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Rincon Consultants, Inc. A2015-139 - A1 CITY OF CHINO HILLS AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT NO. A15-139 BETWEEN THE CITY OF CHINO HILLS AND RINCON CONSULTANTS, INC. THIS AMENDMENT No. 1 to Agreement No. A15-139, dated as of the date last signed below, is entered into in the State of California by and between the City of Chino Hills, a California general law municipal corporation, hereinafter called "City", and Rincon Consultants, Inc., hereinafter called "Consultant". Amend Agreement A15-139 by replacing the existing Exhibit A with the attached Exhibit A All other provisions of the agreement remain in effect, IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the City Manager of the City of Chino Hills has caused this Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No, A15-139 to be subscribed by its duly authorized officers, in its behalf, and the said party of the second part has signed this Agreement. RINCON CONSULTANTS, INC. CITY OF CHINO HILLS By ( I By ( — Konradt Bar Ilam 0[ 0%rid-lkCity Manager Title Date: 3-(9 (6 Date: 41- 63 2zL By ri�� Title W k Gc` e&-"-:CfLii Date: a i s ( ( o I EXHIBIT A Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND 1.0 INTRODUCTION The City of Chino Hills (City) is requesting services from an environmental consultant to assist with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review process for a proposed mixed use development located on the northwest side of the intersection of Trumark I tomes Parkway and Los Serranos County Club Drive. The scope of services will consist of preparing technical studies and an Initial Study-Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS-MND)for the proposed project. Rincon Consultants has prepared many environmental studies, IS-MNDs,and environmental impact reports (EIRs)for mixed-use projects throughout southern California that include elements similar to those associated with the project. We recently prepared CEQA documents for mixed-use developments in such communities as Pomona, La Verne,Stanton,Burbank, and West Hollywood. For the City of Chino Hills, we recently prepared an IS-MND on the highly controversial Overton Moore, Butterfield Ranch Apartments and Pinehurst Park project and the air quality and greenhouse gas (CHO) studies analyzing the impacts associated with the Chino Hills General Plan Update. - 'I'o augment our team, we have included 1,1nscott, Law and Greenspan, Inc. (LLU) to prepare a traffic impact study. LEG has a good working relationship with the City of Chino Hills;they recently completed the Traffic Impact Analysis Report for the Fairfield Ranch Commons Apartments and Business Park Project and the Traffic Impact Analysis Report for the Overton Moore Butterfield Ranch Apartments&City Park.Rincon was the lead on the Overton Moore project and we can attest to LLG's work product quality. Our mixed-use project experience,understanding of local environmental conditions and familiarity with the City of Chino Hills, will facilitate the efficient completion of the technical studies and 1S-MND for the Trumark Honres Mixed Use Development project. 1.1 PROJECT UNDERSTANDING The proposed Project is a mixed-use development consisting of 110 for-sale residential dwelling units (42 attached lownhomes and 68 small lot detached single-family residences) and a two- story multi-tenant building, totaling approximately 8,000 SF.The multi-tenant building would include retail,office and small scale coffee/restaurants tenants and potentially a single tenant bank or food use.The commercial component of the Project would serve as a continuation of the existing commercial to the west while providing access and connectivity to the residential component of the mixed-use Project.Access to the Project will be provided via the signalized intersection-of Trumark Homes Parkway rind Pomona Rincon Road.The Project site iscurrently designated as a Commercial land use in the City's General Plan but is proposed to be re- designated as Mixed-Use in the City's General Plan Update. The Project also includes construction of two preexisting approved Tentative Tract Maps (TTMs) consisting of 39 single-family detached units (TIM 17653 for 27 single-family units and 11 M 17654 for 12 single-family units) that the developer will be complete concurrently with the proposed mixed use Project, V1 CityofChino Hills Proposal to Prepare Truinark Homes Mixed Use Development IS•MND As part of the discretionary review process for the project, the City is requiring preparation of environmental studies and an IS-MND to demonstrate compliance with CEQA.Environmental studies requested by the City include: • Air quality/greenhouse gas study • Noise and acoustic study • Biological resources study • Traffic impact analysis • Cultural resources study As necessary, mitigation measures will be included in the environmental studies to avoid significant and adverse environmental impacts. 