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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT     REGULAR MEETING OF JULY 26, 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 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 real property negotiators re L-Line easement negotiations (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8).

 

 

F.          Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8) re:

(1)        Terms of offer to purchase Western Farm Lands surplus of 554 acres located west of Calexico.

(2)        Existing IID and First American Title Indemnity Agreement related to ongoing escrow.

(3)        Potential lease at 321 S. Waterman Ave., El Centro, CA.

G.         Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; CARB regulatory issue (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9).

 

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IID employee Don Campbell

 

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY 

 

PRESENTATIONS

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

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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 MEMBERSLEGALGENERAL MANAGER

 

CONSENT

Executive:

 

1.         Approval of board minutes:

a.     June 21, 2011, regular …………………………………………………………………………………………………….

b.     June 28, 2011, special ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..

c.     July 12, 2011, regular ………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

 

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Water:

 

2.         Payment of 2011-12 dues:

a.     Colorado River Board Six Agency Committee ………………………………………………………………….

b.     Colorado River Authority …………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

 

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Energy:

 

3.              Approval of Major Work Authorization No. P-6373: I. V. distribution projects ……………………

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4.               Amendment No. 2 to Service Agreement No. 81-1055 with Power-Tech Engineers, Inc. 

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5.              Amendment No. 1 to Service Agreement No. 81-1266 ……………………………………………………….

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General Services:

 

6.              Approval to declare vehicles surplus and authorize sale at auction ……………………………………

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7.              Approval of ingress/egress easement for I. V. Solar, LLC …………………………………………………….

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Human Resources:

 

8.              Quarterly report of claims filed during April through July 2011 ………………………………………….

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General Services:

 

9.              Purchase of vehicles:

a.     One service body truck from Raceway Ford …………………………………………………………………

b.     One field lubrication truck from Rush Truck Centers ……………………………………………………

c.     Four hydraulic dump trailers from Utility Crane & Equipment ……………………………………..

 

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

 

INFORMATION

Energy:

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.           General matters …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

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Water:

 

 

11.           General matters …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

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ACTION

Executive:

 

12.          Internal Auditing general matters …………….

 

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13.          Consider retaining the services of Chuck T. DuMars to assist with Quantification Settlement Agreement issues ………………………………………

 

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14.          Consider funding request for Imperial Valley Community Foundation and Imperial Valley College Foundation ……………………………………………………

 

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Energy:

 

15.          Approval and execution of generator interconnection agreements ………

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16.          Approval of the Path 42 upgrade – Los Angeles Department of Water & Power transmission service agreement ………………………………………………

 

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CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

 

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