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File #: AM No. 20-153   
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 11/10/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Title: Approval of Puget Sound Energy Commercial Strategic Energy Management Program Grant Agreement
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: PSE Grant Agreement
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Executive
Maxine Whattam
425-556-2310
Parks
Carrie Hite
425-556-2326

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Executive
Jenny Lybeck
Sustainability Program Manager


TITLE:
title
Approval of Puget Sound Energy Commercial Strategic Energy Management Program Grant Agreement


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
Staff recommends entering into a grant agreement with Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to participate in the Commercial Strategic Energy Management Program (Energy Management Program). This three-year program provides financial incentives, data, and training to support the reduction in electricity and natural gas consumption in City facilities through behavior changes, occupant engagement, operational improvements, facility maintenance, and benchmarking.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Environmental Sustainability Action Plan, Facilitates Strategic Management Plan, Community Strategic Plan
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
N/A


OUTCOMES:
Participation in the PSE Energy Management Program will provide data, training, and incentives to further support more energy efficient City facilities. This directly supports the City's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.



COMMUNITY/STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH AND INVOLVEMENT:

* Timeline (previous or planned):
N/A
* Outreach Methods and Results:
N/A
* Feedback Summary:
N/A


BUDGET IMPACT:

Total Cost:
Participation in PSE's Energy Management Program will rely on staff time and projects already budgeted through the CIP budget. PSE grant funds are disbursed on a performance basis, and the City is eligible for up to $162,000 in funding over three years should the City meet all energy savings goals and targets.

Approved in current biennial budget: ? Yes ? ...

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