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2009 Requests for Proposals (RFP) / Qualifications (RFQ)

WiFi System and Support for the New Orleans City Council Chamber RFP
12/8/09
The City Council of New Orleans seeks a consultant to install a WiFi system in the Council Chamber which allows a number of simultaneous users in the audience to access the internet.

The City Council of New Orleans is interested in creating access to the internet for people attending meetings in the Council Chamber. This system must use a separate backbone to the internet (it may not ride on the City's network). When reviewing the backbone price quotes, vendor must provide the City with the estimated number of simultaneous users. There should be a firewall on the front end of the system. The recommended wireless band would be in 802.11n. Vendor is responsible for the wiring and power to the access point, router and switch. The contractor must offer an annual contract to support the system, with 24 hour turn around service and 72 hour restoration of service under the contractor's control. The contractor must find the best rate for carriage of the traffic, and recommend that carrier to the Clerk of Council, with the Clerk making a direct contract for carriage. A pre-RFP conference will be held on Dec. 18 at 10 am at City Hall in New Orleans, in the Clerk of Council's conference room.


Independent Monitor RFQ Re-Issue
11/19/09
The Council of the City of New Orleans (Council), in accordance with the New Orleans Home Rule Charter and the Louisiana Constitution, acts as retail regulator for electric and gas utility services in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. The Council is seeking the services of a qualified individual or firm with the requisite experience and capability to serve as an Independent Monitor (IM) to independently oversee all aspects of Entergy New Orleans, Inc. (ENO) solicitation of interest and administration of a Request for Proposals (RFP) process and its selection and recommendation to the Council of a Third Party Administrator (TPA). The TPA will be retained by ENO, upon mutual consent by the Council, to implement, deliver, administer, and conduct measurement and evaluation of the energy conservation and demand side programs approved by the Council in Council Docket UD-08-02 (Energy Smart Plan).

Interested individuals and firms should review the scope of services hereinbelow and submit a response based on the requirements enumerated in this Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFQ).


Electric and Natural Gas Regulatory Services RFQ
10/21/09
The Council for the City of New Orleans (“Council”), in accordance with Section 3-130 of the New Orleans Home Rule Charter, and the Louisiana Constitution, acts as retail regulator for electric and gas utility services in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. It regulates Entergy New Orleans, Inc. (ENO) and Entergy Louisiana, LLC (ELL) in the provision of electric and natural gas services in Orleans Parish. Both ENO and ELL are wholly owned subsidiaries of Entergy Corporation (Entergy), a multistate holding company.

The Council Utilities Committee (CUC) serves as the Council Committee responsible for making recommendations to the full Council on all electric and natural gas regulatory issues. The Council Utilities Regulatory Office (CURO) is the administrative office of the Council responsible for providing in-house staff to the Council on these same issues and works with the legal and technical consultants retained by the Council to carry out and fulfill its regulatory responsibilities. The present Council budget for all costs associated with retail utility regulation is in excess of $6,000,000 per year.

As regulator, the Council has exclusive jurisdiction over the rates, reliability, and terms and conditions of service in Orleans Parish, and is an active participant in numerous matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), federal and state courts and in matters before Congress affecting utilities and rates.


INDEPENDENT MONITOR RFQ
10/5/09
The Council of the City of New Orleans (Council), in accordance with the New Orleans Home Rule Charter and the Louisiana Constitution, acts as retail regulator for electric and gas utility services in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. The Council is seeking the services of a qualified individual or firm with the requisite experience and capability to serve as an Independent Monitor (IM) to independently oversee all aspects of Entergy New Orleans, Inc.’s (ENO) solicitation of interest and administration of a Request for Proposals (RFP) process and its selection and recommendation to the Council of a Third Party Administrator (TPA). The TPA will be retained by ENO, upon mutual consent by the Council, to implement, deliver, administer, and conduct measurement and evaluation of the energy conservation and demand side programs approved by the Council in Council Docket UD-08-02 (Energy Smart Plan).

Interested individuals and firms should review the scope of services hereinbelow and submit a response based on the requirements enumerated in this Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFQ).


ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS REGULATORY SERVICES RFQ
9/4/09
The Council for the City of New Orleans (“Council”), in accordance with Section 3-130 of the New Orleans Home Rule Charter, and the Louisiana Constitution, acts as retail regulator for electric and gas utility services in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. It regulates Entergy New Orleans, Inc. (ENO) and Entergy Louisiana, LLC (ELL) in the provision of electric and natural gas services in Orleans Parish. Both ENO and ELL are wholly owned subsidiaries of Entergy Corporation (Entergy), a multistate holding company.

The Council Utilities Committee (CUC) serves as the Council Committee responsible for making recommendations to the full Council on all electric and natural gas regulatory issues. The Council Utilities Regulatory Office (CURO) is the administrative office of the Council responsible for providing in-house staff to the Council on these same issues and works with the legal and technical consultants retained by the Council to carry out and fulfill its regulatory responsibilities. The present Council budget for all costs associated with retail utility regulation is in excess of $6,000,000 per year.

As regulator, the Council has exclusive jurisdiction over the rates, reliability, and terms and conditions of service in Orleans Parish, and is an active participant in numerous matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), federal and state courts and in matters before Congress affecting utilities and rates.


CABLE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONSULTING SERVICES RFQ
8/20/09
THE NEW ORLEANS CITY COUNCIL IS SOLICITING STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL CABLE/TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANTS FIRMS TO PROVIDE CONSULTING SERVICES AND ADVICE TO THE CITY COUNCIL AND ITS CABLE\TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE REGARDING MATTERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS FRANCHISE ACT, CABLE ACCESS ISSUES, NEW FRANCHISES, FRANCHISE AMENDMENTS, AND ONGOING FRANCHISE EXTENSIONS, AS WELL AS AUDIT OR COMPLIANCE ISSUES REGARDING EXISTING FRANCHISES AND TO ADDRESS A BROAD RANGE OF CABLE\TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES AS THEY ARISE. COMPLETE STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 3:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2009.


Services for Recruitment of the Director of the City Council Utilities Regulatory Office
6/24/09

The City Council of New Orleans, Louisiana, exercises primary regulatory jurisdiction over the provision of electric and natural gas services in the city and administers the franchises and permits of electric, natural gas, thermal energy, cable and telecommunications providers in Orleans Parish. The City Council wishes to retain the services of a nationally recognized executive search firm to identify and recruit qualified candidates for its recently vacated position of Director of City Council Utilities Regulatory Office. The Council is seeking proposals from qualified executive search firms with demonstrated successes and extensive background and experience in performing executive search recruiting services in the regulated utilities industry with in depth experience in the placement of individuals with regulatory experience.

The Council’s complete Request for Proposals may be downloaded using the links below or obtained from the office of the Council Chief of Staff, Room 1E06, City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112. Proposals must be received by 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 7, 2009.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
2/12/09
The Council of the City of New Orleans, in accordance with the New Orleans Home Rule Charter and the Louisiana Constitution, acts as retail regulator for electric and gas utility service in the city. The Council has relied substantially on the services of highly qualified utility consultants including attorneys, engineers, accountants, and other regulatory experts to provide expert advice and to represent the Council in various aspects of its regulatory responsibility.

The City Council desires to exercise its responsibility to pursue its regulatory authority over gas and electric utilities in a cost-effective manner which nonetheless does not compromise the interests of ratepayers in the high-stakes proceedings and other matters that the Council must address on behalf of the City and its ratepayers.

The City Council is seeking professional services pursuant to this RFP to undertake a thorough analysis of the City Council’s regulatory framework and the allocation of its regulatory resources to meet the broad scope of its regulatory responsibility.

 

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