Agenda — original pdf
Special-called Meeting of the Electric Utility Commission July 17, 2020 The Electric Utility Commission is to be held July 17, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance of Thursday, July 16 by Noon. All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the Electric Utility Commission meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-497-0966 OR email@example.com no later than noon, Thursday, July 16. The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak; each speaker will have up to three minutes to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon, Saturday before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Electric Utility Commission July 17, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Austin, Texas AGENDA Members: Marty Hopkins, Chair (Casar) Dave Tuttle, Vice Chair (Alter) Jim Boyle (Pool) Cary Ferchill (Adler) Karen Hadden (Kitchen) Cyrus Reed (Tovo) Rachel Stone (Harper-Madison) Kay Trostle (Ellis) Matt Weldon (Flannigan) Stefan Wray (Renteria) Vacancy (Garza) For more information, please visit: www.austintexas.gov/euc Reading and Action on Consent Agenda: Items 2-6 may be acted upon by one motion. No separate discussion or action on any of the items is necessary unless desired by a Commissioner. CALL MEETING TO ORDER 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Approve minutes of the June 8, 2020 regular meeting. NEW BUSINESS – CONSENT ( ) = Target Council Meeting Date; [ ] = RCA Type 2. (7/30) [Purchasing] Authorize award and execution of a multi-term contract with Techline Inc, to provide network protector rebuild services, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $9,100,000. 3. (7/30) [Purchasing] Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with DirectApps, Inc. D/B/A Direct Technology, to provide continued maintenance, support and system upgrades to the workflow automation software solution for energy efficiency and solar rebate programs, for an increase in the amount of $1,920,000 and to extend the term by five years, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $3,830,000. 4. (7/30) [Purchasing] Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with J.D. Power, to provide customer satisfaction and benchmarking studies, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $506,500. 5. (7/30) [Purchasing] Authorize award of a multi-term contract with Priester-Mell & Nicholson Inc., to provide acrylic and polypropylene padlock meter seals, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $467,000. 6. (7/30) [Purchasing: Various depts; AE’s portion approximately $1.5M] Authorize award of two multi-term contracts with Texas Disposal Systems, Inc. and Balcones Recycling Inc., to provide trash, recycling, and organics collection services for City facilities, each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $7,500,000, divided between the contractors. STAFF BRIEFINGS & REPORTS 7. Presentation, discussion and possible action on Austin Energy’s Proposed FY21 Budget. 8. Update regarding rate review, including milestones and timeline, and Houses of Worship discount. ITEMS FROM COMMISSIONERS 9. Discussion and possible action regarding the Climate Emergency Resolution Working Group [Resolution No. 20190808-078]. (Wray, Hadden) OTHER BUSINESS 10. Report regarding City Council action on items previously reviewed by the EUC. 11. Discuss potential future agenda items. ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least two days (48 hours) before the meeting date. TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. Please call Jeff Vice, Austin Energy, at (512) 497-0966 for additional information regarding the Electric Utility Commission.