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File #: 19-1196    Version: 1
Status: For Adoption - Consent
File created: 7/9/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/13/2019 Final action:
Title: Resolution No. 2019-72: Approval and Award of Professional Services Agreement with Avenu Insights and Analytics, LLC (“Avenu/MuniServices”) for Sales and Use Tax Auditing and Analysis
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment A - Professional Services Agreement, 3. Attachment B - Access to Confidential Taxpayer Data Contract, 4. Attachment C - Resolution No. 2019-72, 5. Written Comments
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Resolution No. 2019-72: Approval and Award of Professional Services Agreement with Avenu Insights and Analytics, LLC (“Avenu/MuniServices”) for Sales and Use Tax Auditing and Analysis

Recommendation

a)                     Determine this action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15060(c)(2) and 15060(c)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines because this action will not result in a physical change to the environment, directly or indirectly;

b)                     Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a one-year Professional Services Agreement with the option to extend for an additional four years, in one-year increments, with Avenu Insights and Analytics, LLC, for sales and use tax auditing and analysis, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $531,000 over five years;

c)                     Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Contract Governing Access to Confidential Taxpayer Data with Avenu/MuniServices describing the legal requirements within California Revenue & Taxation Code (“RTC”) 7056; and

d)                     Adopt Resolution No. 2019-72, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Newport Beach, California, Authorizing Access to Sales or Transaction and Use Tax Records and Documents Pursuant to California Revenue & Taxation Code Section 7056(b).