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MPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF APRIL 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
Div. 4 – Stella Altamirano Mendoza
Div. 5 – Anthony Sanchez

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

CLOSED SESSION
A.
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)
B.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; water storage issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
C.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation; QSA environmental mitigation issues (Cal. Gov. Code
sec. 54956.9)
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)
E.
Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation; Michael W. Morgan and Walter Holtz vs IID Case No.
ECU01834 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
F
Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation; Michael W. Morgan, Walter Holtz, et al., vs IID, SDCWA,
MWD, CVWD et al., Case No. ECU01886 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

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Kevin E. Kelley, General Manager
Jeffrey M. Garber, General Counsel
Gloria A. Rivera, Secretary to the Board

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Pastor Albert Sanchez, Community Church of Imperial.

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS
● Service awards to 10 employees


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

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

CONSENT
Award Request for Proposals No. 878 to Synergy Companies

Report of wire transfers/checks issued during March 2012



INFORMATION
Legal:
Legal update by Allen Matkins on Quantification Settlement Agreement and state petition

Water:
Review of draft temporary land conversion fallowing policy


Energy:
Update on San Juan coal mine reclamation


Finance:
First quarter 2012 surplus salvage report

CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA

ACTION
Executive:
Invite state of California to a board meeting to discuss its intent re Salton Sea Restoration



Adopt resolution proclaiming May as Water Safety Month

Adopt resolution in support of three legislative bills: AB 939, AB 2205 and S. 2109

Legal:
Take appropriate action on procurement/bid Policies Nos. 3101 and 3130


Water:
Approval of Major Work Authorization No. 100233 cover Central Drain No. 6 pipeline work

Approval of Bid No. 12-01 to Lidco for installation of seepage interceptor line at the East
Highline Canal DP-27


Finance:
Adopt resolution and changes to the district’s open access transmission tariff re wholesale

transmission economic development rate

Acknowledge receipt of the March 2012 energy cost adjustment report


Approve the reallocation of funds for the Coachella valley Substation Bank No. 4
transformer addition


General Services:

Approval of quitclaim deed in favor of Curtis John Corda and Julie Ann Corda, trustees of

the Corda Family Trust




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