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   Agenda

IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT     REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 13, 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 Altamirano 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 – 3 p.m.

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A.    Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation:  fleet CARB air quality requirements (Cal. Gov. Code Section 54956.9).
B.    Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Rio Vista substation environmental issue (Cal. Gov. Code Section 54956.9).
C.    Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code Section 54956.8) re potential lease/sale of Western Farmland properties in southwest Imperial Valley region.
D.    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 Section 54956.9).
E.    Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, water storage issues (Cal. Gov. Code Section 54956.9).
F.    Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, QSA environmental mitigation issues (Cal. Gov. Code Section 54956.9).
G.    Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, use of Colorado entitlement water for environmental mitigation, storage of water for international use, and other Colorado River disputes (Cal. Gov. Code Section 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.    Approval of September 6, 2011 regular minutes………………………………….........................1
2.    Acknowledge receipt of directors’ expense reports, as submitted ………………….. ................4
3.    Portfolio Management Office transfer of budget funds …………………………………………...14
4.    Payment of 2011-12 water/energy dues to the California Municipal Utilities Association …....16

Legal:   
5.    Review/reject claim for damages submitted by Carmen C. Lopez (No. 10934.2IE) ……........ 18
General Services:   
6.    Declare equipment surplus and authorize sale at auction …………………………....................21

Energy:   
7.    Approval of Major Work Authorization No. P-6490 for Imperial Valley distribution projects within the city of Brawley ……………………………………………………………………………………….…23
8.    Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Major Work Authorization No. P-6647 for Imperial Valley distribution projects in the city of Brawley ……………………………………………………......24
9.    Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 100081 re Alamorio Substation upgrades … 25
Finance:   
10.    Acknowledge receipt of cash warrants and wire transfer report for August, 2011 …..    26

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

INFORMATION
Executive:   
11.    Justification to conduct environmental/hazardous materials audit and update appropriate district plan …………………………………………………............................................................53
Water:   
12.    General matters …………………………………………......................................................54
13.    Water use status report ……………………………........................................................... 55
14.    Status report on the integrated regional water management plan .................................  66
15.    Review of proposed water supply agreement with CE Obsidian Energy, LLC, for its Black Rock 1, 2 and 3 geothermal power project …………….........................................................…67
Energy:   
16.    General matters ……………………………… ..................................................................180
17.    Proposed community solar demonstration project at the San Diego State University Brawley campus …………………………………………………............................................................... 181

General Services:   
18.    Update on Rio Vista Substation cleanup effort ……………………….............................. 184
Finance:   
19.    Discussion of preliminary power supply budget ………………….................................... 193

ACTION
Executive:   
20.    Adoption of resolution in remembrance of Orbia “Orby” Hanks ….....................................199
21.     Review/renew contract for Local Entity coordinators ………............................................ 201
22.    Update on Policy Nos. 3101 (procurement) and 3130 (competitive solicitations)  ........... 203
 

Water:   
23.    Adoption of resolution re petition to amend State Water Resources Control Board Revised Order WRO 2002-13      ...........................................................................................................251
General Services:   
24.    Authorization to purchase extended warranties for several pieces of equipment ...........257

Finance:
25.    Acknowledge the write-off of miscellaneous accounts receivable balances  ................. 258
26.    Acknowledge receipt of final redlined version of final documents re to the 2011 water refunding revenue bonds ………………………….................................................................................... 265

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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