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CM MCCMC Legislative Analysis Activities 2019AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES This Agreement is made and entered into this 15 day of November 2019, by and between the CITY OF SAN RAFAEL (hereinafter "CITY"), and SHANNON O'IIARE (hereinafter "CONTRACTOR"), RECITALS WHEREAS, the Cities and Towns of Marin County, by and through the Marin County Council of Mayors and Councilmembers ("MCCMC"), desire to retain CONTRACTOR to provide legislative analysis activities on their behalf; and WHEREAS, CONTRACTOR has the training and experience to provide, and is willing to provide, legislative analysis activities and actions on behalf of the MCCMC Legislative Committee; and WHEREAS, CITY has agreed to be the lead agency for the purpose of entering into an agreement with CONTRACTOR to provide such legislative analysis; and WHEREAS, the MCCMC members have agreed to jointly fund this agreement. AGREEMENT NOW, THEREFORE, the parties hereby agree as follows: 1. PROJECT COORDINATION. A. CITY. The City Manager shall be the representative of the CITY for all purposes under this Agreement. The City Manager 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. CONTRACTOR shall assign a single PROJECT DIRECTOR to have overall responsibility for the progress and execution of this Agreement for CONTRACTOR. Shannon O'Hare is hereby designated as the PROJECT DIRECTOR 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 perform the duties and/or provide services as described in Exhibit "A" attached and incorporated herein. f 3. DUTIES OF CITY. CITY shall pay the compensation as provided in Paragraph 4. 4. COMPENSATION. For the full performance of the services described herein by CONTRACTOR, CITY shall pay CONTRACTOR no more than $8,000 for work completed over a full year, billed by CONTRACTOR over ten (10) months in equal monthly payments of $800. CONTRACTOR understands and agrees that she shall not incur any additional expenses on behalf of CITY, the Cities and Towns of Marin County or the MCCMC, and that CITY, the MCCMC and the Cities and Towns of Marin shall not be responsible for any obligations of an employer. Specifically, CONTRACTOR shall furnish her own means of transportation (when not required by CITY to travel), miscellaneous supplies and incidental expenses. Payment will be made monthly upon receipt by PROJECT MANAGER of invoice and monthly report of activities submitted by CONTRACTOR. 5. TERM OF AGREEMENT. The term of this Agreement shall be for (1) year commencing on January 1, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2020. The schedule of work is to be set by the MCCMC Chair with input by the CONTRACTOR. Upon mutual agreement of the parties, and subject to the approval of the City Manager, the term of this Agreement may be extended for additional periods of up to (1) year each. 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 convect the cause of the termination, to the reasonable satisfaction of the party giving such notice, within such fifteen (15) day time period. 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. 2 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. During the term of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR shall maintain, at no expense to CITY, an automobile liability insurance policy on CONTRACTOR'S vehicle(s) in the minimum amount of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per occurrence. B. CONTRACTOR shall provide to City's PROJECT MANAGER, (a) Certificates of Insurance evidencing the insurance coverage required herein, and (b) text from the insurance policies or the endorsements as specified in Subparagraphs B(1) and B(2). The insurance shall be approved as to form and sufficiency by PROJECT MANAGER and the City Attorney. C. If it employs any person, CONTRACTOR shall maintain worker's compensation and employer's liability insurance, as required by the State Labor Code and other applicable laws and regulations, and as necessary to protect both CONTRACTOR and CITY against all liability for injuries to CONTRACTOR's officers and employees. D. Any deductibles or self-insured retentions in CONTRACTOR's insurance policies must be declared to and approved by the City's Risk Manager and the City Attorney. 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. 3 It. INDEMNIFICATION. Except as provided in Paragraph B., CONTRACTOR shall indemnify, release, defend and hold harmless CITY, its officers, and employees, against any claim, demand, suit, judgment, loss, liability or expense of any kind, including attorney's fees, arising out of or resulting in any way, in whole or in part, from any acts or omissions, intentional or negligent, of CONTRACTOR or CONTRACTOR's officers, agents and employees in the performance of their duties and obligations under this Agreement. 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 WITII 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. 