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PW Canal Dredging - Government AssistanceAGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR ENGINEERING ASSISTANCE WITH THE O'CONNELL & DEMPSEY LLC. This Agreement is made and entered into this ~ day of tv\ a.vc....n , 20 \~, by and between the CITY OF SAN RAFAEL (hereinafter "CITY"), and O'Connell & Dempsey, LLC. (hereinafter "CONTRACTOR"). RECITALS WHEREAS, Professional strategic government affairs planning assistance is needed to secure Corps of Engineers' Operation and Maintenance funds to dredge the San Rafael Canal and Channel; and WHEREAS, CONTRACTOR is well qualified to provide the needed assistance to the City; AGREEMENT NOW, THEREFORE, the parties hereby agree as follows: 1. PROJECT COORDINATION. A. CITY'S Project Manager. The CITY's Director of Public Works, Bill Guerin is hereby designated the PROJECT MANAGER for the CITY, and said PROJECT MANAGER shall supervise all aspects of the progress and execution of this Agreement. B. CONTRACTOR'S Project Director. CONTRACTOR shall assign a single PROJECT DIRECTOR to have overall responsibility for the progress and execution of this Agreement for CONTRACTOR. Mia O'Connell is hereby designated as the PROJECT Dffi.ECTOR for CONTRACTOR. Should circumstances or conditions subsequent to the execution of this Agreement require a substitute PROJECT DIRECTOR, for any reason, the CONTRACTOR shall notify the CITY within ten (10) business days of the substitution. 2. DUTIES OF CONTRACTOR. CONTRACTOR shall perfonn the duties and/or provide services as follows: a) Work with the Corps of Engineers to identify the appropriate level of funding the Corps will support for the dredging of the San Rafael Canal and Channel through its approval process to aim for inclusion in the Corps' FY 2019 Work Plan; help work through possible issues dealing with soil contamination and sediment management; and help secure support for the Operations and Mainteance funding for the San Rafael Canal & Channel in the FY 2019 Work Plan. o IGINA b) Work with Congressional Member's staff to brief them; prepare submittals from the general public working group designated as "San Rafael Channel Association (SRCA)" for the appropriations requests, laying the groundwork for FY 2019 funding and language from the Members to the Appropriations Subcommittees; prepare letters of support and talking points for key members of the public and City Council regarding dredging;and keep staff briefed on best time for contact and best messages for discussion with key decisionmakers. c) Assist in developing strategies for the SRCA leaders to brief the community on the federal funding efforts; develop talking points for messaging, timeline for action, and support for SRCA's efforts locally. Assist SRCA in determining when letters of support are needed; develop draft letters for the Mayor and other key parties to send in support of the funding request; provide advice on timing for a Washington visit by SRCA leadership and arrange key meetings and messages for such a visit. 3. DUTIES OF CITY. CITY shall pay the compensation set forth in section 4 below and shall provide CONTRACTOR with information as needed to assist CONTRACTOR in the performance of its servIces. 4. COMPENSATION. For the full performance of the services described herein by CONTRACTOR, CITY shall pay CONTRACTOR $7,000 per month up to a total contract amount not to exceed $19,000 . Payment will be made monthly upon receipt by PROJECT MANAGER of itemized invoices submitted by CONTRACTOR. 5. TERM OF AGREEMENT. The term of this Agreement shall be for three (3) months commencing as of March 23, 2018 and ending on June 23,2018. Upon mutual agreement of the parties, and subject to the approval of the City Manager the term of this Agreement may be extended for an additional period of up to two (2) months. 6. TERMINATION. A. Discretionary. Either party may terminate this Agreement without cause upon thirty (30) days written notice mailed or personally delivered to the other party. B. Cause. Either party may terminate this Agreement for cause upon fifteen (15) days written notice mailed or personally delivered to the other party, and the notified party's failure to cure or correct the cause of the termination, to the reasonable satisfaction of the party giving such notice, within such fifteen (15) day time period. 2 C. Effect of Termination . Upon receipt of notice of termination, neither party shall incur additional obligations under any provision of this Agreement without the prior written consent of the other. D. Return of Documents. Upon termination, any and all CITY documents or materials provided to CONTRACTOR and any and all of CONTRACTOR's documents and materials prepared for or relating to the performance of its duties under this Agreement, shall be delivered to CITY as soon as possible, but not later than thirty (30) days after termination. 