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File #: 18-1631    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/12/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/30/2018 Final action: 10/30/2018
Title: Community & Economic Development Advisory Committee (CEDAC) recommending the Board: 1) Receive and file a presentation from the CEDAC “Explore Energy Alternatives” Ad-Hoc Committee on Community Choice Aggregation (CCA); and 2) Approve CEDAC’s recommendation asking the Board to direct staff to explore the feasibility of forming a CCA in El Dorado County, including: a) Continuing advisory discussions with Pioneer Energy, Lancaster Choice Energy and other CCAs; b) Contacting the cities of Placerville and South Lake Tahoe and determining their level of interest in participating in a Joint Powers Authority CCA; c) Developing an Request for Proposal for a Feasibility Study: and d) Return to the Board with the proposals and cost estimates received for the Feasibility Study to request further direction on how the Board would like to proceed. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.) FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Community Choice Aggregation Power Point
Related files: 18-1068, 19-1346, 20-0853, 20-1148, 20-1198, 20-1485
Title
Community & Economic Development Advisory Committee (CEDAC) recommending the Board:
1) Receive and file a presentation from the CEDAC “Explore Energy Alternatives” Ad-Hoc Committee on Community Choice Aggregation (CCA); and
2) Approve CEDAC’s recommendation asking the Board to direct staff to explore the feasibility of forming a CCA in El Dorado County, including:
a) Continuing advisory discussions with Pioneer Energy, Lancaster Choice Energy and other CCAs;
b) Contacting the cities of Placerville and South Lake Tahoe and determining their level of interest in participating in a Joint Powers Authority CCA;
c) Developing an Request for Proposal for a Feasibility Study: and
d) Return to the Board with the proposals and cost estimates received for the Feasibility Study to request further direction on how the Board would like to proceed. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.)

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On July 24, 2018 the Board of Supervisors approved CEDAC’s Action Plan (Legistar # 18-1068).

The Action Plan consists of seven projects, including a project to “Explore Energy Alternatives” and Community Choice Aggregation (CCA).

The “Explore Energy Alternatives” Ad-Hoc Committee has been researching Community Choice Aggregation for the past several months, and is now prepared to present their findings and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors for further action.

The findings and recommendations for discussion are presented in the attached PowerPoint presentation (Attachment A).

ALTERNATIVES
The Board could choose to not direct staff to explore the feasibility of forming a CCA at this time.

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
Chief Administrative Office-Economic Development, Treasurer Tax Collector, County Procurement and Contracts, County Counsel, City of Placerville, and City of South Lake Tahoe

CAO RECOMMENDATION
The CAO agrees that this is a worthwhile and important program to explore and recommends approval of CEDAC’s recommend...

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