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May 11, 2020

Agenda original pdf

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Special Meeting of the Electric Utility Commission May 11, 2020 The Electric Utility Commission is to be held May 11, 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 Saturday, May 9 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 jeff.vice@austinenergy.com no later than noon, Saturday, May 9. 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 jeff.vice@austinenergy.com 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 May 11, 2020  10:00 AM – 11:30AM VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Austin, Texas AGENDA Members: Cary Ferchill, Chair (Adler) Marty Hopkins, Vice Chair (Casar) Jim Boyle (Pool) Vacancy (Ellis) Vacancy (Garza) Karen Hadden (Kitchen) Cyrus Reed (Tovo) Rachel Stone (Harper-Madison) Dave Tuttle (Alter) Matt Weldon (Flannigan) Stefan Wray (Renteria) For more information, please visit: www.austintexas.gov/euc Reading and Action on Consent Agenda: Items 2-7 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 March 9, 2020 regular and special called joint commission meetings. NEW BUSINESS – CONSENT ( ) = Target Council Meeting Date; [ ] = RCA Type 2. (5/21) [Purchasing] Authorize award of a multi-term contract with TransAmerican Power Products, to provide distribution steel poles, for up to five years for a …

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Item 12: Council Action Report original pdf

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Item 12 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. EUC Report re Council Action May 11, 2020 Item below approved by EUC January 13; Council approved on date indicated in parenthesis. 13. (3/26) [Austin Energy] Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to sell approximately 0.021 acres or 912 square feet of land out of the Thomas Anderson Survey No. 17, Travis County, Texas, to the State of Texas for the Texas Department of Transportation project known as the Oak Hill Parkway, located at 6005 McCarty Lane and conveyed by warranty deed to the City of Austin Electric Utility Department, recorded in Volume 11591, Page 1325, for the amount of $6,384. (District 8) Items below approved by EUC February 10; Council approved on date indicated in parenthesis. 3. (3/26) [Austin Energy] Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to acquire a permanent electric transmission and distribution easement consisting of approximately 0.227 acres (9,880 square feet) of land for the purpose of upgrading the capacity of Circuits 1004 and 961 and the overall electric system, and being a part of Lot 2, Reed Central Austin, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, according to the Plat recorded in Volume 94, Page 133 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, with said Lot 1 being described to Kumusha Investments, L.L.C., a Texas limited liability company in that certain Special Warranty Deed recorded in Document Number 2009021276 of the Official Public Records of Travis County, Texas, and located at 915 W. Howard Lane, in an amount not to exceed $245,000, including standard and customary closing costs. (District 7) (3/12) [Capital Contracting] Authorize negotiation and execution of professional services agreements with the following four staff recommended firms (or other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP288: HDR Engineering, Inc.; Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.; Stanley Consultants, Inc.; and Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.; for engineering and technical services for the 2020 Engineering Services for Austin Energy Plants rotation list, in amount not to exceed $10,000,000. (Districts 1 and 4) (3/12) [Purchasing] Authorize award of a multi-term contract with Equipment Depot LTD., to provide forklift leasing services, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $865,000. (3/12) [Purchasing] Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Advanced Power Technologies LLC, to provide online transformer monitors, in an amount not to exceed …

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Item 8: 2QTR20 Financial Report original pdf

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Austin Energy Quarterly Financial Report 2nd Quarter FY 2020 (January – March 2020) Mark Dombroski Chief Financial Officer May 11, 2020 © 2018 Austin Energy Disclaimer This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on: http://austintexas.gov/service/current-comprehensive-annual-financial-report 2 QUARTERLY Financial Report Agenda Executive Summary Financial Policy Compliance Financial Performance Measures Actual to Budget Analysis Financial Statements Market and Industry Analyses 3 Austin Energy Quarterly Financial Report Executive Summary 4 Executive Summary Substantially compliant with all financial policies. Capital Reserve balance below minimums but total cash above minimum of $414m. $ 629 Million Revenues Operating revenues trended close to budget through March. Balance sheet is liquid and adequately capitalized. Cash balances are stable through the second quarter. Meeting financial metrics supporting AA credit rating. Received credit upgrade from Fitch Ratings in May 2019. $515 Million Expenses Operating expenses exceed forecast by 2.7% primarily due to higher costs in power production and electric service delivery. City Council approved a $35 million bill reduction effort in April. This includes a reduction in regulatory charges, increase in CAP discounts, increase in Plus 1 funding and reductions in tiers 4 & 5. This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on www.austintexas.gov/financeonline/finance/main.cfm 5 Austin Energy Quarterly Financial Report Financial Policy Compliance 6 Financial Policy Compliance Financial policies are memorialized and adopted by ordinance each year during the budgeting process Compliance Debt Reserves Operating Non-Compliance Debt Policies Reserves Policies Operating Policies Full Compliance Partial Compliance Full Compliance Capital Reserve balance below minimums but total cash above minimum of $414m This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on www.austintexas.gov/financeonline/finance/main.cfm 7 Austin Energy Quarterly Financial Report Financial Performance Measures 8 Financial Performance Measures Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings AA Achieved November 2018 Excessive Liquidity Coverage Efficiency Leverage Deficient Days Cash on Hand Debt Service Coverage Ratio Operating Margins Debt to Capitalization Minimum > 150 Days Minimum > 2.0 Minimum > 10% Minimum < 50% Actual 225 Days Actual 2.7 Actual 5% Actual 51% Excludes General Fund Transfer This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on www.austintexas.gov/financeonline/finance/main.cfm …

