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File #: 23-0452    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 6/29/2023 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/14/2023 Final action: 11/14/2023
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT Department(s): Department of Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Ameresco, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to extend and increase contract Good(s) or Service(s): Energy Consultant Services for Natural Gas and Electricity for Forest Preserves-Owned & Leased Facilities Original Contract Period: 11/1/2020 - 9/30/2023, with one (1) two-year renewal option, Administrative Extension (10/1/2023 - 12/31/2023) Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2024 - 9/30/2025 Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $210,000.00 Original Approval: 10/20/2020, $210,000.00 Previous Increase(s): N/A This Increase Requested: $96,298.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2024 $55,028.00, FY 2025 $41,270.00 Accounts: Electricity and Natural Gas 51001.540024 Contract Number(s): #74000008390 (Cook County Contract No. 1923-18043) Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer h...
Indexes: (Inactive) ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Attachments: 1. 1923-18043 Ameresco Cook County Contract, 2. Cook County Board Item 20-3981, 3. CC23-4536, 4. Amendment No. 1 Recommendation Letter
Related files: 21-0125, 23-0246, 20-0363
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PROPOSED CONTRACT AMENDMENT

Department(s): Department of Facilities and Fleet

Vendor: Ameresco, Inc., Framingham, Massachusetts

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to extend and increase contract

Good(s) or Service(s): Energy Consultant Services for Natural Gas and Electricity for Forest Preserves-Owned & Leased Facilities

Original Contract Period: 11/1/2020 - 9/30/2023, with one (1) two-year renewal option, Administrative Extension (10/1/2023 - 12/31/2023)

Proposed Contract Period Extension: 1/1/2024 - 9/30/2025

Total Current Contract Amount Authority: $210,000.00

Original Approval: 10/20/2020, $210,000.00

Previous Increase(s): N/A

This Increase Requested: $96,298.00

Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2024 $55,028.00, FY 2025 $41,270.00

Accounts: Electricity and Natural Gas 51001.540024

Contract Number(s): #74000008390 (Cook County Contract No. 1923-18043)

Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final amendment is subject to legal review and approval.

The Vendor has met the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance via direct participation.

District(s): Districtwide

Summary: Ameresco, Inc. will continue to provide energy consultant, procurement, bill payment, and data management services for the procurement of and budgeting for electricity, natural gas, and renewable energy for Forest Preserves facilities. Due to deregulated energy markets, the Forest Preserves can seek energy supply from multiple sources, which may result in operational savings. Due to the complexity and number of Forest Preserves accounts, it is in the best interests of the Forest Preserves to use a subject matter expert to assist the Forest Preserves. This contract is also crucial for the continued data aggregation with respect to utilities to assess their impact on the Forest Preserves' goal of reducing greenhouse gases.

Ameresco's fee for the services pr...

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