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File #: 40674    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2015 Capital Budget & Authorizing the City Engineer to execute an incentive agreement & any associated documents with Focus on Energy for incentive payments to the City of Madison for renewable energy and/or energy efficiency measures constru
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/29/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 12/1/2015 Final action: 12/1/2015
Enactment date: 12/4/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00906
Title: Amending the 2015 Capital Budget and Authorizing the City Engineer to execute an incentive agreement and any associated documents with Focus on Energy for incentive payments to the City of Madison for renewable energy and/or energy efficiency measures constructed at the Engineering Division’s Operations Building at 1600 Emil Street.
Sponsors: Larry Palm, Paul E. Skidmore

Fiscal Note

Focus on Energy has authorized $57,785.56 in energy incentive funding for the expansion of the Engineering Division’s Operations Building.

 

The budget amendment needed to spend this additional funding is as follows:

   10308-401-140  $57,800

   10308-401-220  ($57,800)

 

Title

Amending the 2015 Capital Budget and Authorizing the City Engineer to execute an incentive agreement and any associated documents with Focus on Energy for incentive payments to the City of Madison for renewable energy and/or energy efficiency measures constructed at the Engineering Division’s Operations Building at 1600 Emil Street.

Body

WHEREAS, the Engineering Division’s Operations Building is being expanded to alleviate overcrowding, provide a safe, efficient working environment and protect investment in vehicles and equipment;

 

WHEREAS, the addition’s design incorporates measures to increase energy efficiency and on-site generation of renewable energy; and

 

WHEREAS, Focus on Energy offers grants to governmental entities as an incentive to incorporate energy efficient and renewable energy generation measures into building projects; and

 

WHEREAS, the grant agreements may contain a provision which requires the City to hold harmless, indemnify, and defend against liability, damage, claims or suits which arise out of the services provided by Focus on Energy and equipment for which the incentive is provided; and

 

WHEREAS pursuant to APM No. 1-1, the inclusion of such a provision requires the express approval of the Common Council; and

 

WHEREAS the 2015 Capital Budget needs to be amended to allow for spending of this additional funding on energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in the project.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council authorizes the City Engineer to execute an incentive agreement and any associated documents with Focus on Energy for incentive payments to the City of Madison for renewable energy and/or energy efficiency measures constructed at the Engineering Division’s Operations Building at 1600 Emil Street; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the incentive agreement shall be in

in a form that has been approved by the City Attorney and the Risk Manager and may contain an indemnification clause; and

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the 2015 Capital Budget is hereby amended to increase the budget authority in the ESB Expansion project (10308) by $57,800, funded by Focus on Energy rebates.