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REGULAR MEETING OF TUESDAY, MAY 28, 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

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 Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (Section 54956.9(b)) WATER – Significant exposure to litigation
B. Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Section 54957(b)(1)); General Manager
C. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54954(a)); QSA Coordinated Civil Cases.
D. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (Section 54956.9(b)); ENERGY – Significant exposure to litigation.
E. Conference with Real Property – Negotiators (54956.8); 892 Pitzer Road, Heber; IID Representative: Valenzuela, Negotiating Party: Heber Geothermal Company; geothermal power terms.
F. Conference with Real Property -Negotiators (54956.8); APN 020-110-019;
IID Representative: Ferber; Negotiating Party: Cal Energy Operating Corp; Lease Renewal

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
●Certificate awards to five employees for a total of 145 worker-years of service -------------- 1
●Award 2013 IID scholarships to 15 students ------------------------------------------------------------ 3

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

CONSENT
1. Approval of regular minutes of May 14, 2013 --------------------------------------------------------- 4
2. Adopt resolution objecting to the sale at public auction of five tax-defaulted parcels by the state of California and approval for IID to purchase the same -------------------------------------------- 19
3. Review and deny claim for damages filed by Ernest G. Franco (No. 13066.1CE) ------ --22
4. Approval of major work authorizations covering interconnection projects for Alhambra, Arkansas and Sonora ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------24
5. Adoption of resolution declaring two transformers as surplus ---------------------------- -----25

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ACTION
6. Request for additional funding to support the homebasing of the Joint Strike Fighter Squadron at NAF El Centro --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------28
7. Approval of three-year service agreement with The Ferguson Group for federal legislative consulting services ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------30
8. Approval of three-year service agreement with The Gualco Group for state legislative consulting services -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------36
9. Accept 13 recommendations from the Water Conservation Advisory Board and approve revisions to Water Regulation No. 48 -----------------------------------------------------------------------42
10. Additional staffing request for Water Department and corresponding budget amendment -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -----------------------------44
11. Approval to disburse funds to the 2012 Local Entity non-competitive farm service providers --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------46
12. Request to reopen a brief application period for governmental and nonprofit organizations for installation of solar projects ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------48
13. Approve and execute settlement agreement with OrCal Geothermal, Inc. (demand charge billing dispute) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------60
14. First quarter of 2013 energy risk management report --------------------------------------------- 68
15. Approve revisions to the energy risk management policy ---------------------------------------- 79
16. Acknowledge receipt of the April 2013 energy cost adjustment report ---------------------- 118
17. Acknowledge receipt of the financial report for March 31, 2013 -------------------------------- 124
18. Accept the audited financial statements for year ended December 31, 2012 --------------- 153
INFORMATION
19. Review of Policy No. 1525, disposition of surplus tangible personal property -------------- 208
20. Review changes to governance manual, Policy No. G-6, covering board meeting conduct ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------209
21. Water Department general matters ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 217
22. Review the request to award service agreements for professional geotechnical engineering services to:

a. Landmark Consultants, Inc.
b. Sierra Material Testing & Inspection, Inc.
c. Group Delta Consultants, Inc.
d. American Geotechnical, Inc.

23. Energy Department general matters ------------------------------------------------------------- 226
24. Review feed-in tariff as allowed under AB 32: Global Warming Solutions Act --------- 227
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