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File #: 0290-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 2/12/2018 Final action: 2/14/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to obtain capacity and energy for the Division of Power in accordance with terms and conditions of the contract with AEP Energy Partners, Inc.; and to authorize the expenditure of $57,200,000.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($57,200,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2018 AEP Ord Financial Coding, 2. 0290-2018 AEP INFO SHEET - attachement
Explanation

BACKGROUND: As authorized by Ordinance Number 2289-2012, passed October 29, 2012, the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities, Division of Power, through the request for Proposal (RFP) process and waiving the relevant Sections of Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Codes, negotiated with suppliers to provide an essentially full-requirements contract for capacity and energy for its needs, at a fixed-price, for electrical energy. Four proposals were received. It was determined that AEP Energy Partners, Inc. met all of the Division's requirements and offered the lowest-priced and most responsive proposal.

This legislation will authorize the Director of Public Utilities to obtain capacity and energy from AEP Energy Partners, Inc. based upon the agreed upon terms and conditions of the contract and authorize the expenditure of funds estimated to cover capacity and energy charges for 2018.

AEP Energy Partners, Inc. - Contract Compliance Number: 77-0690681

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency action is requested in order that purchases may continue without interruption and payments can be made on a timely basis.

FISCAL IMPACT: $58,183,000.00 was budgeted for 2018 in the Electricity Operating Fund for purchase power. This ordinance is contingent upon passage of the 2018 Operating Budget (Ordinance 3009-2017).
2017 $56,402,000.00
2016 $9,700,000.00

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to obtain capacity and energy for the Division of Power in accordance with terms and conditions of the contract with AEP Energy Partners, Inc.; and to authorize the expenditure of $57,200,000.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($57,200,000.00)

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WHEREAS, Ordinance Number 2289-2012, passed October 29, 2012, waived the relevant Sections of Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Codes, to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to negotiate and enter into contract for purchase power; and

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