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File #: 1441-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Council Office for Signature
File created: 5/11/2022 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to modify and extend a contract on behalf of the Office of Construction Management with Energility, LLC, for additional professional services related to energy efficiency and energy management projects; and to authorize the expenditure of $40,000.00 from the general fund. ($40,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1441-2022 Energility Legislation Template.pdf
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to modify and extend a contract on behalf of the Office of Construction Management with Energility, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 for services related to the Department's Energy Retro-Commissioning projects.

This is a multi-phase project. The original contract authorized by Ordinance No. 3315-2018 and approved by City Council on December 13, 2018 authorized Energility to perform the original energy audits (Phase 1) in 2018. Ordinance 2729-2020 authorized a modification to provide funding for Phase 2A, which authorized technical support during implementation. Energility serves as a consultant to the City for the purpose of conducting energy audits and for providing guidance on energy efficiency and retro commissioning projects that include but are not limited to: upgrading interior and exterior lighting fixtures, upgrading pneumatic controls to direct digital controls, various small-scale HVAC, electrical, control system projects, utility data automation, energy audits, and strategic energy planning. The City is in the process of managing several retro commissioning projects pursuant to its award under the Bloomberg grant and Energility's expertise is needed for the procurement and management of these projects. This ordinance authorizes a modification for Phase 2B, which will include technical support for implementation of lighting, window film, & additional HVAC/controls scope.

Prices already established in the contract were used to determine the cost of this modification. The required level of effort exceeds the originally estimated level of effort as the extent of technical support required could not fully be identified in 2018 prior to conducting detailed audits and analysis. In addition, whereas this work is already in-process, it would be inefficient to initiate a new procurement process. Accordingly, the Department seeks to modify the current cont...

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