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Item 9: 2QTR20 Operations Report original pdf

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Austin Energy Operational Update Q2 FY20 To the Electric Utility Commission Charles Dickerson Chief Operating Officer, Austin Energy May 11, 2020 © 2018 Austin Energy 1 Austin Energy Operational Update Discussion Topics Safety Carbon Footprint Performance Power Production On-Site Energy Resources Future State 2 Austin Energy Operational Update Safety 3 Safety Data Q1 FY20 Q2 FY20 (10/19 – 12/19) (1/20 – 3/20) Total Near Misses Total Injuries Total Recordable Cases Total Vehicle Accidents 13 15 6 8 14 8 6 11 4 Austin Energy Operational Update Performance 5 Commercial Availability & Start Success Commercial Availability Generation Resource Commercial % Availability Target Seasonal (Jan-Mar) Commercial Availability Actuals (%) Q1 FY20 Q2 FY20 AVG AVG * 95 95 97 100 30 39 73 88 46 82 77 90 Decker Steam Units Sand Hill Combined Cycle Fayette Units South Texas Project Start Success Commercial Availability values reflect maintenance or refueling outages typical for this period Start Success Target(%) Start Success Actuals (%) Q2 FY20 Q1 FY20 AVG AVG Simple Cycle Start Success 99 100 100 6 Net Generation and Load Analysis FY 2020 Q2 Power Generation Cost by Fuel Type Consumption vs. Generation (GWh) 16% 7% 14% 64% 6,188 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000 0 841 1,602 1,074 2,605 Renewables Coal Nuclear Natural Gas *Costs include fuel for generation, fuel transportation, renewable Power purchases agreements Consumption Generation Renewables Coal Nuclear Natural Gas Historical FY Q2 System Peak Demand (MW) Renewable Power as Percent of Consumption 2,411 2,129 2,197 2,045 2,500 2,400 2,300 2,200 2,100 2,000 1,900 1,800 1,848 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 58% Non-renewables Renewables 42% This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on 7 System Reliability Metrics CAIDI = Customer Average Interruption Duration Index Average time to restore service. SAIDI = System Average Interruption Duration Index Total duration of interruptions for the average customer, during a period of time. SAIFI = System Average Interruption Frequency Index How often the average customer experiences a sustain interruption, over a period of time. SAIDI 58.02 57.22 52.95 60.41 55.75 45.50 F O N O I T A R U D L A T O T S N O I T P U R R E T N I 65 60 55 50 45 40 Q2 FY19 Q2 FY20 Austin Energy Top Decile Goal Top Quartile Q2 FY19 Q2 FY20 …

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Items 2-7: Draft RCAs original pdf

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Item 20-1943 Item 2 Posting Language ..Title Authorize award of a multi-term contract with TransAmerican Power Products, to provide distribution steel poles, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $6,000,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9D, Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established). ..Body Lead Department Purchasing Office. Client Department(s) Austin Energy. Fiscal Note Funding in the amount of $400,000 is available in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget of Austin Energy. Funding for the remaining contract term is contingent upon available funding in future budgets. Purchasing Language: The Purchasing Office issued an Invitation for Bids (IFB) 1100 MMH1001 for these goods. The solicitation issued on December 16, 2019 and it closed on February 20, 2020. Of the eight offers received, the recommended contractor submitted the lowest responsive offer. A complete solicitation package, including a tabulation of the bids received, is available for viewing on the City’s Financial Services website, Austin Finance Online. Link: Solicitation Documents. Prior Council Action: For More Information: Inquiries should be directed to the City Manager’s Agenda Office, at 512-974-2991 or AgendaOffice@austintexas.gov NOTE: Respondents to this solicitation, and their representatives, shall continue to direct inquiries to the solicitation’s Authorized Contact Person: Terry V. Nicholson, at 512-322-6586 or terry.nicholson@austintexas.gov. Council Committee, Boards and Commission Action: Additional Backup Information: The contract is for the purchase of steel poles to be used for Austin Energy’s power distribution construction and maintenance projects. The contract will ensure a continued timely supply of poles for installation of new power lines and upgrades of existing infrastructure. The purchase of this equipment will be made on an as- needed basis in order to maintain the reliability of the electrical system and to support construction and development activities in Austin Energy’s service area. This contract will replace the existing contract which expires in June 2020. The recommended contractor is the current provider for these goods. Contract Detail: Contract Term Initial Term Optional Extension 1 Optional Extension 2 Optional Extension 3 TOTAL Length of Term 2 yrs. 1 yr. 1 yr. 1 yr. 5 yrs. Contract Authorization $2,400,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $6,000,000 Note: Contract Authorization amounts are based on the City’s estimated annual usage. ..Strategic Outcome(s) Strategic Outcome(s): Government That Works …

