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File #: 66673    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital project budget to add $61,786 of grant funding, approving the City of Madison’s application to the Energy Innovation grant program through the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) for project
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/28/2021 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00609
Title: Amending the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital project budget to add $61,786 of grant funding, approving the City of Madison’s application to the Energy Innovation grant program through the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) for project “Alternative Solar Financing for Multifamily Housing”, and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the associated grant Memorandum of Understanding with USDN.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Regina M. Vidaver, Tag Evers, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Lindsay Lemmer, Nasra Wehelie, Juliana R. Bennett, Charles Myadze, Sheri Carter
Attachments: 1. City of Madison - Energy Innovation Fund Application.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution amends the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital project budget to add $61,786 of grant funding from the Energy Innovation grant program through the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN). The funding will be used for the “Alternative Solar Financing for Multifamily Housing” project. There are no matching requirements with the grant and no city levy funding is required.
The resolution also authorizes the associated grant Memorandum of Understanding with USDN.

Title
Amending the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital project budget to add $61,786 of grant funding, approving the City of Madison’s application to the Energy Innovation grant program through the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) for project “Alternative Solar Financing for Multifamily Housing”, and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the associated grant Memorandum of Understanding with USDN.

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WHEREAS the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (WI-PSC) recently awarded the City of Madison a grant in the amount of $246,595 to implement efficient building technologies in Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH); and

WHEREAS the City of Madison leveraged the WI-PSC award to apply to the Energy Innovation grant as a qualifying mid-sized city throughthe Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN); and,

WHEREAS in June 2021, USDN awarded $61,786 to the City of Madison to establish and complete proof of concept of a rooftop solar installation model that will directly reduce utility bills for residents of unsubsidized affordable housing;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor’s office is authorized to execute and file an application for funding from the Energy Innovation grant program through USDN on behalf of the City of Madison; that the 2021 Sustainability Improvements capital budget be amended to add $61,786 of awarded funding; and,

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute a...

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