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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF JULY 24, 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  10 a.m.



PUBLIC COMMENTS



CONVENE CLOSED SESSION

A.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: Quantification Settlement Agreement environmental conservation mitigation issues, Western Farms land fallowing (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

B.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: El Centro Unit 3 repower project update (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)



RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION   1 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY

PRESENTATIONS

Recognize seven IID employees for loyal and faithful services ---------------------------------------- 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

1. Ratify Energy Consumers Advisory Committee Coachella Valley member ------------------------- 3

2. Approve funding request from the Salton Sea Authority for fiscal year 2012-13 ------------------ 4

3. Approval of RFP No. 886, awarding contract to Eagle Systems International, Inc., dba Synergy Companies for weatherization services -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5

4. Authorization to award three-year service award to Elms Equipment Rental, Inc., for power pole disposal -------------------------------------------------------6

5. Adopt resolution declaring certain transformers as surplus and authorize the disposal of same --7


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



INFORMATION

6. Water Department general matters ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 10

7. Bureau of Reclamation notification of payback obligation for 2011 ---------------------------------- 11

8. Update on Water Conservation Advisory Board activities by Al Kalin, chairman --------------  50

9. Authorization to initiate solicitation process for 2013 on-farm efficiency conservation program - 51


10. Energy Department general matters -------------------------------------------------------------- 58

11. Update on the El Centro Unit 3 repower project ----------------------------------------------- 59



ACTION

12. Internal Auditing general matters ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 60

13. Acknowledge receipt of energy cost adjustment report for June 2012 ----------------------- 61

WORKSHOP 3 p.m.

IID legal staff will review steps to implement committee of the whole proposal by

Director Jim Hanks --------------------------------------------------------------------------------67





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