KEC consolidates the technical studies and entitlements process managing issues such as design changes through a single point of contact. Yet, we offer transparency and the ability for the client to work directly with the consultant to resolve specific issues. Advantages to this approach allow for:
Single source point of contact for all invoicing and contract negotiation
Multiple discipline products that meet project milestones on time and on budget
Consistent representation of project description, project plans, phasing, design changes through all technical reports
Collaboration among technical specialists from multiple disciplines to recommend and coordinate on design changes to avoid project impacts and/or delays.
Unified representation of technical study results in project application, Initial Study, Planning Review meetings and public hearings.
Average cost of multiple technical studies package is lower than piecemeal costs and offers opportunities for discounted rates.
KEC manages projects for a private developers in the U.S. We provide full-service environmental project management and planning with responsibilities that include:
Representing clients at Development Plan Review (DPR), Planning Commission & City Council meetings
CEQA Environmental Documents (IS/MND/EIR), public meetings & comment response
NEPA FONSI/EIS Biological Assessments & incidental take permit negotiation
Consistency Analysis for Habitat Conservation Plans, local, state and federal regulations
Technical studies including: Biology, Cultural Resources (CR), Acoustics, Traffic, Air Quality / GHG / Energy, SWPPP, WQMP
Permitting with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) & Streambed Alteration Agreement (SAA) and signed Memorandum of Agreement (MOU)
Mitigation lands acquisition, agreements and negotiation
Monitor and manage project entitlement progress using interactive Gantt charts apps