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toWN o,~ MEETING DATE: 03/15/10 <br />__ _ ITEM NO: <br />cos ~G,Ajos COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />DATE: MARCH 3, 2010 <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGER .'~~~--~ <br />SUBJECT: PG&E SMART METER AGREEMENT <br />ADOPT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWN MANAGER TO ENTER <br />INTO A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH PG&E FOR THE INSTALLATION <br />OF SMART METER NETWORK EQUIPMENT ON TOWN STREET LIGHT <br />POLES. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Town Manager to enter into a license agreement with PG&E <br />for the installation of Smart Meter Network equipment on Town street light poles. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The PG&E Smart Meter program is a system of automated metering infrastructure and a <br />supporting communications network. The proposed system will collect customer energy use <br />data automatically and more frequently than the traditional manual meter readiligs. <br />As part of their Smart Meter Network, PG&E is working with other municipalities and agencies <br />to install automated meter reading equipment on existing public infrastructure. As such, PG&E <br />has submitted an application to the Town to install coimnunication equipment on four existing <br />Town-owned street light poles. The installation will provide a wireless network to remotely read <br />the meters for all PG&E customers within the Town. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />PG&E's request to the Town includes a proposal to enter into a street light license agreement. <br />°'~ ~~ <br />PREPARED BY: TODD CAPURSO <br />Director of Parks and Public Works <br />_ _ .,. _.a....,, a.. _. ,.,....r._ <br />Reviewed by. Assistant Town Manager own Attorney <br />Clerk Administrator -.Finance Community Development <br />,.~~ _~.~ .~ N ~, _,. ~~.Q..L .. ~...~_ . _ ._.~_..e-~ ~« . _.._ P_v_ __ __ -___ __ -_ ____ ___ <br />N:\PPW\MANAGEMENT\COIJNCIL\COUNCIL REPORTS\2010 Reports\March 15\PG&E SmartMeter.Agreement.marl510.doc <br />