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File #: 0296-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 2/25/2019 Final action: 2/28/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to modify and increase the contract for the purchase of wholesale electric power and ancillary services with American Municipal Power, Inc. for the Division of Power; and to authorize the expenditure of $628,800.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund. ($628,800.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0296-2019 - Purchase Wholesale Electric Pwr & Ancillary Svc - Mod #12, 2. ORD 0296-2019 - Purchase Wholesale Electric Pwr & Ancillary Svc - Mod #12 - Addt'l Info
Explanation

This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to modify and increase the Master Services Agreement with American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP, Inc.) to provide funding for the purchase of wholesale electricity and associated services during 2019, for the Division of Power. The funds authorized by this ordinance will cover the costs of power supply, and additional ancillary services provided by AMP, Inc. such as diesel generator maintenance, representation on Federal power issues, staff training and customer development services for 2019.

This Ordinance is being submitted in accordance with the relevant provisions of Chapter 329 of the City Code pertaining to contract modifications.

SUPPLIER: American Municipal Power, Inc., Non-Profit, DAX Vendor #004495, (EIN #31-0943223), Expires January 15, 2021
American Municipal Power, Inc. does not hold MBE/FBE status.

The company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.

1. Amount of additional funds: The total amount of additional funds needed for this contract modification #12 is ADD $628,800.00. $417,500 is allocated for the purchase of wholesale electric power and $211,300 for ancillary services provided by AMP, Inc. Total contract amount including this modification is $151,859,910.00.
2. Reason additional funds were not foreseen: The need for additional funds was known at the time of the initial contract. The Division of Power currently has contracts in place with American Municipal Power, Inc. for the purchase of wholesale electricity and ancillary services. This legislation authorizes increases in the amount of the contract to cover needs for 2019.
3. Reason other procurement processes were not used: American Municipal Power, Inc. is a non-prof...

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