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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF NOVEMBER 1, 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 – 10 a.m.



PUBLIC COMMENTS



CONVENE CLOSED SESSION

A. Conference with labor negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957.6)

B. Conference with real property negotiators re potential grant of access and right-of-way at Westside Main Canal, at locations south of Hwy 98 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)

C. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; MWA P-6574: Amendment No. 4 to IV-Dixieland 230-kV interconnection project (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.9)

D. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; Unit 3 repower, EPC contractor and supplier change order and delay issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.9)

E. 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)

F. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; water storage issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

G. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; QSA environmental mitigation issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

H. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; use of Colorado River entitlement water for environmental mitigation, storage of water for international use, and other disputes(Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)






RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.



INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Pastor Richard Walker with the First Baptist Church, El Centro.



REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY



PRESENTATIONS

Recognition of Raul Cortez as Employee of the Month for November 2011 ………….. 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 October 4, 2011 board minutes ……………………………………...... 2

2. Ratify appointment to the Energy Consumers Advisory Committee …………….. 9

Human Resources

3. Approval of revised Policy No. 4349 re catastrophic leave donation …………… 10



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



INFORMATION

Executive:




4. Review proposed resolution re storage of Mexico’s apportionment water ………… 15

Water:


5. General matters …………………………………………………………………………   18

Energy:




6. General matters ………………………………………………………………………....... 19

7. El Centro Unit 3 repower project standby diesel generator scope addition (Major Work Authorization No. 81-1226 change order) …………………………………………………………………………. ................................  20

Finance:




8. Presentation of 2012-14 Water Department forecast related to water transfer ……… 31

9. Discussion of suspending implementation of the system conservation program ……. 43

10. Review of audit findings by Moss-Adams re earthquake grant awards ……………... 44

Information Technology:




11. Review of major work authorization process …………………………………………..... 45

12. Transition plan re water information system process : PSK Solutions to IID staff …... 55



ACTION

Executive:




13. Internal Auditing general matters ………………………………………………………60

14. Review by Moss-Adams of power trading and supply audit    ………………………………………………...................................................................... 61

15. Review by Moss-Adams of customer service proposal internal control audit …….. 69

Human Resources:


16. Ratify tentative labor agreement with Internal Brotherhood of Electrical Workers,

Local 465, and amendment to existing memorandum of understanding ………………... 73

Finance:




17. Third quarter energy risk management report ………………………………………….. 88

18. Adoption of resolution approving certain documents related to the refunding of the 2003 electric system revenue certificates of participation ………………………………………………..... 101

19. Discuss establishment of a district public benefits charge and authorize public hearings .. 125



INFORMATION

Finance:




20. Preview of 2012 district budget  ………………………………………………………............129



CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA



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