2.0 SCOPE OF WORK The following scope of work has been developed based on our understanding of the proposed project,our previous experience completing environmental documents and associated technical studies for the City,and our knowledge of environmental regulations related to development projects,in particular in-fill residential development. The following tasks define our approach to completing the IS-MND and CEQA review process. This proposal assumes that all project impacts can be mitigated to a less than significant level and that an EIR will not be required.However, if during the course of the preparation of the IS it is determined that one or more issues will or may have significant and unavoidable impacts, Rincon will notify the City immediately to discuss an appropriate course of action. Task 1-Kick-Off Meeting Rincon's Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager will attend a kick-off meeting with the City and,if appropriate, the applicant,The meeting will serve to discuss: • Communication protocol • Data needs • Project timeline anti steps in the environmental process • Preview of any prominent issues for the project • Schedule Task 2-Environmental Studies Subtask 2.1 -Air Quality Study and GHG Study Rincon proposes to prepare a combined air quality/greenhouse gas(AQ/GHG) technical report since the background information and underlying calculations are closely related.The AQ analysis will be prepared in accordance with the methodologies prescribed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District(SCAQMD).The air quality analysis will include the following: City of Chlno Hills 2 Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND • Model temporary and long-term emissions using the most current version of the California Emissions Estimator Model (CaIREMod).Emissions will be calculated based on the scope of the project and associated vehicle trips. • Compare temporary emissions generated during demolition,site preparation,and construction to SCAQMD regional thresholds and Localized Significance Thresholds (LSTs). • Calculate operational emissions based on the land use and traffic trips associated with the proposed project using the latest version of CalEEMod.The daily operational vehicle trips used in the analysis will be based on the traffic report prepared by Linscott,Law and Greenspan. • Perform a carbon monoxide"hot spot" screening analysis if the traffic report indicates that an intersection(s)will be substantially congested.There is no evidence to indicate that dispersion using the CALINE4 model would be required for the proposed project. • Discuss odors associated with diesel-fueled vehicles,particularly as they relate to construction. • Analyze the project's consistency with the SCAQMD's air quality management plan. • Identify measures that the applicant proposes to use to reduce air quality impacts, such as: o Specific worker transportation control measures during the construction period; o Dust control measures during construction and operation; o Measures to minimize or avoid stationary source emission impacts;and o Measures to minimize engine idling during constntction. • Develop mitigation measures and recommendations as needed to reduce pollutant emissions to the extent feasible and practicable. The GIIG analysis will evaluate the project's potential contribution to cumulative impacts related to climate change. The analysis will include the following tasks: • Describe the applicable GHG emissions/climate change regulatory framework, including all applicable federal,state,and local regulations and standards. • Describe the methodology and significance thresholds,which will detail the criteria for determining a project's contribution to cumulative GHG emissions/climate change impacts(SCAQMD's recommended threshold is 3,000 metric tons/year). • Quantify carbon dioxide equivalent(CO2E) units associated with proposed construction and project operation(emissions will be estimated for construction, motor vehicle trips, natural gas combustion,electricity use,water demand,and solid waste generation). • Determine the significance level of project generated GHG emission contributions to cumulative GHG emissions/climate change. • Identify any necessary or recommended mitigation measures(including measures already included to address other short-term and operational air quality impacts). • Assess residual GI-IG emissions impacts. Subtask 2.2-Biological Resources Study The Biological Resources Study will start with a review of literature and databases on regional rir 3 City of Chino Hilts Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND biological resources,and the development of a target list of special-status species and vegetation communities that could occur on or in the vicinity of the project site.A reconnaissance-level biological survey will be conducted to evaluate the site's existing conditions,and the site's potential to support special status species and vegetation communities.We have conducted multiple biological studies throughout the region and are knowledgeable of the common and special-status biological resources known to occur in the project vicinity that may be encountered,Following our field survey,we will prepare a report of findings that will include a map