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PCR Services Corporation A2015-129el*") C4 ULZO -11A June 13, 2019 Environmental Science Associates Attn: David Crook 2121 Alton Parkway, Ste. 100 Irvine, CA 92606 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709 (909) 364-2600 RE: Extension of Termination Date for Agreement A2015-129 Preparation of Environmental Impact Report for Hidden Oaks Project Dear Mr. Crook: On July 11, 2017, the City Manager of the City of Chino Hills authorized execution of Agreement No. A2015-129 with Environmental Science Associates for Preparation of Environmental Impact Report for Hidden Oaks Project. This letter serves as notification that the termination date has been extended until June 30, 2020. All other provisions of the agreement remain in effect. Should you have any questions regarding this notification, please contact Maria Ingrassia at (909) 364-2754. Sincerely, & fil�4k�v� Benjamin Montgomery City Manager cc: City Clerk's Office Finance Department Community Development Department C16 eat, Art Bennett ■ Brian Johsz ■ Ray Marquez ■ Cynthia Moran ■ Peter J. Rogers C4 0� CLIO _11A June 7, 2018 Environmental Science Associates Attn: David Crook 2121 Alton Parkway, Ste 100 Irvine, CA 92606 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709 (9p09) 36D44-2600 WWW. Cf�f29 .CEJ . 9,�? RE: Extension of Termination Date for Agreement A2015-129 Preparation of Environmental Impact Report for Hidden Oaks Project Dear Mr. Crook: On July 11, 2017, the City Manager of the City of Chino Hills, authorized execution of Agreement No. A2015-129, with Environmental Science Associates for Preparation of Environmental Impact Report for Hidden Oaks Project. This letter serves as notification that the termination date has been extended until June 30, 2019. All other provisions of the agreement remain in effect. Should you have any questions regarding this notification, please contact Yvette Brunetto at (909) 364-2783. Sincerely, Konradt Bartlam City Manager KB:wg M. City Clerk's Office Finance Department Community Development Department C4Caws' Art Bennett ■ Brian Johsz ■ Ray Marquez ■ Cynthia Moran ■ Peter J. Rogers June 6, 2017 PCR Services Corporation Attn: David Crook 2121 Alton Parkway, Suite 100 Irvine, CA 92606 RE: Extension of Termination Date for Agreement A2015-129 EIR Preparation Dear Mr. Crook, 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709 (909) 364-2600 On June 6, 2017 the City Manager of the City of Chino Hills authorized execution of Agreement No. A2015-129, with PCR Services for EIR preparation. This letter serves as notification that the termination date has been extended until June 30, 2018. All other provisions of the agreement remain in effect. Should you have any questions regarding this notification, please contact Kim Zuppinger at (909) 364-2761. Sincerely, Konradt Bartlam City Manager KB:cb cc: City Clerk's Office Finance Department Community Development Department CComa. Art Bennett ■ Ed M. Graham ■ Ray Marquez ■ Cynthia Moran ■ Peter J. Rogers June 1, 2016 David Crook PCR Services Corp. 2121 Alton Parkway, Suite 100 Irvine, CA 92606-4956 RE: Extension of Termination Date for Agreement No. A15-129 Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club Development Project Dear Mr. Crook: 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709 (909) 364-2600 coww, , e/ai/�J , J On May 12, 2015, the City Council of the City of Chino Hills authorized execution of Agreement No. A15-129 with PCR Services Corp. for Enviromental Impact Report preparation for the Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club Development project. This letter serves as notification that the termination date has been extended until June 30, 2017. All other provisions of the agreement remain in effect. Should you have any questions regarding this notification, please contact Victor Viramontes at (909) 364-2743. Sincerely, Konradt Bartlam City Manager cc: City Clerk's Office Finance Department Community Development Department CC9u/Z d - Art Bennett ® Ed M. Graham a Ray Marquez ® Cynthia Moran ® Peter J. Rogers AGREEMENT NO. A15- IXI - PROFESSIONAL THIS AGREEMENT, made and entered into this 12th day of May, 2015, between the CITY OF CHINO HILLS, a municipal corporation, hereinafter referred to as "City" and PCR SERVICES CORPORATION hereinafter referred to as "Consultant". In consideration of the mutual covenants and conditions set forth herein, the parties agree as follows: 1. SCOPE OF SERVICES. Consultant agrees to perform the services set forth in Exhibit A "SCOPE OF SERVICES" attached hereto and made a part hereof. Consultant shall submit its work to the City for its review after completing each phase of the project as described in Exhibit A, or when otherwise requested by the City. Consultant shall, at its own cost, make any revisions of its own work as required by the City and re -do, at its own cost, any work which the City finds unsatisfactory due to Consultant's or subcontractor's errors or omissions. Consultant represents and warrants that it has the qualifications, experience and facilities to properly perform said services in a thorough, competent and professional manner and shall, at all times during the term of this Agreement, have in full force and effect, all licenses required of it by law. Consultants shall begin its services under this Agreement on May 13, 2015. 2. STATUS OF CONSULTANT. Consultant is and shall at all times remain as to the City a wholly independent contractor. The personnel performing the services under this Agreement on behalf of Consultant shall at all times be -1- under Consultant's exclusive direction and control. Neither City nor any of its officers, employees or agents shall have control over the conduct of Consultant or any of Consultant's officers, employees or agents, except as set forth in this Agreement. Consultant shall not at any time or in any manner represent that it or any of its officers, employees or agents are in any manner officers, employees or agents of the City. Consultant shall not incur or have the power to incur any debt, obligation or liability whatever against City, or bind City in any manner. Consultant shall not disseminate any information or reports gathered or created pursuant to this Agreement without the prior written approval of City except information or reports required by government agencies to enable Consultant to perform its duties under this Agreement. 3. CONSULTANT'S KNOWLEDGE OF APPLICABLE LAWS. Consultant shall keep itself informed of applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations which may affect those employed by it or in any way affect the performance of its services pursuant to this Agreement. Consultant shall observe and comply with all such laws and regulations affecting its employees. City and its officers and employees, shall not be liable at law or in equity as a result of any failure of Consultant to comply with this section. 4. PERSONNEL. Consultant shall make every reasonable effort to maintain the stability and continuity of Consultant's staff assigned to perform the services hereunder and shall obtain the approval of the City Manager of all proposed staff members performing services under this Agreement prior to any such performance. -2- 5. COMPENSATION AND METHOD OF PAYMENT. Compensation to the Consultant shall be as set forth in Exhibit B attached hereto and made a part hereof. Total compensation shall not exceed $403,720.00 . Payments shall be made within thirty (30) days after receipt of each invoice as to all undisputed fees. If the City disputes any of consultant's fees it shall give written notice to Consultant within 30 days of receipt of an invoice of any disputed fees set forth on the invoice. 6. ADDITIONAL SERVICES OF CONSULTANT. Consultant shall not be compensated for any services rendered in connection with its performance of this Agreement which are in addition to those set forth herein or listed in Exhibit A, unless such additional services are authorized in advance and in writing by the City Manager. Consultant shall be compensated for any additional services in the amounts and in the manner as agreed to by City Manager and Consultant at the time City's written authorization is given to Consultant for the performance of said services. 7. ASSIGNMENT. All services required hereunder shall be performed by Consultant, its employees or personnel under direct contract with Consultant. Consultant shall not assign to any subcontractor the performance of this Agreement, nor any part thereof, nor any monies due hereunder, without the prior written consent of City Manager. 8. FACILITIES AND RECORDS. Consultant shall maintain complete and accurate records with respect to sales, costs, expenses, receipts and other such information required by City that relate to the performance of services under this Agreement. Consultant shall maintain adequate records of services provided -3- in sufficient detail to permit an evaluation of services. All such records shall be maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and shall be clearly identified and readily accessible. Consultant shall provide free access to the representatives of City or its designees at reasonable times to such books and records, shall give City the right to examine and audit said books and records, shall permit City to make transcripts therefrom as necessary, and shall allow inspection of all work, data, documents, proceedings and activities related to this Agreement. Such records, together with supporting documents, shall be maintained for a period of three (3) years after receipt of final payment. 9. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT. This Agreement may be renewed annually, but will terminate on June 30, 2016, unless otherwise extended in advance and in writing by the City Manager. This Agreement may be terminated with or without cause by either party upon 30 days written notice. In the event of such termination, Consultant shall be compensated for non -disputed fees under the terms of this Agreement up to the date of termination. 10. COOPERATION BY CITY. All public information, data, reports, records, and maps as are existing and available to City as public records, and which are necessary for carrying out the work as outlined in the Scope of Services, shall be furnished to Consultant in every reasonable way to facilitate, without undue delay, the work to be performed under this Agreement. 11, OWNERSHIP OF DOCUMENTS. Upon satisfactory completion of, or in the event of termination, suspension or abandonment of, this Agreement, all original maps, models, designs, drawings, photographs, studies, surveys, reports, -9- data, notes, computer files, files and other documents prepared in the course of providing the services to be performed pursuant to this Agreement shall, become the sole property of City, With respect to computer files, Consultant shall make available to the City, upon reasonable written request by the City, the necessary computer software and hardware for purposes of accessing, compiling, transferring and printing computer files. 12. RELEASE OF INFORMATION/CONFLICTS OF INTEREST. {a} All information gained by Consultant in performance of this Agreement shall be considered confidential and shall not be released by Consultant without City's prior written authorization excepting that information which is a public record and subject to disclosure pursuant to the California Public Records Act, Government Code § 6250, et sea, Consultant, its officers, employees, agents or subcontractors, shall not without written authorization from the City Manager or unless requested by the City Attorney, voluntarily provide declarations, letters of support, testimony at depositions, response to interrogatories or other information concerning the work performed under this Agreement or relating to any project or property located within the City. Response to a subpoena or court order shall not be considered "voluntary" provided Consultant gives City notice of such court order or subpoena. If Consultant or any of its officers, employees, consultants or subcontractors does voluntarily provide information in violation of this Agreement, City has the right to reimbursement and indemnity from Consultant for any damages caused by Consultant's conduct, including the City's attorney's fees. -5- Consultant shall promptly notify City should Consultant, its officers, employees, agents or subcontractors be served with any summons, complaint, subpoena, notice of deposition, request for documents, interrogatories, request for admissions or other discovery request, court order or subpoena from any party regarding this Agreement and the work performed thereunder or with respect to any project or property located within the City. City retains the right, but has no obligation, to represent Consultant and/or be present at any deposition, hearing or similar proceeding. Consultant agrees to cooperate fully with City and to provide City with the opportunity to review any response to discovery requests provided by Consultant. However, City's right to review any such response does not imply or mean the right by City to control, direct, or rewrite said response. (b) Consultant covenants that neither they nor any officer or principal of their firm have any interest in, or shall they acquire any interest, directly or indirectly which will conflict in any manner or degree with the performance of their services hereunder. Consultant further covenants that in the performance of this Agreement, no person having such interest shall be employed by them as an officer, employee, agent, or subcontractor without the express written consent of the City Manager. Consultant further covenants that Consultant has not contracted with nor is performing any services directly or indirectly with any developer(s) and/or property owner(s) and/or firm(s) and/or partnerships owning property in the City or the study area and further covenants and agrees that Consultant and/or its subcontractors shall provide no service or enter into any agreement or agreements with any developer(s) and/or property owner(s) and/or firm(s) and/or partnerships owning property in the City or the study area prior to the completion of the work under this Agreement without the express written consent of the City Manager. 13. DEFAULT. In the event that Consultant is in default of any of the provisions of this Agreement, City shall have no obligation or duty to continue compensating Consultant for any work performed after the date of default and can terminate this Agreement immediately by written notice to the Consultant. 