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File #: 21-1036    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/22/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Authorize the City Manager to: 1. Execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for the Performance of Services with Nalco Company LLC extending the term through August 31, 2023; 2. Authorize the City Manager to make minor changes to the proposed amendment attached subject to approval by City Attorney; and 3. Add or delete services consistent with the scope of the agreement and allow future rate adjustments subject to request and justification by contractor, approval by the City, and the appropriation of funds.
Attachments: 1. Original Agreement with Nalco Company LLC.pdf, 2. Proposed Amendment No. 1 with Nalco Company, LLC
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Authorize the City Manager to:
1. Execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for the Performance of Services with Nalco Company LLC extending the term through August 31, 2023;
2. Authorize the City Manager to make minor changes to the proposed amendment attached subject to approval by City Attorney; and
3. Add or delete services consistent with the scope of the agreement and allow future rate adjustments subject to request and justification by contractor, approval by the City, and the appropriation of funds.

Report
COUNCIL PILLAR
Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure

BACKGROUND
Silicon Valley Power requires a water treatment program to help support its ongoing operations at the Donald Von Raesfeld (DVR) and Cogeneration (Cogen) power plants. The water treatment program generally includes support for water quality testing performed by SVP Operations staff, chemicals, and related services. The water treatment program is specialized for each plant, accounting for the specific machinery, operating profile, and regulatory requirements at each facility. Having a water treatment program in place extends the lives of the DVR and Cogen power plant assets by avoiding corrosion and scale buildup, and meets additional SVP business needs including:

* Safety and environmental compliance,
* Maximizing plant reliability and availability,
* Optimizing the heat rate and efficiency, and
* Minimizing the total cost of operation for the site.

DISCUSSION
In 2018, the City executed agreements with Nalco Company LLC, to provide water treatment products and associated services for the DVR and Cogen power plants as the result of a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) process. A separate agreement was executed for each facility.

Nalco provides the following routine services at each facility: routine visits to collect operator testing data and perform inventory of treatment chemicals; ongoing guidance to SV...

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