identifying the vegetation communities or habitat types observed on-site. The report will specifically include: 1) Methodology of the assessment 2) Summary of the available existing information and data used in the assessment(e.g., review of the California Natural Diversity Data Base,communications with agency personnel) 3) Results of the reconnaissance-level survey,including a vegetation map 4) Recommendations to avoid,minimize,and/or mitigate,as applicable,potential impacts to special status biological resources following current standards to facilitate the use of this information in the CEQA review process The vegetation map will illustrate the on-site vegetation communities and habitat types, and the locations of any special status species,or sign thereof,and vegetation communities,if encountered during the survey.The identification and mapping of suitable habitat for special status species will be based on a habitat suitability analysis level and does not include definitive surveys for the presence or absence of the plant and animal species that may be present, Definitive surveys for special status plants and animals require specific survey protocols requiring extensive field survey time to be conducted only at certain times of the year. Our report will identify potential project impacts and recommended avoidance,minimization, and/or mitigation measures, as applicable,for both direct and indirect effects to on-site biological resources.The biological resources report will also identify whether any further studies may be required. Subtask 2.3-Cultural Resource Study The cultural resources technical report will involve a records search,initial Native American scoping,and cultural resources survey;as described below.This technical report will document the results of the records search,Native American consultation,and field survey. In addition, the report will provide management recommendations for resources within or near the project site.The report will be prepared following the California Office of Historic Preservation's (OHP) Archaeological Resource Management Reports (ARMR):Reconnnended C"ontenis and Ronne'guidelines (0111' 7990).The report will include a map depicting the area surveyed for cultural resources and all required appendices. For the purposes of this scope of work and cost estimate,Rincon assumes that the cultural resources study will be negative (i.e.,no cultural resources will be encountered that require recordation or evaluation for California Register of Historical Resources(CRHR)eligibility). City of Chino Hills 4 Proposal to Prepare Trutnark Homes Mixed Use Development IS,MND Cultural Resources Records Search Rincon will conduct a California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS)records search of the project site and a 0.5-mile radius around the project site at the San Bernardino Archaeological Information Center(SBAIC)at the San Bernardino County Museum.The primary purpose of the records search is to identify any previously recorded cultural resources known to exist within or adjacent to the project site.In addition to the archaeological inventory records and reports,historic maps,the National Register of I Iistoric Places(Nm-IP), CRI IR, the California Historical Resources Inventory,and the listing of California Historical Landmarks will be examined.The records search will also reveal the nature and extent of any cultural resources work previously conducted within the project site.A map showing the results of the literature search,including areas previously inventoried and previously recorded sites,will be provided.Rincon assumes that SBAIC will conduct this records search within a maximum direct expense of$400. Initial Native American Scovine Rincon will contact the California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)for a review of their Sacred Lands File.The NAI IC will determine whether any NAHGlisted Native American sacred lands are located within or adjacent to the project site. In addition,the NAHC will provide a list of Native American contacts for the project that they believe should be contacted for additional information. Rincon will prepare and mail a letter to each of the NAHC-listed contacts,requesting that they contact us if they know of any Native American cultural resources within or immediately adjacent to the project site.No telephone calls or meetings with Native Americans are included in this proposal,nor does this work scope constitute government-to-government consultation under Senate Bill 18 of 2005.At the City's request,the Rincon team is available to provide additional Native American consultation,and can prepare a separate proposal for these services. Cultural Resources Field Sulveu Upon completion of the CI IRIS records search,Rincon will conduct a Phase I intensive pedestrian survey of the project site, A Rincon cultural resources specialist will conduct the survey using pedestrian transects spaced at maximum intervals of 10-15 meters,covering the entire project site.Transect accuracy will be maintained through use of a hand-held global positioning system unit.Should any cultural resources (archaeological,historic built,or traditional cultural resources)be identified during the survey,a change order for formal recordation or record updating would be requested.No testing or excavation will be conducted, nor will any artifacts,samples,or specimens he collected during the survey, Subtask 2.4-Noise and Acoustic Study The routing of traffic associated with the project will be a critical element in determining the significance of noise effects associated with the Project. Rincon will use the information provided by the traffic report to determine the possible effects on sensitive receptors.The following outlines the tasks involved in the noise technical study: • Acquire ambient noise measurements at up to four locations.The duration of each monitoring session will be 20 minutes, Monitoring locations will be near sensitive receptors that could be affected by temporary construction activities and traffic City of Chino Hills 5 Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS•MND associated with project operation.Measurements will be taken using an ANSI Type II sound level meter in accordance with standard protocols. • Characterize and generally quantify on-site construction activities to determine local construction noise effects.This will be based on typical equipment use,duration,and location of use. • Input project traffic into the federal Traffic Noise Model(TNM ver.2.5)to quantify noise effects along local roadways. • Determine the significance of effects based on the City's Noise Element,Noise Ordinance,and/or California Environmental Quality Act(CEQA)significance guidelines. • Develop recommendations and measures if necessary to mitigate possible significant construction and operational effects to below threshold levels. Subtask 2.5-Traffic Impact Study and Truck Route Study LLG will prepare the traffic impact study with a truck route study.LLG will conduct the scope • of work described below. Task 1: Protect Mobilization 1.1 Confirm the development description with the client, work schedule, and assumptions to be utilized in the traffic study.Discuss assumptions to be used associated with the project completion year and anticipated phasing,if any.Obtain a current project site plan that illustrates the access scheme to the project site in both hard copy and digital formats. 1.2 Contact City of Chino Hills staff to discuss the project and analysis criteria,confirm the study approach,identify pertinent traffic issues and concerns,and formalize the Scope of Work for the traffic study. 1.3 In consultation with City staff,prepare a scope of work agreement detailing the study area,assumptions and overall traffic study requirements,and submit to City staff for • review and approval. Task 2: Data Collection and Research In this task,we will collect the data necessary to prepare the traffic Impact analysis. 2.1 Visit the project study area to confirm existing conditions with respect to existing site development,local area development,site access,parking use,and areas of congestion in order to verify our overall understanding of traffic conditions in the area that might affect this project. 2.2 In conjunction with Task 2.1,confirm the existing roadway striping,traffic control measures,curbside parking restrictions,adjacent intersection configurations, and other pertinent roadway features for key intersections along Sequel Canyon Parkway, Butterfield Ranch Road, Pomona Rincon Road and other key roadway segments. 6 City of Chino Hills Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND Potential study intersections,subject to confirmation by City staff,consist of the sixteen (16) locations (1-16)as identified in the City's RFP,plus two additional locations(17-18) recommended by LLG: Key Study Intersections 1. SR-71 NB Ramps at Chino Hills Parkway(City of Chino Hills/Caltrans) 2. SR-71 SB Ramps at Chino Hills Parkway(City of Chino Hills/Caltrans) 3, Ramona Avenue at Chino Hills Parkway(City of Chino Hills/Chino) 4. Monte Vista Avenue(S)at Chino Hills Parkway(City of Chino Hills/Chino) 5. Monte Vista Avenue(N)at Chino Hills Parkway(City of Chino) 6. Central Avenue at Chino Hills Parkway(City of Chino) 7. SR-71 NB Ramps at Ramona Avenue (City of Chino Hills/Caltrans) 8. SR-71 SB Ramps at Ramona Avenue(City of Chino Hills/Caltrans) 9. El Prado Road at Central Avenue(City of Chino) 10.Fairfield Ranch Road at Central Avenue(City of Chino Hills) 11.SR-71 NB Ramps at Central Avenue(City of Chino Hills/Caltrans) 12.SR-71 SB Ramps at Soquel Canyon Pkwy (City of Chino Hills/Caltrans) 13.Pomona Rincon Road at Soquel Canyon Parkway(City of Chino Hills) 14.Butterfield Ranch Road at Soquel Canyon Parkway(City of Chino Hills) 15.Butterfield Ranch Road at Picasso Drive(City of Chino Hills) 16.Butterfield Ranch Road at Pine Avenue(City of Chino Hills) 17.Slate Drive at Soquel Canyon Parkway(City of Chino Hills) 18.Los Serranos Country Club Dr at Torrey Pines Drive(City of Chino Hills) 2.3 Research data at the City of Chino Hills,adjacent jurisdictions(i.e.City of Chino)and recent traffic impact studies prepared for developments in the project vicinity(i.e.The Santa Barbara