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Approved Minutes original pdf

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Electric Utility Commission May 11, 2020 Minutes The Electric Utility Commission (EUC) convened a regularly scheduled meeting via videoconference/WebEx. Meeting called to order by Chair Ferchill at 10:12a.m. Present were Commissioners Boyle, Hadden, Hopkins, Reed, Stone, Tuttle and Weldon. Commissioner Wray was absent and there are two vacancies. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Approve minutes of the March 9, 2020 regular and special called joint commission meetings. Motion (Hopkins) to approve minutes; seconded (Reed); passed on a vote of 8-0, with Commissioner Wray absent and two vacancies. NEW BUSINESS – CONSENT ( ) = Target Council Meeting Date; [ ] = RCA Type Motion (Hopkins) to recommend Items 2, 3 and 5-7; seconded (Weldon); passed on a vote of 8-0, with Commissioner Wray absent and two vacancies. Following discussion, Motion (Reed) to recommend Item 4; seconded (Weldon); passed on a vote of 8-0, with Commissioner Wray absent and two vacancies. 2. (5/21) [Purchasing] Authorize award of a multi-term contract with TransAmerican Power Products, to provide distribution steel poles, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $6,000,000. 3. (6/4) [Purchasing] Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with Technology International Inc., to provide neutral grounding resistors for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $790,000. 4. (6/4) [Purchasing] Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with CLEAResult Consulting Inc D/B/A CLEAResult, to provide support services for energy efficiency retail instant savings program, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $5,250,000. 5. (6/4) [Purchasing: Various depts; AE’s portion approximately $1.7M] Authorize negotiation and execution of a cooperative contract with Home Depot USA Inc., to provide maintenance, repair, operating supplies, industrial supplies, and related products and services, for a term of 79 months for a total contract amount not to exceed $13,107,300. 6. (6/4) [Purchasing: Various depts; AE’s portion approximately $550K] Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term cooperative contract with Cornish Medical Electronics Corporation of Texas D/B/A Cornish Medical, to provide automated external defibrillators, bleed kits, accessories, and related services, for up to three years for a total contract amount not to exceed $5,410,000. 7. (7/30) [Purchasing: Various depts; AE’s portion approximately $3M] Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with EMR Elevator Inc. D/B/A EMR Elevator Excellence, to provide elevator and escalator preventive maintenance, repair, and modernization services, for up to …

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Agenda original pdf

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Special-Called Joint Commission Meeting Electric Utility and Resource Management Commissions March 9, 2020  6:30 p.m. Town Lake Center, Shudde Fath Conference Room 721 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas AGENDA EUC Members: Cary Ferchill, Chair (Adler) Marty Hopkins, Vice Chair (Casar) Jim Boyle (Pool) Carrie Collier-Brown (Ellis) RMC Members: Leo Dielmann, Chair (Pool) Kaiba White, Vice Chair (Garza) James Babyak (Flannigan) Jonathan Blackburn (Ellis) Rebecca Brenneman (Alter) Lisa Chavarria (Adler) Erik Funkhouser (Garza) Karen Hadden (Kitchen) Cyrus Reed (Tovo) Rachel Stone (Harper-Madison) Dave Tuttle (Alter) Matt Weldon (Flannigan) Stefan Wray (Renteria) Nakyshia Fralin (Harper-Madison) Dana Harmon (Tovo) Shane Johnson (Casar) Tom “Smitty” Smith (Kitchen) Vacant (Renteria) For more information, please visit: www.austintexas.gov/euc or www.austintexas.gov/rmc CALL MEETING TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS: GENERAL – Speaker remarks limited to three minutes NEW BUSINESS 1. Presentation and discussion regarding the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2030. ( ) = Target Council Meeting Date; [ ] = RCA Type 2. (3/26) [Austin Energy] Approve the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan, including long-range planning through 2030. 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 call (512) 322-6450 at least 48 hours before the meeting date. TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information, please call (512) 322-6505.

