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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 1, 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 – 9 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A. Public employment-interim general manager (Cal. Gov. Code 54957)
B. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
●Salton Sea restoration
C. Conference with legal counsel anticipated litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
●Transmission issues
D. Conference with legal counsel existing litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
●Morgan v. IID; Imperial County Superior Court Case No. ECU04936
E. Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.8)
●Terms of lease to Suncentrix approximately 1318 acres in Bombay Beach
F. Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.8)
●Terms of sale for 5.55-acre parcel of land near Niland
G. Conference with labor negotiators (Gov. Code sec. 54957.6)
●Employee organizations: IBEW, PSA, confidential and EMA

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

INVOCATION
Pastor Basilio Zavala of the Apostolic Church, El Centro

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
Presentation of symbolic check to United Way for contributions obtained during IID campaign 1

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 [00:25:30]

CONSENT [00:31:18]
Governance:
1. Approval of minutes:
a. January 4, 2011, regular …………………………………………………………………………………………
b. January 11, 2011, regular ………………………………………………………………………………………
c. January 18, 2011, regular ………………………………………………………………………………………
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18
General Services:
2. Approval of easement to Thomas Merrill Enterprises, LLC …………………………………………………. 25
3. Approval of Utility Agreement No. 21214 re SR 86/Airport (city of Coachella) interchange .. 28
Energy:
4. Approval of agreements designating representatives re greenhouse gas reporting program 33
Human Resources:
5. Fourth quarter and annual reports of claims approved/denied …………………………………………. 35

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

INFORMATION
Executive:
6. Update on Imperial and Riverside County livestock auction sponsorships [00:31:30] 42
7. Update on effort to develop grant program with the county of Imperial and Imperial County Office of Education …………………………[00:35:25] 43
General Counsel:
8. Second review of draft wheeling policy ………[00:38:38] 44
Energy: ………………………[00:51:00]
9. General matters 51
10. Update on transmission expansion plan ……………………………………………………………………………. 52
Water: [01:17:22]
11. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 79
12. Review of Major Work Authorization No. 100015 for sandbar removal at the All-American Canal ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
80
Finance: [01:23:10]
13. Direction from board re possible changes to the base and ECA rates ………………………………… 102

ACTION
Human Resources: [02:09:07]
14. Establish salary for interim general manager ……………………………………………………………………… 112
15. Ratify tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 465, regarding health benefits for 2011 plan year …………[02:11:00]
113
Executive:
16. Adoption of resolution on Salton Sea restoration ………… [02:12:00] 118
17. Appointment of representative to the Salton Sea Restoration Council …[02:15:30] 123
18. Rescind action taken in 2009 to approve financing for Definite Plan …[02:20:30] 132
19. Internal Auditing general matters ………………[02:22:40] 137
20. Review and acknowledge audit reports: [02:23:20]
a. Energy Department’s surplus inventory, dated December 14, 2010 ………………………
b. Service agreement policy compliance, dated January 27, 2011 …[02:54:55]
139
143
21. Sponsorship of Blue Angels and Military Golf Tournament February 12-13, 2011 [03:10:40] 147
Finance:
22. Acknowledge receipt of the financial statement for November 30, 2010 [03:11:50] 149
Information Technology: [03:12:40]
23. Approval of amendment No. 4 to Service Agreement No. 81-937 with PSK Solutions ……….. 164
CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ADJOURN AS THE IID BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND CONVENE AS THE IID FINANCING CORPORATION
24. Rescind action taken in 2009 re financing of Definite Plan project ……………………………………. 167

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