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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, August 01, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve the Memorandum of Agreement with Minimise, USA, LLC,  for the Energy Management and Conservation Services Project (Business Services Division)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
As we work to reduce district expenditures in Energy Services, one of the solutions for Hillsborough County Public Schools is to partner with Minimise, USA, LLC.  This partnership is designed to reduce energy consumption without the requirement or need for capital investment or hiring of additional district staff.  The benefits of working with Minimise, USA, LLC, will be two-fold: 1) partnering with an expert industry leader in the field of Energy Services, and 2) utilizing technology to its fullest potential while not hiring additional district staff.
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
• Establish a strong foundation of financial stewardship
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted:  Yes)
EVALUATION
Rollout: July 18, 2017 (completed)
             August 1, 2017 - Memorandum of Agreement Energy Survey, Minimise, USA, LLC
             August 2, 2017 - Provide electric bills for previous 24 months
             August 15, 2017 - Provide Building Site Blueprints
             Mid August/September 2017 - Conduct 25-30 Site Surveys (three - four months)
             November/December 2017 - Agreement for Scope of Work (estimate of plan and savings)
             Monthly updates will be presented to the School Board during Financial highlights.
SUBMITTED BY: 
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
(813) 272-4270
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 6.10
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170801_817 (Board Meeting followed by Public Hearing) * Section C Item# 6.10