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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF APRIL 12, 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.

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
(a) Conference with legal counsel potential litigation, Western Electricity Coordinating Council compliance issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
(b) Conference with legal counsel potential litigation, transmission issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
(c) Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation, QSA Coordinated Cases, Sacramento Superior Court Case No. JCCP 4353, on appeal before the Third Appellate District as No. C064293 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
(d) Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, water storage issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
(e) Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, QSA environmental mitigation issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).

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
Executive:
1. Approval of minutes:
a. March 29, 2011, special …………………………………………………………………………………………
b. April 5, 2011, special ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
1
5
2. Acknowledge receipt of directors’ expense reports …………………………………………………………… 14
3. Approval of budget transfer from Water Dept. to general manager’s office ……………………… 26
Legal:
4. Deny claim for damages (No. 10373.1IE) filed by Culbreth Schroeder LLP on behalf of Allstate Insurance ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
28
Finance:
5. Acknowledge receipt of reports covering wire transfers/check warrants for March 2011 …. 30
6. Acknowledge receipt of major work authorization report through December 2010 ………….. 59

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


INFORMATION
Executive:
7. Update on district’s strategic plan, to include addition of two objectives ………………………….. 60
Administrative Services:

8. Review of draft policy covering disposal of surplus tangible personal property …………………. 79
Energy:

9. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 82
Water:

10. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 83
(supplemental agenda: Finance)

Finance:

11. Review various elements of the energy cost adjustment issue ………………………………………… 84
ACTION
Energy:
12. Adopt resolution re variable energy resources transmission service charge ……………………… 110
Water:
13. Approval to initiate 2011-12 fallowing program contracting process …………………………………. 113

14. Authorization to execute agreement with the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation covering repair work at the All-American Canal siphon ……………………………………………………………………………….
114
General Services:
15. Explanation on benefits re leasing v. purchasing equipment and request to lease five replacement motor graders ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
148

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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