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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF MAY 17, 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

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MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – 4 p.m.

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
(a) 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)
(b) Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, water storage issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
(c) Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, QSA environmental mitigation issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
(d) Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, use of Colorado entitlement water for environmental mitigation, Colorado River disputes (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) Board minutes of May 3, 2011 regular meeting ……………………………………………………………………. 1
2) Extend service agreement with Imperial County Historical Society ………………………………………. 6
Legal:
3) Review/deny claim for damages filed by Tom & Vicki Mathews (No. 10596.1CE) …………………. 10
Energy:
4) Approval of Major Work Authorization No. P-6470 for upgrades to district transmission system ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
12
Finance:
5) Acknowledge check register for April 2011 ………………………………………………………………………… 13

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

INFORMATION
Executive:
Update on centennial celebration to be held July 22, 2011 ……………………………….. 39
6) Review of quarterly report by Project Management Office ………………………………………………. 40
Energy:
7) General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 48

8) Review of RFP No. 796R re community lighting program
………………………………… 49
9) Review of RFP No. 797R re “open for business” direct install program …………………. 61
Water:
10) General matters ……………………………………………………………………………………… 69
11) Update on IID’s vegetation management plan ……………………………………………… 70
12) Update on groundwater storage sites …………………………………………………. 71
Finance:
13) Audited financial statements for year ended December 31, 2010 ……………….. 72
14) Energy Department refunding revenue bonds …………………………………….. 129
15) Review of 2010 operating results for Energy/Water departments …………….. 134
16) Energy cost adjustment forecast ……………………………………………………………….. 144

ACTION
Executive:
17) Direction to legal counsel to prepare general manager contract …………….. 155
18) Review results of two audits performed by the Internal Auditing Section:
(a) Inventory of Imperial Energy Store, 4/22/11 ………………………………………………………………..
(b) Inventory of La Quinta Energy Store, 4/22/11 ………………………………………………………………
157
160
Energy:
19) Adopt resolution formally adopting renewable energy targets to comply with SBX1 2 … 165
Finance:
20) Budget schedule for 2012 …………………………………………………………………. 167
21) Financial update through March 31, 2011 ………………………………………………. 169
CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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