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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF JANUARY 17, 2012
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, Vice President


Div. 2 – John Pierre Menvielle, President

Div. 3 – Jim Hanks
Kevin E. Kelley, General Manager
Div. 4 – Stella Altamirano Mendoza
Jeffrey M. Garber, General Counsel
Div. 5 – Anthony Sanchez
Gloria A. Rivera, Secretary to the Board

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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.
General manager performance evaluation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957)
B.
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)
C.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; water storage issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
D.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; QSA environmental mitigation issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
E.
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)
F.
General counsel performance evaluation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957)
G.
Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec 54956.8) re: potential lease of 366 acres of property near Salton Sea for construction of solar facility
H.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, energy trading transactions (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

General Services:

1. Easement quitclaim – Hudson Ranch (“O” Lateral Canal) …………………………………… 1
Water:

2. Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 100123 covering concrete lining of a portion of Orita Lateral ………………………………………………………………………………………………….         5
3. Approval of Amendment No. 6 to Service Agreement No. 81-1026 with GEI Consultants (Imperial Integrated Regional Water Management Plan) ……………………………………………………..       6
Finance:


4. Acknowledge receipt of check wires and warrants for December 2011 ………………………..      8


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



INFORMATION

Executive:



5. Review of six-point action plan by general manager ……………………………………………...    36

6. Update on Project Management Office restructuring ...……………………………………………   43

Water:



7. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………     52





Energy:



8. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………     53

Information Technology:



9. Review acquisition of SAP software to improve budgeting processes …………………………     54


ACTION
Executive:

10. Payment of dues to the California Farm Water Coalition for 2012 ……………………………..   56
11. Internal Audit will review energy sales/purchase activities analysis and ask the board to accept same ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….   59
12. Review and acknowledge receipt of audit covering Imperial Water Stores inventory …………  65
Water:

13. Request for funding of total maximum daily load compliance program ………………………..    71
Finance:

14. Designation of a portion of the base rate component of the energy cost adjustment to maintain integrity of the energy balancing authority ………………………………………………………….       74

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA


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