14. INDEMNIFICATION. (a) Consultant represents it is skilled in the professional calling necessary to perform the services and duties agreed to hereunder by Consultant, and City relies upon the skills and knowledge of Consultant. Consultant shall perform such services and duties consistent with the standards generally recognized as being employed by professionals performing similar service in the State of California. (b) Consultant is an independent contractor and shall have no authority to bind City nor to create or incur any obligation on behalf of or liability against City, whether by contract or otherwise, unless such authority is expressly conferred under this agreement or is otherwise expressly conferred in writing by City. City, its elected and appointed officials, officers, agents, employees and volunteers (individually and collectively, 'Indemnitees") shall have no liability to Consultant or to any other person for, and Consultant shall indemnify, defend, protect and hold harmless the Indemnitees from and against, any and all liabilities, claims, actions, causes of action, proceedings, suits, damages, judgments, liens, -7- levies, costs and expenses of whatever nature, including reasonable attorneys' fees and disbursements (collectively "Claims"), which the Indemnitees may suffer or incur or to which the Indemnitees may become subject by reason of or arising out of any injury to or death of any person(s), damage to property, loss of use of property, economic loss or otherwise occurring as a result of or allegedly caused by the negligent or wrongful acts or omissions of Consultant, its agents, officers, directors or employees, in performing any of the services under this agreement. If any action or proceeding is brought against the Indemnitees by reason of any of the matters against which Consultant has agreed to indemnify the Indemnitees as above provided, Consultant, upon notice from the CITY, shall defend the Indemnitees at Consultant's expense by counsel acceptable to the City. The Indemnitees need not have first paid any of the matters as to which the Indemnitees are entitled in order to be so indemnified. The insurance required to be maintained by Consultant under paragraph 15 shall ensure Consultant's obligations under this paragraph 14(b), but the limits of such insurance shall not limit the liability of Consultant hereunder. The provisions of this paragraph 14(b) shall survive the expiration or earlier termination of this agreement. The Consultant's indemnification does not extend to Claims occurring as a result of the City's sole negligent or willful acts or omissions. 15. INSURANCE. A. Insurance Requirements. Consultant shall provide and maintain insurance acceptable to the City Attorney in full force and effect throughout the term of this Agreement, against claims for injuries to persons or damages to property which may arise from or in connection with the performance of the work hereunder by Consultant, its agents, representatives or employees. Insurance is to be placed with insurers with a current A.M. Best's rating of no less than A:VI1. Consultant shall provide the following scope and limits of insurance: least as broad as: (1) Minimum Scooe of Insurance. Coverage shall be at (a) Insurance Services Office form Commercial General Liability coverage (Occurrence Form CG 0001). (b) Insurance Services Office form number CA 0001 (Ed. 1187) covering Automobile Liability, including code 1 "any auto" and endorsement CA 0025, or equivalent forms subject to the written approval of the City. (c) Workers' Compensation insurance as required by the Labor Code of State of California and Employer's Liability insurance and covering all persons providing services on behalf of the Consultant and all risks to such persons under this Agreement. (d) Errors and omissions liability insurance appropriate to the Consultant's profession. (2) Minimum Limits of Insurance. Consultant shall maintain limits of insurance no less than: (a) General Liability: $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily injury, personal injury and property damage. If Commercial General Liability Insurance or other form with a general aggregate limit is used, either the general l� aggregate limit shall apply separately to the activities related to this Agreement or the general aggregate limit shall be twice the required occurrence limit. (b) Automobile Liability: $1,000,000 per accident for bodily injury and property damage. (c) Workers' Compensation and Employer's Liability: Workers' Compensation as required by the Labor Code of the State of California and Employers Liability limits of $1,000,000 per accident. claim. (d) Errors and Omissions Liability: $1,000,000 per B Other Provisions. Insurance policies required by this Agreement shall contain the following provisions: (1) All Policies. Each insurance policy required by this paragraph 15 shall be endorsed and state the coverage shall not be suspended, voided, canceled by the insurer or either party to this Agreement, reduced in coverage or in limits except after 30 days' prior written notice by Certified mail, return receipt requested, has been given to the City. (2) General Liabilitv and Automobile Liabilitv Coveraqes. (a) City, its officers, officials, and employees and volunteers are to be covered as additional insureds as respects: liability arising out of activities Consultant performs, products and completed operations of Consultant; premises owned, occupied or used by Consultant, or automobiles owned, leased or hired or borrowed by Consultant. The coverage shall contain no -10- special limitations on the scope of protection afforded to City, its officers, officials, or employees. (b) Consultant's insurance coverage shall be primary insurance as respect to City, its officers, officials, employees and volunteers. Any insurance or self insurance maintained by City, its officers, officials, employees or volunteers shall apply in excess of, and not contribute with, Consultant's insurance. (c) Consultant's insurance shall apply separately to each insured against whom claim is made or suit is brought, except with respect to the limits of the insurers liability. (d) Any failure to comply with the reporting or other provisions of the policies including breaches of warranties shall not affect coverage provided to the City, its officers, officials, employees or volunteers. (3) Workers' Compensation and Emolover's Liability Coverage. Unless the City Manager otherwise agrees in writing, the insurer shall agree to waive all rights of subrogation against City, its officers, officials, employees and agents for losses arising from work performed by Consultant for City. C. Other Reauirements. Consultant agrees to deposit with City, at or before the effective date of this contract, certificates of insurance necessary to satisfy City that the insurance provisions of this contract have been complied with. The City Attorney may require that Consultant furnish City with copies of original endorsements effecting coverage required by this Section. The -11- certificates and endorsements are to be signed by a person authorized by that insurer to bind coverage on its behalf. City reserves the right to inspect complete, certified copies of all required insurance policies, at any time. (1) Consultant shall furnish certificates and endorsements from each subcontractor identical to those Consultant provides. (2) Any deductibles or self-insured retentions must be declared to and approved by City. At the option of the City, either the insurer shall reduce or eliminate such deductibles or self-insured retentions as respects the City, its officers, officials, employees and volunteers; or the Consultant shall procure a bond guaranteeing payment of losses and related investigations, claim administration, defense expenses and claims. (3) The procuring of such required policy or policies of insurance shall not be construed to limit Consultant's liability hereunder nor to fulfill the indemnification provisions and requirements of this Agreement. 16. NONDISCRIMINATION/NON PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT STATEMENT. In performing this Agreement, the Parties shall not discriminate or grant preferential treatment on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, or national origin, and shall comply, to the fullest extent allowed by law, with all applicable local, state and federal laws relating to nondiscrimination. 17. UNAUTHORIZED ALIENS. Consultant hereby promises and agrees to comply with all of the provisions of the Federal Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C.A. & 1101, et seq.), as amended; and in connection therewith, shall not -12- employ unauthorized aliens as defined therein. Should Consultant so employ such unauthorized aliens for the performance of work and/or services covered by this contract, and should the Federal Government impose sanctions against the City for such use of unauthorized aliens, Consultant hereby agrees to, and shall, reimburse City for the cost of all such sanctions imposed, together with any and all costs, including attorneys' fees, incurred by the City in connection therewith. 18. ENTIRE AGREEMENT, This Agreement is the complete, final, entire and exclusive expression of the Agreement between the parties hereto and supersedes any and all other agreements, either oral or in writing, between the parties with respect to the subject matter herein. Each party to this Agreement acknowledges that no representations by any party which are not embodied herein and that no other agreement, statement, or promise not contained in this Agreement shall be valid and binding. 19. GOVERNING LAW. The City and Consultant understand and agree that the laws of the State of California shall govern the rights, obligations, duties and liabilities of the parties to this Agreement and also govern the interpretation of this Agreement. Any litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place in the San Bernardino County Superior Court. 20. ASSIGNMENT OR SUBSTITUTION. City has an interest in the qualifications of and capability of the persons and entities who will fulfill the duties and obligations imposed upon Consultant by this Agreement. In recognition of that interest, neither any complete nor partial assignment of this Agreement may be made by Consultant nor changed, substituted for, deleted, or added to without the -13- prior written consent of City. Any attempted assignment or substitution shall be ineffective, null, and void, and constitute a material breach of this Agreement entitling City to any and all remedies at law or in equity, including summary termination of this Agreement. Subcontracts, if any, shall contain a provision making them subject to all provisions stipulated in this Agreement. 21. MODIFICATION OF AGREEMENT. The terms of this Agreement can only be modified in writing approved by the City Council and the Consultant. The parties agree that this requirement for written modifications cannot be waived and any attempted waiver shall be void. 22. AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE. The person or persons executing this Agreement on behalf of Consultant warrants and represents that he/she/they has/have the authority to execute this Agreement on behalf of his/her/their corporation and warrants and represents that he/she/they has/have the authority to bind Consultant to the performance of its obligations hereunder. 23. NOTICES. Notices shall be given pursuant to this Agreement by personal service on the party to be notified, or by written notice upon such party deposited in the custody of the United States Postal Service addressed as follows: Com. Attention: City Clerk City of Chino Hills 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, California 91709 -14- Consultant. Attention: David Crook PCR Services Corporation 2121 Alton Parkway, Suite 100 Irvine, CA 92606 The notices shall be deemed to have been given as of the date of personal service, or three (3) days after the date of deposit of the same in the custody of the United States Postal Service. 24. CONSISTENCY. In interpreting this Agreement and resolving any ambiguities, the main body of this Agreement takes precedence over the attached Exhibits; this Agreement supersedes any conflicting provisions. Any inconsistency between the Exhibits will be resolved in the order in which the Exhibits appear below: A. Exhibit A: Scope of Work B. Exhibit B: Compensation 25. SEVERABILITY. The invalidity in whole or in part of any provision of this Agreement shall not void or affect the validity of the other provisions of this Agreement. -15- IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be executed the day and year first above written. By C----b-4- Gregory J. Broughton Title President -16- By— .' q.. T . y6 Cheryl Balz City Clerk Mork D. Hensley City Attorney w r • ,� •..• In accordance with CEQA requirements and the City of Chino Hills' Environmental Study Guidelines, PCR will complete the environmental review process for the project through preparation of an EIR with the City of Chino Hills as the Lead Agency. The table below lists the requisite tasks as outlined by the City's RFP. Following the table is a description of each of these separate tasks. Task Task Description 1 Project Kick-off Z Review and Prepare Technical Reports 3 Prepare Initial Study and Notice of Preparation 4 Prepare Screencheck, Administrative EIR S Prepare Draft EIR 6 Prepare Final EIR 7 Prepare Project Record 8 Management, Meetings/Teleconferences & Hearings Task 1: Project Kick -Off As part of this task, PCR and our subconsultant team will attend a project kick-off meeting with City staff and the applicant team in order to gather information, materials, and reports regarding the project, discuss specific technical issues and approach for the EIR process, and establish communication protocols. Following the kick-off meeting, PCR will prepare an Information Needs Memorandum that identifies the specific information necessary to complete various analyses in the EIR, which is assumed to be provided by the City or project applicant, as appropriate. Task 2: Review and prepare Technical Reports As noted above, PCR or its subconsultant team will prepare various project -specific technical reports, or perform peer reviews of applicant -provided technical reports, in support of the Draft EIR, This scope of work assumes that peer reviews of the applicant -provided technical reports by the PCR team will result in the need for only minor changes or modifications, and will be adequate for purposes of CEQA to support the respective analyses in the EIR. Should it be determined that these reports require more involved revisions or additional analysis, efforts to render the analyses adequate would be considered out of scope and could affect the project schedule. The specific tasks to be performed as part of these technical reports and peer reviews are discussed In detail below. Air Quality Study PCR has extensive experience preparing air quality assessments throughout Southern California. PCR has developed a refined approach to performing air quality analyses pursuant to the standards and guidelines set forth by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). With respect to air quality, PCR will describe the existing environmental setting and discuss City of Chino Hills Hidden oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13.01) PCR Services Corporation 1 Proposal Revised April 2015 pertinent air quality statutes and regulations at the local, regional, state and federal level. PCR will define the thresholds of significance based on guidelines from the SCAQMD. PCR will quantify daily maximum construction and operational emissions using SCAQMD's recommended California Emissions Estimator Model (CalEEMod). Construction emissions will be based on the expected construction schedule, equipment mix, earthmoving operations, and number of construction worker and delivery trips. As the project will require large amounts of grading (M2 million cubic yards), additional analysis will be performed to account for fugitive dust generated from these activities. Operational emissions will be based on build out of the project and estimated vehicle trips. In accordance with SCAQMD guidelines, PCR will assess localized impacts to nearby sensitive receptors from construction and operation using the SCAQMD Final Localized Significance Threshold Methodology (LST). The use of LST screening tables is allowed for projects