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Item 2: Draft RCA re Resource Plan original pdf

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..De ITEM 2 DRAFT RCA Posting Language ..Title Approve the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2030. Lead Department Austin Energy Fiscal Note A fiscal note is not required. Prior Council Action: For More Information: Erika Bierschbach, Vice President, Energy Market Operations and Resource Planning (512) 322-6476; Jeff Vice, Director, Local Government Issues (512) 322-6087 Council Committee, Boards and Commission Action: March 9, 2020- To be reviewed by the Electric Utility Commission and the Resource Management Commission. Additional Backup Information: Austin Energy requests approval of the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2030 (“Resource Plan”). The Resource Plan was developed by the Electric Utility Commission Resource Planning Working Group in collaboration with Austin Energy staff. The Working Group is composed of community members representing the Electric Utility Commission and Resource Management Commission; advocates for the environment, low-income customers and small businesses; and representatives of large commercial customers. The Working Group met 10 times over a period of 6 months and approved the Resource Plan unanimously. The process of updating the Resource Plan involves extensive analysis of the expected risks, costs and opportunities regarding Austin Energy’s generation fleet. The Resource Plan is a road map for the management of Austin Energy’s generation resources and is intended to be flexible and dynamic, allowing it to reflect changing circumstances. It brings together demand and energy management options over the planning horizon. As always, execution of individual elements of the Resource Plan will be subject to affordability impacts and Council approval. Strategic Outcome(s) Government That Works for All

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Item 2: Resource Plan original pdf

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FINAL DRAFT 03/06/20 Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2030 On August 12, 2019, the Electric Utility Commission (EUC) created the Resource Plan Working Group1 (Working Group) to provide leadership and guidance to Austin Energy and the Austin City Council on technical and market issues to meet environmental, efficiency and affordability goals established by the Austin City Council.2 This Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2030 (2030 Plan) outlines the Working Group’s recommendations and strategic goals and represents an extensive effort of the Austin community working through the Working Group and Austin Energy staff. The 2030 Plan is based on analysis of the risks, costs and opportunities to meet future demand for electricity. The 2030 Plan is intended to be flexible and dynamic in order to respond to changing circumstances, including customer electric load, economic conditions, energy prices, and technological development, while strictly committing to firm carbon reductions. The 2030 Plan updates and replaces the Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2027.3 To the extent the provisions of this 2030 Plan are inconsistent with prior resource plans for Austin Energy or related City Council resolutions adopting such plans, this 2030 Plan will prevail upon its adoption by the City Council. The Working Group believes this 2030 Plan is groundbreaking in its approach and can serve as a model for others in achieving immediate, large-scale environmental benefits and reducing emissions, while maintaining affordable electricity rates. Vision Statement This 2030 Plan commits Austin Energy to continuing to provide affordable, dependable and safe electricity service to residents and businesses while pursuing the City of Austin’s climate protection and sustainability goals4 and the directives set forth in the Austin Climate Emergency Resolution.5 As a part of its commitment, Austin Energy will maintain an energy supply portfolio sufficient to offset customer demand while eliminating carbon and other pollutant emissions from its electric generation facilities as rapidly as feasible within the limitations set by the Austin City Council. Austin Energy commits to providing access to the benefits of this 2030 Plan for limited-income communities and communities of color. 2 The Working Group Charter can be found at: https://austinenergy.com/wcm/connect/2febfc53-8bad-4029-aabe- 1 The Working Group members are listed at the end of this 2030 Plan. The Resource Plan Working Group met ten times 3 See: Austin City Council Resolution No. 20170817-061, https://austinenergy.com/wcm/connect/6dd1c1c7-77e4- in late 2019 and early 2020. a9e5461fb516/EUCWG-Sep26-Agenda-Packet.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID=mRKMujG . 43e4-8789-838eb9f0790d/gen-res-climate-prot-plan-2027.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID=mNO-55U. _OOS_AustinClimatePlan_061015.pdf . …

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Agenda original pdf

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Electric Utility Commission March 9, 2020  6:00 p.m. Town Lake Center, Shudde Fath Conference Room 721 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas AGENDA Members: Cary Ferchill, Chair (Adler) Marty Hopkins, Vice Chair (Casar) Jim Boyle (Pool) Carrie Collier-Brown (Ellis) Erik Funkhouser (Garza) Karen Hadden (Kitchen) Cyrus Reed (Tovo) Rachel Stone (Harper-Madison) Dave Tuttle (Alter) Matt Weldon (Flannigan) Stefan Wray (Renteria) For more information, please visit: www.austintexas.gov/euc Reading and Action on Consent Agenda: Items 2-5 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 CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS: GENERAL – Speaker remarks limited to three minutes 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Approve minutes of the February 10, 2020 meeting. NEW BUSINESS – CONSENT ( ) = Target Council Meeting Date; [ ] = RCA Type 2. (3/26) [Purchasing for Multiple Departments; AE’s portion = $25M] Authorize negotiation and execution of cooperative contracts through the Houston-Galveston Area Council; Sourcewell; Local Government Purchasing Cooperative, administered by Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. (BuyBoard); and Texas Multiple Award Schedule cooperative purchase programs with various contractors, to provide vehicles and equipment, each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $289,000,000, divided among the contractors. 3. (3/26) [Purchasing for Multiple Departments; AE’s portion (including CTECC) = $1.5M] Authorize negotiation and execution of two multi-term contracts with Ace Floor Solutions LLC (MBE) and Corza Construction LLC (MBE), to provide flooring installation and repair services, each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $16,885,000, divided between the contractors. 4. (3/26) [Purchasing for Multiple Departments; AE’s portion = $659K] Authorize amendments to existing cooperative contracts with AT&T Mobility; T-Mobile USA, Inc.; and Cellco Partnership D/B/A Verizon; for continued wireless communication services and equipment, for an increase in the amount of $4,200,000 and to extend through the completion of the cooperative contracts for revised contract amounts not to exceed $17,530,839, divided among the contractors. 5. (4/23) [Purchasing for Multiple Departments; AE’s portion = $200K] Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with CDW LLC D/B/A CDW Government D/B/A CDWG D/B/A CDW Government LLC, to continue to provide Autodesk products and services including software maintenance and support services, for an increase in the amount of $300,000 and to extend the term by one year, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $698,498. OTHER …

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Item 6: Council Action Report original pdf

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Item 6 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. EUC Report re Council Action March 9, 2020 Item below approved by EUC January 13; Council to review on date indicated in parenthesis. 13. (3/26) [Austin Energy] Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to sell approximately 0.021 acres or 912 square feet of land out of the Thomas Anderson Survey No. 17, Travis County, Texas, to the State of Texas for the Texas Department of Transportation project known as the Oak Hill Parkway, located at 6005 McCarty Lane and conveyed by warranty deed to the City of Austin Electric Utility Department, recorded in Volume 11591, Page 1325, for the amount of $6,384. (District 8) Item below declined by EUC February 10; Council declined on date indicated in parenthesis. 2. (2/20) [Purchasing for Multiple Departments; AE’s portion = $260K] Authorize negotiation and execution of an emergency multi-term contract with Waste Management of Texas Inc., to provide collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of refuse, recycling, brush, and compostable materials generated by City facilities, for up to one year in an amount not to exceed $1,068,000. Items below approved by EUC February 10; Council to review on date indicated in parenthesis. 3. (3/12) [Austin Energy] Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to acquire a permanent electric transmission and distribution easement consisting of approximately 0.227 acres (9,880 square feet) of land for the purpose of upgrading the capacity of Circuits 1004 and 961 and the overall electric system, and being a part of Lot 2, Reed Central Austin, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, according to the Plat recorded in Volume 94, Page 133 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, with said Lot 1 being described to Kumusha Investments, L.L.C., a Texas limited liability company in that certain Special Warranty Deed recorded in Document Number 2009021276 of the Official Public Records of Travis County, Texas, and located at 915 W. Howard Lane, in an amount not to exceed $245,000, including standard and customary closing costs. (District 7) (3/12) [Capital Contracting] Authorize negotiation and execution of professional services agreements with the following four staff recommended firms (or other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP288: HDR Engineering, Inc.; Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.; Stanley Consultants, Inc.; and Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.; for engineering and technical services for the 2020 Engineering Services for Austin …

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Items 2-5: Draft RCAs original pdf

