|TO:||Honorable Mayor and City Council|
|FROM:||Art Chianello, Water Resources Manager|
Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 16-116 with Allied Weed Control, Inc. ($50,000; revised not to exceed $590,180 and extend the term one year), for the continued chemical application of Noxious and Aquatic Weed Control.
Staff recommends approval of the amendment.
On June 29, 2016, the City Council approved Agreement No. 16-116 with Allied Weed Control, Inc to perform noxious weed herbicide application and aquatic weed herbicide application on City owned properties including the 2800 acre recharge area roads, the Kern River levee system, 25 miles of earthen and cement lined canals and other areas. The initial agreement was in the amount of $390,180 and carried a term of three years; renewable annually thereafter for two one-year periods. On June 28, 2019, the City Council approved Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement, adding additional $150,000 and extending another year. The current amendment will expire on June 30th, 2020.
If approved, Amendment No. 2 will add $50,000 for a new revised not to exceed amount of $590,180 and extend term one year. Funds are budgeted in the Water Resources Department’s FY 2020-21 budget within Domestic Water Fund for this services. There is no impact to the General Fund for this item.