less than five acres in size. As the project is greater than five acres, PCR is proposing to perform dispersion modeling, using the US, Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and SCAQMD-approved AERMOD dispersion model. The localized analysis will focus on off- site sensitive receptors including residential uses located to the north, east and west of the site for both long- term (24-hour) and short-term exposures (1- and 8 -hour exposures). The maximum impact for each phase will take into account localized construction emissions and distance to the closest on-site and off-site receptors. Construction and operational emissions analysis will be performed for one project scenario. The localized analysis will also be performed programmatically allowing for flexibility in future project clearance. Operation of the project is not expected to generate substantial amount of emissions from on-site area and stationary sources. Therefore, operational LST impacts will be assessed based on the screening tables provided in the LST Methodology. PCR will prepare qualitative discussion of the potential for the project to cause or contribute to the formation of CO hotspots as a result of project -generated trips on local roadways. PCR assumes that a traffic report containing intersection volumes and level of service (LOS) will be provided for key intersections impacted by the project. The potential for toxic air contaminants (TAC) and odor impacts will be assessed based on land use compatibility recommendations from CARB and the SCAQMD. The project is not expected to contain sources of TACs such as diesel generators or heavy duty truck activity. Therefore, PCR will perform a qualitative analysis of TACs emissions from project operations, If it is determined that a detailed health risk assessment (HRA) is required, it may be performed under separate scope and budget. A recent CEQA court decision (Sierra Club v. County of Fresno) requires more detailed analysis of health impacts resulting from project emissions. As a result, PCR will prepare a qualitative assessment of health impacts due to project emissions. If PCR discovers that a refined analysis (commonly referred to as a Health Impact Assessment) is needed, this work can be performed under a separate scope and fee, to be negotiated later. PCR will assess consistency of the project with the most recent SCAQMD Air Quality Management Plan (AQMP) and assess cumulative impacts by identifying new related projects within the project vicinity and address the CEQA consideration that the project may have impacts that, although not individually significant, could be cumulatively considerable. If potentially significant impacts are identified for construction or operations, PCR will develop mitigation measures where feasible to address and reduce the significant air quality impacts. Mitigation measures will be based on measures recommended by the City and the SCAQMD, as well as other appropriate measures. City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13-91) PCR Services Corporation 2 Proposal Revised April 2015 PCR will prepare one draft version of the Air Quality Technical Report, and one final version in response to a consolidated set of review comments from the City or other interested parties or agencies. This scope assumes that details regarding construction schedule and operation of the proposed project are provided by the City. If these data are not known, PCR can assist in developing this information, for a scope and fee to be negotiated later. Biological Resources Assessment Update PCR conducted surveys for the 537 -acre Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club project (previously referred to as the Chino Hills Country Club project) in 2010 and 2012, and prepared a Biological Resources Assessment (BRA) report dated October 2012 (herein referred to as the 2012 BRA). PCR is currently assisting the City of Chino Hills with identifying and avoiding sensitive biological resources during geotechnical investigations on the project site. This scope of work would provide an update to previous work conducted by PCR, as follows: • Database search for sensitive plant and animal species, including species of special concern, and threatened and endangered species • General biological survey, habitat evaluations, and vegetation mapping including sensitive natural communities (e.g., coast live oak woodland, walnut woodland, riparian habitats, and coastal sage scrub) • Habitat assessment for least BelI's vireo (Vireo bellti pusillus), and southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) and updated memo • Focused surveys for coastal California gnatcatcher (Polioptila californica californica) and survey report • Focused surveys for sensitive plants • Focused burrow survey for burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) • Update to the BRA No substantial changes to the jurisdictional drainages previously identified on the site are expected to have occurred since the last update in 2012. As such, an additional update to the jurisdictional investigation is not considered warranted and is not included in this scope of work. This scope also includes optional tasks that were identified as applicable for the project site following previous work in 2012, but were not conducted at that time. These include: a Focused owl survey for burrowing owl and report; and • Tree inventory and report. Details of these tasks are provided below. Conduct Database Search and Update Sensitive Species Tables Databases of sensitive biological resources are continually being updated, As such, PCR will conduct a database search to determine if any new sensitive species and habitats have been documented in the region that would need to be analyzed under CEQA. These databases include the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Listed Species Occurrences Data Base, the California Natural Diversity Data Base (CNDDB), and the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) inventory. The results of the database search will be used to complete City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Rancb Country Club (TTM No. 10069 & Specific Plan 13.01) PCR services Corporation 3 Proposal Revised April 2015 the General Biological Survey, Habitat Evaluations, and Vegetation Mapping below and to update the sensitive plant and wildlife species tables that will be incorporated into the updated BRA (see discussion below). Conduct Update to General Biological Survey, Habitat Evaluations, and Vegetation Mapping Using the results of the updated database search (see discussion above) and the 2012 BRA, PCR biologists will perform a general biological survey and habitat assessment of the project site to verify the biological resources previously identified on-site are consistent with current conditions. This would include sensitive plant communities and/or the presence of habitats that could support sensitive, endangered, or threatened plant and wildlife species. All species observed will be included in the Floral and Faunal Compendium of the technical updated BRA. If any changes in vegetation communities and/or their boundaries are observed, an updated vegetation map will be prepared in the field with the use of a current aerial photograph and topographic map to determine the presence and extent of each plant community on-site. At the conclusion of the field mapping, the plant communities will be digitized using Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and the extent of each plant community will be calculated for use in the updated BRA. This task does not include focused surveys for sensitive plant and wildlife species, or a tree inventory. Habitat assessments and/or species surveys are outlined in additional tasks below, and in Optional TasksA and B. Conduct Updated Habitat Assessment for Least Bell's Vireo and Southwestern Willow Flycatcher and Prepare Memo A habitat assessment will be conducted for least Bell's vireo and southwestern willow flycatcher to confirm the project site still lacks the appropriate riparian habitat to support these species, as determined in 2012. An updated memo will be prepared documenting the results of the habitat assessment. The budget for this task does not inchide focused surveys for least Bell's vireo or southwestern willow flycatcher. If suitable habitat for these species has established since the 2012 assessment, focused surveys will be required and are subject to a separate scope of work Conduct Focused Surveys for Coastal California Gnatcatcher and Prepare Report Focused surveys for coastal California gnatcatcher were conducted by PCR in 2012. These surveys need to be updated since the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) typically only consider them valid for one to two years maximum. As such, PCR will perform approved USFWS protocol surveys for the federally threatened coastal California gnatcatcher in 2015. In accordance with USFWS presence/absence survey guidelines; a maximum of six (6) surveys, each at least one week apart, are recommended during the breeding season (March 15 to June 30). The surveys will be conducted within all potentially suitable habitat between 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. As a requirement of the permit to survey for the coastal California gnatcatcher, permitted individuals will notify the USFWS at least 15 working days prior to the anticipated start date of survey work. As required under USFWS (survey) permit conditions, report of findings will be submitted to the USFWS within 45 days of completion of protocol surveys. The letter report will include the project site location plotted on USGS 7.5 -minute topographic map; plant community map, qualitative description of the project site's habitat, and description of plant composition on and adjacent to the project site surveyed; survey methodology including list of all biologists, number of acres of habitat surveyed, and the number and dates of surveys; characterization of land uses surrounding the project site; mapping of precise locations where any City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13-01) PCR Services Corporation 4 Proposal Revised April 2015 coastal California gnatcatcher are detected; a full account of numbers and behavior of any coastal California gnatcatcher detected; and completed field forms showing the locations of coastal California gnatcatcher, if observed, which will be utilized by the CNDDB, Conduct Focused Surveys for Sensitive Plants Focused surveys for sensitive plant species were conducted by PCR in 2010 and 2012, These surveys need to be updated since USFWS and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) typically only consider them valid for one to two years maximum. As such, PCR will conduct focused sensitive plant species surveys within suitable habitat to confirm the presence/absence of previously identified sensitive plant species and to determine any new sightings within the project site. Emphasis will be placed on those species surveyed for in 2010 and 2012, as well as any additional species with potential to occur on-site based on the updated database search proposed above. Surveys will be conducted in 2015 pursuant to published USFWS and CDFW guidelines. Based on known blooming periods, it is recommended that a total of two sensitive plant surveys be conducted in order to ensure that each species blooming period falls within at least one of the surveys. One survey will be conducted in May and one in August within all suitable habitat on-site to encompass the flowering periods of all potentially present sensitive plants. Due to the size of the site each survey will require three days to complete. The location of any observed sensitive species will be recorded and mapped on an aerial photograph of the project site. The findings of the survey will be incorporated into the updated BRA. Update Existing Biological Resources Assessment A CEQA-level technical Biological Resources Assessment (BRA) was prepared by PCR in 2012, which documents the study findings from 2010 and 2012. The 2012 technical BRA was prepared according to accepted scientific and technical standards consistent with requirements of the CEQA and all other pertinent reviewing agencies and organizations. This report will be updated to include the results of the efforts outlined above, and will also include an updated impacts analysis based on the final development plan. The budget for this task is based upon the analysis of one development plan. The cost of additional unforeseen analyses based on changes to the development plan, extensive edits, and/or out of scope work necessary due to comments from the project team, are not included in the costfor this task. Project Team Coordination and Management PCR biologists will be available to coordinate with the project team's engineers, hydrologists, and planners that are working on the project. The PCR Lead Biologist will be the day-to-day contact with City of Chino Hills and the project team, as needed, pertaining to the biological resources technical report and associated surveys. The Lead Biologist role will include ultimate accountability to City of Chino Hills for the successful completion of biological assignments on schedule, budget oversight, and for ultimate quality assurance and control of all deliverables. The Lead Biologist will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and oversight of the biological resources technical report and associated surveys. Additionally, the Lead Biologist will be available to respond to requests for additional information. This task would also cover conference calls, project team meetings, follow-up meeting memos/minutes, and general coordination with City of Chino Hills or other project team members up to the budget amount in this task. This task assumes 25 hours of Lead Biologist time for project team coordination and management related to previous tasks, as needed Additional meetings and any other out -of -scope services, as directed by the City of Chino Hills, will be billed on a time and materials basis in accordance with the attached rate schedule based. Conversely, time not used for coordination will not be billed. City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTD9 No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13-01) PCR Services Corporation 5 Proposal Revised April 2015 Biology Optional Tasks Conduct Tree Inventory and Prepare Report (Optional Task 9) A tree inventory has not been completed for the site and will be required for compliance with the City s Ordinance No. 250 on tree preservation (amended January 24, 2012). The tree inventory will include mapping of all regulatory -sized trees and assessments of their health within the limits of rough grading and a 200 foot buffer. The inventory will include the four native trees included in the ordinance, namely California sycamore (Platanus racemosa), California live Oak (Quercus agrifolla), California black walnut (Juglans californica), and coastal scrub oak (Quercus berberidifolia), with trunks of four (4) inches in diameter at breast height (DBH), in addition to heritage trees as defined by the City ordinance. PCR will identify the species, assess their health conditions, and comment on the aesthetics of each tree, in addition to providing an analysis of proposed impacts to the trees. To estimate densities of trees on the Project site in 2012, PCR collected tree count data in six representative polygons during the vegetation mapping update. From these counts, the number of trees per acre in both