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---IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF MAY 31, 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 – 9 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

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)
(e) Conference with legal counsel re GTherm lease and associated geothermal agreements concerning Section 8, T.11 S., R. 14 E., and Section 24, T. 12 S., R. 12 E. (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)
(f) Conference with real property negotiators re sale of 305 acres of Western Farms land for solar development north of Calipatria (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.


INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Daniel Aguilar, Central Apostolic Tabernacle, El Centro.

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
●Retirement certificate to Gary Cooper for 23 years of service with Imperial Irrigation District ……. 1
●Award 2011 IID scholarships ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2

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
Energy:
1. Award contract to Global Power Group, Inc. (RFP No. 796R) ………………………………………………… 3
2. Award contract to Synergy Companies (RFP No. 797R) …………………………………………………………. 4
General Services:
3. Approve easement quitclaim to Hallwood Calexico Investments, LLC ………………………………… 5
4. Approve easement quitclaim to Crowne Point Partners, LLC ……………………………………………… 9

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

INFORMATION
Executive:
5. Review changes to Policy No. 1551 re annual inventory of stock material …………………………. 12
Information Technology:
6. Update on water information system support transition plan …………………………………………… 16

Water:
7. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 24
8. Information on weed spray program (internal vs. outsourcing) …… 25
Energy:
9. General matters ………………………………………………………  54
10. Update on automated meter reading program ……………………55
11. Update on El Centro Unit No. 3 repower project ……… 68
12. Review Major Work Authorization No. P-6489 re distribution project in Calexico 87
13. Review Major Work Authorization No. P-6647 re distribution project in Brawley  109
14. Discuss Major Work Authorization No. P-6800 covering transmission line relay upgrade ….. 131

ACTION
Executive:
15. Acknowledge receipt of audit covering the control process for customer service projects .. 153
16. Adopt resolution in support of homebasing the Joint Strike Fighter squadron at NAF-EC …. 157
17. Approval of payment of 2011-12 assessment to Salton Sea Authority 159
Administrative Services:
18. Approval of new policy covering the disposal of salvage tangible personal property …………. 162
Water: 
19. Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 100080 covering repairs to the All-American Canal siphon (related to the April 4, 2010 earthquake) ………………………………………………………
165
20. Approval for staff to purchase long-lead materials to replace Tamarack Drain pipeline in advance of an approved major work authorization
180
Finance:
21. Accept audited financial statements for year ended December 31, 2010 … 181
22. Adopt resolution providing authorization for appropriate personnel to execute documents related to the Energy Department refunding revenue bonds 2011B
238
CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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