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File #: 47643    Version: 1 Name: Approval of Consulting Contract between the City of Madison and Sustainable Engineering Group LLC to develop a plan for the City of Madison operations to achieve 100% renewable energy and zero-net carbon.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/9/2017 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 7/11/2017 Final action: 7/11/2017
Enactment date: 7/18/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00583
Title: Approval of Consulting Contract between the City of Madison and Sustainable Engineering Group LLC to develop a plan for the City of Madison operations to achieve 100% renewable energy and zero-net carbon.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, David Ahrens

Fiscal Note

Funding is available in the Sustainability Improvements and is authorized is resolution RES-17-00213.

 

Budget authority is available in Acct. No. 11557-401-200

The contract amount will be $229,000.

Title

Approval of Consulting Contract between the City of Madison and Sustainable Engineering Group LLC to develop a plan for the City of Madison operations to achieve 100% renewable energy and zero-net carbon.

Body

WHEREAS in March of 2017, the Common Council adopted Resolution RES-17-00213 which called on the City to establish a goal for City of Madison operations and community to reach a goal of 100% renewable energy and net-zero carbon; and,

 

WHEREAS the resolution also allocated funding for a third-party to develop a plan for city operations to achieve goals of 100% renewable energy and net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; and,

 

WHEREAS members of the SMC along with the city staff from Engineering and City purchasing developed a scope of services and a request for proposals which was advertised for several week; and,

 

WHEREAS city staff and members of SMC reviewed eight proposals that were received and then interviewed the top four teams; and,

 

WHEREAS the review panel has determined that the City of Madison will enter into a contract with Sustainable Engineering Group LLC.

 

WHEREAS Sustainable Engineering Group LLC, WI has been selected through the “Request for Qualifications” process and Final Interview” process, and is the final selected candidate in accordance with MGO Section 4.26 of Madison General Ordinances and in accordance with APM No. 3-3 of Administrative Procedure Memorandum,

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council hereby authorizes the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract for Purchase of Services in a form to be approved by the City Attorney, with Sustainable Engineering Group LLC to provide a plan for city operations to achieve goals of 100% renewable energy and net-zero carbon; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Common Council of the City of Madison that: by January 2018, the consultants will develop a plan for City of Madison operations to achieve 100% renewable energy and net-zero carbon emissions that includes target dates for reaching these goals, interim milestones, budget estimates, and estimated financial impacts based on the information provided in the RFP; and,

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the final report will be presented to the Common Council in early 2018.