woodland areas (coast live oak and black walnut woodland) and outlier trees in non -woodland areas (coastal sage scrub areas where outlier coast live oaks and black walnuts were observed) were calculated. An approximate average of trees per acre in both woodland and non -woodland areas was calculated, totaling 32 trees per acre and 8 trees per acre, respectively. To estimate the number of trees that would need to be inventoried for compliance with the City ordinance, PCR overlaid the 2012 vegetation mapping onto the grading plans to calculate acreages of impacts to woodland and non -woodland areas using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The grading plans were provided as Computer Aided Design (CAD) files in February 2015. Based on this exercise, impacts within the Project grading footprint and the 200 -foot buffer would include approximately 68 acres of areas supporting trees, including 15.4 acres of woodland areas and 52.3 acres of non -woodland areas. This impact number decreased since the 2012 footprint by 116 acres (184 acres in 2012 to 68 acres in 2015). Applying the estimated tree densities plus a 15 percent contingency, and the acreage of areas potentially supporting trees as outlined above, a total of 1,048 trees were estimated within the proposed tree inventory area. It is assumed that two (2) teams of two (2) biologists during a seven (7) hour field window per day can inventory approximately 200 trees per day. Therefore, a total of 5.5 days would be required to inventory the estimated 1,048 trees. All trees assessed will be mapped in the field using Global Positioning System (GPS) devices that provide "resource grade" accuracy, with the addition of laser rangefinders, where feasible. Laser rangefinders allow GPS points to be taken for multiple trees from one location if there is a clear line of sight to the tree trunk, thereby potentially saving time. Depending on the physical conditions during data collection, such "resource grade' accuracy can range from less than a meter up to 5-10 meters from the tree's actual location. It should be noted that the "resource grade" information is not to be equated to "survey grade" information, which identifies/pinpoints the precise location of the tree using other specialized technology/devices. However, for purposes of mapping the trees within the context of providing a framework to determine potential impacts to these resources, "resource grade" mapping is widely accepted throughout the industry. Based on our field experience, there are certain areas on the Project site where satellite and cell reception is weak or non-existent. To improve the satellite reception, the use of external antennae is also assumed for seven of the field days. While the external antennae should help in weak reception areas, it is possible that reception may not be obtained at some locations, In these circumstances, field work may be slowed down and the accuracy of the location data will likely be lowered. The report will identify the lower accuracy data. City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & specific Plan 13.01) PCR SmIces Corporation 6 Proposal Revised April 2015 Upon completion of the field work, a report will be prepared. The report will contain a complete listing of all trees inventoried on the Project site, as well as an assessment of the overall health and aesthetics of each tree. The report will also include a map showing the location of all trees inventoried on the Project site prepared using GIS, representative photographs of the trees, and an analysis of proposed impacts to the inventoried trees. The budget for this is based on an estimate of tree density using CAD data provided by the Project applicant in February 2015. Should it be determined that additional trees need to be inventoried based on a change in the CAD data, a greater number of trees on-site than estimated, and/or that inventory of the estimated trees takes longer due to site conditions beyond what was accounted for in this scope of work, additional budget would be required. Cultural Resources Assessment PCR will review the City contracted Cultural Resources Assessment to incorporate the technical information necessary to support the Draft EIR and to ensure that it meets the industry standard for CEQA-level cultural resources analyses. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis The State Office of Planning and research (OPR) published revised CEQA guidelines, effective on March 18, 2010, which requires a GHG analysis be prepared. PCR proposed to analyze GHG emissions in accordance with these revised guidelines. In general, the guidelines allow Lead Agencies to determine if a quantitative or qualitative analysis is most appropriate, and to establish specific significance criteria. PCR will prepare a discussion of the pertinent GHG statutes and regulations at the local, regional, state and federal levels. At this time, neither the SCAQMD nor the City has promulgated numeric project -level CEQA significance thresholds for GHG emissions applicable to the proposed project. The SCAQMD has provided draft thresholds with the intent of capturing 90 percent of projects for implementing GHG reduction measures and mitigation. PCR will perform the GHG analysis utilizing the draft SCAQMD thresholds and by demonstrating that the project is consistent with GHG reducing goals established by the CalGreen Building Code and California's Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32). PCR will calculate direct and indirect emissions that would result from construction and operation of the proposed project, including emissions from energy usage and mobile sources, and will prepare an analysis in accordance with the latest guidelines including the CalGreen Building Code. In addition, PCR will also provide qualitative discussion of those project features that will help reduce GHG emissions. Emission reduction measures will be calculated using guidance from the California Air Pollution Control Officer's Association (CAPCOA). GHG emissions are, by their nature, a cumulative issue. The City of Chino Hills General Plan Update Greenhouse Gas Study has analyzed cumulative impacts on a per capita basis, Thus, to assess the project's potential cumulative impacts, PCR will compare project -related per capita emissions to the thresholds used in the General Plan Update Greenhouse Gas Study. PCR will also qualitatively discuss the project's conformance to relevant City and State ordinances and goals. PCR will provide mitigation measures, if needed, to address any significant GHG impacts identified. PCR will also qualitatively discuss the project's conformance to relevant City and State GHG reduction ordinances and goals, including the San Bernardino County Regional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan. The CalGreen Building Code specifies GHG reducing measures required for new development within the State. Such measures include energy efficiency standards exceeding Title 24 requirements, renewable energy City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 1301) PCR Servkes Corporation 7 Proposal Revised April 2015 usage requirements, shade trees and yard waste diversion. PCR will prepare a qualitative analysis of the proposed project and consistency with the CalGreen Building Code. PCR will prepare one draft version of the Greenhouse Gas technical report, and one final version in response to a consolidated set of review comments from the City or other interested parties or agencies. This scope assumes that details regarding construction schedule and operation of the proposed project are provided by the City. If these data are not known, PCR can assist in developing this information, for a scope and fee to be negotiated later. Noise Study As the proposed project has the potential to increase ambient noise levels on a temporary (e.g., during construction) and/or long-term (e.g., operations) basis, the issue of noise will be addressed in the Technical Report. PCR staff will prepare an evaluation of potential noise impacts associated with construction activities, surface transportation, and other aspects of project operations that are noise intensive and that have the potential to impact neighboring noise sensitive land uses. In addition, PCR staff will also prepare an evaluation of potential impacts on the project from sources of noise in the existing sound environment. The adequacy of building sound isolation to support attainment of applicable interior noise standards for residential uses and the potential for adverse noise effects related to existing sound environment will be addressed. Based on our preliminary review of local conditions, noise -sensitive uses in the Project vicinity would include existing nearby residential uses west of the project site. The scope of services for the noise analysis will include the following: (1) survey noise -sensitive land uses, existing noise sources, and features affecting noise transference in the project area; (2) conduct noise monitoring at two locations 24 -hours (one midweek day) and up to two short-term monitoring during peak traffic hours to establish ambient noise levels in proximity to potentially affected noise sensitive land uses; (3) identify and describe relevant local plans, regulations, ordinances, criteria, and guidelines associated with noise; (4) estimate construction related noise levels at the nearby noise sensitive uses and determine noise impacts; (5) evaluate project operational noise from project related vehicular traffic at nearby existing roadway segments and on-site stationary noise sources based on data from the project traffic analysis using computer noise prediction models that incorporate Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) traffic noise model (FHWARD-77-108); (6) provide an analysis of vibration impacts associated with use of heavy-duty equipment during construction of the project; (7) evaluate the potential noise impacts from the sound environment resulting from future or existing off-site land uses (i.e. traffic on roadways) based on the City/State Building Code; and (8) identify potential mitigation measures, where feasible and necessary. The scope of services for the noise section does not include post construction noise and vibration monitoring and analysis. Traffic Impact Analysis The following scope of work describes and illustrates in detail the methods and processes proposed by Iteris in preparation of the project -specific Traffic Impact Analysis. Coordination and Scope Refinement Iteris staff will meet with the City of Chino Hills staff to finalize the scope, methodology, and content of the traffic impact and parking analysis for the project. This meeting will address such items as: methodology for determining trip generation, trip distribution patterns, project site access, and other methodological issues. City of Chino mils Hidden oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13-01) PCR Services Corporation 8 Proposal Revised April 2015 The proposed project site is located along a Caltrans facility, Carbon Canyon Road (SR -142). Thus, coordination with Caltrans may be necessary as well. Preliminary Analysis Iteris has conducted some preliminary analysis of the project scope. Weekday trip generation calculations using Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Trip Generation (9th Edition) rates for the Single -Family Residential land use category are shown below in Table 1. As shown in the table, it is expected that construction of the proposed project would generate approximately 80 a.m. peak hour trips, 107 p.m. peak hour trips, and 1,019 daily trips, Table 2 - Preliminary Weekday Project Trip Generation hRIPENDSGENERA RAND US� r- - = WEEKDAYAM -WEEKDAY P SIZE PEAK HO,UR-..'�.. ',:PEAK HOUR iN .. DUT I -- TOTAL'. IN .,!- CUT ;;,TOTAL Single -Family 107 Rate 25% � 75% 0.75 63% 37% 1.00 9.52 Residential dwelling 60 20 60 80 I 67 47 107 1,019 units I , Based on the preliminary trip generation estimates and trip distribution assumptions, as well as Iteris' experience working on similar projects, it is estimated that the following eight (8) intersections in the vicinity of the project site would be required for a.m. and p.m. peak hour Level of Service (LOS) analysis: Carbon Canyon Road/Canyon Hills Road; 2. Carbon Canyon Road/Chino Hills Parkway; Peyton Drive/Chino Hills Parkway; 4. Pipeline Avenue/Chino Hills Parkway; SR -71 Southbound Ramps/Chino Hills Parkway; 6. SR -71 Northbound Ramps/Chino Hills Parkway; SR -S7 Southbound Ramps/Lambert Road (within City of Brea); and 8. SR -57 Northbound Ramps/Lambert Road (within City of Brea). It should be noted that two of the proposed study intersections are in the City of Brea, as it is expected that project traffic would utilize SR -57 to access areas within Orange County. Since the proposed project is located along a Caltrans facility and would potentially load more than 100 peak hour trips onto this facility, a Caltrans analysis impact section would be provided in the report. It is not anticipated that a Congestion Management Program (CMP) analysis would be required based on the location of the project with respect to the CMP intersections within the City. The trip generation and distribution is subject to modification based on City staff input, The total number of study intersections is subject to change upon feedback from City staff, and would thus affect the final cost proposal. If additional intersections are required for analysis, this cost proposal would be increased at a unit cost of $750 per additional intersection. These unit costs include direct costs for traffic data collection as well as analysis. For the purposes of scope and budget, it is assumed that new weekday a.m. and p.m. peak City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Pian 13-01) PCR Services Corporation 9 Proposal Revised April 2015 period counts would be collected at all the study intersections. It is assumed that the City would provide any required daily roadway segment volumes, or that Iteris would calculate daily volumes based on peak hour volumes. Based on the meeting with the City, Iteris will prepare a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and submit it to the City for approval. This document would include; ® Study area (final list of study intersections and roadway segments); ® Trip generation methodologies; ® Project trip distribution; m Future volume development approach; and ® Traffic operations analysis methodologies (Chino Hills and Caltrans). Deliverables: a MOU with City of Chino Hills Existing Intersection Traffic Analysis Utilizing the traffic counts collected as part of the previous task, existing intersection levels of service will be calculated and operating conditions assessed. All study intersections will be analyzed during weekday peak hour conditions, unless otherwise directed by the City Existing intersection operating conditions will be quantified using the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) methodology. Iteris will use "TRAFFIX", a localized traffic analysis software program, to analyze existing traffic operations and to assign cumulative and project - related traffic volumes to the roadway network in later tasks. TRAFFIX is a versatile traffic impact analysis model, which allows analysis of intersections using several operations and planning methodologies, plus analysis of both signalized and un -signalized intersections. In addition to existing intersection analysis, existing bike, pedestrian, and transit facilities within the study area will be