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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF MARCH 13, 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



CONVENE CLOSED SESSION

A.


Conference with labor negotiators re International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 465 and Professional Salaried Association negotiations (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957.6)

B.


Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, El Centro generating station deep injection wells project update (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

C.


Conference with real property negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.8)

1. Potential sale of 1.72 acres near Diehl and Drew Roads, south of I-8 in Tract 289, 16-12; near Wormwood 88.

2. Potential sale of western farm lands surplus of 2519.28 acres located northeast of Calipatria.

3. Potential sale of 486.13 acres of western farm lands and purchase of 480 acres, all located between Highway 111 and Brandt road and between Simpson road and Alcott road, all southwest of Niland.

4. Potential sale of 1942.93 acres of Western Farms land located east of Calipatria.

D.


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)

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.



PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE



REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY



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

General Services:




1. Approval of quitclaim deeds:

a. Michael/Kerri Abatti related to the Acacia 6A Drain

b. Campo Verde Solar, LLC, for property at Drew Road
Finance:




2. Acknowledge receipt of wires/cash warrants issued for month of February 2012 ……………9



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



INFORMATION

Executive:




3. Draft resolution regarding delegation of authority to general manager to hire/terminate executives within the district ………………………………………………………………………………………… 34

4. Consider invoiced received for payment of dues to the Large Public Power Council ………….39

5. Review draft ethics policy for the district …………………………………………………………… 41

Administrative Services:



6. Review draft Policies Nos. 3101, procurement of goods and services, and 3130, competitive procurements and contracts ……………………………………………………………………........... 58

Project Management



7. Geothermal memorandum of understanding and lease agreement with Southern California Public Power Authority ………………………………………………………………………………………..... 98

Water:

8. General matters ……………………………………………………………………………………… 106

9. Draft resolution re securing grant monies for disadvantaged community outreach pilot project related to the Imperial integrated regional water management plan …………………….............. 107

10. Review draft agreement and operational plan for the Warren H. Brock Reservoir………..... 109

11. Consider major work authorization to perform erosion control at the Young Reservoir …..... 130

Energy:



12. General matters …………………………………………………………………………………..... 138

13. Additional funds for energy rewards rebate program re attic insulation program ……….. 138-1

14. Update on Path 42 remedial action scheme project ………………………………………….. 139

15. Update on the El Centro generating station injection wells ………………………………….. 145

16. Approval of change order to El Centro Unit 3 repower project ……………………………...... 151

Finance:


17. Review Amendment No. 1 to Service Agreement No. 81-1031 with Tyler Insurance …….... 159

18. Plan to refund 2003 certificates of participation ………………………………………………… 164



ACTION

Executive:

19. Adoption of legislative platform for 2012 ………………………………………………………  192

20. Approval of Appendix A-1 to IID’s conflict of interest code …………………………………    197

21. Review/acceptance of Rio Vista Substation remediation audit report ……………………..   203

Energy:

22. Approval of Amendment No.3 to Blue Water Energy Services ............................................. 210



23. Approval of monies from the public benefit fund and letter of support for distance-learning program for disadvantaged areas in Imperial County …………………………………………...... 214

Finance:


24. Approval of statement of investment policy for 2012 …………………………………………  216

25. Acknowledge receipt of portfolio of investments report through December 31, 2011 ……… 231

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA



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