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Item 20-1458 Item 2 Posting Language ..Title Authorize negotiation and execution of cooperative contracts through the Houston-Galveston Area Council; Sourcewell; Local Government Purchasing Cooperative, administered by Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. (BuyBoard); and Texas Multiple Award Schedule cooperative purchase programs with various contractors, to provide vehicles and equipment, each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $289,000,000, divided among the contractors. (Note: These procurements were reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods required for these procurements, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established). ..Body Lead Department Purchasing Office. Client Department(s) Fleet Mobility Services. Fiscal Note Funding in the amount of $26,263,500 is available in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Capital Budget of various City departments. Funding in the amount of $385,310, is available in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget of various City departments. Funding for the remaining contract terms is contingent upon funding in future budgets. Purchasing Language: Multiple cooperative purchase programs were reviewed for these goods. The Purchasing Office has determined these cooperative purchase programs best meet the needs of the department to provide the goods required at the best value for the City. Prior Council Action: For More Information: Inquiries should be directed to the City Manager’s Agenda Office, at 512-974-2991 or AgendaOffice@austintexas.gov or to John Hilbun, at 512-974-1054 or John.Hilbun@austintexas.gov. Council Committee, Boards and Commission Action: February 12, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Zero Waste Advisory Commission. March 9, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Electric Utility Commission. March 11, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Water and Wastewater Commission. Additional Backup Information: These contracts will provide Fleet Mobility Services the ability to purchase new and replacement vehicles, trailers, and equipment. These items will be added to the City’s fleet for use by various departments. The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), Sourcewell, Local Government Purchasing Cooperative, administered by Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. (BuyBoard), and Texas Multiple Award Schedule (TxMAS) cooperatives establish competitively bid contracts that can be utilized by the State and other government agencies through a cooperative agreement. Cooperative agreements save taxpayer dollars by leveraging volume-buying power to drive down costs on hundreds of contracts through a streamlined cooperative purchasing program. These contracts offer the lowest prices for the budgeted vehicles and equipment and can …

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20200309-002: Approve the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2030 original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Electric Utility Commission Recommendation No. 20200309-002 Resource Plan March 9, 2020 Approve the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2030 Date: Subject: Motioned: Cary Ferchill Seconded: Recommendation: Resolve that the 2030 Plan as presented to the Electric Utility Commission be recommended to City Council for approval. Further resolved that the following additional items are recommended to the City Council: Jim Boyle 1. We recognize that there is no established process for appointment of members for the Working Group that ensures equity, and while efforts were made in 2020, challenges were identified. For this reason, we recommend that Austin Energy and the Electric Utility Commission work with the City of Austin Equity Office to establish a process that ensures future resource planning advisory or stakeholder groups include broad based customer representation, including representatives of residential and limited-income customer advocacy organizations and communities of color; and establishes open and transparent communications procedures providing access to all community members. 2. We recommend that the community group meetings provided for on page 5 of the 2030 Plan should also include groups representing limited-income communities and communities of color. 3. The City should ensure that the risks of the 2030 Plan do not disproportionality fall on limited income communities or communities of color. 4. Austin Energy should report annually at the end of the fiscal year to the Electric Utility Commission with respect to progress on the research provided for on page 6 of the 2030 Plan. Chair Cary Ferchill, Vice Chair Marty Hopkins, Commissioners Jim Boyle, Karen Hadden, Cyrus Reed, Rachel Stone, Dave Tuttle, and Matt Weldon. 8-0 Vote: For: Against: None Abstentions: None Absences: Carrie Collier-Brown, Erik Funkhouser and Stefan Wray Vacancies: None Attest: Jeff Vice, Staff Liaison

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Agenda original pdf

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Electric Utility Commission February 10, 2020  6:00 p.m. Town Lake Center, Shudde Fath Conference Room 721 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas AGENDA Members: Cary Ferchill, Chair (Adler) Marty Hopkins, Vice Chair (Casar) Jim Boyle (Pool) Carrie Collier-Brown (Ellis) Erik Funkhouser (Garza) Karen Hadden (Kitchen) Cyrus Reed (Tovo) Rachel Stone (Harper-Madison) Dave Tuttle (Alter) Matt Weldon (Flannigan) Stefan Wray (Renteria) For more information, please visit: www.austintexas.gov/euc Reading and Action on Consent Agenda: Items 2-9 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 CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS: GENERAL – Speaker remarks limited to three minutes 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Approve minutes of the January 13, 2020 meeting. NEW BUSINESS – CONSENT ( ) = Target Council Meeting Date; [ ] = RCA Type 2. (2/20) [Purchasing for Multiple Departments; AE’s portion = $260K] Authorize negotiation and execution of an emergency multi-term contract with Waste Management of Texas Inc., to provide collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of refuse, recycling, brush, and compostable materials generated by City facilities, for up to one year in an amount not to exceed $1,068,000. 3. (3/12) [Austin Energy] Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to acquire a permanent electric transmission and distribution easement consisting of approximately 0.227 acres (9,880 square feet) of land for the purpose of upgrading the capacity of Circuits 1004 and 961 and the overall electric system, and being a part of Lot 2, Reed Central Austin, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, according to the Plat recorded in Volume 94, Page 133 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, with said Lot 1 being described to Kumusha Investments, L.L.C., a Texas limited liability company in that certain Special Warranty Deed recorded in Document Number 2009021276 of the Official Public Records of Travis County, Texas, and located at 915 W. Howard Lane, in an amount not to exceed $245,000, including standard and customary closing costs. (District 7) 4. (3/12) [Capital Contracting] Authorize negotiation and execution of professional services agreements with the following four staff recommended firms (or other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP288: HDR Engineering, Inc.; Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.; Stanley Consultants, Inc.; and Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.; for engineering and technical services for the 2020 Engineering Services for Austin Energy Plants rotation list, …