identified. Existing Plus Project intersection Traffic Analysis Iteris will utilize trip generation estimates for the project to develop existing plus project conditions. Trip distribution and trip assignment of project -related trips would be based on information contained in the MOU. The project trips will be assigned to the study intersections using a localized traffic impact model completed on the TRAFFIX software system. Intersection LOS including the project will be determined and compared to existing conditions using the methodologies provided in the City's guidelines. Any significant impacts forecast to be caused by the project will be highlighted. Mitigation Measures Iteris will identify feasible mitigation measures to address any significant traffic impacts forecast to be caused by the project. Recommended physical improvements will be evaluated to show how they reduce the impact to less than significant. Any recommended improvements will also be assessed to determine if any secondary impacts to other modes of transportation would result with implementation of the improvement. An example of a secondary impact could be a reduction in sidewalk width or the loss of on -street parking as a result of roadway widening to mitigate a traffic -related impact. City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No.18869 & Specifle Plan 13-01) PCR Services Corporation 10 Proposal Revised April 2015 Opening Year and Horizon Year without Project intersection Traffic Analysis Opening year and Horizon year traffic conditions with cumulative development will be determined using trips from the identified cumulative projects expected to be built by each analysis year plus an ambient traffic growth rate (e.g.,1 to tele per year) consistent with the recently completed City of Chino Hills General Plan. Operating conditions for both Opening year and Horizon year (approximately 15 -year horizon) will be quantified using the HCM method of intersection analysis, Intersections that are forecast to experience unacceptable levels of service, based on the LOS Standards provided in the City's guidelines, will be highlighted. Opening Year and Horizon Year with Project Intersection Traffic Analysis Iteris will utilize the same trip generation estimates and project trip distribution to assign project trips to the roadway network for the two future year scenarios. Levels of service including the project will be determined and compared to Opening year and Horizon year conditions without the project using the methodologies provided in the Cit/,s guidelines. Any significant impacts forecast to be caused by the project will be highlighted. Mitieation Measures Iteris will identify feasible mitigation measures to address any significant traffic impacts forecast to be caused by the project in both future year scenarios. Recommended physical improvements will be evaluated to show how they reduce the impact to less than significant. Any recommended improvements will also be assessed to determine if any secondary impacts to other modes of transportation would result with implementation of the improvement. Fair Share Contribution The project fair share cost contribution would be calculated for any mitigation measures recommended at intersections forecast to be significantly impacted by the proposed project in either future year conditions. The fair share contribution would be the percentage of project traffic added during the worst case peak hour divided by the total growth in traffic between the future year with project and existing conditions. Documentation and Response to Comments A draft traffic impact analysis documenting the methodologies, findings, and recommendations of the analysis would be submitted to the City/Caltrans for review. Iteris will respond to one set of consolidated comments from City/Caltrans staff and prepare a draft report for inclusion in the EIR. Upon public review of the EIR, Iteris will respond to one set of consolidated public comments and prepare a final report. Deliverables: • Draft Traffic Impact Analysis document; ■ Response to City comments; ■ Response to Public comments; ® Final Traffic Impact Analysis document. City of Chino Hills Hldden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13.01) PCR services Corporation 11 Proposal Meetings Revised April 2015 Iteris will attend up to two (2) public hearings in addition to the lick -off meeting discussed above. Additional meetings would be attended, as needed or requested by the City, on a "time and materials" basis. Visual Simulations (Optional7'ask 10) PCR has retained KTU+A to prepare project -specific visual simulations for the proposed development, should the City determine that visual simulations are warranted to support the analysis of impacts to aesthetics, views, and scenic resources in the Draft EIR. If requested by the City, KTU+A would perform the following tasks in the preparation of visual simulations. Project Setting and Viewshed Aerials will be acquired from existing sources and registered within a project area base map file in GIS. Plans will then be acquired and reviewed. {Ince these plans have been worked into a topographic map of the area, a study limit will be determined. Typically, a 1 -mile Iimit will be set within the computer viewshed model. The results of the viewshed model will identify the viewshed limits of the project site, as well as a composite for all possible project elements. Once these steps have been completed, fieldwork will verify the limits of the viewshed. Unique visual resources including view corridors will be noted, mapped and photographed. Project Modeling It is assumed that the project engineers, planners or architects have a CAD or GIS version of the proposed project. Since it is not likely that all elements will be available in fully editable three-dimensional digital files, the proposal assumes that no 3D is available, but that all major project features are in 2D, These 2D files will be used to extrude the building footprints and other major site features into 3D mass models. Detailing of landscape architectural treatments and building architectural style will be limited to the vantage points of the five key views selected for final simulations. Key Views for Visual Assessment The initial fieldwork will also identify candidate keyviews that represent the most critical and highly visible views of the proposed elements. It is anticipated that 10-15 candidate keyviews will be identified for further analysis and review. Up to 10 of the candidate key views will have a computer-generated model produced for it taken from the same vantage point as the keyview photographed in the field. These wireframe or mass models will be merged with the photograph. Once all candidate key views models have been produced, a matrix will be generated comparing the advantage and disadvantages to selecting the candidate keyviews for full visual simulations. A meeting with City staff and PCR will be held to review these candidate keyviews to reach consensus on the five top keyviews for visual simulations. Visual Simulations Model elements, site features and landforms originating from SSRI Arescene and Visibility Tools (Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst) will be exported into SktechUp. The elements will be further extruded and/or replaced with more detailed models of the proposed project improvements. The keyview coordinates will be used to set up a static export of the computer model. This export will be imported into a layering scheme within Photoshop. Detail, shading, and interceding elements will be added. Five simulations will be produced (with the option for additional simulations as needed). The process will result in photos as seen City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13.01) PCR Services Corporation 12 Proposal Revised April 2015 from all 15 candidate key views, a simple simulation of the top 10 of these candidate key views, and then full detail simulations of five (5) key views. Task 3: Prepare Initial Study and Notice of Preparation PCR will begin preparation of the Initial Study package that is required by the City. The Initial Study package will consist of the City's Initial Study Checklist accompanied by specific explanations of the checklist determinations and the project description described above. The Initial Study checklist and Explanation of Checklist Determinations will identify issues that will be analyzed in the EIR and, importantly, substantiate why other issues will not require further study, The term "checklist" connotes direct questions simply answered by checking empty boxes. This image does not describe the Initial Study Checklist, which is comprised of many technical questions in 18 broad categories, each of which must be addressed with a data and/or logic based analysis. For each environmental issue addressed in the Initial Study Checklist, it will be determined whether the project would result in no impact, a less than significant impact, a less than significant impact with mitigation or a potentially significant impact. The EIR will address in detail the issues for which a potentially significant impact is identified. Based on the City's RFP, further research, it is anticipated that the Initial Study will indicate that further analysis in an EIR is warranted for the following environmental issues: aesthetics, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use and planning, noise, population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation/traffic, utilities and service systems, and mandatory findings of significance. Once drafted, PCR will submit the Initial Study package to the City for review. Upon review by the City, PCR will make any necessary changes to the Initial Study package, It is assumed that there will be moderate revisions to the Initial Study. Included in such revisions may be modifications to the list of environmental issues to be discussed in the Draft EIR. PGR assumes that # round(s) of City comments will be provided. As part of this task, PCR will also prepare a Notice of Preparation (NOP) of a Draft EIR for review by the City. In addition, per the City's RFP, PCR assumes that two (2) public scoping meetings will be held and thus, a Notice of a Public Scoping Meeting will be incorporated into the NOP. In accordance with CEQA and City requirements, the NOP/Notice of Public Scoping Meeting will include a brief description of the project, a list of the probable environmental effects of the project, a conceptual site plan, a copy of the radius map and the date, times and locations of the two public scoping meetings. PCR will need assistance from the City in coordinating the scoping meeting location and radius map and associated mailing list. Once the NOP/Notice of Public Scoping meeting is signed by City staff, PCR will distribute the NOP/Notice of Public Scoping meeting via certified mail to begin the 30 -day public comment period. During the NOP comment period, the Initial Study will also be made available by City/ staff for public review. Deliverables: a 21 copies of the Initial Study a 21 copies of the of NOP a 60 CDs of the Initial Study Package in PDF format City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Pian 13.01) PCR Services Corporation 13 Proposal Task 4: Prepare Screencheck, Administrative EIR Revised April 2015 PCR will prepare a Screencheck Draft EIR that will analyze the project's potential environmental impacts. This task will represent the largest part of PCR's effort in completing the environmental review process for the project. PCR will design a Draft EIR that will reflect the scope of issues determined by the Initial Study, additional relevant issues raised within NOP comments, and how to approach Ivey environmental issue areas. PCR will prepare an outline of contents of the Draft EIR and submit it to the City for review and approval, which will serve as the basis for the organization of the document. The Draft EIR will include all statutory sections required by CEQA, including a summary, project description, environmental setting, and impact analyses for each environmental issue to be addressed that will include mitigation measures and an analysis of cumulative effects. The EIR will also address areas of controversy, effects found not to be significant, growth inducement, alternatives, significant irreversible environmental effects, significant and unavoidable environmental effects, references, and organizations and persons consulted. PCR assumes that up to four (4) alternatives, including a No Project Alternative as required under CEQA, will be addressed in the Draft EIR. PCR will work with the City to create a comprehensive set of project objectives within the Project Description and to identify alternatives to the project. Project objectives play a key role in the CEQA process as they are the basis for considering or rejecting alternatives to the proposed project, Alternatives to the project are of primary importance in an EIR as they are required to be included under CEQA as a way to reduce or eliminate the significant impacts of a project and are also carefully reviewed and considered by the public and decision -makers. The scope of the environmental impact analyses in the Draft EIR will be determined by the Initial Study and may be modified to include additional topics based on comments received during the NOP comment period. Based on PCR's understanding of the development, our long-standing history of experience in preparing EIRs in the region, we anticipate that the Draft EIR will analyze the following environmental issue areas. ® Aesthetics/Visual Resources (aesthetics, views, and light & glare) ® Air Quality a Biological Resources a Cultural Resources a Geology/Soils • Global Climate Change/Greenhouse Gas Analysis a Hazards and Hazardous Materials ® Hydrology/Water Quality ® Land Use/Planning w Noise ® Population/Housing ® Public Services (Recreation, Police, Fire, Schools, and Libraries) ® Transportation/Traffic (Traffic, Circulation, and Access) d Utilities/Service Systems (Water, Sewer, Solid Waste) The project team's analytic approach and scope for each of the environmental issues is presented below. Aesthetics/Visual Resources Given the proposed intensification of land uses on-site, as well as the proximity of light- and glare -sensitive land uses in the project area (particularly the residential uses in adjacent communities), PCR will evaluate City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Speclflc Plan 13-01) PCR Services Corporation 14 Proposal Revised April 2015 the potential impacts of the proposed development with regard to aesthetics, views, and light/glare. The aesthetics analysis will be illustrated through the use of photographs and graphic illustrations, including visual simulations, which would be prepared by PCR's subconsultant, KTU+A. KTU+A's scope of work for the preparation of visual simulations is provided above. The analysis of impacts on aesthetic resources will incorporate the following: a description of the existing visual quality of the site and surrounding areas; a description of any valued focal or panoramic views of aesthetic resources; a description of relevant regulations, policies and guidelines governing aesthetic resources; and an evaluation of impacts with an emphasis on the potential for the project to introduce features that would detract from the aesthetic quality of the area or conflict with applicable design guidelines. Based on the project site's hillside location and the multi -story building heights, the new residential units will be