AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

Meeting Date:           March 28, 2011

 

From:                          Paul Kalv, Electric Director

 

Subject:                      Resolution amending the Energy Efficiency & Appliance Rebate Program to enable direct payment of rebates to non-profit organizations that pay for and install energy efficient appliances on behalf of clients

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the attached resolution amending the Energy Efficiency & Appliance Rebate Program to enable direct payment of rebates to non-profit organizations that pay for and install energy efficient appliances on behalf of clients.

 

Analysis:

On January 24, 2011, the City Commission adopted the Energy Efficiency & Appliance Rebate Program.  At that time the Commission indicated a desire to allow non-profit organizations to receive rebates when they have paid for and installed energy efficient appliances on behalf of clients.  The attached Resolution modifies the Terms and Conditions of the program accordingly. 

 

Options:

1.  Adopt the Energy Efficiency and Appliance Rebate Program as presented; or,

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

There is no fiscal impact resulting from this modification.

 

 

 

 

 

Submission Date and Time:    3/25/2011 3:21 PM____

 

Department: __Electric_______________

Prepared by:  __Paul Kalv____________                     

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Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes_X_  No ____

                                                

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head _Paul Kalv_

 

Finance  Dept. _____JB___________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _________________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________

 

 

 

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. _________

 

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE LEESBURG ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND APPLIANCE REBATE PROGRAM TO ALLOW REBATE PAYMENTS TO BE MADE TO NON_PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

THAT the Mayor and City Commission hereby amend the Leesburg Energy Efficiency and Appliance Rebate Program as follows.  Language added is underlined and deletions are shown in strikethrough.

 

Additional Terms; Rebate Credit

§  The City of Leesburg (LEESBURG) reserves the right to:

§  Withhold payment of any rebate until any identified problems with the applications are resolved.

§  Terminate this rebate in whole or in part due to the recipient’s failure to fulfill the terms and conditions in this document, or due to non-appropriation of necessary funds.

§  Alter and/or terminate the rebate program at any time and without notice to customer.

§  All rebates are subject to funding availability.  LEESBURG may cancel a rebate at any time prior to payment, without notice, due to lack of available funds.

§  Rebates may take between 4-8 weeks for processing. 

§  Rebates will be in the form of a credit on one or more of customer’s electric utility bills.  In no event shall any rebate credit on a monthly customer bill exceed the amount owed by customer.  In the event that a qualifying customer is in default of any payment obligations to LEESBURG, LEESBURG may, in its sole discretion, apply the rebate as a credit against such default amounts.

§  In the event that a non-profit organization pays for the purchase and installation of equipment on behalf of a City of Leesburg electric customer, the rebate amount may be paid by check directly to the non-profit agency.

 

 

This resolution shall become effective upon passage.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the __28th___ day of _March________ 2011.

 

 

 

                                                                            ________________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk