Electric Utility CommissionApril 15, 2024

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SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE ELECTRIC UTILITY COMMISSION APRIL 15, 2024  6:00 PM AUSTIN ENERGY HEADQUARTERS/SHUDDE FATH CONFERENCE ROOM 4815 MUELLER BLVD AUSTIN, TEXAS Some members of the Electric Utility Commission maybe participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register contact Robin Otto, at Robin.Otto@austinenergy.com or via phone at 512-322-6254. AGENDA Members: Dave Tuttle, Chair Kaiba White, Vice Chair Ayo Akande Raul Alvarez Cesar Benavides Jonathon Blackburn Randy Chapman Mick Long Cyrus Reed Joshua Rhodes Vacant CALL MEETING TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 5 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Electric Utility Commission Regular meeting on March 18, 2024. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 2. Recommend approving issuance of a 5-year performance-based incentive to Starwood Capital Group LLC, for the installation of solar electric systems on their facility located at 10814 Jollyville Road, Austin, TX 78759, in an amount not to exceed $70,125.91. 3. Recommend authorizing negotiation and execution of three contracts for gas turbine repair and maintenance with ProEnergy Services LLC; Transcanada Turbines, Inc.; and Wood Group Pratt & Whitney Industrial Turbine Services LLC, each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $60,000,000, divided among the contractors. 4. Recommend authorizing negotiation and execution of amendments to two contracts for continued customer care and billing system hosting, maintenance, and support with Oracle America, Inc., to extend the term by three years and increase the amount by $33,400,000, for revised total contract amounts not to exceed $48,005,332. 5. Recommend authorizing negotiation and execution of an amendment to a contract for continued customer care and billing system licenses and support with Oracle America, Inc., to increase the amount by $6,750,000, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $38,962,083. 6. Recommend approving an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 15-9 as it relates to utility customers with certain medical vulnerabilities. 7. Conduct officer elections for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Electric Utility Commission. STAFF BRIEFINGS 8. Staff briefing and process update on the Resource, Generation, and Climate Protection Plan by Lisa Martin, Deputy General Manager and Chief Operating Officer and Lynda Rife, President of Rifeline. 9. Staff briefing on the Energy Code Adoption by Heidi Kasper, Director, Energy Efficiency Services. 10. Staff briefing on the Medically Vulnerable Registry Program by Gerardo ‘Jerry’ Galvan, Vice President, Customer Care Services. 11. Discussion of report regarding City Council action on items previously reviewed by the EUC. DISCUSSION ITEMS 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 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Robin Otto at Austin Energy, at (512) 322-6254 or email Robin.Otto@austinenergy.com, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Electric Utility Commission, please contact Robin Otto at (512) 322-6254 or email Robin.Otto@austinenergy.com.