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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 4, 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 – 10 a.m.



PUBLIC COMMENTS



CONVENE CLOSED SESSION

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

1. Terms of offer to purchase eight lots (18,000 to 29,000 sq ft) located at the corners of Cocupa and Carriso Avenues(Seeley, CA)

2. Terms of offer to purchase Western Farms land surplus of 1,592.73 acres located northeast of Calipatria, CA

3. Potential purchase of approximately 18 acres of property east of Dogwood and north of Villa roads, El Centro, CA

B. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: construction of “O” Lateral Canal (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

C. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: lineman foreman selection (Cal. Gov. Code sec.

54956.9)

D. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation El Centro Unit 3 repower construction dispute (Cal.Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)



RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 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 19, 2011 minutes …………………………………………......          1

Administrative Services:


2. Adoption of resolution declaring certain equipment surplus to district needs …………     9

Energy:


3. Approval to proceed with the interconnection process and negotiations of a power

purchase agreement with Sol Orchard (related to San Diego State University

renewable energy center project ………………………………………………………….......... 13

4. Adopt resolution observing Public Power Week – October 2-8, 2011 ……………........... 14

Human Resources:

5. Review/deny claim for damages filed by Juan Manuel Jimenez (No. 10954.1CE) …...... 16



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



INFORMATION

Executive:




6. Appearance by attorney Charles DuMars   ………………………………………………   18

7. Inform the board of a dust demonstration project at Dogwood Lateral No. 2 ………..... 19

8. Presentation of illegal dumping public awareness campaign …………………………… 24

Water:

9. General matters ……………………………………………………………………………..... 31

10. Update on IID canal dredging program ………………………………………………....... 32

Energy:

11. General matters …………………………………………………………………................. 38

12. Update on the energy cost adjustment calculation for August 2011 ………………….. 39

13. Quarterly update on the El Centro Unit 3 project ……………………………………….. 43

Finance:

14. Review of proposed approach to configure SAP enterprise system to implement fund accounting feature  …………………………………………………………………………………………..  59

15. Inform the board of plan to refund a portion of the 2003 electric system revenue certificates of participation ……………………………………………………………………………………… 60



ACTION

Executive:

16. Internal Auditing general matters ………………………………………………………….  61

Water:

17. Approval to initiate 2012-13 fallowing program contracting solicitation process …….... 62

18. Approval of Major Work Authorization No. M-0024 – tail water return system (Alex Jack) 64

General Services:

19. Conditional approval of cost overrun for Rio Vista Substation cleanup  ……………….... 84

Finance:




20. Acknowledge receipt of financial report for July 31, 2011 …………………………………. 86



CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA



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