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REGULAR MEETING OF TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 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 Real Property – Negotiators (Section 54956.8); San Juan Generating Plant, Waterflow, New Mexico, IID Representative: Valenzuela; Negotiating Party: Southern California Public Power Authority; purchase/sale.
B. Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Section 54956.8); Easement located near 66-725 Martinez Street, Thermal, CA; IID Representative: Cohan; Negotiating Party: Torres-Martinez Tribe; Easement.
C. Conference with Labor Negotiators (Section 54957.6); IID Representative: Currier, Employee Organization: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Executive Management Association and Professional Salaried Association.
D. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(d)(1)); Tenant Health System Desert, Inc. v. IID, Riverside County Superior Court Case No. INC1304739
E. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(d)(1)); QSA Coordinated Civil Cases, Case No. JCCP4353
F. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Section 54956.9(a)) September 8, 2011 events.

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
Service awards to 12 employees for a total of 310 worker-years of faithful service ----------- 1

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. Acknowledge directors’ expense vouchers for period ending July 25, 2013 ----------- 3
2. Deny claim for damages filed by Francisco Solorzano Soto (No. 13540.1CE) ---------- 11
3. Acknowledge receipt of the wire transfers/cash warrants report for July 2013 ------ 13
4. Approval of changes to Policy No. 7200, Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ACTION
5. Approval to initiate the 2014 calendar year fallowing program solicitation process 36
6. Approval to fallow IID-eligible Western Farms lands for calendar year 2014 ---------- 38
7. Authorize staff to issue a purchase order for the purchase of eight vehicles from Bill Alexander Ford Lincoln --------------------------------------------------------------------------
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8. Revisit action taken on July 23, 2013 re purchase of forklifts (additional expenses) - 42
9. Acknowledge receipt of the 2013 second quarter energy risk management report - 43
10. Approval of major work authorization Project No. 100381 for Sol Orchard water crossings (Dogwood Lateral 13) -------------------------------------------------------------------
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11. Authorization to release environmental documents related to the Path 42 project for public comments ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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12. Approve changes to the energy rewards rebate program ---------------------------------- 82
13. Approve budget amendment for Energy Department reliability/compliance activities -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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INFORMATION
14. Presentation by intern at Jet Propulsion Laboratory sponsored by Imperial Irrigation District
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15. Update on Colorado River issues ------------------------------------------------------------------ 93
16. Update on Central Arizona Project proposed drain water interceptor project ------- 94
17. Update on two legislative bills covering hydropower development ---------------------- 110
18. Water Department general matters -------------------------------------------------------------- 115
19. Discussion on municipal and water pipe accounts -------------------------------------------- 116
20. Review major work authorization Project No. 100084 – Mesa Lateral No. 5 pipeline --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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21. Energy Department general matters ------------------------------------------------------------- 134
22. Review pro-forma backfeed/station service agreement ------------------------------------ 135
23. Review pro-forma affected system agreement ------------------------------------------------ 163
24. Resources optimization quarterly update ------------------------------------------------------- 223
25. Review of affected system study cluster A ------------------------------------------------------ 231
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