ITEM:

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

10.

Consider Expenditure of Funds to Contract with Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency for Public Outreach Assistance

 

Meeting Date:

June 21, 2010

Budgeted:

Yes

 

From:

Darby Fuerst,

General Manager

Program/

Public Outreach Assistance

 

 

Line Item No.:

3-1-3

 

 

 

Prepared by:

Arlene Tavani

Cost Estimate:

$3,344

 

General Counsel Review:†† N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on June 15, 2010 and recommended approval.

CEQA Compliance:N/A

 

SUMMARY: Attached as Exhibit 10-A is an extension agreement with the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency (MRWPCA) for assistance in implementing the Districtís Community Outreach Plan. The agreement would authorize the continuance of services that were provided by the MRWPCA Community Relations Specialist in Fiscal Year 2009-10.As proposed, the assistance would be provided on a time and materials basis, for a not-to-exceed amount of $3,344 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-11, including funds for direct costs incurred.

 

RECOMMENDATION:Staff recommends that the Committee recommend approval of the extension agreement with MRWPCA for assistance in implementing the Districtís Community Outreach Plan in FY 2010-11 for a not-to-exceed amount of $3,344. If the Committee recommends approval, the contract will be brought to the District Board for authorization.

 

BACKGROUND: On September 21, 2009, the Board agreed to contract with MRWPCA in a cost-sharing arrangement that allowed the MRWPCA Community Relations Specialist to assist with the Districtís public outreach efforts during FY 2009-2010.District staff has determined that working with the MRWPCA Community Relations Specialist has proved to be advantageous and would like to continue the contract in FY 2010-11.

 

IMPACT TO STAFF/RESOURCES:Funds for public outreach assistance are included in the Districtís budget for FY 2010-11 that will be submitted for approval on June 21, 2010 (Project Expenditures, Public Outreach Assistance, Objective 3-1-3).

 

EXHIBIT

10-A††† Extension Agreement for Assistance in Implementing a Community Outreach Program

 

 

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