Grant: $250,000 - Department of Energy - Jul. 27, 2009
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Award Description: Recovery Act: The City of Jacksonville Energy Efficiency Application-The overall purpose of the intitial award for $250,000 will be used to provide technical consulting services to develop and create the required Department of Energy-Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (EECS) plan that will be sustainable and replicable for the City of Jacksonville, FL (Duval County). In addition the Consultant (s) shall provide policy and funding recommendations to city officials to ascertain the best use of EECBG funding for projects.
Project Description: The consultant (Reynolds, Smith and Hills) shall develop the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy document for the City of Jacksonville. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (EECS) will include the following components: Deliverables include: 1) Prepare Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy Document that meets all requirements for submission through the EECBG formula grant program. 2) Provide all final strategy documents in digital (Word 2003 or later), and hard-copy formats (two bound hard copies). 3) Assist the City in presenting Strategy document to the City Council for review and potential adoption of the strategy for the City. 4) The Consultant shall assemble and facilitate strategic planning meetings with senior management, and any sub-groups to determine which strategies to pursue. 5) Conduct and document thorough research of all energy efficiency and conservation program opportunities made available to the City for operations and the community. 6) Make priority funding recommendations to a steering team that addresses: 7) Identify other potential funding sources that might be leveraged to increase resources available to fund the selected programs. 8) Verify and document the accuracy and completeness of existing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory for City operations, and develop/prepare a recommended action plan to reduce the GHG emissions in the community. 9) The Consultant (s) shall assist the Environmental and Compliance Department and the Central Operations, Grants Administrator with the development and preparation of multiple project activity files, NEPA forms, and detailed budget documents to be attached to the final EECBG grant application to expend the remaining funds.
Jobs Summary: Utilizing Recovery Act funds to award a technical consulting contract did not result in the creation or the retention of any full-time equivalent employees. However, funds will be utilized to pay for hours of technical consulting services during the award. The sub-awardee utilizes a variation of 11 staff members to perform services outlined under the contract between itself and the City of Jacksonville. Those 11 employees work on this project in addition to other projects assigned by the company. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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