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File #: 18-0376    Version: 1 Name: 4/2/18 - Amendment #1 to PSA with Hahn Public for Public Services Utilities Outreach
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/2/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/2/2018 Final action: 4/2/2018
Enactment date: 4/2/2018 Enactment #: R-18-108
Title: Resolution to Approve Amendment #1 to the City's Contract with Tex Hahn Media, Inc. ("Tex Hahn") for the Public Outreach and Marketing Plan for Utilities (the "Contract") ($23,165.00)
Attachments: 1. HPC Proposal_AA Water Rates Comm.pdf, 2. Hahn Contract.pdf, 3. A2 Rates Budget Phase I.pdf, 4. TexHahnCommunciations_Amendment1.pdf
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Resolution to Approve Amendment #1 to the City's Contract with Tex Hahn Media, Inc. ("Tex Hahn") for the Public Outreach and Marketing Plan for Utilities (the "Contract") ($23,165.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval is a resolution approving Amendment #1 to Tex Hahn's Contract, which adds $23,165.00 to it and brings its total value up to $158,335.00.

The City has embarked on an effort to establish a strategic framework that will address outreach and education for the Public Services Area, which houses the City's utilities units. There are multiple opportunities to collaborate and partner among these units with endeavors related to the utilities that will cross multiple units.

As a recommendation of the 2017 Level of Service and Rate Study for the Stormwater Utility, the City issued a request for proposal (RFP 17-17) for a Public Outreach and Marketing Plan for Utilities. In late 2017, there was also an ongoing Cost-of-Service Study for Water and Waste Water (RFP 991). Public engagement was a key consideration for this study and was expected to continue from the analysis phase to the implementation phase.

Based on the congruent values and messages required for public outreach and messaging, the City has decided to leverage Tex Hahn's expertise to integrate the communication of water and wastewater rates more comprehensively into their existing scope of services.

Budget Impact:
Funding for these services are available in the approved FY18 Public Services Stormwater Sewer System, Sewage Disposal System, and Water Supply System Fund Operation and Maintenance budgets.

This amendment would increase the Contract's total value by $23,165.00, up to $158,335.00.

Sustainability Framework:
The proposed work completed under this project furthers the Engaged Community, Safe Community, Sustainable Systems, Clean Air and Water, and Healthy Ecosystems goals of the City's Sustainability Framework.
Staff
Prepared by: Jennifer Lawson, Wat...

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