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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF JULY 10, 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 – Vacant


Kevin E. Kelley, General Manager
Jeffrey M. Garber, General Counsel
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. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Coachella Valley Water District net proceeds dispute (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

B. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, El Centro Unit 3 repower, Gas Turbine 32 failure (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

C. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Colorado River Issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

D. Conference with legal counsel re existing litigation, workers compensation claim No. 10275578 (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

E. Public employment, energy manager (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957)



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



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



CONSENT

1. Approval of June 12, 2012 regular minutes ………………………………………………..      1

2. Request for Amendment No. 1 to alliance agreement with Oldcastle Precast, Inc. ………  9

3. Revision to contract with Altec Industries, Inc., for purchase of bucket truck ………………10





INFORMATION

4. Funding request by Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program for environmental education activities …………………………………………………………………………………………….  13

5. Water Department general matters …………………………………………………………..   16

6. Review of major work authorization to replace standby generators along the All-American Canal ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 17

7. Energy Department general matters ………………………………………………………….   47

8. Update on El Centro Unit 3 repower project …………………………………………………   48

9. Consider a request for public benefit charge donation …………………………………….    49

10. Review of the district’s revenue protection program awareness campaign ……………… 50



ACTION

11. Schedule public workshop to gather input on Director Hanks’ committee of the whole proposal …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 59

12. Authorization for the general manager and general counsel to execute the Centinela transmission crossing license agreement and appurtenant documents ………………………… 60

13. Approval of affected system agreement with Centinela Solar Energy, LLC ………………. 64

14. Approval of Major Work Authorization (Project No. 100245): 230-kV transmission line related to the CSolar Imperial Valley South to Drew Switching Station ………………………………......      67

15. Appointment of new commissioner to the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission …… 78

16. Take positions on AB 642 and HR 5381 ……………………………………………………….  79

17. Payments of invoices from Imperial Valley and Calexico Enterprise Zones, plus update by respective managers ………………………………………………………………………………….  91

18. Review and acknowledgement of audit covering purchase card expenses for 2011 ……… 94

19. Authorize the chief financial officer to negotiate a substitute letter of credit from Royal Bank of Canada to satisfy conditions of the Siemens contract (El Centro Unit 3 repowering project) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 99

20. Acknowledgement of financial report for May 31, 2012 ………………………………………. 100



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