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REGULAR MEETING OF TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013

IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
W. R. Condit Auditorium Division
Division 1 - Matthew Dessert, President
Division 2 – Bruce Kuhn
Division 3 – James C. Hanks, Vice President
Division 4 – Stephen W. Benson
Division 5 – Norma Sierra Galindo
Kevin E. Kelley, General Manager
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MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – 9 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (Section 54956.9(d)(2)); Real Estate-Significant exposure to litigation (1 case)
B. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (Section 54956.9(d)(2)); ED-Significant exposure to litigation (1 case)
C. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(d)(1)); Martinez v. IID; Imperial County Superior Court Case No. ECU06489
D. Conference with Legal Counsel –
Anticipated Litigation (54956.9(d)(4)); ED-Initiation of litigation (1 case)
E. Conference with Labor Negotiators (Section 54957.6); IID Representative: Currier; Employee Organization: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Executive Management Association and Professional Salaried Association.

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

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 July 23, 2013 regular meeting minutes
2. Review/deny applications to submit a late claim filed by the following claimants:
a. Maria Piñuelas (No. 12466.1IE)
b. Gabriela Guerrero (No. 12466.2IE)
3. Review/deny claims for damages submitted by the following claimants:
a. Magdalena Zepeda (No. 10621.1CE)
b. Pacific Bell dba AT&T (No. 13143.1IE)
c. Monarch Management on behalf of Avila Gate (No. 13287.1CE)
d. Maria Tapia (No. 13334.1IE)
e. David De La Garza (No. 13376.1IE)
f. Thomas B. Cook (No. 13424.1IE)
4. Wage and benefits for unrepresented hourly employees for 2012 and 2013
5. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to Service Agreement No. 81-1696 with F&B Enterprise Incorporated

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ACTION
6. Membership in the Family Farm Alliance ---------------------------------------------------------------------36
7. Approval of budget supplement for the purchase of office space at the Valley Plaza------------- 37
8. Authorize the chief financial officer to execute a letter of credit with Union Bank for a term of one year (expiring August 2014) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------39
9. Acknowledge receipt of the June 2013 energy cost adjustment report ------------------------------ 40
10. Authorize Water Department staff to proceed with the 2013 on-farm efficiency conservation pilot program, with the term expanded to accommodate crops to be harvested in 2014 ----------46
11. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to Service Agreement No. 87-0006 with Irby Construction Company -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------53
12. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Major Work Authorization Project No. 100239 covering work at the Coachella Valley Substation Bank No. 4 --------------------------------------------------------------- 56
13. Approval of new rebate levels under the energy rewards rebate program ----------------------- 72

INFORMATION
14. Final ruling by Judge Connelly on QSA coordinated civil cases ------------------------------------ 79
15. Discussion regarding a veterans preference policy --------------------------------------------------- 80
16. Monthly update on Colorado River issues ----------------------------------------------------------------81
17. Report on compliance related to soil fumigant Vapam ----------------------------------------------- 94
18. Review of changes to Policy No. 7200, Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards --------- 99
19. Energy Department general matters ---------------------------------------------------------------------161
20. Review of budget amendment related to reliability and compliance activities ---------------162
21. Update on regulatory monitoring activities by Energy Department staff related to FERC Orders 764, 1000 and 1000A -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 164
22. Water Department general matters ----------------------------------------------------------------------174
23. Review the 2014 calendar year fallowing program solicitation process ---------------------- 175
24. Consider fallowing IID-owned Western Farms lands for the 2014 calendar year fallowing program -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 177
25. Update on the water transfer I-Bank loan guarantee ----------------------------------------------- 179
26. Inform the board of the August 19, 2013 vehicle auction ------------------------------------------ 180
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