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REGULAR MEETING OF TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 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).

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MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – 9 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(a)); Lorona vs. IID, Case Nos. ECU07009 and DWC 09242875.
B. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(a)); Pension Plan compliance.
C. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(a)); QSA Coordinated Civil Cases.
D. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(a)) September 8, 2011 events.
E. Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Section 54957(b) (1)); Reliability Compliance Officer.
F. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(a)); ENERGY – 2 matters; unspecified per settlement negotiations.
G. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (Section 54956.9(b)); ENERGY – Significant Exposure to Litigation; 4 potential cases.
RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
●Retirement presented to Douglas W. Moore ----------------------------------------------------------- 1
●Service awards to 16 employees for a total of 305 worker-years---------------------------------- 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

CONSENT
1. Approval of two budget amendments covering utilities/phone services ---------------------- 5
2. Review and deny claim for damages submitted by Dennis Rosler (No. 12874.1IE) ------ 8
3. Approval of generator interconnection agreement with Ormat Nevada, Inc. (IID Contract No. TSA-0313-15) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10
4. Approval of Major Work Authorization Project No. 100349 re Ormat Nevada’s
10-MW Heber project ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 19
5. Approval to issue service agreements related to geotechnical engineering services:
a. Landmark Consultants, Inc.
b. Sierra Material Testing & Inspection, Inc.
c. Group Delta Consultants, Inc.
d. American Geotechnical, Inc. 29
6. Acknowledge receipt of wire transfer/cash warrants report for May 2013 ------------------- 37

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ACTION
7. Approve three-year service agreement with The Ferguson Company for federal legislative consulting services -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 69
8. Revisions to Governance Manual Policy No. G-6 covering board meeting conduct ------ 75
9. Equitable distribution Plan: Adopt resolution authorization the Water Conservation Committee to serve as the Agricultural Water Clearinghouse ----------------------------------------------------- 83
10. Overview of IID’s attic insulation incentive and possible action on potential changes to the program ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 86
11. Approval of feed-in tariff as required by Senate Bill 1332 ---------------------------------------- 91
12. Acknowledge receipt of the financial report for April 30, 2013 ---------------------------------- 93

INFORMATION
13. Ruling on QSA coordinated civil cases and mediation update--------------------------------- 121
14. Colorado River Resources general matters -------------------------------------------------------- 122
15. Request for additional full-time compliance coordinator for the Reliability Compliance Office ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 127
16. Water Department general matters -------------------------------------------------------------------- 128
17. Request for additional five Heavy Equipment Operator 1 positions: Water Dept. ----------129
18. Review of amendment to the Allied Waste Industries, Inc., service agreement ----------- 130
19. Energy Department general matters ------------------------------------------------------------------- 134
20. Review of power sales agreement with Southern California Public Power Authority re Heber 1 geothermal energy project --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------135
21. Review proposed alliance agreements:
a. Bid 12-09R for 15-kV circuit breakers ---------------------------------------------------------------------142
b. Bid 12-18 for various size group operated disconnect switches --------------------------------- 149

22. Review Amendment No. 10 to the district’s open access transmission tariff -------------- 158
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