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REGULAR MEETING OF TUESDAY, MAY 14, 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
A. Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Section 54957(b)(1)): General Manager
B. Conference with Labor Negotiators (Section 54957.6)
IID Representative: Currier
Employee Organization: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
C. Conference with Labor Negotiators (Section 54957.6)
IID Representative: Currier
Employee Organization: Professional Salaried Association.
D. Conference with Legal Counsel -Existing Litigation (Section 54954(a)): Salinas, et al v. IID
E. Conference with Legal Counsel -Existing Litigation (Section 54954(a)): QSA Coordinated Civil Cases.
F. Conference with Legal Counsel -Anticipated Litigation (Section 54956(b)): ENERGY- Settlement of demand charge dispute.
G. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (Section 54956.9(b)); ENERGY – Significant exposure to litigation (4 matters)
H. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (Section 54956.9(c)); INTERNAL AUDIT – Initiation of litigation (150 matters)
I. Conference with Real Property -Negotiators (54956.8): APN 020-110-019;
IID Represenative: Ferber; Negotiating Party: Cal Energy Operating Corp; Lease Renewal
J. Conference with Real Property Negotiators (54956.8); Section 2, Township 11 South, Range 13 East SBB&M; IID Representative: Ferber; Negotiating Party: Energy Source, LLC; Lease Letter of Intent.
K. Conference with Real Property Negotiators (54956.8):
APN 052-070-82, 052-070-083 and 064-064-003;
IID Representative: Ferber; Negotiating Party: Various; Lease Agreements

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
Recognize Employee of the Month for May 2013 --------------------------------------------------------- 1
Presentation of ceremonial check to USG Corporation for energy efficient practices ---------- 2

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 April 23, 2013 regular meeting minutes ------------------------------------------------- 3
2. Acknowledge receipt of directors’ expense reports for periods ending March 25 and April 25, 2013 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 23
3. Review and reject claim for damages filed by Jose G. Castillo (No. 12994.1CE) --------- 32
4. Acknowledge receipt of wire/cash warrant report for April 2013 --------------------------------- 34
5. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 4600000040 with Oldcastle Precast, Inc. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 62
6. Approval of transmission service agreement with OrHeber 2, LLC ---------------------------- 63

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ACTION
7. Adopt resolution approving amendments to the equitable distribution plan ---------- 69
8. Internal Audit general matters --------------------------------------------------------------------- 86
9. Adopt support positions on the following bills -------------------------------------------------
a. AB 28 – Enterprise zones
b. AB 407 – New River
c. S. 306, H.R. 678, S. 545 and H.R. 267– Small hydropower development 87
10. Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program/Jet Propulsion Laboratory internship opportunity -------------------------------------------------------------------------------128
11. Request by the Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program for funding ----------- 130
12. Salton Sea Authority annual funding request for fiscal year 2013-14 -------------------- 132
13. Acting as the Local Entity approval the competitive mitigation program 2012 request for proposals -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 140
14. Acting as the Local Entity provide resolution to 29 claims reviewed by the appeals committee and approve the committee’s final recommendations of the total non-competitive program --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 158
15. Adoption of resolution to accept funding from the California financial assistance program for the Salton Seawater Marine Habitat Pilot Project --------------------------- 205
16. Acknowledge the write-off of uncollectible accounts receivable for 2012 -------------- 207
17. Authorization for staff to purchase four water trucks from Rush Trucks of California, Inc. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 209
18. Authorization for staff to purchase an all-wheel drive water truck from Rush Trucks of California, Inc. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 211
19. Adopt changes to Policy No. 1525, Disposition of Surplus Tangible Personal Property ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 213
20. Adopt changes to Policies Nos. 3101, Procurement of Goods and Services and 3130, Competitive Procurements and Contracts ------------------------------------------------------- 217
21. Acknowledge receipt of the 2012 annual energy risk management reports ----------- 239
22. Approval of budget schedule for 2014 budget plan ------------------------------------------ 250
23. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 465 -------------------------------------------------------------- 252

INFORMATION
24. Review of audited financial statements for year ended December 31, 2012 by Moss-Adams, certified public accountants ----------------------------------------------------- 302
25. Review of Qualifications Request No. 960 for federal legislative consulting services: The Ferguson Group, LLC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 335
26. Review of Qualifications Request No. 961 for state legislative consulting services:
The Gualco Group, Inc. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 341
27. Review of records retention policy and schedule revision ---------------------------------- 347
28. Water Department general matters -------------------------------------------------------------- 372
29. Discussion of 13 recommendations submitted by the Water Conservation Advisory Board re 12-hour deliveries -------------------------------------------------------------------------
373
30. Update on construction management for Species Conservation Habitat --------------- 375
31. Energy Department general matters ------------------------------------------------------------- 376
32. Generator interconnection agreement with Ormat Nevada, Inc., 10-MW Heber solar project -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 377
33. Major Work Authorization , Project No. 100349, Ormat Nevada, Inc. for 10-MW Heber solar interconnection ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 383
34. Review of three major work authorizations covering 50-MW photovoltaic projects by Alhambra, Arkansas and Sonora --------------------------------------------------------------- 393
35. Overview of the Quantification Settlement Agreement Joint Powers Authority functions and purpose and update on the Salton Sea restoration fund ----------------- 421
36. Review proposed revisions to energy risk management policy ---------------------------- 441

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