visible from beyond the immediate project vicinity. Thus, the analysis of views will need to be comprehensive. This analysis will focus on views of aesthetic resources that may be obstructed. The analysis will address views from public and private locations separately public policy and case law suggest that private views are provided little regulatory protection. However, it will be important to include an analysis of view impacts from representative private locations. In addition, the analysis will address cumulative view impacts of the project together with other related projects in the area. Additionally, given the intensification of land uses on the project site, it is expected that the project will increase light and glare effects based on the introduction of residential and other structural lighting and addition of windows and reflective surfaces associated with new buildings. As such, PCR will evaluate the potential for new light and glare sources to adversely affect surrounding and other nearby land uses. Air Quality and Global Climate Change The proposed project would result in the construction of a residential community, which would involve the construction and operation of new facilities, and therefore would result in short- and long-term increases in air pollutant emissions. Given the location of the project site within the South Coast Air Basin (SoCAB), as well as the proximity of sensitive land uses (i.e., residential uses to the west, north and east), an evaluation of potential impacts related to air quality is necessary in the EIR. Based on the project -specific Air Quality Study and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis, described above, PCR will evaluate the potential impacts of the proposed project relative to air quality and global climate change, including construction -related impacts, operational impacts (both stationary- and mobile -source emissions), Air Quality Management Plan (AQMP) and GHG reduction plan consistency impacts, and odor impacts. Mitigation measures will be recommended, as appropriate, to address potentially significant impacts in the Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions sections of the EIR. Biological Resources As discussed above, PCR will perform a comprehensive update to a previously prepared BRA and associated studies. Following our field investigations and BRA update, PCR will prepare the appropriate EIR documentation. Existing biological resource conditions will be described, including plant communities and habitats on site, special -status species, jurisdictional waters and wetlands, oak tree resources, wildlife movement, and the site's significance, if any, to regional biological resources. The EIR section to be prepared will analyze potential impacts according to thresholds of significance approved by the City. Impacts analyzed will include potential direct, indirect and cumulative effects. For those impacts determined to be City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No.18069 & Specific Plan 13.01) PCR Services Corporation 15 Proposal Revised April 2015 potentially significant, enforceable and effective mitigation strategies will be recommended and discussed; and, conclusions regarding any potentially significant unavoidable impacts will be presented. it should be noted that at the request of the City, as noted above, a secondary emergency vehicle access road is contemplated as an access option for the project, which requires additional work not originally assumed in our scope of work. The additional effort that has been included in this task includes more detailed data collection and/or the coordination for choosing a suitable location for the access road and discussions with the applicant/design team as there are sensitive resources in that area including walnut woodland, native grassland, drainages, and coastal sage scrub habitat that could be suitable for gnatcatcher), which could be avoided to the extent feasible. In order to account for unknown details regarding the specific location(s) of the access road(s), this scope of work also assumes the following efforts: 1. A field survey to do fine -scale vegetation mapping along the proposed alignment(s) (1 day for 2 staff members) 2. Two field meetings 3. Post -field data processing to update the vegetation map and assess any alternative routes in GIS (assumed 10 hours) 4. Additional time for the focused plant surveys if needed to make a more detailed search for sensitive plants (assumed 4 hours for each of the 2 sensitive plant surveys). 5. Coordination with the City and Fire Department (assumed 10 hours). Cultural Resources (Archaeological and Paleontological Resources) Despite the lack of known sites on the project property, there is potential for the presence of archaeological and paleontological resources that could be adversely affected by the construction of the proposed improvements. As such, PCR will evaluate the potential impacts to undiscovered archaeological and paleontological resources resulting from the proposed project, based on information provided in an archaeological and paleontological resources assessment prepared for the applicant under separate contract, as discussed above. PCR will then prepare the cultural resources EIR Section based on the archaeological and paleontological resources assessment and will recommend mitigation measures to reduce impacts to cultural resources to a less than significant level, if necessary. The cost for this task assumes that there are no historical resources on the project site that require evaluation. Geology/Soils Given the proposed intensification of development on-site, as well as the hillside location of the project site, the EIR will require a comprehensive evaluation of geology and soils, The City's RFP indicates that the project applicant has prepared a site-specific Geotechnical Report for the proposed project which will serve as the basis for the assessment of geology and soils Impacts in the EIR. Following review of the Geotechnical Report by City Engineering Department staff, PCR will incorporate the results, conclusions, and recommendations contained in the geotechnical study into the Geology and Soils section of the EIR. The evaluation in the EIR will focus on seismic and soil conditions, including geotechnical hazards, seismicity and the potential for liquefaction, subsidence, landslides, and erosion. City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 10069 & specific PIan 1301) PCR Services Corporation 16 Proposal Hazards and Hazardous Materials Revised April 2015 PCR will evaluate impacts relating to hazard and hazardous materials in the Hazards and Hazardous Materials section of the EIR, based on the applicant -prepared Phase 1 ESA or HMA. Based on the Phase 1 ESA or HMA, which would be reviewed by City Engineering Department staff, as discussed above, the analysis presented in the EIR will address the potential risks to human health and the environment associated with hazardous materials due to exposure to residual concentrations of chemicals that may be present in site soils and/or groundwater at the site, and will also evaluate potential health risks associated with long-term operation of the project with regard to hazardous materials. Additionally, given the hillside location and undeveloped nature of the site adjacent to wildlands, this section will also evaluate impacts related to wildland fire hazards, which will be based in part on the applicant -provided Fuel Modification Report prepared for the project, which is assumed to be adequate to support the analysis presented in the Draft EIR, Mitigation measures will be provided to address potentially significant impacts, if necessary, based on the recommendations provided in the Phase 1 ESA/HMA and Fuel Modification Report for the affected property. Hydrology and Water Quality The proposed project could result in potential impacts to runoff flow rates, drainage patterns, and surface and groundwater quality due to future development activities and the increase the overall land use intensity, and therefore impacts associated with hydrology and water quality will be evaluated in the EIR. The project - specific and Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP) prepared by the applicant's consultant will serve as the basis for the discussion of hydrology and water quality impacts in the EIR. In order to verify the accuracy and completeness of these documents with respect to applicable stormwater regulations, City Engineering Department staff will perform a technical peer review of the hydrology/drainage study and WQMP. PCR assumes that City staff will peer review the applicant's hydrology and water quality technical studies to ensure all major hydrology and water quality technical issues are addressed including flooding, 100 -year conveyance, existing versus proposed hydrology conditions, hydromodification analysis, Low Impact Development (LID) hierarchy for water quality and conformance with the MS4 Storm Water Permit. Based on the analysis, conclusions, and recommendations contained in the hydrology/drainage study and WQMP, PCR will assess potential impacts in the Hydrology and Water Quality section of the EIR and provide appropriate mitigation measures, as necessary. Land Use and Planning As noted previously, the proposed project includes requests for the approval of Tentative Tract Map 18869 and Specific Plan 13-01. PCR will assess land use impacts of these requested approvals and entitlements and also evaluate the project's consistency with land use and zoning designations, Iocal and regional plans, policies and guidelines applicable to the site. The analysis of impacts relative to land use and planning will incorporate the following: ® Land use and zoning designations will be described and mapped specifically for the project site and for the surrounding areas; Applicable local, regional, State, and federal plans, policies, regulations and guidelines will be summarized; Land use compatibility of the new structures associated with the project will be discussed relative to past and present site activities and adjacent uses; City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13-01) PCR Services Corporation 17 Proposal Revised April 2015 • Thresholds of Significance will be defined for land use impacts; • The compatibility of proposed land uses and activities with surrounding areas will be assessed; • The project's consistency with General Plan, zoning designations, and relevant standards for setbacks, building heights, and the provision of open space and landscaping will be evaluated. As the project would increase on-site building heights (as no development currently exists), an important focus of the analysis will be on how the proposed project would affect the scale and character of the surrounding area as it exists and as anticipated in relevant plans, and how the project would meet the community benefits needs of the surrounding area. Inconsistencies with applicable Iocal, regional, state or federal land use policies and programs will be identified; • A comprehensive analysis will be conducted of project consistency with relevant goals and policies within the General Plan and the City's Development Code, other relevant general plan elements, and other applicable City plans and policies. Regional plans of interest and merit, such as SCAG's Regional Transportation Pian/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS) will also be addressed and cross references will be made to other sections of the document which address project consistency with the San Bernardino County Congestion Management Plan, and the SCAQMD's Air Quality Management Plan; • Determinations of significance will be based on instances where there are conflicts with plans or policies that also translate to physical impacts on the environment based on potential impacts associated with traffic, air quality, noise, and other topical areas of analysis; and • Mitigation measures will be identified, if necessary, to address significant physical impacts on land use. Noise As the proposed project has the potential to increase ambient noise levels on a temporary (e.g., during construction) and/or long-term (e.g., operations) basis, the issue of noise will be addressed in the Draft EIR. Noise associated with short-term construction activities and long-term operation of the proposed improvements will be quantified and impacts evaluated based on established thresholds, based on a Noise Study prepared by PCR staff, as discussed above. PCR will prepare an FIR Noise section based on this technical study, and include the following: thresholds of significance for noise impacts, identification of existing noise -sensitive land uses, characteristics of ambient noise levels, identification of project construction and operation noise impacts in relation to applicable significance criteria, and assessment of potential impacts related to groundborne noise and vibration. Mitigation measures will be provided, as appropriate, to address potentially significant impacts. Population, Housing, and Employment The project, as proposed, would result in the construction of new residential uses on the property, which is currently vacant land. Since the proposed project would entail intensification of on-site land uses with new housing units and open space, and the associated direct population growth, employment growth, and increase in housing stock, PCR will evaluate the potential for the proposed project to result in impacts on population, housing, and employment within the City. PLR's evaluation of the project's potential impacts on population, housing, and employment will: City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13.01) PCR Services Corporation 18 Proposal Revised April 2015 Identify the existing population, housing, and employment conditions with reliance on the General Plan, other City sources, the most recent available Census data, and associated projections for population, housing, and employment, including those provided by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG); Describe the regulatory provisions and City policies related to population, housing, and employment, as appropriate; M Define Thresholds of Significance based on applicable guidelines; ® Evaluate the proposed project's effects relative to projected population, housing, and employment to determine any conflicts related to housing supply or growth, particularly those that would translate to significant physical impacts on the environment; and ■ Recommend mitigation measures, to the extent feasible, where significant impacts are identified, The level of significance after implementation of mitigation measures will also be discussed. Public Services (Police, Fire, Schools, Parks/Recreation, and Libraries) As the proposed project is anticipated to result in direct housing growth, the proposed project would also result in direct population growth and associated increases in demands for public services, including fire protection, police protection, school facilities, parks/recreational facilities, and libraries. As such, PGR will evaluate potential impacts to these services in the Public Services section of the EIR based on input from the potentially effected agencies and departments. PCR's approach for each of these topics in presented below: Fire Protection PCR's evaluation of the project's potential impacts on fire protection services will: • Describe the location, response times, staffing, and equipment levels for the fire stations that serve the site; • Discuss any