ITEM:

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

5.

CONSIDER APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT WITH LYNX TECHNOLOGIES FOR GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) SERVICES

 

Meeting Date:

June 21, 2021

Budgeted:

Yes

 

From:

David J. Stoldt,

Program/

 

 

General Manager

Line Item No.

Professional Fees

 

Prepared By:

Suresh Prasad

Cost Estimate:

$35,000

 

General Counsel Review:N/A

Committee Recommendation: The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on June 14, 2021 and recommended approval.

CEQA Compliance:This action does not constitute a project as defined by the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15378.

 

SUMMARY: With the departure of Districtís full-time GIS Specialist, there was a need to find a replacement to fill that position.Based on the size and need of the District, the replacement of a full-time GIS position can most effectively be filled with a part-time GIS consultant.

 

On June, 2017, the District entered in to an Agreement for GIS Professional Services with Lynx Technologies.The Agreement was for a period of 12 months that ended on June 30, 2018.

 

On June 18, 2018, the Board authorized to extend the contract for GIS Professional Services for 12 months, which ended on June 30, 2019.

 

On June 17, 2019, the Board authorized to extend the contract for GIS Professional Services for another 12 months, which will end on June 30, 2020.

 

On June 15, 2020, the Board authorized to extend the contract for GIS Professional Services for another 12 months, which will end on June 30, 2021.

 

A revised scope of services for GIS Professional Services has been prepared by Lynx Technologies for Board review.If approved, this Agreement will extend for another 12 months with effect from from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.

 

Currently, the Pebble Beach Community Services District is using services of Lynx Technologies to provide GIS services for their district on a part-time basis. In addition, several other cities are also utilizing the services of Lynx Technologies for their GIS needs.

 

RECOMMENDATION:The Administrative Committee recommends that the Board authorize the General Manager or the Administrative Services Manager/CFO to enter into an agreement with Lynx Technologies to provide GIS services for an amount not to exceed $35,000. Approval of this item is contingent upon the adoption of FY 2021-2022 budget by the Board.

 

IMPACT TO STAFF/RESOURCES:The FY 2021-2022 budget includes funds for this service.

 

BACKGROUND: Lynx Technologies will serve as a consultant for GIS services to provide support for the District on a part-time, continuous basis and will provide onsite office hours of 1-2 days per week based on the workload.

 

The Agreement with Lynx Technologies will be from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. Lynx Technologies will assign an employee to serve as the GIS consultant to the District and will provide support by performing Districtís GIS services on an ongoing basis. Details of these functions being performed by Lynx Technologies are included in Scope of Services (Exhibit 5-A).

 

EXHIBIT

5-A††††† GIS Professional Services Scope of Services

 

 

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