Mixed-Use TIA) that may contribute cumulative impacts to the adjacent street system and study locations in the vicinity of the proposed project.The compiled list of related projects will be forwarded for review and approval by City staff. • 2.4 Coordinate with City staff and obtain existing traffic counts.Conduct supplemental AM peak period and PM peak period traffic volume counts at up to eighteen(18)study intersections.The traffic counts will be conducted between the hours of 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM and include truck classifications.This traffic volume data will be utilized in the traffic impact analysis for the project.For the intersection of • Pomona Rincon Road at Soquel Canyon Parkway,queuing observations will be conducted during the AM peak period. The number and location of the study intersections will be verified with City staff prior to commencement of the analysis.Should traffic and analysis of additional intersections • be required(i.e.more than 18 intersections),an amendment to our contract will be necessary. Subject to the approval of City staff,the existing traffic count database collected as a part of the Traffic Impact Analysis Report for the Fairfield Ranch Commons Apartments and y _ City of Chino Hills 7 Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND Business Park Project will serve as the baseline conditions and supplemented with additional traffic counts. The traffic data collection efli t this Project will need to be collected no later than the first week of June 2015 prior to Summer Recess when local area schools are closed jiv the summer. 2.5 Conduct supplemental 24-hour machine traffic counts at up to 10 key roadway segments,with a focus to Soquel Canyon Parkway, Pomona Rincon Road and Butterfield Ranch Road to support the Greenhouse Gas,Air Quality and Noise analyses. 2.6 Parking Analysis 2.6.1 Develop a parking demand forecast for the commercial component of the Project, based strictly on City of Chino Hills off-street parking codes. For this analysis the proposed 18,000 SF retail center will include of 9,000 SF of retail space and 9,000 SF of restaurant uses consisting of a mix of casual dining,quick serve restaurant and cafe uses. 2.6.2 Develop a parking demand forecast for the commercial component of the Project based on the City of Chino Hills off-street parking code ratios applied to the ULI shared parking methodology (2nd Edition).In this application,city code ratios for individual components of the site are subjected to time-of-day profiles coming from the ULI methodology,and those time-wise profiles of demand are summed for the entire site on a weekday and a weekend day,rather than a summation of the individual peak requirements represented in the City's code. This approach recognizes that not all individual components of the site will experience their peak parking needs at the same time of day,or day of week. 2.7 Preparation of Parking Study 2.7.1 A shared parking demand analysis will be included with the traffic study,which details all of the above-mentioned items, our findings and conclusions.The shared parking assessment will be suitably documented with appropriate text, tabular,graphic,and appendix materials. Task 3: Trip Generation. Distribution and Assignment 3.1 Prepare trip generation forecasts for the proposed Project for a typical weekday over a 24-hour period,as well as for the commuter AM and PM peak hours.The trip generation forecasts will be derived from trip rates listed in Trip Generation,9th Edition, published by the Institute of Transportation Engineers(ITE)in 2012.Appropriate adjustments to the trip generation potential of the Project to account for internal capture and/or pass-by traffic will be made. 3.2 Assign the forecasted AM and PM peak hour trips expected to be generated by the proposed project to the study intersections based on existing and anticipated traffic patterns to and from the project site,and input from City staff.Alternatively,contact SANBAG and/or an approved traffic modeling consultant and request a select zone City of chino suns a - t Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND assignment plot for the residential use of the Project.The assumed distribution pattern will be submitted for review and approval by City staff prior to finalization. 3.3 Prepare trip generation forecasts for the related projects for a typical weekday over a 24- hour period,as well as for the commuter AM and PM peak hours utilizing the ITE Trip Generation publication. The AM and PM peak hour trips expected to be generated by the related projects will be distributed and assigned to the local street system. 3.4 Develop AM peak hour and PM peak hour"existing plus project" traffic volume projections for up to 18 intersections and 10 roadway segments. 3,5 Develop AM peak hour and PM peak hour"near-term cumulative plus project" traffic volume projections based on the application of an annual growth factor to the existing traffic volumes,plus the addition of cumulative project traffic plus the addition of Project traffic for up to 18 intersections and 10 roadway segments. 