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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF JUNE 21, 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, 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 labor negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957.6).
B. 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).
C. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, water storage issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
D. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, QSA environmental mitigation issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
E. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, use of Colorado entitlement water for environmental mitigation, Colorado River disputes (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
F. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: Clean Harbors water supply issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
G. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Western Facility Coordinating Council compliance and potential penalties (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).
H. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: award of water construction contracts (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
●Service awards to 12 employees for faithful service to Imperial Irrigation District ……  1

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 for the May 31, 2011 regular meeting …………………………………………………. 3
2. Budget transfers covering two sections moved under the general manager’s office ……………..
a. Records Management Section (IT)
b. Regulatory and Emergency Planning Section (General Services) 13



Legal:
3. Review and deny claims for damages:
a. Sacramento Garcia (No. 10579.1CE) ……………………………………………………………………………….
b. Jessie and James Lembeck (No. 10590.1CE) …………………………………………………………………….

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Energy:
4. Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 100028 for reconductoring a portion of distribution Circuit N-324 …………………………………………………………………………………………………..
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General Services:
5. Approval of three-year contract with Filter Recycling Services, Inc., for disposal of regulated waste (RFP No. 822) ……………………………………………………………………………………………
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Direction may be provided to staff on any information item, but no action will be taken.

INFORMATION
Executive:
6. Funding request from Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program to increase community awareness of environmental issues …………… ……………………………
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7. Review of issues related to the Salton Sea ……………… ……………………………………. 24
8. Update on reliability compliance activities ………………………………………………… 27
Energy:
9. General matters ………………………………………… …………………………… 33
10. Amendment No. 8 to IID’s open access transmission tariff (revision to Attachment N) … ………………………………………………… 34
11. Relay protection projects:
a. RFP No. 800: Global Power Group, Inc. ………………………………………………………………………..
b. RFP 800: Dynaelectric …………………………………………………………………………………………………..
c. Amend Service Agreement No. 81-1184: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. ……
d. Amendment No. 1 to Service Agreement No. 81-1191: Power Engineers, Inc. ……………

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Water:
12. General matters ……………………… ……………………………………………………………… 93



ACTION
Executive:
13. Internal Auditing general matters ………………………… ……………………………….
94
14. Acting as the Local Entity, board to authorize staff to complete grant award packages to applicants, as revised, and in accordance with 2010 competitive program process …..
95
Finance:
15. Adopt resolution ratifying April 19, 2011 board action to revise the energy cost adjustment rate ……………………… ………………………………………………………….
99
16. Adopt resolution authorizing the execution of several documents necessary to refund Water Department’s 2002 revenue certificates of participation …… ………
102
17. Review of first quarter of 2011 energy risk management reports ……………… 108

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

WORKSHOP ON HEADQUARTERS AND FACILITIES PLAN – 5 P.M. ………………………………………………… 123

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