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File #: 24369    Version: Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a contract with Itron, Inc for the purchase and implementation of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system for the Madison Water Utility
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/26/2011 In control: COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE
On agenda: 12/13/2011 Final action: 12/13/2011
Enactment date: Enactment #: RES-12-00407
Title: SUBSTITUTE: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a contracts with Itron, Inc and NorthStar Utilities Solutions (a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation) not to exceed $11,935,500 for the purchase, and implementation, and maintenance of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system for the Madison Water Utility (City-wide).
Sponsors: Lauren Cnare, Tim Bruer
Attachments: 1. File24369-Version1.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
12/13/20112 COMMON COUNCIL AdoptPass Action details Not available
12/5/20112 BOARD OF ESTIMATES Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
11/22/20111 WATER UTILITY BOARD RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
11/1/20111 COMMON COUNCIL Referred  Action details Not available
10/26/20111 Water Utility Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
Funding for this proposed contract and other related project costs has been included in the adopted 2011 Capital Budget in the amount of $5,600,000 and in the Capital Improvement Program for 2012 in the amount of $8,400,000, for a total project cost of $14,000,000 including all hardware, software, implementation, consulting and contingency.

Account # EW01-58599-810664

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SUBSTITUTE: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a contracts with Itron, Inc and NorthStar Utilities Solutions (a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation) not to exceed $11,935,500 for the purchase, and implementation, and maintenance of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system for the Madison Water Utility (City-wide).

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WHEREAS, the Madison Water Utility has developed a plan for implementation of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) to facilitate water conservation, improve customer service including leak detection and self-service consumption data, and optimize infrastructure planning; and

WHEREAS, the Madison Water Utility issued a Request for Proposals for a turn-key system including AMI Infrastructure and installation services; and

WHEREAS, the Madison Water Utility has received and evaluated eight proposals for an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system; and

WHEREAS, the Madison Water Utility conducted interviews and site visits with the finalists; and

WHEREAS, Itron, Inc. has proposed a solution utlizing its own products and services along with NorthStar Utlities Solutions and a number of local subcontractors; and

WHEREAS, the installation subcontractor is Milwaukee-based Corix Utilities (US) Inc., benefiting the region’s economy; and

WHEREAS, Corix Utilities Inc. will utilize Madison Laborers Union Local 464 to provide the installation labor for this project, benefiting the local economy; and

WHEREAS, current Madison Water Utility employees will be fully engaged and integrated into the installation process; and

WHEREAS, It...

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