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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT SPECIAL MEETING OF MARCH 14, 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 – 4 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
●Conference with legal counsel potential litigation transmission issues (California Government Code section. 54956.9)

●Conference with real property negotiators re:
(a) Terms of sale for 436.19-acre property northwest of Calipatria
(b) Terms of lease for 305.86-acre property for solar project east of the Midway Substation
(California Government Code section 54956.8)

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. Acknowledge directors’ expense reports …………………………………………………………………………… 1
Energy:
2. Adoption of resolution re revised annual energy efficiency targets for 2011-2020…………….. 12
General Services:
3. Declaring IID property surplus and adopting resolution to authorize sale of same ……………. 15
4. Request to lease five motor graders for the Water Department ………………………………………… 18
Finance:
5. Approval of the district’s investment policy for 2011 ………………………………………………………… 20
General Services:
6. Approval to release for public comments draft negative declaration for All-American Canal buoy lines project ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
35
7. Approval to release for public comments draft negative declaration for the Niland Substation upgrade project ………………………………………………………………………………………………..
70

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



INFORMATION
Executive:
8. Update on Colorado River water issues ……………………………………………………………………………… 107
9. Proposed reorganization of portfolio management office …………………………………………………. 108
Energy:
10. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 110
11. Quarterly update on El Centro Unit No. 3 repower project ………………………………………………… 111
Water:
12. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 133
ACTION
Executive:
13. Additional funding for IID gallery space at Pioneer’s Museum …………………………………………… 134
14. Appointment to California Farm Water Coalition ………………………………………………………………. 135
15. Adoption of revised Appendix A-1 to district’s conflict of interest code …………………………….. 136
16. Update of 2010 recommendations made by Internal Auditing …………………………………………… 145
Energy:
17. Authorization to expend funds to begin transitional transmission cluster studies ……………… 153
18. Formation of renewable energy transmission task force ……………………………………………………. 153.1
Water:
19. Authorization to inspect and purchase dragline crane for Water Department …………………… 154
Finance:
20. Acknowledge receipt of energy risk management reports submitted by risk manager ………. 159
21. Annual review and approval of current energy risk management policy ……………………………. 174
Human Resources:
22. Review list of executive firms for general manager recruitment ………………………………………… 214

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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