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01-12-2010 CC Rpt A07 COUNCIL AGENDA STAFF REPORT CITY CLERK USE ONLY Meeting Date: January 12. 2010 RECEIVED Public Hearing: ?nun JAN —4 AM 10: 32 Discussion Item: ©� OFFICE OF CITY CLERK Consent Item: L� CHINO HILLS January 5, 2010 TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS FROM: CITY MANAGER SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDER WITH GEOSCIENCE SUPPORT SERVICES, INC. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the City Council approve the following: 1. A purchase order in the amount of $100,000 with Geoscience Support Services, Inc. (Geoscience) for professional services related to ground water level and subsidence im- pacts from the operation of the City's water supply wells. 2. A budget appropriation transfer in the Water Fund of $100,000 from account code 500- 0000-271-0000 Unreserved Retained Earnings to account code 500-8110-888-3090 Pro- fessional Services. BACKGROUND/ANALYSIS: On September 25, 2007, the City Council approved an appropriation of $100,000 to Geo- science for professional services related to subsidence issues from the operation of the City's water supply wells. In January 2008, the amount was increased by $50,000 to a total of $150,000. Those funds are now completely expended. Geoscience has now been asked to do additional work on this issue. It is estimated that these additional studies will cost approximately $100,000. REVIEW BY OTHERS: This agenda item has been reviewed by the City Attorney, Finance Director, City Engineer, and the Public Works Director. FISCAL IMPACT: Approval of this item will require a transfer of $100,000 from Water Fund Retained Earnings to the appropriate expenditure account. Respectfully submitted, Recommended by: Michael S. l-Wr, City Manager Kathleen Gotch, Assistant City Manager ' 7