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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF JANUARY 11, 2011
W. R. Condit Auditorium
1285 Broadway Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 339-9477; (760) 339-9392 fax


Board of Directors
Div. 1 – Matt Dessert

Div. 2 – John Pierre Menvielle, Vice President
Div. 3 – Jim Hanks Brian J. Brady, General Manager
Div. 4 – Stella Mendoza, President Jeffrey M. Garber, General Counsel
Div. 5 – Anthony Sanchez Gloria A. Rivera, Secretary to the Board

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). Please remember to shut off all cell phones, pagers or electronic devices upon entering the auditorium.

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 – 4 p.m.

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A. Conference with labor negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code Section 54957.6) Employee organizations: IBEW, PSA, Confidential and EMA

B. Conference with legal counsel anticipated litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9) Transmission Issues

C. Conference with legal counsel existing litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9) QSA Coordinated Cases, Sacramento Superior Court Case No. JCCP 4353, on appeal before the Third Appellate District as No. C064293.


RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 5 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE




REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

●Items to be pulled from the agenda
●Order of agenda items

PUBLIC COMMENTS (limited to 5 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.

COMMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS●LEGAL●GENERAL MANAGER

CONSENT

Governance:
1. Board minutes:
a. December 22, 2010, special meeting ……………………………………………………………………..
b. December 28, 2010 special meeting ………………………………………………………………………
1
4
Energy:
2. Award Request for Proposals No. 784 to Irby Construction Company and create a three-year service agreement ………………………………………………………………………………………………………
7
3. Generator interconnection agreement with LSR Niland, LLC for a 46 MW generating facility ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
8

Direction may be provided to staff on any information item, but no action will be taken.

INFORMATION
Governance:
4. Update by Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation president and chief executive officer ……  …………………………………………………………………………………………
9
Energy:
5. General matters …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 10
6. Review of Major Work Authorization No. 1.00054 to upgrade the existing Niland 92/13.2 kV Substation ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
11
7. Review results of Request for Proposal No. 785 covering tree trimming services (Asplundh Tree Expert Co.) ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
27


Water:
8. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 31
Finance:
9. Discussion regarding the energy cost adjustment ………  …………………………………… 32
10. Presentation of financing plan for the Energy Department – letter of credit and refunding of revenue bonds ……………………  ………………………………………………………………….
44
Human Resources:
11. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 465, Salary Reopener…  … 75
ACTION
Finance:
12. Approval of revisions to Policy No. 2465 covering purchasing card guidelines … … 77

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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