City Council Reports and Authorizations Regarding the AMI/ MDMS Project

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City Council Reports and Authorizations Regarding the AMI/ MDMS Project


2007



On July 10, 2007, the City Council held a Public Hearing and adopted a Resolution Authorizing
City Council to Adopt Standards in Accordance with the Public Utility Regulatory
Policies Act
(PURPA), including Smart Metering standards. The Glendale City Council directed GWP to
develop a long term plan for transitioning GWP to smart meter technologies, including a time line
for implementation.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_071007/CC_9a_071007.pdf




On October 23, 2007, GWP returned to City Council to report the “Status of Glendale Water &
Power El
ectric Smart Metering Plan in Response to New Requirements of the 2005 Energy
Policy Act” that included a three
-
phase plan and timeline to transition Glendale to the Smart Grid.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_102307/CC_8c_102307.pdf


2008



On February 26, 2008, City Council authorized a contract with KEMA, Inc. to provide technical
assistance to the City to develop a techno
logy plan, conduct a business case study, develop, issue
and evaluate an RFP for implementation of an AMI/MDMS project, and provide an
implementation plan to transition GWP to the Smart Grid.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_022608/CC_5f_022608.pdf




On September 23, 2008, GWP returned to City Council and presented its technology plan and
reported that the business case was p
ositive, and that, in accordance with the City Council
approved plan from February 28, 2008, GWP was proceeding with the development, issuance,
and evaluation of an RFP for AMI
-
MDMS services to implement that project.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_092308/CC_8a_092308.pdf


2009



On January 27, 2009, the Glendale City Council authorized GWP to apply for up to $25,000,000
in ARRA funds to support the Glendale City AMI
-
Smart Grid initiative.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_012709/CC_8b_012709.pdf




On July 21, 2009, the City Council approved a contract with Itron, Inc. to provide material,
equipment, and related items to implement an AMI/MDMS for all
electric and water meters. The
Council approved $28.8 million, $5.8 million contingency funding, and $238,000 for annual
maintenance.

http://www.ci.glen
dale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_072109/CC_8e_072109.pdf



On August 11, 2009, the City Council approved a contract with KEMA Inc. to provide project
management support services in connection with the implementation of the AMI/MDMS Electric
and
Water Meter Program, for an amount not to exceed $984,500.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_081109/CC_8b_081109.pdf




On D
ecember 8, 2009, the City Council
approved a contract with Agilysi
s, Inc. in the amount of
$2,587,163 to supply, install and configure a Storage Area Network (SAN) and an
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for the Smart Grid Project.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_120809/CC_8a_120809.pdf




On December 15, 2009, the City Council adopted a resolution rejecting all bids, dispe
nsing with
further competitive bidding, and authorizing GWP to negotiate and the City Manager to execute a
contract with either Corix Utilities, Inc. or Utility Partners of America for the Advanced Metering
Infrastructure Installation Project, for an
total

contract price
not to exceed $4,300,000, plus a
reserve for contingencies of $800,000.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_121509/CC_5d_121509.pdf




On December 15, 2009, the City Council adopted a resolution dispensing with competitive
bidding and authorizing execution of an agreement for the construction of a dat
a center room at
the Utility Operations Center. (The data center was not constructed as GWP entered into a
subsequent agreement with Burbank to provide mutual disaster recovery sites for our respective
smart grid projects on July 10, 2010).

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_121509/CC_5c_121509.pdf




On December 15, 2009, the City Council authorized a contract with Michael
Karp and
Associates, Inc. in the amount of $322,728 to provide outreach support to implement the
Glendale AMI Smart Grid Initiative.

http://www.ci.glend
ale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_121509/CC_5j_121509.pdf


2010



On January 26, 2010, the City Council approved contracts with Southern California Public Power
Authority (SCPPA) for the initial development and initial deployment of a thermal ener
gy storage
program with Ice Energy as part of the GWP Smart Grid project, for a total amount not to exceed
$4,250,000.


http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/gov
ernment/council_packets/Reports_012610/CC_8c_012610.pdf




On March 2, 2010, the City Council authorized the City Manager to execute all necessary
documents with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), on behalf of the City, to receive
$20,000,000 in American
Recovery and Reinvestment Act (A
RR
A) of 2009 grant funds for
implementing the Glendale City AMI
-
Smart Grid Initiative.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/gove
rnment/council_packets/Reports_030210/CC_8d_030210.pdf



