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REGULAR MEETING OF TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013

IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
W. R. Condit Auditorium Division 1 – Matthew Dessert, President
1285 Broadway Ave. Division 2 – Bruce Kuhn
El Centro, CA 92243 Division 3 – James C. Hanks, Vice President
Division 4 – Stephen W. Benson
Kevin E. Kelley, General Manager Division 5 – Norma Sierra Galindo

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MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – 8 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
1. Conference with labor negotiators: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Professional Salaried Association (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957.6)
2. Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation: QSA Coordinated Civil Cases, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. JCCP 4353 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
3. Conference with legal counsel re anticipated litigation with respect to two potential cases (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9(d)(2))
4. Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation: Desert Delite LLC vs. IID case ECU07441, Delia Anaya Herrera v IID case ECU07541, Kyle Rhodes et al. v IID case ECU07555, Ralph Walker v IID case ECU07537, Rick Young v IID case ECU07519, Terri Pankratz v IID case ECU07556 (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.9)
5. Conference with real property negotiators re geothermal ground lease renewal – Cal Energy Operating Corp. (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)

6. Conference with real property negotiators re geothermal ground lease letter of intent – Energy Source, LLC (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)
7. Conference with real property negotiators re sale of 1,442.93 acres of Western Farms property east of Calipatria (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)
8. Conference with legal counsel re anticipated litigation, Western Electricity Coordinating Council update (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
9. Conference with legal counsel re anticipated litigation: protection of balancing authority (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
10. Conference with legal counsel re anticipated litigation: negotiations for a renewable energy project (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
ĀœService awards to eight employees for 180 worker-years of faithful service ------------------- 1
ĀœPresentation of ceremonial check to Imperial Unified School District re construction of energy efficient facilities -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
3
ĀœSpecial projects grant program checks to various schools ------------------------------------------ 4

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. Approval of board minutes:
a. April 2, 2013 regular meeting 
b. April 9, 2013 special meeting 
c. April 15, 2013 special meeting 5 


2. Adopt resolution proclaiming May as Water Safety Month -------------------------------- 21
3. Approval of major work authorization covering the 7-MW solar project by Sol Orchard at the San Diego State University Brawley campus -----------------------------------------------------------23
4. Approve and authorize staff to issue a service agreement to Richard Heath and Associates, Inc., for residential weatherization services (RFP No. 947) ------------------
24
5. Acknowledge receipt of the wires/check warrants report for March 2013 ------------- 29
6. Adoption of resolution declaring a number of transformers and miscellaneous items as surplus and authorizing the sale of same ---------------------------------------------------------55
7. Review and denial of claims:
a. Jose Martinez by Bergener & Associates (No. 12288.1IE) ------------------------------
b. Emilia Kosycarz (No. 12932.2CE) -------------------------------------------------------------
c. Lloyd & Carrie English (No. 12953.1IE) ------------------------------------------------------
d. Jennifer Shopshear (No. 12972.1CE) --------------------------------------------------------
e. Elizabeth Huttula (No. 12986.1CE) ----------------------------------------------------------- 


INFORMATION
8. Update on Colorado River issues ------------------------------------------------------------------   72
9. Water Department general matters --------------------------------------------------------------      73
10. Update on April 11, 2013 meeting of the Water Conservation Advisory Board by chairman Al Kalin --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------74
11. Review of request by Water Department for additional staffing --------------------------    75
12. Amendment No. 2 to alliance Agreement No. 46-0040 with Oldcastle Precast ------- 76
13. Energy Department general matters -------------------------------------------------------------   78
14. Review of transmission service agreement between IID and OrHeber 2, LLC -------- 79
15. Review of first quarter surplus salvage report -------------------------------------------------    85
16. Review of proposed changes to Policy No. 1525, disposition of surplus tangible personal property ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------- 87

17. Review revisions to bidding and procurement policies (Nos. 3101 and 3130) --------- 91
18. Update on fund accounting assessment -------------------------------------------------------- 143

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ACTION
19. Water apportionment implementation:
a. Resolution adopting the IID equitable distribution plan addendum to the negative declaration 2006 (SCH #2006101155) and adopting the revised EDP
b. Authorization to move forward with the 5.45 acre-foot/acre agricultural apportionment for 2013 as a pilot program effective May 1, 2013
149
20. Review and approval of Amendment No. 1 to the major work authorization related to the system conservation efficiency program ---------------------------------------------------244
21. Approve the plan of work presented by the general manager for 2013 ----------------- 269
22. Review and acknowledge receipt of two audits:
a. True-Point water accounts receivable ------------------------------------------------------
b. Cash of customer service centers ------------------------------------------------------------

23. Approval of major work authorization to upgrade the district’s voice and mobile data communication system ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 281
24. Adopt resolution supporting geothermal energy development and use ---------------- 295
25. Acknowledge receipt of the March 2013 energy cost adjustment report ---------------  299
26. Authorize staff to issue a purchase order to Bill Alexander Ford Lincoln for 33 vehicles -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------   305
27. Authorize staff to issue a purchase order to Crown Dodge Chrysler Jeep for one minivan -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------                                          308
28. Adopt resolution appointing Richard Currier of Currier & Hudson as the designated labor negotiator to meet/negotiate with the Professional Salaried Association bargaining unit ------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------  310
ADJOURN

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