Consider Contract for district Public Outreach and Communications Services with Thomas Brand Consulting for Fiscal Year 2016-2017


Meeting Date:

July 18, 2016





David J. Stoldt,


Professional Fees


General Manager

Line Item No.:



Prepared By:

Stephanie Locke

Cost Estimate:



General Counsel Review:N/A

Committee Recommendation: The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on July 11, 2016 and recommended ____________________________.

CEQA Compliance: N/A


SUMMARY:  Attached as Exhibit 8-A is a proposed Scope of Work for Public Outreach & Communication Services submitted by Thomas Brand Consulting (TBC). TBC has been providing services to the District since 2013.The contract is for work related to MPWMD outreach and communications.


TBC has proposed continuing a $4,100 retainer for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 for a total budget of $49,200. Funding for contractor assistance with public outreach and communication services was included in the Districtís budget. In addition to the retainer, funds were budgeted for design services for graphic and website design, printing, website upgrades, media buys, etc.


RECOMMENDATION: The Administrative Committee should recommend the Board approve a contract with TBC for outreach services for the current fiscal year.



8-A††††† Proposed Scope of Work