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: Jim Schutz Project Manager City of San Rafael 1400 Fifth Ave. (P.O. Box 151560) San Rafael, CA 94915-1560 4 TO CONTRACTOR: Shannon O'Hare Project Director 2462 Van Pattq Drive Santa Rosa, CA 95403 16. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR. 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, 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 C, 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/ 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. SURVIVAL OF TERMS. Any terms of this Agreement that by their nature extend beyond the term (or termination) of this Agreement shall remain in effect until fulfilled, and shall apply to both Parties' respective successors and assigns. 23. APPLICABLE LAW. The laws of the State of California shall govern this Agreement. 24. COUNTERPARTS AND ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one document. Counterpart signature pages may be delivered by telecopier, email or other means of electronic transmission. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the day, month and year first above written. CITY OF SAN RAFAEL CONTRACTOR Qj��L- 1 By: JIM SCHUTZ, City Manager 0 ATTEST: LINDSAY LARA, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: L a " CE -- ROBERT F. EPSTEIA, City Atforney 7 Name: S VI C AI A &A 0'4 r e_ Title: [If Contractor is a corporation, add signature of second corporate officer] Name: Title: MCCMC LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE Legislative Analyst Duties Updated Sept 2019 Attend Monthly MCCMC Legislation Committee meeting and occasional emergency meetings of the Committee. The meetings are currently the fourth Monday of the month 8:00 am at San Rafael City Hall. General duties of the Legislative Analyst: • Keeping abreast of legislation & ballot measures • Preparing update reports and letters for Committee Chair • Preparing Committee Agenda • Distributing supporting documents or web links • Report on bill content at meetings. Flag bills on which committee took position if bill is subsequently amended. • Drafting position letters for Committee Chair • Liaison with local office of the Marin Assembly member and Senator and League of California Cities rep • Liaison with Congressional representatives Agenda Preparation and Distribution • Prepare and distribute agendas for regular committee meetings, for emergency meeting, if any, and for meetings requested by California legislators' office or that of Congressional representatives. • Prepare list of potential bills of interest with League position and position of Marin County and/or Marin Town/City. Responsibility: League rep for League bills and lobbyist for non -League bills. • Using above bill list, prepare the draft agenda in conjunction with the Lobbyist, League Rep, and committee chair. Include when appropriate requests from assembly member or senate staff for a position. The agenda should include information on priority bills or "hot" bills, which require urgent action, along with bill titles and descriptions, summaries (if available), legislator's fact sheets from the authors of the bill, as well as League Committee analyses or the LAO analysis (if available), analysis from staff of committees hearing the bill, and a URL for full text of bills on- line. • Gather information on upcoming League & MCCMC meetings to be included on agenda. • Forward draft agenda: 10 calendar days prior to the meeting to the Chair for review agenda & approval. • Send out final agenda via e-mail to Committee Distribution List week before the meeting is ideal, but last minute legislative action often delays the distribution until the Thurs before the meeting. Emailed packet includes the agenda, bill summaries, urls to full text, and other documentation described above. • Keep the distribution list updated. The list includes committee voting members (representatives from the council of Marin cities, League representative, usually the North Bay Public Affairs manager of the League of CA Cities, Marin legislative aides, lobbyist, San Rafael City Manager, County administrator, and others who may be interested. Attend monthly meetings and prepare notes of the meeting. Notes include brief summaries of the pro/con discussion and any position taken by vote of committee on bills or relevant matters. Copies of the notes are sent to the chair. Keep and update a spreadsheet of bills, positions, dates position taken, amendments to the bills or changes of position. Distribute to committee monthly. Set up meeting location and phone connection to lobbyist. Letters in Support/Opposition • Research and prepare draft letters for approval by the Chair. Letters should include Marin specific information where material. Contact staff regarding potential impact on individual city/town. Contact Marin County legislative staff when necessary. Letters can be prepared using the League or the Lobbyist template when consistent with the position of the committee. Staff will obtain templates and dispatch it to the Chair for signature within 3 working days after committee meeting. • Initial position letters will be