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Item 10: Q1FY20 Financial Report original pdf

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Item 10 Austin Energy Quarterly Financial Report 1st Quarter FY 2020 (October – December 2019) Stephanie Koudelka Principal Accounting Manager February 10, 2020 © 2018 Austin Energy I t e m 1 0 Disclaimer This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on: http://austintexas.gov/service/current-comprehensive-annual-financial-report 2 QUARTERLY Financial Report Agenda Executive Summary Financial Policy Compliance Financial Performance Measures Actual to Budget Analysis Financial Statements Market and Industry Analyses 3 Austin Energy Quarterly Financial Report Executive Summary 4 Executive Summary Substantially compliant with all financial policies. Capital Reserve balance below minimums but total cash above minimum of $414m. $ 328 Million Revenues Operating revenues exceed forecast by 2% due to higher base revenue primarily due to higher than normal temperatures. Balance sheet is liquid and adequately capitalized. Cash balances are stable through the first quarter. Meeting financial metrics supporting AA credit rating. Received credit upgrade from Fitch Ratings in May 2019. $284 Million Expenses Operating expenses exceed forecast by 1% primarily due to higher power supply costs. Effective energy efficiency initiatives have reduced average residential consumption. Customer consumption has evolved but our rate structures have not, which creates unintended consequences. This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on www.austintexas.gov/financeonline/finance/main.cfm 5 Austin Energy Quarterly Financial Report Financial Policy Compliance 6 Financial Policy Compliance Financial policies are memorialized and adopted by ordinance each year during the budgeting process Compliance Debt Reserves Operating Non-Compliance Debt Policies Reserves Policies Operating Policies Full Compliance Partial Compliance Full Compliance Capital Reserve balance below minimums but total cash above minimum of $414m This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on www.austintexas.gov/financeonline/finance/main.cfm 7 Austin Energy Quarterly Financial Report Financial Performance Measures 8 Financial Performance Measures Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings AA Achieved November 2018 Excessive Liquidity Coverage Efficiency Leverage Deficient Days Cash on Hand Debt Service Coverage Ratio Operating Margins Debt to Capitalization Minimum > 150 Days Minimum > 2.0 Minimum > 10% Minimum < 50% Actual 228 Days Actual 2.8 Actual 6% Actual 51% Excludes General Fund Transfer This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published …

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Item 11: Q1FY20 Operations Report original pdf

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Austin Energy Quarterly Operational Report 1st Quarter FY 2020 Charles Dickerson Chief Operating Officer, Austin Energy February 10, 2020 © 2018 Austin Energy Item 11 I t e m 1 1 1 Austin Energy Operational Update Discussion Topics Safety Carbon Footprint Performance Power Production On-Site Energy Resources Future State 2 Austin Energy Operational Update Safety 3 Data Total Near Misses Total Injuries Total Recordable Cases Total Vehicle Accidents Safety Q4 FY19 Q1 FY20 (7/19 – 9/19) (10/19 – 12/19) 7 10 13 16 11 13 4 7 4 Austin Energy Operational Update Performance 5 Commercial Availability & Start Success Commercial Availability Generation Resource Commercial % Availability Target Seasonal (Oct-Dec) Commercial Availability Actuals (%) Q4 FY19 Q1 FY20 * 95 95 97 100 AVG 66.3 99.8 98.9 100 AVG 29.7 38.5 72.6 88 Decker Steam Units Sand Hill Combined Cycle Fayette Units South Texas Project Start Success Start Success Target(%) Start Success Actuals (%) Q4 FY19 Q3 FY19 AVG AVG Simple Cycle Start Success 99 100 100 6 Net Generation and Load Analysis FY 2020 Q1 Power Generation Cost by Fuel Type Consumption vs. Generation (GWh) 20% 7% 11% 62% Renewables Coal Nuclear Natural Gas *Costs include fuel for generation, fuel transportation, renewable Power purchases agreements Historical FY Q1 System Peak Demand (MW) 2,437 2,400 2,338 2,274 2,238 2,450 2,400 2,350 2,300 2,250 2,200 3,193 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 0 1,175 768 409 1,136 Consumption Generation Renewables Coal Nuclear Natural Gas Renewable Power as Percent of Consumption Renewables 36% 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on 7 64% Non-renewables System Reliability CAIDI = Customer Average Interruption Duration Index Average time to restore service. SAIDI = System Average Interruption Duration Index Total duration of interruptions for the average customer, during a period of time. SAIFI = System Average Interruption Frequency Index How often the average customer experiences a sustain interruption, over a period of time. 8 Austin Energy Operational Update Carbon Footprint 9 Renewable Generation as a Percentage of Load 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19 Apr-19 May-19 Jun-19 Jul-19 Aug-19 Sep-19 Oct-19 Nov-19 Dec-19 10 Austin Energy Operational Update Power Production & OSER 11 Key On Site Energy & Power Production Activities District Cooling Plant #3 District Cooling Plant #4 (Downtown, Crescent Tract) (Downtown, Convention …