3.6 Contact San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG)staff and/or an approved traffic modeling consultant(LSA)and formally request baseline and Year 2035 link-level build-out traffic model projections/runs.The link traffic volumes will be post-processed to determine daily,AM peak hour and PM peak hour Year 2035 build-out traffic volumes without Project traffic for up to 18 intersections and 10 roadway segments. Obtain base year model plots and as well as truck assignment plots are necessary. Task 4:Proiect Evaluation and Mitivalion Measures • 4.1 Prepare AM peak hour and PM peak hour Level of Service(LOS)calculations at up to'18 study intersections for existing conditions,existing plus project conditions,as well as for future near-term and future long-term (Year 2035)conditions,both without and with the proposed project to determine the potential impacts of the proposed project. 4.2 Utilize the City of Chino Hills approved capacity analysis methodology(i.e.Highway Capacity Manual methodology)for the determination of the intersection Levels of Service for the following traffic impact scenarios.The traffic analysis conditions will be confirmed with City staff prior to initiation of the analysis. • • • A.Existing Traffic Conditions; B.Existing plus Project Traffic Conditions; C.Scenario B with Mitigation(if necessary); D.Near-Term Cumulative Traffic Conditions; E.Near Term Cumulative plus Project Traffic Conditions;and F.Scenario E with Mitigation (if necessary); G.Year 2035 Long-Term Cumulative Traffic Conditions; H.Year 2035 Long-Term Cumulative Plus Project Traffic Conditions;and I, Scenario H with Mitigation(if necessary). Any=signalized intersections or project driveways will be analyzed using the methodology contained in the most current Highway Capacity Manual. • City of Chino Hills 9 • Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND 4.3 Assess the impact of the project based on the results of the peak hour intersection analyses,the City's LOS standards and application of the City's significance criteria. Based on this assessment,determine which intersections(if any)will require improvements to mitigate potential traffic impacts associated with the proposed project to less than significant levels. 4.4 Provide recommended mitigation measures which may include intersection and/or signalization improvements,striping modifications,potential widening and right-of- way implications,the addition of auxiliary turn lanes,traffic control/limitations at site access points,etc. This proposal assumes that the recommended mitigation measures can be adequately described within the text of the report. Should the City request preparation of plans to further demonstrate the feasibility of the mitigation measures,an amendment to our contract will be necessary. 4.5 Calculate the net traffic increment (fair-share percentage)due to the project at the impacted intersections. Based on the required mitigation measures,estimate the project's fair-share towards the cost of the proposed mitigation improvements based on the unit costs documented in the outlined in the CMP for San Bernardino County. Task 5:Site Access Evaluation 5.1 Review the proposed site plan(s)and provide recommendations regarding site access and circulation.Prepare AM and PM peak hour LOS calculations at the project driveway(s),including queuing analyses. • 5.2 Review the proposed access and internal circulation scheme of the proposed project's apartment component and retail/commercial and provide comments regarding the on- site circulation/parking lot layout and design,ingress and egress safety opportunities and constraints,adequate sight distances at project driveways,pedestrian circulation, service/delivery truck access and loading areas,locations of proposed driveways with respect to existing(conflicting)driveways,striping configurations,and median modifications,if any. Task 6:SR-71 Interchange Oueuine Assessment 6.1 Conduct a queuing assessment for the SR-71 off-ramps at the Sequel Canyon/Central Avenue Interchange and Ramona Avenue/Chino Hills Parkway for Existing plus Project and Near-term/Long-term Cumulative Traffic Conditions without and with Project Traffic. • Task 7;Preparation of the Traffic Impact Study 7.1 Prepare a draft traffic impact study in report format,consistent with the Traffic Impact Study Guidelines for Development Projects in the City of Chino Hills that details all of the above-mentioned items,our analysis,findings and conclusions.The draft report will be suitably documented with tabular,graphic and appendix materials,The draft traffic study will be submitted for your review and review by appropriate members of the project team,as well as City staff. City of Chino Hills • 10 Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development i5-MND 7.2 If necessary,revise the draft report based on project team and City comments and submit a final traffic report to Rincon Consultants,Inc.for inclusion into the project's Initial Study(IS)/Mitigated Negative Declaration(MND).The final traffic report will be suitably documented with all tabular,graphic and appendix materials. • • • Task 8:Attendance at Meetinsts • 8.1 This proposal assumes preparation for and attendance by LLG at up to two(2)project team and/or City meetings.This proposal allocates three(3)hours by the Principal • Engineer at each of these meetings. 