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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 18, 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

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 real property negotiators re ROW access at West Side Main canal (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)
B. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Western Electricity Coordinating Council compliance issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
C. 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)
D. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, water storage issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
E. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, QSA environmental mitigation issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
F. 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 sec. 54956.9).
G. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, power supply and trading contractual issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
H. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, changes in public benefits law (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 18 employees for dedicated service to Imperial Irrigation District ……………………… 1


Completion and award of apprenticeship journeyman cards ………………………………………………………… 3



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
Water:
1. Approval of Major Work Authorization (W-0281-03) – Acacia Lateral 10 concrete lining ….. 4
2. Approval of Major Work Authorization 100122 – Alder Drain/Canal pipeline project ……….. 5
General Services:
3. Adopt resolution declaring certain property surplus and execute quitclaim deed …………….. 6

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

INFORMATION
Executive:
4. Review of draft ethics policy ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 12


5. Update on system conservation plan …………………………………………………………………………………. 23


Water:
6. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 30


Energy:
7. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 31


8. Update on blackout of September 8, 2011 ………………………………………………………………………… 32


9. Update on energy cost adjustment for September 2011 …………………………………………………… 33


10. Presentation on IID’s renewable portfolio standards …………………………………………………………. 35


Finance:
11. Presentation of first version of 2012 budget ……………………………………………………………………… 41


12. Proposal to refund portion of 2003 electric system revenue certificates of participation ….. 42


13. Information on 2012-14 Water Department forecast related to water transfer ………………… 70

ACTION
Executive:
14. Internal Auditing general matters ………………………………………………………………………………………. 82


Energy:
15. Open access transmission tariff – permission to deviate from major work authorization process and begin cluster 1 system impact study ……………83


Finance:
16. Review of second quarter energy risk management reports ……………………………………………… 84

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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