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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATE: 06/21/2016 <br />AGENDA REPORT AGENDA HEADING: Consent Calendar <br />AGENDA DESCRIPTION: <br />Consideration and possible action to approve a professional services agreement with <br />Charles Abbott Associates, Inc., for the implementation of the Source Reduction and <br />Recycling Element of the AB 939 Solid Waste and Recycling Program. <br />RECOMMENDED COUNCIL ACTION: <br />(1) Award a professional services for Source Reduction and Recycling Element <br />(SRRE) implementation and other solid waste services to Charles Abbott <br />Associates, Inc. for FY16-17 and FY17-18; <br />(2) Authorize the annual expenditure of up to $34,668, with an additional $5,000 for <br />unanticipated costs for a total not to exceed of $39,668 each year for FY16-17 <br />and FY17-18, respectively; and, <br />(3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the agreement for SRRE <br />implementation with Charles Abbott Associates, Inc., subject to approval as to <br />form by the City Attorney. <br />FISCAL IMPACT: None <br />Amount Budgeted: $40,000 <br />Additional Appropriation: N/A <br />Account Number(s): 213-3013-431-32-00 <br />ORIGINATED BY: Lauren Ramezani, Senior Administrative Ana�-st _V_ <br />REVIEWED BY: Michael Throne, PE, Director of Public Works <br />APPROVED BY: Doug Willmore, City Manager.'rrn ; <br />ATTACHED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: <br />A. Professional services agreement with Charles Abbott Associates, Inc. <br />(page A-1) <br />B. Proposal from Charles Abbott Associates (page B-1) <br />BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION: <br />The City implements its Source Reduction and Recycling Element (SRRE) in accordance <br />with State mandates. The SRRE identifies how the City will reach the required State <br />goal to divert the City's waste stream from landfills by re -using, reducing, and recycling <br />material. In 2002, the City joined the Los Angeles Regional Agency (LARA) for the <br />implementation of AB 939 programs as a charter member, and has been an active <br />participant ever since. LARA and the City's individually -calculated annual reported <br />diversion rates are regularly over 65%. <br />1 <br />