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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT <br /> FOR GEOTECHNICAL CONSULTING SERVICES <br /> THIS AGREEMENT is made and entered into this 18th day of June, 2013, by and <br /> between the CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, hereinafter referred to as "CITY", and Kling <br /> Consulting Group., hereinafter referred to as "CONSULTANT". <br /> RECITALS <br /> The City wishes to use the professional services of Consultant to provide geology, soils <br /> engineering and geotechnical engineering consulting services to City on an as-needed basis; <br /> and, <br /> Consultant has represented that it has a unique and specialized knowledge and <br /> understanding of, and experience with, geotechnical engineering, soils engineering and <br /> engineering geology and is qualified to perform said services for City; and, <br /> IN CONSIDERATION of the foregoing recitals and the covenants hereinafter set forth, <br /> the parties hereto mutually agree as follows: <br /> ARTICLE I <br /> SCOPE OF CONSULTANT'S SERVICES <br /> Consultant shall, in a professional and timely manner, perform the following services, <br /> when requested by the City, by or under the direct supervision of Consultant's licensed <br /> engineering geologist and/or soils engineer: <br /> A. Field Reviews. Perform site field inspections of proposed construction as <br /> requested by the Building Official, City Engineer or other City official. Make a visual evaluation <br /> and submit a written memorandum stating findings and recommendations. Such site field <br /> inspections are typically performed during plan check to determine if soils and/or geologic <br /> reports are required. Field review of a given site shall be performed only where City has <br /> established a valid plan check, trust deposit, or other payment schedule for billing time charges. <br /> Field review reports shall be submitted to the City no later than the following working day. <br /> B. Review Geotechnical Reports. Review the following types of soils and geology <br /> reports presented to Consultant by City: <br /> Soils and/or geology investigation reports performed for proposed <br /> construction in the City; <br /> ii. As-built geotechnical reports for construction, such as, for caissons, <br /> retaining walls, etc.; <br /> iii As-graded reports for grading of single lots and/or larger subdivisions in <br /> the City; <br /> iv. Other reports of inspection and testing of compacted fills that are placed <br /> in the City. <br /> -1- <br />