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File #: Res. 2020-21R    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 1/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/4/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider approval of Resolution 2020-21R, approving a second amendment to the Amended and Restated Interconnection Agreement with the LCRA Transmission Services Corporation ("LCRA TSC") to, among other things, add the new 138kv Rattler Substation to facilities operated under the agreement; and declaring an effective date.
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. SMEU_Restated_IA_Amend No. 2.pdf, 3. Res 2009-039.pdf, 4. Res 2016-177R.pdf, 5. Res 2019-057R.pdf
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AGENDA CAPTION:

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Consider approval of Resolution 2020-21R, approving a second amendment to the Amended and Restated Interconnection Agreement with the LCRA Transmission Services Corporation (“LCRA TSC”) to, among other things, add the new 138kv Rattler Substation to facilities operated under the agreement; and declaring an effective date.

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Meeting date:  February 4, 2020

 

Department:  Public Services - Electric Utility

 

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Fiscal Note:
Prior Council Action: Res 2009-039R approving the original Interconnection Agreement with LCRA; Res 2016-177R approving the Amended and Restated Interconnection Agreement with LCRA TSC to, in part, clarify the transmission and distribution functions of the parties and Bill of Sale to transfer certain transmission infrastructure at the Hilltop and Ranch Road 12 Substation to LCRA TSC; Res 2019-057R approving the Amended and Restated Interconnection Agreement with LCRA TSC, which included, in part, the addition of a mobile transformer tap at the Ranch Road 23 Substation adopted March 31, 2009, December 20, 2016, and April 2,2019  respectively; and, Res 2019-05 amending the City’s FY19 fiscal budget to account for the construction of the Rattler Substation.

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Background Information:

Resolution 2019-05R, passed January 29, 2019, authorized the expenditure of funds for the construction of the Rattler Substation.  Rattler is a high voltage electrical substation currently under design that will be owned by San Marcos Electric Utility and will be jointly operated by SMEU and the Lower Colorado River Authority’s Transmission Service Corporation.  This ARIA is required to maintain the accuracy of the SMEU and LCRA interconnection agreement and allow SMEU to distribute power from the new substation.

 

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Recommendation: 

Staff recommends approval of the Amended and Restated Interconnection Agreement with LCRA TSC.