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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT                                     REGULAR MEETING OF JANUARY 22, 2013
W. R. Condit Auditorium
1285 Broadway Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Div. 1 – Matthew Dessert, President
 
Div. 2 – Bruce Kuhn
 
Div. 3 – James C. Hanks, Vice President
 
Div. 4 – Stephen W. Benson
 
Div. 5 – Norma Sierra Galindo
 
 
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).
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 labor negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957.6)
B.
Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation: Salinas et al. vs. IID, case # RIC 10017367 (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.9)
C.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Western Electricity Coordinating Council energy compliance issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
D.
Conference with real property negotiators re potential purchase of easement from Torres-Martinez Tribe (Cal.Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)
E.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation:
El Centro Unit 3 repower project (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
F.
 
Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation: ARB, Inc. vs. Turbine Air Systems, Ltd. And IID, Imperial County Superior Court case #ECU07330 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
G.
Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9): QSA Coordinated Cases, Sacramento Superior Court Case No. JCCP 4353; South Coast Air Quality Management District & ICAPCD v. SWRCB, Case No. C059264; Morgan v. IID, Case No. ECU01834; Morgan v. IID, Case No. ECU01886; People Ex Rel. ICAPCD v. U.S. Dept. of Interior, Case No. 09cv02233 AJB PCL; Morgan v. IID, Case No. D060146; SDCWA v. MWD, Case No. CPF 10-510830; SDCWA v. MWD, Case No. CPF 12-512466; CVWD v. IID, Case No. TBD; Cal. Farm Bureau Federation, et al. v. SWRCB, et al., Case No. 03C201776.
H.
General manager performance evaluation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957)
 
RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY
 
PRESENTATIONS
ĀúService awards to eight employees for 225 worker-years of faithful service ------------------
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ĀúCeremonial check to Cardenas Markets for energy conservation projects ---------------------
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ĀúCeremonial check to United Way executive director re IID campaign contributions --------
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APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC COMMENTS (limited to three 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.
 
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
 
GENERAL MANAGER COMMENTS
 
LEGAL COUNSEL COMMENTS
 
CONSENT
1.                  Minutes of January 8, 2013 regular meeting ---------------------------------------------------
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2.                  Acknowledge directors’ expense reports -------------------------------------------------------
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3.                  2012 fourth quarter and end-of-year salvage reports ---------------------------------------
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INFORMATION
4.                  Presentation by The Ferguson Group on federal lobbying activities in 2012 -----------
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5.                  Local Entity organizational structure -------------------------------------------------------------
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6.                  Discussion on effectiveness of automated gates at IID facilities --------------------------
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7.                  Water Department general matters --------------------------------------------------------------
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8.                  Update on cost of Water Department outside counsel -------------------------------------
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9.                  Update by Al Kalin on Water Conservation Advisory Board issues discussed at its January 10, 2013 meeting --------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
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10.              Amendment No. 8 to Service Agreement No. 81-1026 with GEI Consultants related to the integrated regional water management plan -----------------------------------------
 
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11.              Energy Department general matters -------------------------------------------------------------
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12.              Discuss results of Request for Proposals No. 932 covering air conditioning maintenance program -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
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13.              Review results of Request for Proposals No. 947 re residential weatherization services --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
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14.              Background on Western Farms land special projects grant program --------------------
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15.              Update by chief financial officer on fund accounting efforts -------------------------------
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CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA
 
ACTION
16.              Approval of final report on Local Entity’s non-competitive request for proposals process covering years 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11 -------------------------------------
 
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17.              Discussion on establishment and makeup of conservation committee ------------------
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18.              Review/approval of changes to the IID internal compliance program -------------------
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19.              Ratification of board assignments to various committees ----------------------------------
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20.              Ratification of appointments to the Energy Consumers Advisory Committee ---------
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21.              Acknowledge receipt of the energy cost adjustment report for December 2012 -----
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22.              Acknowledge receipt of IID financial report for November 2012 -------------------------
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23.              Sponsorship of California Mid-Winter Fair’s 2013: Experience the Magic ---------------
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24.              Sponsorship of Riverside County Fair run for 2013 -------------------------------------------
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ADJOURN AS THE IID BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
CONVENE AS THE IID FINANCING CORPORATION
Adoption of resolution electing IIDFC officers for 2013 -------------------------------------------------
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ADJOURN AS THE IID FINANCING CORPORATION BOARD
 
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