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File #: 1685-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/19/2017 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a contract for the option to obtain an Electric Energy Consultant UTC with New River Group, dba Scioto Energy LLC; and to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from the General Fund. ($1.00).
Attachments: 1. Ord 1685-2017 Ordinance Funding Attachment

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Finance and Management to establish a Universal Term Contract (UTC) with New River Group dba Scioto Energy LLC for Electric Energy Consultant services. The Department of Finance and Management is the primary user. This contract will be used to obtain bids from certified energy suppliers for deregulated electric supply for City-owned facilities currently on the AEP Ohio distribution system, for bill management services including auditing and tracking of utility data, and for additional services relating to energy issues such as demand response procurement and Energy Star Portfolio management. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately two years, with the option to renew for three (3) additional one (1) year contract extensions.

BID INFORMATION: Request for Proposal RFQ004842 was advertised and proposals were opened April 13, 2017. Six (6) responses were received.

An evaluation committee consisting of three representatives from the Department of Finance and Management, one from Department of Public Utilities and one from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion scored and ranked written proposals submitted by the offerors. Three finalists were invited to make oral presentations and to submit pricing. After evaluating all offers and viewing presentations, in compliance with the application sections of Columbus City Code Chapter 329, the committee submitted final rankings. After review of the committee members' work, the Director of Finance and Management authorized final negotiations and recommends the acceptance of the proposal submitted by New River Group dba Scioto Energy. Under the terms of the contract, compensation for the services outlined in the Scope of Work will be based on a per kWh paid directly by the energy supplier to Scioto Energy for the term of the executed supply agreements. Compensation for any Demand Response Procurement will be paid directly from...

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