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RESOLUTION NO. 2013-063 <br />RESOLUTION OF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC <br />POWER AUTHORITY (SCPPA) AUTHORIZING THE <br />EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT <br />AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WITH SOLARMAX FOR <br />THE INSTALLATION OF SOLAR PHOTOVLTAIC <br />EQUIPMENT AND CARPORTS AT THE SCPPA <br />GLENDORA OFFICE BUILDING, AND TAKING CERTAIN <br />RELATED ACTIONS <br />WHEREAS, the Southern California Public Power Authority ("SCPPA" or <br />"the Authority") owns interests in various generation and transmission projects, the <br />output of which has been sold to Members of the Authority (Members); and <br />WHEREAS, SCPPA Members are engaged in the generation, <br />transmission, and distribution of electrical energy to retail customers, including assisting <br />such customers with the efficient use of said energy; and <br />WHEREAS, certain Members have installed solar photovoltaic equipment <br />and associated carports in their service territories and SCPPA's Glendora office location <br />can now accommodate similar equipment ("Project"); and <br />WHEREAS, staff sought quotes from three vendors to design and install <br />solar photovoltaic equipment on new carports to be located at the Project site, as further <br />described in the staff report accompanying this Resolution; and <br />WHEREAS, based on SCPPA primary objective of obtaining LEED <br />certification of its Glendora facility based on the "points" available from the installation of <br />renewable generation technology, SolarMax Renewable Energy Provider, Inc. <br />("SolarMax") has presented the best and most responsive proposal, followed by <br />Southwestern Solar Systems and SolarGem, in that order; and <br />WHEREAS, the Authority is willing and able to (i) enter into a contract with <br />SolarMax to design and install the Project (ii) pay all expenses from funds set aside for <br />the Project in the Authority's 2013-2014 Budget. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the <br />Authority as follows: <br />1. The Executive Director is authorized and directed to enter into a contract <br />with SolarMax for design and installation of the Project; provided, if the <br />Executive Director is dissatisfied with the references and qualifications of <br />SolarMax to complete the Project in a timely and acceptable manner, then <br />the Executive Director is further authorized to enter into a contract with <br />Southwestern Solar Systems, and if he is likewise dissatisfied with the <br />