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File #: 21-627    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/19/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Action on an Agreement with NUVIS Landscape Architecture, Inc. for Design Professional Services for the Central Park New Entrance, Access, and Parking Improvements Project
Attachments: 1. Agreement, 2. eComment
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on an Agreement with NUVIS Landscape Architecture, Inc. for Design Professional Services for the Central Park New Entrance, Access, and Parking Improvements Project

Report
COUNCIL PILLAR
Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure; Enhance Community Sports, Recreational and Arts Assets

BACKGROUND
The City of Santa Clara's Central Park (Park) was constructed in the 1960's. In October 2019, the Parks & Recreation Commission recommended approval of the Central Park Master Plan (Master Plan) which includes a series of major park improvements to address aging infrastructure and other community park needs identified through community input and facility condition assessments. One of the capital improvement projects identified in the Master Plan is the Central Park Entrance, Access, and Parking Improvements Project (Project). The Project consists of installation of a new accessible entrance to Central Park at the corner of Kaiser Drive and Kiely Boulevard near the Magical Bridge Playground currently in design phase. The new entrance includes improved landscaping, a new traffic signal, expanded parking area, and an accessible drop off area and paths connecting to the Community Recreation Center, the playground and other areas of the Park while preserving the Veterans' Memorial, adjacent event space and grass meadow.

The design phase of the Project will be completed in two phases. The proposed Agreement for the first phase of the Project includes the following scope of work: conducting site assessment and investigation, arborist report, ADA evaluation, community outreach; preparing a schematic design for the improvements; and providing assistance with presenting the proposed plans to the Parks & Recreation Commission and City Council. The scope of work for the second phase of the Project will depend on the results of the first phase, but will generally include: preparing bid documents (plans, specificat...

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