7. OWNERSHIP OF DOCUMENTS . The written documents and materials prepared by the CONTRACTOR in connection with the performance of its duties under this Agreement, shall be the sole property of CITY. CITY may use said property for any purpose, including projects not contemplated by this Agreement. 8. INSPECTION AND AUDIT. Upon reasonable notice, CONTRACTOR shall make available to CITY, or its agent, for inspection and audit, all documents and materials maintained by CONTRACTOR in connection with its performance of its duties under this Agreement. CONTRACTOR shall fully cooperate with CITY or its agent in any such audit or inspection. 9 . ASSIGNABILITY. The parties agree that they shall not assign or transfer any interest in this Agreement nor the performance of any of their respective obligations hereunder, without the prior written consent of the other party, and any attempt to so assign this Agreement or any rights, duties or obligations arising hereunder shall be void and of no effect. 10 . INSURANCE. A. Scope of Coverage. During the term of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR shall maintain, at no expense to CITY, the following insurance policies: 1. A commercial general liability insurance policy in the minimum amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence/two million dollars ($2,000,000) aggregate, for death, bodily injury, personal injury, or property damage. 2. An automobile liability (owned, non-owned, and hired vehicles) insurance policy in the minimum amount of one million dollars ($1 ,000,000) dollars per occurrence. 3 . If any licensed professional performs any of the services required to be performed under this Agreement, a professional liability insurance policy in the minimum amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence/two million dollars ($2,000,000) aggregate, to cover any claims arising out of the CONTRACTOR's performance of services under this Agreement. Where CONTRACTOR is a professional not required to have a professional license, 3 CITY reserves the right to require CONTRACTOR to provide professional liability insurance pursuant to this section. 4. If it employs any person, CONTRACTOR shall maintain worker's compensation insurance, as required by the State of California, with statutory limits, and employer's liability insurance with limits of no less than one million dollars ($1,000,000) per accident for bodily injury or disease. CONTRACTOR's worker's compensation insurance shan be specifically endorsed to waive any right of subrogation against CITY. B. Other Insurance Requirements. The insurance coverage required of the CONTRACTOR In subparagraph A of this section above shall also meet the following requirements: I. Except for professional liability insurance or worker's compensation insurance, the insurance policies shall be specifically endorsed to include the CITY, its officers, agents, employees, and volunteers, as additionally named insureds (for both ongoing and completed operations) under the policies. 2. The additional insured coverage under CONTRACTOR'S insurance policies shall be primary with respect to any insurance or coverage maintained by CITY and shall not call upon CITY's insurance or self-insurance coverage for any contribution. The "primary and noncontributory" coverage in CONTRACTOR'S policies shall be at least as broad as ISO form CG2001 04 13. 3. Except for professional liability insurance or worker's compensation insurance, the insurance policies shall include, in their text or by endorsement, coverage for contractual liability and personal injury. 4. By execution of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR hereby grants to CITY a waiver of any right to subrogation which any insurer of CONTRACTOR may acquire against CITY by virtue of the payment of any loss under such insurance. CONTRACTOR agrees to obtain any endorsement that may be necessary to effect this waiver of subrogation, but this provision applies regardless of whether or not CITY has received a waiver of subrogation endorsement from the insurer. 5 . If the insurance is written on a Claims Made Form, then, following termination of this Agreement, said insurance coverage shall survive for a period of not less than five years. 6. The insurance policies shall provide for a retroactive date of placement coinciding with the effective date of this Agreement. 