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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF JANUARY 24, 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

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

CLOSED SESSION
A. General counsel performance evaluation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957)
B. Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec 54956.8) re:
(a) Potential purchase 486.13 acres of Western Farms land and sell to IID 469.5 acres, all located between Highway 111 and Brandt Road and between Simpson Road and Alcott Road, all southwest of Niland
(b) Potential purchase of 1.79 acres of property known as Imperial Valley Lumber located at 401 E. Barioni Boulevard, Imperial
(c) Potential lease of 366 acres of Salton Sea property for construction of 49.9 MW solar facility.
(d) Potential purchase of Western Farms land surplus of 2,519.28 acres located northeast of Calipatria



RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Pastor Pete Mellinger, Calvary Chapel, El Centro.

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
â—¸Service awards to five employees ……………................………………………1
â—¸Recognize 10 employees for completion of apprenticeship program .....…… 3

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
â—¸Items to be pulled from the agenda
â—¸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 MEMBERSâ—¸LEGALâ—¸GENERAL MANAGER

CONSENT
Executive:
1. Ratification of six-point action plan for 2012 submitted by general manager …………………….. 4
2. Sponsorship of Blue Angels and military appreciation golf tournament ……………….......…….. 11
3. Sponsorship of Imperial and Riverside livestock auctions …………………..........................…… 16
Finance:
4. Acknowledge receipt of final consolidated 2012 IID budget and staffing plan …..………...…….. 16

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

INFORMATION
Executive:
5. Announcement of Western Farms land special projects grant program for 2012
…………….. 17


Water:
6. General matters
…………………………………… 18



Energy:
7. General matters
…………………………………………………………………… 19


8. Update on net energy metering program ……………………….. 20


Finance:
9. Review of Imperial Dam facilities supplement to operating agreement
……………………. 28

ACTION
Executive:
10. Internal Auditing general matters
……………………………………. 36


Water:
11. Approval of cost-sharing agreement between IID and San Diego County Water Authority re joint petition filed with the State Water Resources Control Board covering Salton Sea mitigation
…………………………………………………………….. 37


12. Approval of service agreement related to the State Water Resources Control Board petition re Salton Sea mitigation:

(a) CH2M Hill - $1,791,796


(b) NewFields Companies, LLC - $366,153


(c) Plantierra, LLC - $53,400  


Finance:
13. Acknowledge receipt of the December 2011 energy cost adjustment report
……………….. 99


14. Acknowledge receipt of the November 2011 financial report ……………………………. 104


CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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