Turlock Irrigation District Regular (TID) Board Meeting Agenda 08-27-11

View the Turlock Irrigation District Regular Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, August 27, 2011, at 9:00am.

Turlock Irrigation District
Regular Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, August 27, 2011
9:00am
 
Board Room
Main Office Building
333 East Canal Drive
Turlock, California
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Michael Frantz – Division 1
Charles Fernandes, Vice President – Division 2
Joe Alamo. – Division 3
Rob Santos, President – Division 4
Ron Macedo – Division 5
 
A.CALL TO ORDER
 
B. SALUTE TO THE FLAG
 
C. MOTION APPROVING CONSENT CALENDAR
All matters listed hereunder will be acted upon by a single vote of the Board. There will be no individual discussion of these items unless a member of the Board or the public so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate agenda item.
1. Approval of minutes of the regular meeting of September 20, 2011.
2. Approval of Turlock Irrigation District checks dated September 27, 2011.
 
D. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
Interested persons in the audience are welcome to introduce any topic within the District’s jurisdiction. Matters presented under this heading may be discussed, but no action will be taken by the Board at this meeting.
 
E. WEEKLY UPDATES
1. Electrical Service Division Update
– Mark Pickens, Electrical Troubleshooter
 
2. Power Report
– Bill Bacca, Trading & Scheduling Division Manager
 
3. Water Report
– Jason Carkeet, Utility Analyst
 
4. Irrigation Update
– Mike Kavarian, Water Distribution Department Manager
 
F. ACTION ITEMS
1. Resolution Declaring Various Computing Equipment as Surplus Property and Authorizing Disposal
Consider approval of declaring various computing equipment and related miscellaneous peripheral equipment as surplus and no longer necessary for District purposes; and authorizing the Information Technology Department Manager to dispose of said equipment as he deems appropriate.
– Wayne Turnbow, IT Department Manager
 
2. Resolution Approving the Joint 230 KV Transmission Operating Agreement between the Modesto Irrigation District and Turlock Irrigation District
Consider approval of the MID/TID Joint 230 kV Transmission Operating Agreement and authorize the General Manager to execute said agreement on behalf of the TID; rescind Resolution No. 2009-58; and authorize the General Manager to appoint a TID voting representative and alternate to serve on the Operating Committee.
– Larry Gilbertson, AGM Electrical Engineering & Operations
 
3. Resolution Approving and Authorizing Execution of the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Retirement Plan for Employees and Elective Officers of the Turlock Irrigation District
Consider approval of an amendment to the Retirement Plan for Employees and Elective Officers of the TID in order to be in compliance with federal legislation regarding benefits to plan participants performing military service; and authorize the President and Secretary to execute said amendment on behalf of the TID.
– Don Swanson, Risk & Investment Analyst
 
4. Resolution Approving Addition to 2011 Pension Budget
Consider approval of the addition of 2011 Pension Budget funds and transfer of the additional funds to the pension trust.
– Joe E. Malaski, CFO/AGM Financial Services
 
G. REPORTS
1. Financial Services Administration Report
– Joe E. Malaski, CFO/AGM Financial Services
 
2. Agri-Aire Program Update
– Nancy Folly, Customer Service Department Manager
 
H. GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT
 
I. BUSINESS OF THE BOARD
 
J. MOTION TO ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION
1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation
California Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)
Significant exposure to litigation: one potential case
– Brian Borum, Survey/Right-of-Way Manager
– Ed Jeffers, Electrical Engineering Department Manager
– Marina Cummerow, Civil Engineering Technician
– Joe Fagundes, Legal Counsel
 
2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation California Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Wells vs. TID
Stanislaus Co. Superior Court Case No. 661183
– Roger Masuda, General Counsel
– David Hobbs, Assistant General Counsel
 
K. REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION
 
L. MOTION TO ADJOURN
The next scheduled regular meeting is Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.

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