8.2 This proposal assumes preparation for and attendance by LLG at up to three(3)public hearings at the City of Chino with the Planning Commission and/or City Council.This proposal allocates five(5)hours by the Principal Engineer at each of these meetings. Task 3-Administrative Draft IS Concurrently with the technical studies,Rincon will prepare an Administrative Draft IS using the CEQA Appendix G environmental checklist.Rincon will submit one electronic copy of the Administrative Draft IS in PDF format and 5 bound copies of the TS-MND and technical studies, The Administrative Draft IS will evaluate each of the 18 issue areas on the CEQA environmental checklist,Rincon will incorporate information from any relevant and available technical studies to assist in addressing checklist issues and summarize the environmental studies that Rincon's team will conduct.Where appropriate,impacts will be quantified in relation to established thresholds of significance.A determination of significance will be made for each issue area and mitigation measures will be provided as necessary for identified significant effects.Although each topic will be discussed in appropriate detail in the Administrative Draft IS,we anticipate that key issue areas for the project will include air quality and GHG,biological resources, • cultural resources,noise,and transportation/traffic.Rincon will summarize information from the environmental studies completed for these issue areas in the IS.In addition, the studies will be included as appendices to the TS-MND. Task 4-Public and Asencv Review Draft IS-MND Assuming that the project can be processed with an IS-MND,Rincon will respond to internal team comments on the Administrative Draft IS and format the document as a Draft IS-MND to be distributed for a 30-day public review.Up to 21 bound copies and 15 CDs of the Draft IS- MND will be provided to the City,Rincon will prepare the Notice of Intent to Adopt an IS- MND,a Notice of completion and draft newspaper notices and will be responsible for m ' ' of the Draft IS-MND to the State Clearinghouse and responsible agencies,as well as publishing of the required newspaper notice,Rincon will distribute the document and perform required noticing. Task 5 -Final IS-MND City of Chino Hills i1 Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS.MND Upon receipt of all public comments on the Draft IS-MND,Rincon will prepare draft responses for City review.Upon receipt of internal review comments on the draft responses,we will incorporate changes and prepare the Final IS-MND.Upon Final IS-MND approval,Rincon will produce up to 5 hard copies and 5 CDs of the Final IS-MND (including responses to comments). We will also prepare the CEQA findings for the project and include them in electronic format. Rincon will file the Notice of Determination(NOD)within five days of any project approval. Task 6-Project Management Meetings and Hearings Subtask 6.1 -Project Management Meetings • In addition to the kick-off meeting,Rincon's Principal-in-Charge and/or Project Manager will attend up to three meetings with City staff.These meetings will be scheduled as appropriate and are anticipated to occur after completing the Administrative Draft IS and prior to producing the Final IS-MND. Subtask 6.2-Public Hearings and Community Meeting Rincon's Principal-in-Charge or Project Manager will attend one community meeting and a minimum of three public hearings(two meetings for Planning Commission and one meeting for City Council)on the project.If requested,we will prepare and deliver a presentation that summarizes the CEQA process and the findings of our analysis. • Task 7-Notices and Mailings As discussed in Tasks 4 and 5,Rincon will be responsible for the required CEQA notices. These include the following: • Mailing of the Draft IS-MND,Notice of Intent and Notice.of Completion to the State Clearinghouse,responsible agencies,interested public,county clerk,and trustee agencies • Publishing of the Notice of Intent to Adopt an IS-MND in a newspaper of general • circulation • Filing the Notice of Determination with the State Clearinghouse and/or County Clerk Subtask 7.1 -Request for No Effect with the CDF&W Rincon will review the project information and coordinate with the CDF&W to determine if the project is eligible for a No Effect Determination.If so,Rincon will complete the No Effect Determination form and submit to CDF&W for review and concurrence.If a No Effect Determination is made,the CDF&W CEQA Notice of Determination filing fee will be waived. J City of Chino Hills 12 Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND 3.0 SCHEDULE The following schedule was developed to identify the projected timeline for each task and overall duration of the proposed project. o Kick-Off Meeting-Rincon's Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager will attend a kick-off meeting within 1 week of authorization to proceed. o Environmental Studies-Rincon will complete the biological and cultural resource studies within 5 weeks of receipt of notice-to-proceed.The air quality/GHG and noise studies are dependent in part on the traffic study, For scheduling purposes,we assume that the traffic study will require 4-5 weeks to complete.The air quality/GHG and noise studies will be completed at approximately the same time. The traffic count program identified in Traffic Stud►,scope tasks?