No. 1 to an Agreement with Orchard Commercial, Inc. to Assist in Providing Property Management Services for Maintenance District 183

Report
BACKGROUND
The Department of Public Works is responsible for administering and coordinating Maintenance District 183 (District) for the ongoing maintenance of the Santa Clara Convention Center complex grounds (Convention Center). Maintenance obligations include landscaping, janitorial, water fountain maintenance, security and parking control. In 2016, DPW advertised a Request for Proposals for Property Management Services and received four proposals. The City and its three District partners, which include managers of the Convention Center, Hyatt Regency and Techmart properties, evaluated the proposals and conducted interviews. Based on the results of this evaluation process the District partners unanimously agreed to hire Orchard Commercial, Inc. (OCI) as the property management firm to assist DPW in providing property management services for the District. OCI was selected because of their local experience, adequate staffing and experience managing large commercial properties.

DISCUSSION
OCI has been providing property management services at the Convention Center for approximately three years. The initial term of the Agreement with OCI was for three years and is expiring on July 31, 2019. OCI has been performing very well under the current Agreement and all three members of the District have been very satisfied with their performance. OCI has experienced, qualified staff and has done a great job coordinating with the District overseeing the maintenance of the property and completing projects within budget. District partners have met, voted and reached a unanimous decision to recommend that the management agreement with OCI be extended for the reasons previously mentioned.

Staff is recommending a two-year extension to the existing agreement with OCI. The base manag...

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