On March 16, 2010, the City Council authorized the City Manager to execute contracts with the
Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) for two Demand Response Pilot programs
with North Americ
an Power Partners (NAPP) as part of the DOE smart grid project, for a total
amount not to exceed $3,677,200. Benefits of the program are estimated at $4,158,400, for a net
benefit of $480,000

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_031610/CC_8c_031610.pdf




On April 13, 2010, the City Council authorized Amendment No.1 to existing Contract (No.
C104737) with KEMA, Inc. to provide
additional funding of $1,000,000 for smart grid project
management and development of a strategic smart grid road map for a total contract amount not
-
to
-
exceed $1,985,500 and extending the contract through June 30, 2012.


http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_041310/CC_8c_041310.pdf




On July 20, 2010, Council authorized an agreement with City of Burbank for mutual Data Center
spa
ce sharing for remote system backup, for a total cost not to exceed $112,300, plus an annual
cost of $16,272, until such time as Burbank installs similar hardware.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_072010/CC_8c_072010.pdf




On September 7, 2010, the City Council moved to ratify the City Manager's executio
n of a
purchase order to Agilysi
s Technology Solutions Group, LLC for $12
3,893.56 to provide Backup
hardware, software and implementation services to support the Advanced Metering Infrastructure
(AMI) Smart Grid Project.

http
://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_090710/CC_8b_090710.pdf




On September 7, 2010, the City Council authorized Amendment

9 to the agreement with Agilysi
s
Technology Solutions Group, LLC to provide 24X7 support for the AMI Smart Grid

Backhaul
and to the City IT Network, for a total cost not to exceed $1,924,906.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_090710/
CC_8c_090710.pdf




On September 28, 2010, the City Council authorized an agreement with UISOL to provide
assistance in the
development of Information Technology Architecture for GWP Smart Grid, for a
total amount not to exceed $201,300.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_092810/CC_8b_092810.pdf


2011



On February 1, 2011, the City Council authorized Amendment 1
2 to the agreem
ent with Agilysi
s
Technology Solutions Group, LLC to relocate the Replication Storage Area Network (SAN) to
the City of Burbank Data Center in support of the GWP Smart Grid Project, for an amount not to
exceed $118,000.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_020111/CC_8b_020111.pdf




On January 18, 2011, the City Council approved an amendment to the agreement with th
e City of
Burbank to mutually share Data Center space for backups in the event of disaster recovery. The
Amendment authorized $10,553.43 to allow the City of Burbank to complete electrical wiring
and cabinetry necessary for the City of Glendale’s second
ary Storage Area Network (SAN)
installation.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_011811/CC_8a_011811.pdf




On March 22, 2011,

the City Council approved the purchase of an Enterprise Portal and two
companion modules from Mythics, Inc in the amount of $77,365.70, which includes the first year
of annual maintenance support to support customer access to smart grid data.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_032211/CC_5j_032211.pdf




On March 22, 2011, the City Council authorized an Agreement for $160,000 wi
th Utility
Integration Solutions, Inc (UISOL) for Professional Services to develop three RFPs and assist in
the related selection processes assist the Smart Grid Project.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_032211/CC_5i_032211.pdf




On April 5, 2011, the City Council authorized a Purchase Order for the purchase and installation
of the OSIsoft PI Process Historian System Software

for the Smart Grid Electrical Distribution
Automation Project, in an amount the not to exceed $167,000.

http://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_040511/CC_5b_040511.pdf




On June 7, 2011 the City Council authorized the City Manager to execute all necessary
documents with the California Energy Commission (CEC) on behalf of the City to re
ceive
$1,000,000 in Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) grant funds for implementing the Glendale
City AMI
-
Smart Grid Initiative.

http://www.ci.glend
ale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_060711/CC_5b_060711.pdf




On June 21, 2011, the City Council approved a R
esolution of Appropriation for year
-
end
expenditures to transfer funds between two GWP Electric funds for year
-
end expenditures to
cover ac
celerated expenditures on the smart grid project. The transfer did not change GWP's total
overall budgeted appropriation for fiscal year 2011.

http://w
ww.ci.glendale.ca.us/government/council_packets/Reports_062111/CC_5c_062111.pdf