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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF AUGUST 24, 2010
W. R. Condit Auditorium
1285 Broadway, El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 339-9477; (760) 339-9392 fax

Board of Directors
Div. 1 – Mike Abatti, Vice Pres.

Div. 2 – John Pierre Menvielle
Div. 3 – Jim Hanks Brian J. Brady, General Manager
Div. 4 – Stella Mendoza Jeffrey M. Garber, General Counsel
Div. 5 – Anthony Sanchez, Pres. 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
1. Performance evaluations ((Gov. Code Section 54597)
a. General manager performance evaluation
b. General counsel
2. Discussion with legal counsel – existing litigation (Gov. Code Section 54956.9(a))
a. Quantification Settlement Agreement

3. Discussion with legal counsel – anticipated litigation
Threatened litigation (Gov. Code Section 54956.9) – four cases
4. Conference with real property negotiators concerning selling of real property (Gov. Code Sec. 54956.8)
a. Agency Designated Representatives: Mike Campbell, Jeffrey Garber
b. Property: Parcels of Western Farm Lands

5. Conference with labor negotiators (Gov. Code Sec. 54957.6)
a. Agency designated representative: Dan DeVoy
b. Employee organizations: IBEW, PSA, Confidential and EMA

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

INVOCATION AND 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

PRESENTATIONS
●Service awards……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1

PUBLIC COMMENTS (limited to 5 minutes)
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
Governance:
1. Approval of August 10, 2010 regular board minutes 4
2. Change informational meetings to regular meetings effective immediately 18
Legal:
3. Review/deny claims for damages:
a. Sherry R. King (No. 8856.1W)
b. Ernie Leimgruber (No. 9327.1W)
c. Norma Leith (No. 9625.1CE)
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Water:
4. Approval of Major Work Authorization W-108 – Imperial Dam desilting basins 28
Energy:
5. Approval/execution of agreements with Imperial Valley Solar, LLC and SunPeak Solar:
a. Power purchase agreement
b. Option agreement
c. Ground lease agreement 29
6. Approval of major work authorizations:
a. P-6704: Upgrade to Mecca Substation
b. P-6699: Upgrade to Ave. 52 Substation
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32
Finance:
7. Adopt resolution re lease purchase agreement with PNC Equipment Finance 33
Information Technology:
8. Approval of Major Work Authorization G-0103 re Human Resources enhancements 36
Human Resources:
9. Approval of memorandum of understanding with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 465 37

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

INFORMATION
Governance:
10. Legislative update 69
11. Draft compensation policy 85
12. Quantification Settlement Agreement
a. Water transfer financial update by CFO
b. Update by David Osias
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13 a. Internal Auditing general matters  102
Water:
14. General matters 103
15. Update on the integrated regional water management plan  104
Energy:
16. General matters  106
General Services:
17. Review Western Farms land leasing strategy 107
Finance:
Update/discussion of energy cost adjustment
18. 113
ACTION AGENDA
Governance:
19. Status of implementation of recommendations from Internal Auditing for 2009 124
Finance:
20. Review/acknowledge receipt of financial report for June 30, 2010 130

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA


PUBLIC RATE HEARING – 5 p.m. 154
●Interruptible rate
●High voltage discount

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