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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:

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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                                            No                                            N/A

 

Budget Offer Number:

N/A

 

Budget Priority:

N/A

 

Other budget impacts or additional costs:                       Yes                                            No                                            N/A

If yes, explain:

N/A

 

Funding source(s):

N/A

 

Budget/Funding Constraints:

N/A

 

  Additional budget details attached

 

 

COUNCIL REVIEW:

 

Previous Contact(s)

Date

Meeting

Requested Action

11/10/2020

Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works

Approve

 

Proposed Upcoming Contact(s)

Date

Meeting

Requested Action

 

None proposed at this time

N/A

 

 

Time Constraints:

PSE’s Energy Management Program quantifies energy savings and distributes incentive funding annually based on performance.

 

 

ANTICIPATED RESULT IF NOT APPROVED:

If this agreement is not approved, the City would lose potential incentive funding.

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

Attachment A: Puget Sound Energy Commercial Strategic Energy Management Grant Agreement