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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF AUGUST 7, 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
Div. 5 – Vacant


Gloria A. Rivera, Secretary to the Board



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MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – 10 a.m.



PUBLIC COMMENTS
CONVENE CLOSED SESSION

A. Conference with labor negotiators (Cal. Gov. Code Sec 54957.6)

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

C. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: Coachella Valley Water District net proceeds dispute (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)

D. Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation: Colorado River water rights, water conservation (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

1. Acknowledge directors’ expense reports ………………………………………………………………. 1

2. Adopt resolution declaring certain items as surplus and authorizing disposal of same …………   5

3. Change to 2012 board meeting calendar ……………………………………………………………     8



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

INFORMATION

4. Review request by city of Imperial for a donation to fund Rainforest Art Project …….................. 9

5. Energy Department general matters …………………………………………………………………  12

6. Update on El Centro Unit 3 repower project…………………………………………………………  13

7. Review major work authorization covering Calexico distribution project ………………..............  21

8. Review major work authorization covering Brawley distribution project ………………................ 37

9. Presentation of major work authorization covering El Centro Generating Station Unit 4 cooling tower project ………………………………………………………………………………….. ............... 48

10. Water Department general matters ………………………………………………………………. .66

11. Review by chief financial officer of energy cost adjustment calculation ……………........  67

12. Presentation of second quarter 2012 surplus salvage report by purchasing agent …...........   78

ACTION

13. Adopt resolution ratifying emergency proclamation for July 30, 2012 storm …………................80

14. Ratify action of July 26, 2012 to assist city of Calipatria residents affected by the July 13, 2012 flooding …………………………………………………………………………………………….            83

15. Internal Auditing general matters …………………………………………………………………..  84

16. Adopt oppose position on AB 642 Salton Sea Stabilization and Agricultural Cultivation Act ..  85

17. Review request to close Request for Proposals No. 902 without award, extend contract for waste management/recycling services with Allied for one year and reissue another request for proposals …………………………………………………………………….......................................     92

18. Reaffirm commitment to proceed with Path 42 project (Major Work Authorization No. P-6796 approved on August 9, 2011) ………………………………………………………………...............      95

19. Appoint a member to the Naval Air Facility-El Centro Joint Land Use Study Policy Group ..     97

20. Approval to set rate of $285/acre-foot and initiate solicitation process for 2013 on-farm efficiency conservation program ……………………………………………………………………                       103

21. Authorization to initiate solicitation process for 2013 calendar year and 2013-14 fallowing programs at $125/acre-foot rate ……………………………………………………………................. 104

22. Approval of final environmental documents for CSolar South to Drew Switching Station 230-kV transmission line project ………………………………………………………………......................... 107

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