existing constraints to service and relevant plans or proposals for new fire stations or increases in staffing and equipment; • Define Thresholds of Significance for determining impacts to fire protection services; ® Evaluate the project's conformance with regulations and standards for such features as road widths, hydrant fire flow, and emergency response times. Additionally, in consultation with the fire department, assess the increase in demand for fire protection and the Chino Valley Fire Department's ability to serve the project and maintain adequate levels of service; and ® If mitigation measures are required to address significant impacts, they will be developed with input from the Fire Department, focusing on design modifications or requirements for additional staffing, equipment, or facilities needed to serve the project. Police Services PCR's evaluation of the project's potential impacts on police services will: Identify the location, police beats, facilities, staffing, equipment levels, and response times for the police stations serving the project site; City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Speclnc Plan 13-01) PCR Services Corporation 19 Proposal Revised April 2015 • Discuss any existing constraints to police services in the project area or relevant plans for new facilities, staffing and equipment; • Define Thresholds of Significance to determine impacts on police services; • Based on consultation with the police department, assess the increase in demand for police services and the ability of the Chino Hills Police Department and California Highway Patrol to serve the project and maintain adequate levels of service; and • Develop mitigation measures with input from the police department to address any significant impacts on police services. Schools PCR's evaluation of the project's potential impacts on public schools will: • Identify the name, location, size, capacity and enrollment of the public schools serving the project area in consultation with the Chino Valley Unified School District; • Summarize applicable local, regional and state plans, policies and regulations, including school impact fees under Senate Bill 50; • Discuss any relevant plans for new or expanded school facilities; • Define Thresholds of Significance focusing on the potential for the project and its effect on schools to result in physical impacts on the environment; • Quantify enrollment generated by the project in relation to existing and planned school capacities and identify any physical impacts on schools associated with school construction and/or other project effects; and • Develop mitigation measures if significant impacts are identified that would not be mitigated through payment of school impact fees. Library Services PCR's evaluation of project's potential impacts on library services will: • Identify the location of the public library(ies) serving the project area, the size and capacity of the facility(ies), and its service population. Relevant facility or service constraints will be identified along with any existing requirements for library impact fees; • Define Thresholds of Significance for determining impacts on libraries; • Evaluate potential impacts on library services and facilities in consultation with the San Bernardino Public Library; and • Develop mitigation measures, if necessary, to address significant impacts on library services. Parks/Recreation PCR will evaluate the proposed project's impact on local and regional parks and recreational facilities within the City of Chino Hills and surrounding jurisdictions, as appropriate, based in part on input from the City's Community Services Department. City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No.18869 & Specific Plan 13-01) PCR services corporation 20 Proposal Transportation/Traffic Revised April 2015 The proposed project will increase on-site traffic generation, which could result in on. and off-site impacts to affected intersections and roadways, including Carbon Canyon Road (SR -14.2), a State highway located adjacent to the project site, which would provide all vehicular access to the property. Therefore, PCR will document the potential for the proposed project to result in transportation, circulation and parking impacts (including construction -related and operational impacts) in the EIR based on the analyses and findings provided in the Traffic Impact Analysis prepared by Iteris. The Traffic/Circulation section of the EIR will summarize the traffic study and will evaluate intersection and roadway impacts associated with the addition of project -generated traffic and assess site access and related circulation issues (e.g., safety issues and hazards related to proposed circulation improvements including vehicular and pedestrian access, and parking). Mitigation measures will be provided to address potentially significant impacts, based on the recommendations contained in the Traffic Impact Analysis, Utilities and Service Systems (Water, Wastewater, and Solid Waste) Water It is anticipated that the project's residential growth would not generate a water demand that would meet the thresholds requiring the preparation of a Water Supply Assessment (WSA) pursuant to Senate Bili 610 and a Water Availability Assessment (WAA) pursuant to Senate Bill 221 (effective January 1, 2002 and codified in California Water Code Section 10910 et seq.). As such, a WSA and WAA are not included in this scope of work. The analysis of utilities will address the impact to water supplies and water infrastructure at and near the project site. Based on technical input from the applicant's civil engineer or another consultant that is sufficient to support an adequate CEQA analysis, the EIR will describe the local water distribution system and evaluate whether on- and off-site water infrastructure and supply sources can adequately accommodate the demand for water generated by the project. If off-site infrastructure improvements are needed, it is assumed they will be defined as part of the project or as mitigation proposed by the applicant's civil engineer. Wastewater Since the proposed project would increase on-site water use, wastewater generation would also increase, which could result in adverse effects on existing wastewater conveyance and treatment infrastructure. PCR's evaluation of the project's potential impacts on wastewater will be based on technical data to be provided by the applicant's civil engineer or another consultant that is sufficient to support an adequate CEQA analysis. Based on this technical data, the EIR will identify and describe existing infrastructure, current and forecasted wastewater treatment capacity, and any constraints to treatment and conveyance systems that would affect the project. If off-site infrastructure improvements are needed, it is assumed they will be defined as part of the project or as mitigation proposed by the applicant's civil engineer. Solid Waste The analysis of project impacts on solid waste will begin with an identification of the location, classification, and projected capacity of landfills that would receive solid waste generated by the project. Relevant local solid waste and recycling policies will also be identified. The analysis will then identify and calculate the types of waste and debris that would be generated by construction activities, and the amount of solid waste that would be generated during project operations. The amount of solid waste generated during both City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13-91) PCR Services Corporation 21 Proposal Revised April 2015 construction and operation of the project will then be compared with projected landfill capacity to determine whether adequate landfill capacity exists. The analysis will also evaluate the consistency of the project's waste diversion and recycling procedures with AB939 goals. PCR will submit the Screencheck Draft EIR to the City for review. Based on our experience, we anticipate that one round of City comments will need to be incorporated before sending a proof Draft EIR copy to the City for final review and comment. Deliverables: * Sample outline of the sections and format of the Administrative Draft n 10 copies of the Administrative Draft EIR (including technical appendices) s One (1) digital copy in PDF format for staff distribution Task 5: Prepare Draft EIR Upon approval of the proof copy by the City, PCR will produce the Draft EIR and prepare a Notice of Completion and a Notice of Availability. PCR will assist in the distribution of the Draft EIR to a list of agencies and organizations agreed to by the City. That list will include the State Clearinghouse, the County Clerk, Responsible Agencies, local libraries, and other interested parties including the nearby homeowners' associations (as applicable). PCR will also send copies of the Notice of Availability to all of the names within the owners and occupants' lists that accompany the radius map, individuals who commented on the NOP or attended the scoping meeting, as well as other individuals and agencies from a list provided by the City. PCR will also prepare files for posting the Draft EIR on the City s website and produce CDs of the Draft EIR for City distribution, Deliverables: 25 copies of the Draft EIR for Public Review 75 CDs of digital copies of the Draft EIR in PDF format Notice of Completion Task 6: Prepare Final EIR At the close of the public review period for the Draft EIR, PCR will coordinate with the City to obtain all public comments. PCR will review the comments and meet with the City to discuss issues raised and establish an approach for responding to comments. After consultation with the City and subconsultants, as appropriate, regarding the issues raised, PCR will prepare a Screencheck Final EIR. The Screencheck Final EIR will include: a summary of the project and its associated impacts; corrections and additions to the Draft EIR; a list of persons, organizations, and public agencies commenting on the Draft EIR; comments submitted regarding the Draft EIR and responses prepared to address those comments; copies of the Draft EIR comment letters; and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program. In addition, it is anticipated that PCR may need assistance from the applicant, Chino Hills Country Club, and the project's other consultants with regard to comments that are more political in nature or that are specific to the design of the project or the content of technical reports prepared by others. As discussed in more detail below, PCR can only speculate as to the extent of public comment regarding the Draft EIR. We have assumed that a moderate level of public comments will be submitted to the City requiring responses, and thus we have budgeted for up to 100 staff hours (or $13,430) to prepare the first draft responses to comments. As discussed in the Cost Estimate City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No, 18869 & Specific Plan 1301) PCB Services Corporulon 22 Proposal Revised April 2015 section below, PCR has assigned allowances for responding to these comments. Should the effort required to complete the first draft responses to comments, PCR will not bill the remaining amount; conversely, should the number or complexity of comments received on the Draft EIR exceed our assumptions, PCR will notify the City immediately to request additional funds. PCR anticipates that the City will review the Screencheck Final EIR twice before approving its contents. Once the City approves the Final EIR, PCR will assist the City with distribution of the Final EIR to the appropriate agencies and organizations, including those agencies that commented on the Draft EIR and to local libraries. PCR will also prepare a Notice of Completion to be sent along with copies of the Final EIR to the State Clearinghouse and County Clerk, as well as the Findings of Fact and Statement of Overriding Considerations (if necessary) as part of this scope of work. As with the Draft EIR, PCR will prepare electronic files for posting of the document to the City website and will prepare CDs of the Draft EIR for distribution by the City. PCR will also prepare and distribute a Notification of Final EIR Review Locations to a list agreed to by the City. This notice will state the libraries where the Final EIR is available for review and the address for review of the Final EIR on the City website. Ten days after the Final EIR is sent to commenting agencies, public hearings regarding the project can commence. Upon project approval, PCR will file the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk. This notice will start a 30 -day statute of limitations with regard to approval of the project and certification of the Final EIR. In order to facilitate filing of the NOD, PCR has included CDFW CEQA document filing fees ($3,070 for EIRs as of January 1, 2015) and San Bernardino County Clerk filing fees ($75 per filing) in our Direct Costs budget. Deliverables: ® Five (5) copies of the Final EIR ® One (1) digital copy in PDF format Task 7: Compile Project Record Following certification of the EIR for the project, PCR will compile the official project record, including the certified EIR and associated Resolutions of Approval. PCR will provide the City a paper and digital copy of this record upon completion of the project. Task 8: Management, Meetings/Teleconferences & Hearings The precise number of meetings required to complete the environmental review process for the project cannot be determined at this time. PCR has assumed that one monthly meeting or conference call, on average, will occur over the course of the EIR process, for a total of approximately ten (10) regular meetings or conference calls. In addition, throughout the course of the project, coordination with the City either by phone or in person will be required for technical input to the EIR and to address questions or comments regarding the EIR, particularly during preparation of the Draft EIR. As discussed above, PCR assumes that two (2) scoping meetings will be held for the project during the NOP comment period. PCR will provide presentation materials, attend, and make presentations at the scoping meetings as indicated in the Citys RFP, and prepare a record of the comments received during the early consultation/scoping meeting process, as well as other comments relative to the EIR received during the process. In addition, PCR will attend up to four (4) public hearings for the project following preparation of the Final EIR. PCR will ensure that appropriate team members are available to attend, make presentations, and answer questions as required at the hearings. City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18069 & specific Plan 13-01) PCR services Corporation 23 Proposal Revised April 2015 Upon authorization to proceed and receipt of the requisite data needs, the Project Description can be completed in approximately three (3) weeks. PCR assumes that review of the Project Description by the City will be completed within two (2) weeks. Following receipt of City comments on these materials, PCR will complete the Initial Study and Explanation of Checklist Determinations for City review within four (4) weeks. Although review times for the City are variable, two (2) weeks of City review time is assumed. Following the CEQA-required public review period (30 days) of the Initial Study, it is anticipated that the 1st Draft EIR would be provided to the team within 12 weeks (approximately three months). Following two round(s) of City review of the Draft EIR within an approximate time frame of