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File #: BILL NO. 19-170    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/16/2019 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 8/6/2019 Final action: 8/13/2019
Title: An Ordinance approving a Solar Services Agreement with Lee’s Summit Solar, LLC, for the placement of solar facilities on city properties. (Note: First reading by Council on August 6, 2019.)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Exhibit A, 3. Exhibit B
Title
An Ordinance approving a Solar Services Agreement with Lee’s Summit Solar, LLC, for the placement of solar facilities on city properties.
(Note: First reading by Council on August 6, 2019.)


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Background
Early 2017 - Zachary Burton, a Lee's Summit High School student approached the City to consider the installation of photovoltaic solar power for the Animal Control Facility.

June 15, 2017 - Zachary Burton presented his research on the benefits of installing solar panels at the animal control facility. The Council directed staff to work with Zachary and prepare a RFP to solicit proposals to install solar panels at the Animal Control Facility.

December 24, 2017 - the City executed a “Build, Operate and Lease Agreement with Option to Purchase” with MC Power Company, Inc., which provided for the placement of solar facilities at the Animal Control Facility.

July 2018 - The animal control solar project was completed and placed into service.

December 12, 2018 - the Community and Economic Development Committee (CEDC) of the City Council received an update on the Animal Control Facilities solar project from representatives of MC Power Company, at which time the CEDC also learned that the KCP&L Solar Power Rebate Program continues to provide solar power rebates in limited quantities.

December 18, 2018 - the City Council approved Resolution No. 18-22 which directed staff to file one or more applications with KCP&L for the KCP&L Solar Power Rebate program, to request rebates for the City’s potential use of photovoltaic solar panels on City-owned facilities in anticipation implementing the request for qualifications that was authorized by the same Resolution

January 11, 2019 - the City issued Request for Qualifications No. 2019-044 and in response MC Power submitted a Statement of Qualifications on January 25, 2019.



Proposed City Council Motion:
I move for adoption of an Ordinance approving a Solar Services Agreement with Lee’s Summit Solar, LLC, fo...

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