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File #: 2017-4932 (90 minutes)   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 12/5/2017
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Issue a Request for Proposals for the City of Alameda's Climate Plan Update, to Award a Consultant Contract up to $300,000 Including Contingency to Prepare the Climate Plan Update; and Adoption of Resolution Amending Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget to Appropriate $300,000 from Various Funds for the Climate Plan Update. (City Manager 2110)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - May 23, 2017 Workshop Presentation, 2. Exhibit 2 - October 5, 2017 Workshop Presentation, 3. Exhibit 3 - October 5, 2017 Workshop Summary, 4. Exhibit 4 - Web Survey Summary, 5. Exhibit 5 - 2015 Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Projection to 2020 Goal, 6. Exhibit 6 - Draft Work Scope for the Climate Update Plan, 7. Exhibit 7 - Excerpt from 2017-2019 Capital Budget, 8. Presentation, 9. Resolution, 10. Correspondence, 11. Submittals
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Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Issue a Request for Proposals for the City of Alameda's Climate Plan Update, to Award a Consultant Contract up to $300,000 Including Contingency to Prepare the Climate Plan Update; and

Adoption of Resolution Amending Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget to Appropriate $300,000 from Various Funds for the Climate Plan Update. (City Manager 2110)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

From: Jill Keimach, City Manager

Re: Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Issue a Request for Proposals for the City of Alameda's Climate Plan Update, to Award a Consultant Contract up to $300,000 Including Contingency to Prepare the Climate Plan Update, and Adoption of Resolution Amending Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget to Appropriate $300,000 from Various Funds for the Climate Plan Update.

BACKGROUND

On May 2, 2017, the City Council unanimously approved a high-priority referral directing staff to update Alameda's 2008 Local Action Plan for Climate Protection (Climate Plan). Staff was directed to return to City Council by December 2017 with a proposed scope of work for the Climate Plan's update, and to ensure involvement of Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) and other Alameda environmental groups and organizations.

On May 23, 2017, City staff and CASA co-sponsored a community workshop to discuss the accomplishments of the Climate Plan and progress on its goal of reducing 2020 emissions below the 2005 baseline by 25 percent. Exhibit 1 is this workshop's presentation.

On July 23, 2017, a Green Team was re-convened. This project team is comprised of CASA representatives and staff from Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), Community Development, Public Works and Transportation Planning. This Green Team drafted a proposed work scope for the Climate Plan Update.

On October 5, 2017, a second public workshop was held at the Alameda Main Library. Exhibit 2 is this workshop's presentation and Exhibit 3...

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