7. The limits of insurance required in this Agreement may be satisfied by a combination of primary and umbrella or excess insurance. Any umbrella or excess insurance shall contain or be endorsed to contain a provision that such coverage shall also apply on a primary and noncontributory basis for the benefit of CITY (if agreed to in a written contract or agreement) 4 before CITY'S own insurance or self-insurance shall be called upon to protect it as a named insured. 8. It shall be a requirement under this Agreement that any available insurance proceeds broader than or in excess of the specified minimum insurance coverage requirements and/or limits shall be available to CITY or any other additional insured party. Furthermore, the requirements for coverage and limits shall be: (1) the minimum coverage and limits specified in this Agreement; or (2) the broader coverage and maximum limits of coverage of any insurance policy or proceeds available to the named insured; whichever is greater. C. Deductibles and SIR's. Any deductibles or self-insured retentions in CONTRACTOR's insurance policies must be declared to and approved by the PROJECT MANAGER and City Attorney, and shall not reduce the limits of liability. Policies containing any self-insured retention (SIR) provision shall provide or be endorsed to provide that the SIR may be satisfied by either the named insured or CITY or other additional insured party. At CITY's option, the deductibles or self-insured retentions with respect to CITY shall be reduced or eliminated to CITY's satisfaction, or CONTRACTOR shall procure a bond guaranteeing payment of losses and related investigations, claims administration , attorney's fees and defense expenses. D. Proof of Insurance. CONTRACTOR shall provide to the PROJECT MANAGER or CITY'S City Attorney all of the following: (1) Certificates of Insurance evidencing the insurance coverage required in this Agreement; (2) a copy of the policy declaration page and/or endorsement page listing all policy endorsements for the commercial general liability policy, and (3) excerpts of policy language or specific endorsements evidencing the other insurance requirements set forth in this Agreement. CITY reserves the right to obtain a full certified copy of any insurance policy and endorsements from CONTRACTOR. Failure to exercise this right shall not constitute a waiver of the right to exercise it later. The insurance shall be approved as to form and sufficiency by PROJECT MANAGER and the City Attorney. II. INDEMNIFICATION. A. Except as otherwise provided in Paragraph B., CONTRACTOR shall, to the fullest extent permitted by law, indemnify, release, defend with counsel approved by CITY, and hold harmless CITY, its officers, agents, employees and volunteers (collectively, the "City Indemnitees"), from and against any claim , demand, suit, judgment, loss, liability or expense of any kind, including but not limited to attorney's fees, expert fees and all other costs and fees of litigation, (collectively "CLAIMS"), aris ing out of CONTRACTOR'S performance of its obligations or conduct of its operations under this Agreement. The CONTRACTOR's obligations apply regardless of whether or not a liability is caused or contributed to by the active or passive negligence of the City Indemnitees. However, to the extent that liability is caused by the active negligence or willful misconduct of the City Indemnitees, the CONTRACTOR's indemnification obligation shall be reduced in proportion to the City Indemnitees' share of liability for the active negligence or willful misconduct. In addition, the acceptance or approval of the CONTRACTOR's work or work product by the CITY or any of its directors, officers or employees shall not relieve or reduce the CONTRACTOR's indemnification obligations. In the 5 event the City Indemnitees are made a party to any action, lawsuit, or other adversarial proceeding arising from CONTRACTOR'S performance of or operations under this Agreement, CONTRACTOR shall provide a defense to the City Indemnitees or at CITY'S option reimburse the City Indemnitees their costs of defense, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred in defense of such claims. B. Where the services to be provided by CONTRACTOR under this Agreement are design professional services to be performed by a design professional as that term is defined under Civil Code Section 2782.8, CONTRACTOR shall, to the fullest extent permitted by law, indemnify, release, defend and hold harmless the City Indemnitees from and against any CLAIMS that arise out of, pertain to, or relate to the negligence, recklessness, or willful misconduct of CONTRACTOR in the performance of its duties and