_,'l and 2.5 will need to lie collected no later than the first week cif June 201.E lop to Suururer recess when local area schools ore closed filr Nur summer. o Administrative Draft IS-Rincon will submit the Administrative Draft IS within 8 weeks of project kickoff.Rincon has estimated a 2-week City review period. o Public and Agency Review Draft IS-MND-Rincon will submit a Draft IS-MND within one week of receipt of comments from the City on the Administrative Draft IS.The Draft IS-MND will be distributed for the required 30-day public and agency review period.The No Effect Determination request will be submitted to CDF&W during the review period. o Final IS-MND- Within two weeks of the close of the public and agency review period,Rincon will submit a Final IS-MND for City review. Rincon has estimated a 1-week City review period.Rincon will publish the Final IS-MND within 1 week of receipt of City comments. o Notices and Mailings-Rincon will prepare the Notice of Intent to Adopt an I5- MND and submit the required CEQA notices along with the Review Draft IS-MND, The Notice of Determination will be prepared and the required CEQA notices processed after the Final IS-MND has been adopted.We have estimated approximately 30 days to receive a response from CDF&W.It is assumed for scheduling purposes that the No Effect Determination letter would be received from CDF&W prior to adoption of the TS-MND by the City. o Project Meetings and Hearings-Rincon will attend 3 public hearings and 1 community meeting.For purposes of this proposal,we have scheduled the community meeting during the City's review of the Final IS-MND.The first public hearing is scheduled for 1 week after completing the Final IS-MND and a second public hearing is scheduled for 2 weeks after the first public hearing.In addition,we will attend 2 project management meetings. We propose to schedule the first project management meeting after completing the Administrative Draft IS and immediately after close of the Draft TS-MND public review period. r — - Cit y of chino Hills 13 Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND - City of Chino Hills Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND Schedule 4/10,7015 Task Month t l Month 2 I Month: Month 4 Month 5 Month 6 Month 1 2.Prcp Prepare 01 :1- — — �— - • - 2.Prepare Techn cat Studley kir QutiytCHGStudy1. --; II _T 7— _ — B?ological Resources Study II Glil:ratResources _ I I _- -- , -- Mise Sludy I�f--{-F—1 — — ——j— I—— Tragc krpa i Study — d {1-1_ - I l_ j.- : _i = ———-- . _ 3.hdrrin Drat IS 1 __ - .ir _ 4.Dra1IS Prepa:eon and Public Review .— 5.Final IS MND .a_ L )_ - - — — 8.Project Management Wee*rgs(MBD) e 9.PubEc tteerrgs end Hearings(IBD by City) I I° 0 0 1 1 „r.=a'sriPiwess MID,Rh'e Rs,en lincon. I - `Cy R:re,, ll I1•_='�q r - City of chino Hills 14 Proposal to Prepare Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND 4.0 COST Our fee to complete the scope of work is$80,681,as detailed in the following table.This includes the cost to complete the environmental technical studies,IS-MND,and processing the required CEQA notices and mailings. City of Chino Hills Trumark Homes Mixed Use Development IS-MND Cost Estimate en1Qote I Rincon Rincon Consulton s Tasks Cost Labor Principal I Senior Staff II Prof.Staff al Craphks Clerical Hours $190/hour S140hour $110.hour 1807hour SIOlbour I Kickoff Meeting 51.320 8 4 4 2 Technical Studies 2.1 Air Quality Study and GHG Emission Analysis 52,900 27 1 4 20 1 1 2.2 Biological Resources Report 53,700 36 1 2 •30 2 1 2.3 Cultural Resources Study 53,260 30 1 6 20 2 1 2.4 Noise and Acoustic $3,210 30 2 2 24 1 1 ' 2.5 Traffic Impact Stud/ See below ' 3. Administrative Draft IS • Other CEQA Checklist Issue Areas(13) 56,760 62 4 10 40 4 4 3. Public Reaievr Draft IS MND 52,020 18 2 4 8 4 4. FinallS•MND Responses to Comments 52,680 20 4 6 8 • M&gabon Monitoring end Reporting Program 5680 6 2 4 Final IS-MND Publication 5960 10 2 4 4 5. Public Hearings(2)and Community Meeting(1) 53,960 24 12 12 6 Project Management Meetings(2) 52,360 14 8 6 7. Notices and Mailings 7.1 No Effect Oh COFW 5480 2 2 Project Maneoement 52.920 20 8 8 4 I Subtotal Labor: 537,210 I 305 47 72 160 10 20 !Additional Costs I i Linscott Law&Greenspan(Traffic Impact&Truck Route Study) 534.300 Printing- Administrative Draft IS•MND(5 copies) $150 Draft IS-MND(22 copies) 5990 Draft IS-MND(16 CDs) $225 Final IS•MND(6 copies) $300 Final IS-MND(5 CDs) 575 Notices and Mailings $225 Supplies,Mileage and Miscellaneous Expenses 51.536 General and Administrative $5,670 I Subtotal AdditIonai Costs:I S43.471 I (TOTAL LABOR PLUS ADDITIONAL COSTS I 580,681 I • • City of Chino Hills 15