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File #: R-2020-084    Version: 1 Name: Naturescape ILA 2020
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2020 In control: Department of Public Utilities
On agenda: 4/22/2020 Final action: 4/22/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute An Interlocal Agreement With Broward County To Provide Cost Share Support Of A Naturescape Irrigation Service And Oversight Of The Resident Irrigation Rebate Program In A Total Amount Not To Exceed $102,982.47 Over A Five Year Period; Approving An Amendment To The Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Improvement Program.
Attachments: 1. 01 Resolution - Naturescape ILA .pdf, 2. 02 Exhibit A - Naturescape ILA 2020.pdf, 3. 03 BC NIS Naturescape Irrigation ILA_final.pdf, 4. TermSheetNaturescapeILABrowardCounty.pdf
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute An Interlocal Agreement With Broward County To Provide Cost Share Support Of A Naturescape Irrigation Service And Oversight Of The Resident Irrigation Rebate Program In A Total Amount Not To Exceed $102,982.47 Over A Five Year Period; Approving An Amendment To The Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Improvement Program.

Strategic Plan Focus
Resilience & Sustainability


Body

Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.


Explanation:
Resilience and sustainability goals are often best served through partnerships. To this end, and in the belief that we achieve more by acting together, the City has long partnered with Broward County on various water conservation and water quality preservation initiatives. The attached resolution proposes a renewal of one such long-standing partnership, the Naturescape Irrigation Service (NIS) for an additional five (5) years. The current NIS Agreement ("Agreement") was executed via Resolution No. R-2014-347 and in effect from April 13, 2015 through April 12, 2020. This resolution proposes a renewal and enhancement of those services provided by prior NIS agreements.

The NIS Program provides the City with specialized water efficiency expertise via Broward County field audits of the City's irrigation system. The Broward County staff that performs these audits do so for multiple municipalities within the county and have pointed out numerous efficiency improvement options to our systems over the years. As irrigation technology changes and our irrigation systems age, some larger irrigated areas are audited multiple times and City staff has input in the locations selected for these annual audits. Location options are included in the attached agreement. Past audits have led to significant water conservation improvements to the City's irrigation systems.

In addition to the pre-existi...

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