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File #: 20-2029    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Items Status: Passed
File created: 11/10/2020 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 11/16/2020 Final action: 11/16/2020
Title: Approve Professional Services Contracts between the City of Huntington Beach and Soundskilz, Inc. for Production and Management of the Annual Fourth of July Celebration; and, between the City of Huntington Beach and Stacey Newton, Independent Contractor for Consultative Services for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration
Attachments: 1. Att 1 Soundskilz Inc Professional Services Contract, 2. Att 2 Stacey Newton Professional Services Contract, 3. Att 3 Fourth of July Audit, 4. 11/16/20 - C. Young email, 5. 11/16/20 SC - Fourth of July RFQ Presentation
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Chris Slama, Director of Community & Library Services

Subject:
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Approve Professional Services Contracts between the City of Huntington Beach and Soundskilz, Inc. for Production and Management of the Annual Fourth of July Celebration; and, between the City of Huntington Beach and Stacey Newton, Independent Contractor for Consultative Services for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration
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Statement of Issue:
In order to facilitate the City's annual Fourth of July celebration, there is a need to approve a professional services contract between the City and Soundskilz, Inc., to manage and produce the 2021, 2022 and 2023 Fourth of July Celebration events, which includes the annual parade, run, festival, and fireworks show.

Additionally, there is a need to approve a professional services contract between the City of Huntington Beach and Stacey Newton, for consultative services to help facilitate the City's annual Fourth of July Celebration events.

Financial Impact:
Sufficient appropriations are budgeted in the current FY 2020/21 Fourth of July Fund account 20445803 to cover the professional services contracts with Soundskilz, Inc., and Stacey Newton. The Soundskilz, Inc., contract is set at $68,300 / year, with a $10,000 / year contingency amount. The consultative services contract with Stacey Newton is established with a not-to-exceed amount of $37,500 / year. Future fiscal years will be budgeted accordingly. Combined, both contracts will cost $115,800 annually, and those costs will be covered by parking revenues received during the Fourth of July Celebration, which have averaged around $120,000 annually.

Recommended Action:
recommendation
A) Approve and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a "Professional Services Contract between the City of Huntington Beach and Soundskilz, Inc. for production and m...

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