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File #: 66440    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing agreement with Madison Gas & Electric regarding study of electric vehicle capabilities for Madison Water Utility's fleet
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2021 In control: Water Utility
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00617
Title: Authorizing the execution of an agreement with Madison Gas and Electric Company relating to a study of the Madison Water Utility’s fleet for electric vehicle capabilities.
Sponsors: Gary Halverson, Nasra Wehelie, Syed Abbas, Charles Myadze, Sheri Carter
Attachments: 1. Agreement for EV Fleet Study (Final).pdf

Fiscal Note

No expenditure required.

Title

Authorizing the execution of an agreement with Madison Gas and Electric Company relating to a study of the Madison Water Utility’s fleet for electric vehicle capabilities.

Body

WHEREAS, Madison Gas and Electric Company desires to fund a study by Sawatch, Inc., a company that provides data-driven electric vehicle (EV) analytics to recommend optimized EV fleet changes, of the Madison Water Utility’s fleet to determine the electric vehicle capabilities of the Utility and its fleet; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Madison Water Utility maintains its own fleet of vehicles and could benefit from an EV analysis of its fleet and operations; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Sawatch study of the Utility’s fleet will provide information, analysis, and data-driven recommendations to help the Utility make informed decisions on a potential switch from internal combustion engine vehicles to EVs, and will benefit the Utility, its rate payers, and the City itself, and is consistent with the City’s goal of implementing sustainable and renewable energy policies.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the Common Council finds that it is in the City’s interest to cooperate with Madison Gas and Electric Company’s proposal to fund an electric vehicle analysis of the Madison Water Utility fleet by Sawatch, Inc.; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to enter into an agreement with Madison Gas and Electric Company for this purpose, on terms approved by the City Attorney and generally consistent with the agreement attached hereto and incorporated herein.