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1 ` <br /> PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT <br /> FOR GEOTECHNICAL CONSULTING SERVICES <br /> This Agreement is made and entered into this 2nd day of June, 2009, by and <br /> between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes (hereinafter referred to as "City") and Zeiser <br /> Kling Consultants, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as"Consultant"). <br /> RECITALS <br /> The City wishes to use the professional services of Consultant to provide <br /> geology, soils engineering and geotechnical engineering consulting services to City on <br /> an as-needed basis; 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 <br /> forth, 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 <br /> services, when requested by the City, by or under the direct supervision of Consultant's <br /> licensed 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 <br /> visual evaluation and submit a written memorandum stating findings and <br /> recommendations. Such site field inspections are typically performed during plan <br /> check to determine if soils and/or geologic reports are required. Field review of a <br /> given site shall be performed only where City has established a valid plan check, <br /> trust deposit, or other payment schedule for billing time charges. Field review <br /> 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 /> i. 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; and <br /> 1 6-4 <br />