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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 9, 2012
W. R. Condit Auditorium
1285 Broadway Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243


Board of Directors
Div. 1 – Matt Dessert, Vice President

Div. 2 – John Pierre Menvielle, President
Div. 3 – Jim Hanks Kevin E. Kelley, General Manager
Div. 4 – Stella AltamiranoMendoza Jeffrey M. Garber, General Counsel
Div. 5 – Vacant Gloria A. Rivera, Secretary to the Board

All public records relating to an agenda item are available for public inspection at the time the record is distributed to all or a majority of the directors in the office of the secretary to the board located at 333 E. Barioni Boulevard, Imperial, California, during regular business hours, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays, or by visiting IID’s website (www.IID.com). Please remember to shut off all cell phones, pagers or electronic devices upon entering the auditorium.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if special assistance is needed to participate in the board meeting, please contact the board secretary during regular business hours at 760.339.9477. Notification received 48 hours before the meeting will enable the district to make reasonable accommodations.

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – 9 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A. Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation: California Farm Bureau Federation, et al. v. State Water Resources Control Board, et al.; Case No. 03C201776 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
B. Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation: The Navajo Nation v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al.; Case No. CV 03-507 PCT PGR (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
C. Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation: QSA Coordinated Cases, Sacramento Superior Court Case No. JCCP 4353, (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

D. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: El Centro Unit 3 repower gas turbine 32 failure (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)


E. Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation:
œStarr Indemnity & Liability Co. v. SDG&E, et al., U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Case No. 12CV2201 CAB BGS
œStarr Indemnity & Liability Co. v. SDG&E, et al., San Diego Superior Court Case No. 372012000773348CU-PN-SC (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)


F. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: payroll audit report (Cal. Gov. Code sec 54956.9)


G. Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)
œQuitclaim of abandoned IID easement on property located west of city of Calexico
œPotential purchase of approximately 18 acres of property, east of Dogwood and north of Villa roads in El Centro
œPotential combined purchase of 486.13 acres of Western Farms land, and sale of 480 acres to IID all located southwest of Niland


H. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: generator interconnection issues, western region of balancing authority (Cal. Gov. Code sec 54956.9)

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

APPROVAL OF ORDER AND AGENDA ITEMS

PUBLIC COMMENTS (limited to 5 minutes per speaker)
This is a public meeting and this is the time for public comment. At this time you may address the board on items that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of IID, but not an item on the agenda. Those who wish to address the board should come to the microphone and state your name and address for the record. Any action taken as a result of public comment shall be limited to direction to staff.

COMMENTS BY BOARD MEMBERS

COMMENTS BY GENERAL MANAGER

COMMENTS BY LEGAL COUNSEL

CONSENT
1. Approval of minutes:
a. August 21, 2012 regular meeting
b. September 5, 2012, special meeting
2. Approval of service agreements with five engineering firms per RFP No. 899
3. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Service Agreement No. 81-1606 with Synergy Companies (Open for Business program)
4. Check warrants and wire transfer report for September 2012
5. Adoption of resolution declaring several transformers as surplus and authorizing disposal of same

INFORMATION
6. Update by attorney David Osias on the Quantification Settlement Agreement litigation and status report on the state board petition
7. Water Department general matters
8. Energy Department general matters
9. Discussion regarding portable, mobile substations 10. Review of solar agreements for Imperial Valley Solar, Campo Verde Solar and Ocotillo Express
11. Review changes to Policy No. 2410, Accounts Payable
12. Renewable energy contract with Yuma County Water Users Association
ACTION
13. Adopt resolution proclaiming October 7-13 as Public Power Week 14. Request to donate generators to Imperial Valley’s Hope for Haiti
15. Reaffirm donation to keep Salton Sea State Recreation Area open
16. Review and acknowledge receipt of payroll process audit
17. Approval of quitclaim deed to Campo Verde Solar, LLC, re Fern Canal
18. Review and acknowledge receipt of the financial report for August 31, 2012
ADJOURN

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