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REGULAR MEETING OF TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 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

1.

Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code sec. 54957.6):

IID Representative: Dan DeVoy

Employee Organizations: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Executive Management Association and Professional Salaried Association.

2.

Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Gov. Code sec. 54956.8): APN 052-070-086

IID Negotiator: S. Ferber
Negotiating party: Shah
Under negotiation: lease.
3.

Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Gov. Code sec. 54956.8): APN 064-064-003

IID Negotiator: S. Ferber
Negotiating party: First Imperial Credit Union
Under negotiation: lease.
4.

Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Gov. Code sec. 54956(d)(1)): Morgan v. IID, Case No. D061087, California Court of Appeal, Fourth District.

5.

Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Gov. Code sec. 54956(d)(1)): Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc., et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., Case Nos. 08-CV-5606 & 08-CV-8430(KMK), US District Court (SDNY).

6.

Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Gov. Code sec. 54956.9 (d)(1)): San Diego County Water Authority vs. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, et al., Coordinated Cases, Case No. CPF-10-510830 and Case No. CPF-12-512466.

7.

Conference with Legal Counsel-Existing Litigation (Gov. Code sec. 54956.9(d)(1)): QSA Coordinated Civil Cases, Case No. JCCP4353, Sacramento County Superior Court.

8.

Conference with Legal Counsel-Significant Exposure to Litigation (Gov. Code sec.54956.9 (d)(3)); Energy Dept. (1 case).

 

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.              Minutes of special board meeting of October 28, 2013 -------------------------------------

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2.              Approval of revised IID renewable enforcement and procurement plan ---------------

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3.              Review/deny claims for damages:

a.             Marguerite Hammert (No. 13741.1CE) ------------------------------------------------

b.             Javier Liera (No. 13486.1CE) --------------------------------------------------------------

 
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4.              Approval of wage and benefits changes affecting unrepresented salaried and hourly employees -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
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5.              Approve budget transfer to replace servers ----------------------------------------------------

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CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

 
ACTION

6.              Proposed Metropolitan Water District/Imperial Irrigation District Minute 319 binational pilot project participation -------------------------------------------------------------

 
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7.              Acknowledge receipt of the October 2013 energy cost adjustment report ------------

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INFORMATION

8.              Review process for voting by divisions versus current process of voting at-large -----

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9.              Presentation by El Centro Chamber of Commerce president regarding a partnership on an off-road racing event scheduled for April 2014 -----------------------

 
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10.           Review a change in stop loss providers and issue an agreement to ING Insurance effective January 1, 2014 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
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11.           Energy Department general matters -------------------------------------------------------------

a.    Path 42 project record of decision

b.    Affected system agreements

c.     Station Service/back feed agreements

d.    PPTO with CSolar

e.    SOP with CAISO

 
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12.           Review of two requests for financial assistance through the public benefits fund (green grants program) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
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13.           Review of a major work authorization covering the relocation of IID facilities to accommodate a bridge project at Avenue 56/Airport Boulevard -------------------------

 
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14.           Water Department general matters --------------------------------------------------------------

a.    On-farm status
b.    Spill/water patrolmen
c.     Water use to date

d.    System conservation update

 
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15.          Review Amendment No. 2 to Major Work Authorization No.100235 covering overhaul work for Imperial Dam roller gate No. 1 --------------------------------------------

 
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16.          Review of Major Work Authorization No. 100378 covering overhaul work for Imperial Dam roller gates 1-4 ----------------------------------------------------------------------

 
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17.          Chief information officer will provide an update on Information Technology activities/projects -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
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18.          Consider membership in the Imperial Valley Telecommunications Authority ---------

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19.          Consideration of capital project budget transfer to prepare newly purchased Valley Plaza building for occupancy -----------------------------------------------------------------------

 
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BUDGET WORKSHOP (immediately following regular agenda)

The chief financial officer will review with the board a revised 2014 budget --------------------

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