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File #: 55109    Version: Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a non-disclosure agreement with the Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE) to facilitate the sharing of otherwise protected and confidential Trade Secrets
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/18/2019 In control: Engineering Division
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action: 4/16/2019
Enactment date: 4/22/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00317
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a non-disclosure agreement with the Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE) to facilitate the sharing of otherwise protected and confidential Trade Secrets with City Staff and City Consultants for the purposes of negotiating a contract for the procurement of solar energy through MGE’s Renewable Energy Rider Program.
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. 55109 v1.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the City to enter into a non-disclosure agreement with MG&E to allow sharing of information with city staff and consultants that may be otherwise protected and confidential. The non-disclosure agreement will support the negotiation process for a potential contract for solar energy via the MG&E Renewable Energy Rider program. No appropriation is required for the authorization of the non-disclosure agreement proposed in this resolution.

If an agreement is reached in the future between the City and MG&E for renewable energy purchase via the MG&E Renewable Energy Rider program, costs to the city will be incurred and funding will be subject to future budgetary processes.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a non-disclosure agreement with the Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE) to facilitate the sharing of otherwise protected and confidential Trade Secrets with City Staff and City Consultants for the purposes of negotiating a contract for the procurement of solar energy through MGE’s Renewable Energy Rider Program.
Body
WHEREAS in 2017 the Common Council adopted by resolution a community-wide Energy and Carbon goal of 100% renewable energy and net-zero carbon emissions, within a time-frame that aligns with sound and established science, as official energy and carbon goals of the City of Madison; and,

WHEREAS in 2017 the Common Council approved a resolution where the City of Madison and Madison Gas & Electric work on common environmental goals in collaboration through a Memorandum of Understanding; and,

WHEREAS in 2017 Madison Gas & Electric created a new program called the Renewable Energy Rider which can provide renewable energy to power all or a portion of MGE’s business customers including the City of Madison. Madison Gas & Electric is the first utility in Wisconsin to offer this opportunity; and,

WHEREAS in Spring of 2019 the Common Council approved the 100% Renewable Madison Report and a...

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