sent out to the legislators no later than 5 calendar days after the meeting, or sooner for urgency matters, if at all possible. Follow up letters. requested when a bill on which the committee has taken a position is sent to another committee or house in the legislature, should be sent out within 2 days of the request. • Obtain chair's signature in letters. • Prepare PDF of signed letter and distribute to author of the bill and chair of the committee hearing the bill, with ccs to local Assembly Member and Senator, League of California Cities, MCCMC lobbyist. If the bill is still controversial when it reaches the governor's desk, a letter is sent to the governor. All letters send should be cc'd to the chair. • Committee positions, if any, on initiatives that have qualified for the ballot should also be provided to Initiative author or committee. • The Lobbyist or League Representative are sources for contact information for the relevant legislators and other designated recipients. • Keep a file of all final, signed letters. Preparing updated reports and letters for Committee Chair • Forward updates from Legislative Offices, advocates, League of California Cities, and MCCMC Lobbyist if the chair is not on their email roster. • Prepare letters on amended bills on which the committee has already taken a position. Liaison with Elected officials in Sacramento and Washington Regular contact with local offices of Assembly member and Senator Contact with CA Congressional representatives when necessary GEICO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY Washington DC VERIFICATION OF COVERAGE (SEE BELOW UNDER CAUTIONARY NOTE) MAILING ADDRESS Policy Number: 4424475426 SHANNON B OHARE AND NATHANIEL Effective Date: 07-22-19 J EMERY Expiration Date: 01-22-20 2462 VAN PATTER DR Registered State: CALIFORNIA SANTA ROSA CA 95403-7694 To whom it may concern: This letter is to verify that we have issued coverage under the above policy number for the dates indicated in the effective and expiration date fields for the vehicle listed. This should serve as proof that the below mentioned vehicle meets or exceeds the financial responsibility requirement for your state. This verification of coverage does not amend, extend or alter the coverage afforded by this policy Vehicle Year: 2016 Make: FORD Model: FUSION VIN: 3FA6POSU6GR229563 COVERAGES Bodily Injury Liability Each Person/Each Occurrence State Minimum $15,000/$30,000 Property Damage Liability State Minimum $5,000 Uninsured & Underinsured Motorists Each Person/Each Occurrence Comprehensive Collision Lienholder Additional Information: Issued 11/08/2019 LIMITS DEDUCTIBLES $100,0005300,000 $50,000 $100,000/$300,000 Additional Insured Interested Party $1,000 Ded $500 Ded/Waiver If you have any additional questions, please call 1-800-841-3000. CAUTIONARY NOTE: THE CURRENT COVERAGES, LIMITS, AND DEDUCTIBLES MAY DIFFER FROM THE COVERAGES, LIMITS AND DEDUCTIBLES IN EFFECT AT OTHER TIMES DURING THE POLICY PERIOD. THIS VERIFICATION OF COVERAGE REFLECTS THE COVERAGES, LIMITS, AND DEDUCTIBLES AS OF THE ISSUED DATE OF THIS DOCUMENT WHICH IS SHOWN UNDER "ADDITIONAL INFORMATION' OR IF AN ISSUED DATE IS NOT SHOWN, THE DATE OF THIS FACSIMILE. U 33 10 07 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: City Manager's Office Project Manager: Jim Schutz Extension: 3475 Contractor Name: Shannon O'Hare Contractor's Contact: Shannon O'Hare Contact's Email: sbohare@gmail.com ❑ FPPC: Check if Contractor/Consultant must file Form 700 Step RESPONSIBLE DESCRIPTION COMPLETED REVIEWER DEPARTMENT DATE Check/Initial 1 Project Manager a. Email PINS Introductory Notice to Contractor (lick here to ❑ enter a date b. Email contract (in Word) and attachments to City 11/8/2019 LQM Attorney c/o Laraine.Gittens@cityofsanrafael.org 2 City Attorney a. Review, revise, and comment on draft agreement 11/8/2019 ® LG and return to Project Manager 11/8/2019 ® LG b. Confirm insurance requirements, create Job on (N/A) PINS, send PINS insurance notice to contractor 3 Department Director Approval of final agreement form to send to 11/8/2019 contractor _LOM_ 4 Project Manager Forward three (3) originals of final agreement to 11/8/2019 contractor for their signature s 5 Project Manager When necessary, contractor -signed agreement ❑ N/A agendized for City Council approval *City Council approval required for Professional Services ❑ Agreements and purchases of goods and services that exceed Or $75,000; and for Public Works Contracts that exceed $175,000 Click here to Date of City Council approval enter a date CONTINUE ROUTING PROCESS WITH HARD COPY_ Forward signed original agreements to City X11 iy I PRINT 6 Project Manager Attorney with printed copy of this routing form Review and approve hard copy of signed 7 City Attorney agreement Review and approve insurance in PINS, and bonds 8 City Attorney _ �; (for Public Works Contracts) 9 City Manager/ Mayor Agreement executed by City Council authorized -� I official 10 City Clerk Attest signatures, retains original agreement and forwards y _ copies to Project Manager