obligations under this Agreement or its failure to comply with any of its obligations contained in this Agreement, except such CLAIM which is caused by the sole negligence or willful misconduct of CITY. In no event shall the cost to defend charged to the design professional exceed the design professional's proportionate percentage of fault. C. The defense and indemnification obligations of this Agreement are undertaken in addition to, and shall not in any way be limited by, the insurance obligations contained in this Agreement, and shall survive the termination or completion of this Agreement for the full period of time allowed by law. 12. NONDISCRIMINATION. CONTRACTOR shall not discriminate, in any way, against any person on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin or disability in connection with or related to the performance of its duties and obligations under this Agreement. 13. COMPLIANCE WITH ALL LAWS. CONTRACTOR shall observe and comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, codes and regulations, in the performance of its duties and obligations under this Agreement. CONTRACTOR shall perform all services under this Agreement in accordance with these laws, ordinances, codes and regulations. CONTRACTOR shall release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless CITY, its officers, agents and employees from any and all damages, liabilities, penalties, fines and all other consequences from any noncompliance or violation of any laws, ordinances, codes or regulations. 14. NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES. CITY and CONTRACTOR do not intend, by any provision of this Agreement, to create in any third party, any benefit or right owed by one party. under the terms and conditions of this Agreement, to the other party. 15. NOTICES. 6 All notices and other communications required or permitted to be given under this Agreement, including any notice of change of address, shall be in writing and given by personal delivery, or deposited with the United States Postal Service, postage prepaid, addressed to the parties intended to be notified. Notice shall be deemed given as of the date of personal delivery, or if mailed, upon the date of deposit with the United States Postal Service. Notice shall be given as follows: TO CITY's Project Manager: TO CONTRACTOR's Project Director: 16 . INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR. Bill Guerin, Director of Public Works City of San Rafael 1400 Fifth Avenue P.O. Box 151560 San Rafael, CA 94915-1560 Mia O'Connell O'Connell & Dempsey, LLC 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20001 For the purposes, and for the duration, of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR, its officers, agents and employees shall act in the capacity of an Independent Contractor, and not as employees of the CITY. CONTRACTOR and CITY expressly intend and agree that the status of CONTRACTOR, its officers, agents and employees be that of an Independent Contractor and not that of an employee of CITY. 17. ENTIRE AGREEMENT --AMENDMENTS. A. The terms and conditions of this Agreement, all exhibits attached, and all documents expressly incorporated by reference, represent the entire Agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement. B. This written Agreement shall supersede any and all prior agreements, oral or written, regarding the subject matter between the CONTRACTOR and the CITY. C. No other agreement, promise or statement, written or oral, relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, shall be valid or binding, except by way of a written amendment to this Agreement. D. The terms and conditions of this Agreement shall not be altered or modified except by a written amendment to this Agreement signed by the CONTRACTOR and the CITY. E. If any conflicts arise between the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and the terms and conditions of the attached exhibits or the documents expressly incorporated by reference, 7 the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control. 18. SET-OFF AGAINST DEBTS. CONTRACTOR agrees that CITY may deduct from any payment due to CONTRACTOR under this Agreement, any monies which CONTRACTOR owes CITY under any ordinance, agreement, contract or resolution for any unpaid taxes, fees, licenses, assessments, unpaid checks or other amounts. 