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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT     REGULAR MEETING OF NOVEMBER 8, 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 – 3 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A.    Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation Morgan v. IID; Imperial County Superior Court Case No. ECU04936 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
B.    Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Western Electricity Coordinating Council compliance issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
C.    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)
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 potential litigation; RFP No. 814, power purchase agreements for solar energy (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 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
Human Resources:   
1.    Acknowledge receipt of third-quarter report on claims paid/rejected ……………………………….    1
2.    Approval of lump sum payment for unrepresented hourly employees ………………………………    4
Energy:   
3.    Addition of standby diesel generator for El Centro Unit 3 repower project ………………………..    5
4.    Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 10007.01.85 for replacement of air conditioning units on district-owned facilities …………………………………………………………………….   
6

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

INFORMATION
Executive:   
5.    Review of memorandum of understanding with county of Imperial re mass notification system (Reverse 911) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………   
19
Water:   
6.    General matters …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………    36
7.    Service agreement with Eynon Weed Control for three-year weed control program …………    37
Energy:   
8.    General matters …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………    47
9.    Review of Amendment No. 4 to Major Work Authorization No. P-6574 for Phase 4 – Imperial Valley Substation to Dixieland 230-kV interconnection project ……………………………   
48


ACTION
Executive:   
10.    Review/acknowledge receipt of Midway-Bannister 230-kV transmission line audit dated September 27, 2011 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..   
53
11.    Strategic pause re implementation of system conservation program …………………………………    61
12.    Resolution regarding storage in Mexico’s apportionment water ………………………………………..    62
Energy:   
13.    Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 1000196 re replacement of cooling tower for Yucca Steam Unit 1 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….   
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CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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