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Architerra Design Group A2016-202(/I� ci# q(ULZO -11A June 6, 2017 Architerra Design Group Attn: Kiley Sandoval 10221-A Trademark Street Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 RE: Extension of Termination Date for Agreement A2016-202 Amend City Landscape Guidelines Dear Ms. Sandoval, 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709 (909) 364-2600 WWW. d��- . ON On June 6, 2017 the City Manager of the City of Chino Hills authorized execution of Agreement No. A2016-202, with Architerra Design Group to amend City landscape guidelines. 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 Yvette Martinez at (909) 364-2783. Sincerely, Konradt Bartlam City Manager KB:cb cc: City Clerk's Office Finance Department Community Development Department Ceaawd- - Art Bennett • Ed M. Graham • Ray Marquez • Cynthia Moran • Peter J. Rogers AGREEMENT NO. A2016-202 FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF CHINO HILLS AND ARCHITERRA DESIGN GROUP THIS AGREEMENT, made and entered into as of the date last signed below, between the CITY OF CHINO HILLS, a municipal corporation, hereinafter referred to as "City" and ARCHITERRA DESIGN GROUP 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 September 29, 2016. 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- i 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 $6,600.00. 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, -4- 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 seq. 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 -6- 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. (c) Consultant shall save harmless, indemnify and defend City and all its officers, officials, employees, volunteers, and representatives from and against any and all liability, loss, damage, expense, or cost (including without limitation reasonable attorneys fees, expert fees and all other costs and fees of litigation) of -7- every nature arising arising from, pertaining to, or relating to the negligence, recklessness, or willful misconduct of Consultant or any of Consultant's officers, agents, employees, or representatives in the performance of work hereunder or its failure to comply with any of its obligations contained in this Agreement, except such loss or damage which is caused by the sole active negligence or willful misconduct of the City. Consultant's duties and obligations under this paragraph III shall apply notwithstanding any alleged or actual passive negligence of City which may have contributed to the liability, loss, damage, expense, or cost. (d) For purposes of this section "City" includes City's officers, officials, employees, agents, representatives, and volunteers. (e) It is expressly understood and agreed that this paragraph 14 is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of California and will survive termination of this Agreement. (f) The requirements as to the types and limits of insurance coverage to be maintained by Consultant, as required by paragraph 15, and any approval of said insurance by City, are not intended to and will not in any manner limit or qualify the liabilities and obligations otherwise assumed by Consultant pursuant to this Agreement, including, without limitation, to the provisions concerning indemnification. (g) If any action or proceeding is brought against the City by reason of any of the matters against which Consultant has agreed to indemnify the City as above provided, Consultant, upon notice from the City, shall defend the City at Consultant's expense by counsel determined acceptable to the City in City's sole -8- discretion. The City need not have first paid any of the matters as to which the City is entitled in order to be so indemnified. The insurance required to be maintained by Consultant under paragraph 15 shall ensure Consultants obligations under this paragraph 14(g), but the limits of such insurance shall not limit the liability of Consultant hereunder. (h) The Consultant shall promptly pay any final judgment rendered against the City with respect to claims determined by a trier of fact to have been Consultant's allocated share of liability. 15. INSURANCE. A. Insurance Reauirements. 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:VII. Consultant shall provide the following scope and limits of insurance: (1) Minimum Scone .of Insurance. Coverage shall be at least as broad as: (a) Insurance Services Office form Commercial General Liability coverage (Occurrence Form CG 0001). (b) Insurance Services Office form number CA 0001 (Ed. 1/87) covering Automobile Liability, including code 1 "any auto" and -9- 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 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. (d) Errors and Omissions Liability: $1,000,000 per claim. -10- 0 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 Liability and Automobile Liability Coveraaes. (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 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 insurer's liability. -11- (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' Comoensation and Employer'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 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 -12- 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 Consultants liability hereunder nor to fulfill the indemnification provisions and requirements of this Agreement. 16. BUSINESS LICENSE CONTRACTOR shall maintain a valid Business License with the CITY. 17. NONDISCRIMINATION/NONPREFERENTIAL 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 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. -13- 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. 20. 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. 19. 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 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. -19- 20. 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. 21. 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. 22. 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: City. Attention: City Clerk City of Chino Hills 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, California 91709 Consultant. Attention: Kiley Sandoval, Office Manager Architerra Design Group 10221-A Trademark Street Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 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. -15- 25. 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 26. 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. -16- IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be executed the date last signed below. CITY OF CHINO HILLS A- RRA DESIGN GROUP I Konradt Bartlam Sign`at re City Manager /0 l& 1 G A-142 1e- u.vn v ))Eve (Date) (Typed/Printed Name) Pre si aw + (Title) 1u /rl II LP (Date) Signature (Typed/Printed Name) (Title) (Date) -17- EXHIBIT A Scope of Work SCOPE OF SERVICES ADG agrees to perform professional services for the Client as set forth below for the Fees and Terms as indicated: A. Development Code Chapter 16.07: 1. Review current Chapter to outline the document's formatting and depth of information so that the same methodology can be applied to the revised Chapter. 2. Revise Chapter based on the updated requirements of the State's 2015 Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. The revised Chapter shall follow the same methodology that was applied to the current Chapter. 3. Submit revised Chapter to City for review and comment. A designated City representative shall distribute the revised Chapter to any concerned parties for their comments. That representative shall collect and coordinate the review comments for communication to ADG. (1 sl submittal, one City review) • 4. Modify revised Chapter based on City's coordinated review comments. (Final submittal) 5. Prepare a summary of the policy and general format changes made to Chapter 16.07 for distribution to City staff for their reference and to assist in preparing the State's Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance Reporting Form. B. Landscape Plan Check Information and Application document: 1. Review current document for missing and/or conflicting information as required by the State's updated 2015 Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. 2. Revise document based on ADG's review. 3. Submit revised document to City for review and comment. A designated City representative shall distribute the revised document to any concerned parties for their comments. That representative shall collect and coordinate the review comments for communication to ADG.(1st submittal, one City review) 4. Modify revised Landscape Plan Check Information and Application document based on City's coordinated review comments. (Final Submittal) C. Plan Check Criteria form: 1. Review curient form for missing and/or conflicting information as required by the State's updated 2015 Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. 2. Review current form for missing plan requirement information, both from City's Ordinances and landscape construction design criteria. Page 1 of 2 3. Revise form based on ADG's review. 4. Submit revised form to City for review and comment. A designated City representative shall distribute the revised form to any concerned parties for their comments. That representative shall collect and coordinate the review comments for communication to ADG. (1 atsubmittal, one City review) 5. Modify revise Plan Check Criteria form based on City's coordinated review comments. (Final submittal) • Page 2 of 2 EXHIBIT B Compensation Fees and Terms Services described above shall be provided for the following fees by Phase: A. Development Code Chapter 16.07: $3,750 B. Landscape Plan Check Information & Application: $1,000 C. Plan Check Criteria Form: $1,750 Professional Fee Total: $6,500 Estimated Reimbursable Expenses** $100 Estimated Fee Total: $6,600 **We estimate that the cost of Reimbursable Expenses will be approximately the amount noted above. Reimbursable Expenses incurred are based on the demands/needs of the Client. • Page 1 of 1