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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF JANUARY 18, 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 – 10 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A. Conference with labor negotiators (Gov. Code sec. 54957.6)
(1) Agency designated representative: Dan DeVoy
(2) Employee organizations: IBEW, PSA, Confidential and EMA

B. Conference with legal counsel existing litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9) Morgan v. IID Imperial County Superior Court Case No. ECU04936

C. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9) Salton Sea restoration.




RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m. [00:00:00]

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Pastor Albert Sanchez, Community Church of Imperial

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY [00:02:00]

PRESENTATIONS [00:00:00]
●Recognition of 11 employees for a total of 225 worker-years of faithful service to the district ……. 1

APPROVAL OF AGENDA [00:07:18]
●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 [00:19:45]

CONSENT [00:43:00]
Legal:
1. Review and deny application for leave to present a late claim filed by Wilber Lane Law Firm on behalf of Liberty Mutual Group Insurance (No. 9534.4IE) ……………………………………..
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Energy:
2. Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 1.00054 re Niland Substation upgrade …………… 6
3. Award of RFP No. 785 and three-year service agreement with Asplundh Tree Expert Co ..... 7
Information Technology: [02:18:08]
4. Amendment No. 4 to Service Agreement No. 8100000935 with PSK Solutions …………………. 9

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

INFORMATION [00:43:30]
Energy:
5. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 12
6. Update on San Juan Generating Station Unit 3 ………………………… [00:47:40] 13

Water:
7. General matters ………………………………………………………………………… [01:22:30] 21
General Services:
8. Update on Quagga Mussel in district canals ………………… [01:26:15] 22
ACTION
Governance:
9. Internal Auditing general matters …………………………………… [01:34:00] 30
10. Request by Director Hanks to review governance manual G-3 and G-7 policies 01:35:30] 31
11. Support of Farm Smart Program for 2011 ……………………………… [01:45:40] 36
12. Sponsorship of Imperial and Riverside Counties fairs …………………… [01:46:40] 38
13. Approval of amendment to Spectrum Advertising service agreement … [01:49:00] 39
Finance:
14. Adopt resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of all documents related to the electric system refunding revenue bonds ……………………[01:54:24]
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CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ADJOURN [02:36:42]

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