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REGULAR MEETING OF TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013

IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
W. R. Condit Auditorium Division 285 Broadway Ave.CA 92243

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

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 – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code sec. 54956.9(d)(1)):
Michael Abatti, et al. v. IID, Case No. ECU07667 Imperial County Superior Court.
B. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code sec. 54956.9(d)(1)):
QSA Coordinated Civil Cases, Case No. JCCP4353, Sacramento County Superior Court.
C. Conference with Real Property Negotiators
(Gov. Code sec. 54956.8): Easement located near 66-725 Martinez Street, Thermal, CA.
IID Representative: Cohan
Negotiating Party: Torres-Martinez Tribe
D. Conference with Legal Counsel – Significant Exposure to Litigation
(Gov. Code sec. 54956.9(d)(2)):
Energy Dept. (1 case)


RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
●Recognize Gary David Hatfield (J.R.) as Employee of the Month for July 2013 ---------------- 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. Approval of board minutes:
a. September 10, 2013, regular
b. September 17, 2013, regular
c. September 24, 2013, regular

2. Adoption of resolution designating applicant’s agents for future communications with the California Office of Emergency Services
3. Review and deny claims for damages:
a. Mina Youssef (No. 13637.1CE)
b. Keith J. Stone on behalf of Alex Perez (No. 13649.1CE)

4. Approval of quitclaim in favor of city of Holtville --------------------------------------------------------- 32

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA


ACTION
5. Authorization for staff to implement remainder of 2013 equitable distribution pilot program -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------38
6. Request by Comite Civico Del Valle for sponsorship of its 5th Environmental Health Leadership Summit -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------40
7. Acknowledge receipt of financial report for August 31, 2013 ----------------------------------------- 44
8. Approve new Policy No. 2315 re accounts receivable write-offs ------------------------------------- 72
9. Funding to Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation for 2014 ------------------------ 75
10. Approval of service agreement with Synergy Companies to administer IID’s small business, energy efficiency direct install program ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 76
11. Approve recommended changes to the district’s energy efficiency portfolio -------------------- 80

INFORMATION
12. Review revised equitable distribution plan and 2014 apportionment ------------------------------ 86
13. Initiation of 2014-15 fallowing program solicitation ----------------------------------------------------- 88
14. Review results of 2012 proposals for Local Entity competitive grant program ------------------- 91
15. Water general matters ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 100
16. Major Work Authorization No. 100359 re pipelining of a portion of Palm Lateral Canal -----101
17. Update on two issues requested by Director Kuhn ----------------------------------------------------116
a. Veterans’ preference
b. Reactivation of dive team
18. Energy general matters --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 117
19. Update on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Orders 1000 and 1000A (Deborah Swanstrom, IID’s FERC counsel, presenting) --------------------------------------------------------------118
20. Review Major Work Authorization No. 100323 re Caltrans I-8 bridge project ------------------ 152
21. Review service agreement request to be issued to Tyler Insurance Agency for insurance and risk management services ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------167
22. Review service agreement to be issued to Moss Adams, LLP, re professional auditing services ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------172
23. Review request for a budget transfer within Human Resources to engage American Management Association to provide leadership training ------------------------------------------------- 177
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