four (4) weeks and two (2) weeks, respectively, PCR will incorporate all City comments and finalize and distribute the Draft EIR for public review. Following the minimum 45 -day public review period, we estimate that an approximate six- (6) week timeframe will be needed to complete the Final EIR based on the assumption that a moderate level of public comment regarding the Draft EIR will be received. Upon completion of the Final EIR, the Final EIR would be subject to approval by the City, which would occur at a time to be determined by the City. Overall, PCR anticipates that the EIR process up to completion of the Final EIR will require approximately twelve (12) months to complete. This schedule will be very dependent upon timely receipt of the information set forth in the data needs list, a stable project description, and timely review of the document by City staff. The PCR project team will commit the necessary resources to ensure the preparation of the environmental review and related technical documents within the desired time frame. However, in the event that changes to the Project Description occur after it has been drafted, project information is not available or complete, changes in technical reports prepared by others, comments greatly exceed anticipated level, or if changes in the scope occur, the schedule would be affected. PCR will notify the City at the earliest point possible if issues arise with the potential to affect the project schedule. City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No, 18669 & Specinc Plan 13.01) PCR Services Corporation 24 Proposal Revised April 2015 COST Based on our understanding of the project and the Scope of Work provided earlier in this proposal, our anticipated labor costs to prepare an EIR and supporting technical studies for the proposed project are $309,870, not including optional tasks totaling $82,960 and direct costs of $10,890. The table on the following page provides a task -by -task breakdown of these costs. Fees and charges will be billed on a monthly basis in accordance with PCR's current Billing Rates and Expense Charges, provided after the table. Should the need arise for additional professional services beyond those set forth in the scope of services due to changes in the process or the regulatory environment, PCR will request written authorization from the City to proceed prior to the initiation of the additional services. Factors triggering an increase in the scope of services and a revised fee may include, but are not necessarily limited to: modifications in the project after the Project Description has been drafted; analysis of technical issues other than those identified in this scope of work; revisions due to changes in the technical reports prepared by others; more team or City comments or meetings than contemplated; more public comments than contemplated; production of additional documents; or significant delays in the project beyond the control of PCR. PCR cannot precisely indicate the level of effort and associated fees that will be required to incorporate team and City revisions to the various iterations of the Draft and Final EIR. In these instances, we have proposed allowances for these tasks. As indicated above, PCR expects a moderate level of comments on the Draft EIR and thus proposes an allowance of 100 staff hours (or $13,430) to complete the First Screencheck Final EIR for City review. In the event less effort is required than provided for with these allowances, PCR will not bill the balances. Similarly, if these allowances are not sufficient to complete the First Screencheck Final EIR or to incorporate City revisions to the Draft EIR or Final EIR, PCR will request additional authorization from the City. City of Chino Hills Hidden Wits Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13-01) PCR services Corporation 25 Proposal Revised April 2015 Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club EIR Cost Summary Task Task Description Fees 1 Project Kick -Off Meeting $1,180 2 Review and Prepare Technical Reports Air Quality Analysis (FCR) $9,800 Biological Resources Assessment Update (PCR) $64,700 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis (PCR) $5,600 Noise Analysis (PCR) $9,300 Traffic Impact Analysis (Iteris) $20,780 3 Prepare Initial Study and Notice of Preparation Prepare Draft Project Description $6,160 Revise/Finalize Project Description $3,080 Prepare and Distribute Initial Study/Notice of Preparation $9,820 4 Prepare Screencheck, Administrative EIR Prepare 1st Screencheck DEIR for City Review $100,210 Revise/Prepare 2nd Screencheck DEIR for City Review $11,800 5 Prepare Draft EIR Revise/Prepare Draft EIR for Public Review $7,440 6 Prepare Final EIR Prepare 15t Screenheck Responses to Comments/Final EIR $13,430 Revise/Prepare 2nd Screencheck Responses to Comments/Final EIR $7,260 Prepare and Distribute Final EIR $4,700 Prepare Findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations $4,640 7 Prepare Project Record, Including Certified EIR $3,610 a 8 Management, Meetings/Teleconferences & Hearings Management Coordination $8,300 a Meetings & Teleconferences $8,440 a Public Scoping Meetings (2) $4,040 a Public Hearings (4) $5,580 a Subtotal Labor $309,870 Optional Task 9 Tree Inventory & Report (PCR & Mike Huff) $65,370 Optional Task 10 Visual Simulations(I(TU+A) $17,590 Subtotal Direct Expenses $10,890 b,� TOTAL COST (NOT TO EXCEED AMOUNT) $403,720 These values are allowances; actual costs could be higher or lower. Should actual costs be lower, only actual costs will be billed. Should circumstances cause actual cost to exceed budgets for the line Items, additional authorization will be sought prior to exceeding approved budgets. For the purposes of this proposal, the scope of work assumes the following total staff hours would be required: 100 hours for the I" Screencheck FEIR; 55 hours for the 20° Screencheck FEIR; 40 hours to prepare and distribute the final FEIR; 28 hours to prepare the Findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations (!f needed); 26 hours to prepare the Administrative Record; 48 hours for management/coordlnatlon; 56 hours for meetings and teleconferences; 28 hours for two (2) public scoping meetings; and 36 hours to attend four (4) public hearings. This value is an estimate and will generally be determined by the number of copies of the Draft and Final EIR that will be required. For the purposes of this proposal, the scope of work assumes up to 30 hard copies and 100 CDs each for the Initial Study, Draft EIR, and Final EIR. Direct costs Include CDFW CEQ4 Document Filing Fees of $3,070 (as of January 1, 2015) and $75 San Bernardino County Clerk filing fee (paid three times, once each for NOP, NOC/NOA, and NOD). City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13-01) PCR services Corporation 26 Proposal Environmental Planning & Documentation Revised April 2015 PrincipalPlanner..................................................................................................................................................$170M SeniorPlanner II...................................................................................................................................................$140.00 Senior Planner I.....................................................................................................................................................$125.00 Planner..................................................................................................................................................................... $110.00 AssociatePlanner................................................................................................................................................... $95.00 AssistantPlanner.................................................................................................................................................... $80.00 Technician..................................................................................................................................................................$65.00 Intern............................................................................................................................................................................$55.00 Principal/Director................................................................................................................................................ $205.00 AssociatePrincipal...............................................................................................................................................$180.00 Biological Services PrincipalRegulatory Scientist.........................................................................................................................$170.00 PrincipalBiologist................................................................................................................................................$170.00 Senior Biologist II/Senior GIS Specialist.....................................................................................................$140.00 SeniorBiologist I...................................................................................................................................................$125.00 Biologist..............................................................................................................................................................I..... $110.00 AssociateBiologist..................................................................................................................................................$95.00 AssistantBiologist .............................................. ........ ............... —............................................................. .............. $80,00 Technician..................................................................................................................................................................$ 65.00 Intern............................................................................................................................................................................$ 55.00 Associate Principal/Deputy Director...........................................................................................................$180.00 Principal, Biological and Environmental Compliance. ................. ........................... ............................ $205.00 Principal/Director ................................................................................................................................................ $235.00 Air Quality, Climate & Acoustics Services PrincipalEngineer/Scientist............................................................................................................................$170.00 Senior Engineer/Scientist Il............................................................................................................................$140.00 SeniorEngineer/Scientist I..............................................................................................................................$125.00 Engineer/Scientist............................................................................................................................................... $110.00 Associate Engineer/Scientist........... ....... ......................................................... ........................................ .......... $95.00 Assistant Engineer/Scientist............................................................................................................................. $80.00 Technician.................................................................................................................................................................$65.00 Intern............................................................................................................................................................................$ 55.00 Principal/ Director............... .......... .............................................................................................................. ......... $185.00 Archeological & Paleontological Resources Principal Archaeologist/Paleontologist..... .......... ............................................. - ........................................ $150.00 Senior Archaeologist/Paleontologist 11.......................................................................................................$140.00 Senior Archaeologist/Paleontologist I.......................................................................................................$125.00 Archaeologist/Paleontologist.......................................................................................................................... $110.00 AssociateArchaeologist/Paleontologist....................................................................................................... $95.00 Assistant Archaeologist/Paleontologist.................. ........................................................ .............................. $80.00 Technician..................................................................................................................................................................$65.00 Intern.......................................................................................................................................................................... $55,00 Director.....................................................................................................................................................................$170.00 City of Chino Hills Hidden Oaks Ranch Country Club (TTM No. 18869 & Specific Plan 13.01) PCR Services Corporation 27 Proposal Revised April 2015 Support SeniorGIS Specialist_-.-...... ......................................................... .................................................... ........... _$140.00 GraphicsSpecialist................................................................................................................................................. $85.00 Senior Publications/Production....................................................................................................................... $75.00 Publications/Production..................................._.... ....................................................... .................................... $50.00 Direct Expenses Direct expenses will be billed at 110 percent, including but not limited to: • Retention of subcontractors. Purchase or rental of project materials and special supplies. • Reproduction, printing and photographic costs. • Postage, delivery, telephone and other communication costs when requested or approved by client. • Lodging, transportation, and project -related mileage necessarily incurred at the prevailing Internal Revenue Service Standard Mileage Rates. Billing Terms • Unless other contractual terms are agreed upon, PCR invoices on a monthly basis, Payment is due 30 days from date of invoice. • PCR's scheduling commitments are made and taken seriously. However, PCR reserves the right to modify performance schedules in instances where payment of PCR invoices falls behind agreed-upon terms. • PCR recalibrates its billing rates for professional time at the beginning of each calendar year and reserves the right to raise its billing rates for one or more professional categories by no more than five (5) percent 12 months following project initiation. 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