19. WAIVERS . The waiver by either party of any breach or violation of any term, covenant or condition of this Agreement, or of any ordinance, law or regulation, shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any other term, covenant, condition, ordinance, law or regulation, or of any subsequent breach or violation of the same or other term, covenant, condition, ordinance, law or regulation. The subsequent acceptance by either party of any fee, performance, or other consideration which may become due or owing under this Agreement, shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding breach or violation by the other party of any term, condition, covenant of this Agreement or any applicable law, ordinance or regulation. 20. COSTS AND ATTORNEY'S FEES. The prevailing party in any action brought to enforce the terms and conditions of this Agreement, or arising out of the performance of this Agreement, may recover its reasonable costs (including claims administration) and attorney's fees expended in connection with such action. 21. CITY BUSINESS LICENSE I OTHER TAXES. CONTRACTOR shall obtain and maintain during the duration of this Agreement, a CITY business license as required by the San Rafael Municipal Code CONTRACTOR shall pay any and all state and federal taxes and any other applicable taxes. CITY shall not be required to pay for any work performed under this Agreement, until CONTRACTOR has provided CITY with a completed Internal Revenue Service Form W -9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). 22. APPLICABLE LAW. The laws of the State of California shall govern this Agreement. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the day, month and year first above written. CITY OF SAN RAFAEL CONTRACTOR JIM Title:.--=-....::.....+._--*---=-_-= __ ~ ATTEST: LINDSAY LARA, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: 9 ( DATE: TO: FROM: Re: CITY OF SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS MEMORANDUM March 28, 2018 FILE NO: 04 .05 Jim Schutz, City Manager Bill Guerin, Public Works Director Professional Services Agreement -O'Connell & Dempsey LLC ) Attached for your signature is an agreement with O'Connell & Dempsey LLC for professionals government affairs planning assistance associated with dredging the canal. Mia O'Connell, who is our representative for the referenced firm located in Washington D.C., will be assisting the City with contacting and working with the Corp of Engineers to identifY appropriate funding to support the dredging of the San Rafael Canal. Mia will also be working with our Congressional Member's staff to brief them on the project and work with the San Rafael Channel Association (SRCA) for appropriations requests and laying groundwork for FY2019 funding to support the dredging of the canal. The total contract amount with the city is $19,000 with the majority of the work occurring within the next three months. Please review the attached agreement, sign the document and forward the material to Lindsay Lara for final signatures. -n~l~1 -----.~ Mia O'Connell Pruident O'Connell & Dempsey, LLC c-----"-~ 2.0 F Sm:ct NW. Suite 700 Washington. DC 20001 Ct) 202-50r6242 • (t) 202-507-6374 mia@oconnclJdcmpscy.com CONTRACT ROUTING FORM INSTRUCTIONS: Use this cover sheet to circulate all contracts for review and approval in the order shown below. TO BE COMPLETED BY INITIATING DEPARTMENT PROJECT MANAGER Contracting Department: Public Works Project Manager: KM Extension: --:3-3-8-09------ Project Name: Canal Dredging -Government Assistance Contractor's Contact: Mia O'Connell ~~~==~~~--~------------------Contract's Email: mia@oconnelldempsey.com RESPONSIBLE Step DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 a. Email PINS Introductory Notice to Contractor b. Email Contract (in Word) & attachments to City Attorney clo Project Manager Laraine.Gittens@ cityofsanrafael.org a. Review, revise and comment on draft agreement and return to Project Manager b. Confirm insurance requirements, create Job on PINS, send PINS City Attorney insurance notice to contractor. Forward three (3) originals of final agreement to contractor for their Project Manager signature. Project Manager PRINT When necessary, * contractor-signed agreement agendized for Council approval * PSA > $20,000 or Purchase> $35,000: or Public Works Contract> ~\ ~OOO CONTINUE ROUTING PROCESS WITH HARD COPY Forward signed original agreement to City Attorney with printed copy of Project Manager this routing form City Attornex Review and approve hard copy of signed agreement Review and approve insurance in PINS, and bonds (for public works Ci~ Attorn~L contracts) City Manager/Maxor Agreement executed by Council authorized official Attest signatures, retains original agreement and forwards copies to Citx Clerk project manager 10 Project Manager Forward Final Copy to Contractor COMPLETED DATE 3119/2018 3119/2018 3/26/2018 3/26/2018 3/26/2018 3/28/2018 REVIEWER Initial KM KM LG LG KM KM RM-