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Item 15: Council Action Report original pdf

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Item 15 EUC Report re Council Action February 10, 2020 Items below approved by EUC January 13; Council approved on date indicated in parenthesis. 3. (2/6) [Austin Energy] Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to acquire a permanent electric transmission and distribution easement consisting of approximately 0.106 of one acre (4,632 square feet) of land out of the J.P. Wallace Survey, Abstract No. 789, Travis County, Texas, for the purpose of upgrading the capacity of Transmission Circuit 811 and the overall electric system, and being a portion of Lot 4, Northway Crest Section Four, recorded in Volume 78, Pages 376-377 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, described in Special Warranty Deed with Vendor’s Lien to AP Equity Properties, Ltd., recorded in Document No. 2006212909 of the Official Public Records of Travis County, Texas, and located at 7701 N. Lamar Blvd., in an amount not to exceed $134,000, including standard and customary closing costs. (District 4). 4. (2/6) [Austin Energy] Authorize reimbursement of costs to Ascension Seton for the purchase and installation of heat exchangers and associated piping required to interconnect the future Seton Medical Office Building to the Mueller District Cooling System, in an amount not to exceed $682,000. (District 9) 5. (2/6) [Austin Energy] Authorize expenditures for annual renewals of professional dues and memberships in national and state associations and organizations related to the electric utility industry, in an amount not to exceed $492,000. 6. (2/6) [Purchasing Office] Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with High Performance SmarteBuilding, LLC, D/B/A SmarteBuilding, to provide SmarteBuilding software subscription and support services, for a term of five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,000,000. 7. (2/6) [Purchasing Office] Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with PowerPlan, Inc., to provide PowerPlan software support, upgrades, and additional modules to ensure asset management and cost recovery, for a term of five years in an amount not to exceed $6,000,000. 8. (2/6) [Purchasing Office] Authorize negotiation and execution of two cooperative contracts with Dell Marketing LP and Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., D/B/A Sirius Computer Solutions, for hardware, software, professional services and related maintenance support services, each for a term of 47 months in an amount not to exceed $34,000,000 divided between the contractors. 9. (2/6) [Purchasing Office] [Various Departments; AE’s portion is $8M] Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with Dell Marketing …

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Items 2-9: Draft RCAs original pdf

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Item 2 Posting Language ..Title Authorize negotiation and execution of an emergency multi-term contract with Waste Management of Texas Inc., to provide collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of refuse, recycling, brush, and compostable materials generated by City facilities, for up to one year in an amount not to exceed $1,068,000. (Note: Contract is exempt from the City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established). ..Body Lead Department Purchasing Office. Client Department(s) All City departments. Purchasing Language: Public Health and Safety Emergency. Prior Council Action: Fiscal Note Funding is available in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget of various City departments. For More Information: Inquiries should be directed to the City Manager’s Agenda Office, at 512-974-2991 or AgendaOffice@austintexas.gov or to Sandy Wirtanen, at 512-974-7711 or sandy.wirtanen@austintexas.gov. Council Committee, Boards and Commission Action: February 10, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Electric Utility Commission. February 12, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Zero Waste Advisory Commission. Additional Backup Information: The short-term contract will provide collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of refuse, recycling, brush, and compostable materials generated by City facilities until a new citywide contract can be executed. Austin Resource Recovery does not provide waste collection services to City facilities due to the type of equipment required. Under this contract, most collection containers will be serviced on a weekly basis, with some sites utilizing roll-off containers, compactors, and balers that will be serviced as-needed. Additionally, the contract will provide services for the management and disposal of industrial Class 2 and non-hazardous special wastes for Austin Energy (AE), as well as for other departments as needed. AE manages several facilities and work sites that generate non-hazardous liquid and solid wastes, generally through routine maintenance activities. In order to comply with federal, state, and local regulations, AE requires the turn-key services of a waste disposal contractor to transport and dispose of the industrial Class 2 and non-hazardous special waste generated. The current contract for these services expires on February 28, 2020. A solicitation for a new citywide contract for these services is currently under way and this temporary contract will prevent a lapse of these services until this new contract is in place. As the current provider of these services, the contractor is familiar with the work and with Austin’s Zero Waste goals and has a history of providing quality services …

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