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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 21, 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 – 9 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A. Public employee appointment, Internal Auditor (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957)
B. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, renewable transmission access for local renewable generating facilitates, transmission access to utilities outside the local balancing area, renewable transmission rate (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.9)
C. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Colorado River water rights, water conservation re changes in land use (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.9)
D. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, negotiations with San Diego Gas & Electric re facilities sharing/partial transmission operator arrangement for limited region (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
E. 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)
F. Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec 54956.8) re potential purchase of approximately 18 acres of property, east of Dogwood and north of Villa roads
G. Conference with negotiators re potential sale of 1.72 acres near Diehl and Drew Roads, south of I-8 in Tract 289, 16-12; near Wormwood 88 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Albert Sanchez, senior pastor, Imperial Community Church.

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
●Service awards to five employees ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1

APPROVAL OF ORDER AND 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

COMMENTS FROM GENERAL MANAGER

COMMENTS FROM LEGAL

CONSENT
Executive:
1. Ratify Coachella Valley appointments to Energy Consumers Advisory Committee …………….. 3
General Services:
2. Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 100237 covering the management of a new headquarters facility development program ………………………………………………………………………
4
Finance:
3. Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 1.00231 for purchase of software to enhance budgeting process ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
15
Human Resources:
4. Year-end report covering claims paid/rejected during calendar year 2011 ………………………… 16

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

INFORMATION
Water:
5. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 21
Energy:
6. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 22
7. Update on public benefits programs to include low-income eligibility criteria ………………….. 23
Finance:
8. Discussion on proposed economic development-based energy wheeling rate ………………….. 30

ACTION
Executive:
9. Memorandum of understanding and side letter between IID and San Diego Gas & Electric re partial participating transmission ownership arrangement …………………………………………….
43
10. Internal Auditing general matters ………………………………………………………………………………………. 54
Energy:
11. Issue three service agreements in response to Request for Proposal No. 876 for professional engineering services ………………………………………………………………………………………
55
Finance:
12. Acknowledge write-off of uncollectible energy accounts receivable for 2011 ……………………. 65
13. Acknowledge receipt of energy cost adjustment report for January 2012 …………………………. 66
General Services:
14. Award purchase of two sports utility vehicles to El Centro Motors ……………………………………. 71

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

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