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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF MAY 3, 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) Interim General Manager performance evaluation (Cal. Gov. Code 54957)
(b) Internal Auditor performance evaluation (Cal. Gov. Code 54957)
(c) Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation; Cal Farm Bureau v. SWRCB, Sacramento. County Superior Court Case No. 03CS1776 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
(d) Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation; Navajo Nation v. U.S. Dept. Of Interior; U.S. District Court, Az., Case No. CIV 03-0507 PCT/PGR (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
(e) Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; Rio Vista substation environmental litigation issue (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
(f) Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8) re:
(1) Sale terms for 305 acres of Western Farms land for solar development north of Calipatria
(2) Negotiations of sale of 1,942.93 acres of Western Farms land for solar development west of the Midway substation
(3) Purchase offer for 676.54 acres of Western Farms land in Wister area for geothermal development

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY


PRESENTATIONS
Service awards to 17 employees for dedicated service to Imperial Irrigation District ……


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 board minutes:
a. April 12, 2011, regular ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
b. April 19, 2011, regular ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
3
13
Legal:
2. Review/deny claim for damages (No. 10443.1CE) filed by Lisa J. Castro …………………………….. 22
Energy:
3. Approval of Major Work Authorization/Maintenance Order No. 40184557 ………………………. 25
Human Resources:
4. Acknowledge first 2011 quarterly report of claims received/paid/denied
…………… 26

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

INFORMATION
Energy:
5. General matters
……………………………………………………………………………………………… 29
6. Review Major Work Authorization P-6470 re transitional cluster study upgrades … 30




Water:
7. General matters …………………………………………………………………………………………… 51
ACTION
Executive:
8. Internal Auditing general matters ……………………………………………………………………. 52
9. Board opposed position on Senate Bills Nos. 34 and 571 re revenue source to fund public water-related projects ……………………………………………………………………………………….
53
10. Adoption of resolution proclaiming May as Water Safety Month ……………………. 87
11. Approval of revisions to 2011 board meeting calendar …………………………………. 89

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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