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Call to Order

CALL MEETING TO ORDER

Citizen Communications

Speaker remarks limited to three minutes.

Item 1

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Approve minutes of the November 14, 2016 regular meeting

Consent Agenda

NEW BUSINESS – CONSENT ( ) = Target Council Meeting Date for Recommendations for Council Action (RCAs)

3. (1/26) Authorize award and execution of a 24-month contract with SOLOMON CORPORATION, for the sale of used and obsolete transformers, with an estimated revenue amount of $322,195, with three 12-month extension options in an estimated revenue amount of $161,097 per extension option, for a total estimated revenue amount of $805,486.

6. (2/2) Authorize award and execution of a contract with POWER SUPPY, to provide shunt capacitor banks for electric system voltage stabilization, in an amount not to exceed $1,090,000.

7. (2/2) Authorize award and execution of a 36-month contract with PRIESTER-MELL & NICHOLSON, INC., to provide gas-insulated padmount switchgear, in an estimated amount not to exceed $11,081,934, with three 12-month extension options in an estimated amount not to exceed $3,693,978 per extension, for a total contract amount not to exceed $22,163,868.

8. (2/2) Authorize award and execution of a 24-month contract with TECHLINE INC., to provide network transformers, in an estimated amount not to exceed $7,425,364, with three12-month extension options in an estimated amount not to exceed $3,712,682 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $18,563,410.

9. (2/2) Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with HPI, LLC, to provide control system hardware and software upgrades, in an amount not to exceed $107,000.

10. (2/2) [Various Depts.; AE portion approximately $1.5 million/year] Authorize negotiation and execution of a 24-month contract with NALCO COMPANY, or one of the other qualified offerors to Request For Proposals CAK0006REBID, to provide specialty chemical water treatment services, in an estimated amount not to exceed $3,536,000, with three 12-month extension options in an estimated amount not to exceed $1,768,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $8,840,000.

11. (2/16) Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with ABB INC, or the other qualified offeror to Request for Proposals CAK0010, to provide thermal monitoring equipment and installation services, in an amount not to exceed $232,000.

12. (2/16) Authorize award and execution of three 36-month contracts with TECHLINE INC., KBS ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTORS, INC. and POWER SUPPLY, INC., to provide street light poles, in an estimated amount not to exceed $2,664,660 each and combined, with three 12-month extension options in an estimated amount not to exceed $888,220 per extension option each and combined, for a total contract amount not to exceed $5,329,320 each and combined.

14. (2/16) [Various Depts.] Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with MARSH USA, INC., or one of the other qualified offerors to Request for Proposals TLF0301, to provide administration services for the Rolling Owner Controlled Insurance Program (ROCIP VII), in an amount not to exceed $650,000; and to authorize the administrator to negotiate and purchase workers' compensation, general liability, and excess liability insurance coverage for contractors of all tiers participating in construction projects included in the ROCIP VII program, in an amount not to exceed $5,739,720, for a total contract amount not to exceed $6,389,720.

15. (2/16) [Various Depts.] Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with SAFETY SOLUTIONS, INC., or one of the other qualified offerors to Request for Proposals TLF0302, to provide construction safety management services associated with the Rolling Owner Controlled Insurance Program (ROCIP VII), in an amount not to exceed $256,600.

Items 2, 4, & 13

(1/26) Approve an ordinance authorizing acceptance of $100,000 in grant funds from The Schmidt Family Foundation – The 11th Hour Project and amending the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Operating Budget – Special Revenue Fund of Austin Energy (Ordinance No. 20160914-001) to appropriate $100,000 for electric vehicle program outreach and education activities, specifically targeting low-and moderate-income communities.

Item 5

(2/2) Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement between the City of Austin/Austin Energy and Austin Community College to provide on-site chilled water services at the Highland Campus located at 6101 Airport Boulevard. (Council District 4)

Item 18

Discussion regarding billing and collection system’s transition of contractors and “pick your due date” capability. (Biedrzycki, Hadden)

Item 19

Discussion and possible action regarding Multi-family energy efficiency program and Energy Conservation and Audit Disclosure. (Biedrzycki, Hadden)

Item 16

STAFF REPORTS AND BRIEFINGS Presentation regarding the update to the Resource Plan.

Item 20

Discussion and possible action regarding the 2016 Update to the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2025. (Osborne, Hadden)

Item 17

Presentation regarding affordability/competitiveness goal.

Items 21 - 23

OTHER BUSINESS 21. Adopt the 2017 meeting schedule. 22. Report regarding City Council action on items previously reviewed by the EUC. 23. Discussion regarding potential future agenda items. ADJOURNMENT
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