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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 15, 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 Kevin E. Kelley, Interim 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 real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec.5956.8)
●Terms of sale of 394-acre ranch, northwest of Calipatria.
B. 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.
C. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
●Salton Sea restoration, entitlement water to Salton Sea

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.
Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance by Rev. Avery Dees

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY



PRESENTATIONS
Certificates presented to eight employees for 110 worker-years of faithful service to the district …. 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

CONSENT
Governance:
1. Approval of February 8, 2011, regular meeting minutes…………………………………………………….. 3
Legal:
2. Claim for damages No. 10094.1CE filed by Lourdes Jimenez Torres …………………………………… 7
Information Technology:
3. Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 100077 for GIS hardware upgrade …………………. 9

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

INFORMATION
Governance:
4. Process to recruit for the district’s general manager position ……………………………………………. 10
Administrative Services:
5. Draft policy covering disposition of surplus tangible personal property …………………………….. 11
6. Update on project management office accomplishments and staffing activities 21
Energy:
7. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 32
8. Update on geographical information system utilization … 33


Water:
9. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 34
10. Update on the Local Entity 2010 competitive grant program  35
11. Update on the Imperial integrated regional water management plan 41
General Services:
12. Update on status of all Western Farms land sales/leases …42
ACTION
Governance:
13. Adopt resolution proclaiming February as Black History Month 49
14. Internal Auditing general matters ……  51
15. Extend contract with Norm Wuytens, Imperial County Historical Society curator, to complete district’s gallery space at the museum
52
16. Update on California Farm Water Coalition activities and support of 2011 dues 54
17. Approval of two-year service agreement with the Gualco Group for Sacramento lobbying representation …
58
18. Approval of two-year service agreement with The Ferguson Group for Washington, D.C., representation …………
61
19. Appointment from the city of Coachella to the Energy Consumers Advisory Committee 64
General Services:
20. Approval to purchase:
a. Four cargo vans from Reynolds Buick, Inc. (Bid No. 10-14R) …………………………………………
b. Three flatbed trucks from Sunroad Auto LLC (Bid No. 10-24) ……………………………………….
c. Five vehicles from Race Way Ford (Bid Nos. 10-25, 10-26 and 10-27) ………………………….
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Finance:
21. Acknowledge write-off of miscellaneous accounts receivable balances for 2010 73
22. Acknowledge portfolio of investments through December 31, 2010 74

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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