Utilities Advisory Commission

August 31st, 2016


Roll Call

Oral Communications

Approval of Minutes

Agenda Review and Revisions

Reports from Commissioner Meetings/Events

Director of Utilities Report

Commissioner Comments

Unfinished Business: None



New Business

2. Recommendation that Council Approve a Carbon Neutral Natural Gas Portfolio Plan to Achieve Maximum Carbon Neutrality Using a Combination Of Offsets and Biogas in the Gas Supply Portfolio by Fiscal Year 2018 with No Greater than 10¢/Therm Rate Impact; and Related Termination of the Palo Alto Green Gas ProgramAction



1. Selection of Potential Topics for the Joint Study Session with Council – Action



3. Discussion and Status Update Concerning City Initiatives on Fiber-to-the-Premises and Wireless Network Issues, Including Work Related to Potential Google Fiber and AT&T GigaPower Deployments and Co-Build Opportunities in Palo AltoDiscussion



4. Staff Recommendation that the Utilities Advisory Commission Recommend that the City Council Adopt a Resolution Amending Utility Gas Rate Schedules G-1, G-1-G, G-2, G-2-G, G-3, G-3-G, G-10, and G-10-G to Include a Separate-Transportation Charge as a Discrete Pass-Through ComponentAction



5. Update and Discussion on Impacts of Statewide Drought on Water and Hydroelectric Supplies – Discussion



6. Selection of Potential Topic(s) for Discussion at Future UAC Meeting – Action

Next Scheduled Meeting: October 5, 2016

Informational Reports


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