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File #: 20-576    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/20/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Action on Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with Mintier Harnish, LP, for preparation of the Zoning Code Update and Approval of Related Budget Amendment [Council Pillar: Promote and Enhance Economic, Housing and Transportation Development]
Attachments: 1. Amendment No. 2 to Service Agreement with Mintier Harnish, 2. Amendment No. 1 to Service Agreement with Mintier Harnish, 3. Original Agreement with Mintier Harnish, LP
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with Mintier Harnish, LP, for preparation of the Zoning Code Update and Approval of Related Budget Amendment [Council Pillar: Promote and Enhance Economic, Housing and Transportation Development]


Report
BACKGROUND
The City is in the process of the first comprehensive update of the City's Zoning Code since its original adoption in 1969. The City completed a competitive RFP process in 2017 and selected Mintier Harnish to provide consulting services to support the comprehensive Zoning Code Update including technical assistance and production of the updated Zoning Code document. The City entered into an Agreement with Mintier Harnish on November 10, 2017, and first amended the Agreement on August 20, 2019, to expand the scope of services in response to changes in State law and additional community input.

DISCUSSION
While the consultant's work performance to date is consistent with the approved scope and terms of the original Agreement, as amended, the hours budgeted for the proposed project scope with this second amendment have been expanded. The raft of State laws enacted since the commencement of the Zoning Code Update process have prompted the need to create and refine additional code language beyond what was originally anticipated. Specifically, the updated scope includes:

? Additional time to finalize new code provisions for the processing of permits, zoning changes and the recognition of the General and Specific Plan Amendment processes in the zoning code;
? Incorporation into the zoning code of new standards for telecommunications installations;
? Objective development standards for certain affordable housing projects;
? Refinement and incorporation of short-term and long-term rental regulations;
? Incorporation of new zoning districts related to the El Camino Real Specific Plan;
? Incorporation of transition diagrams and other form-based elements from the El Camino Real Spec...

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