DIVISION 1

Patrick O’Dowd

Director

 

DIVISION 2

Anthony Bianco

Director

 

DIVISION 3

John Powell

President

 

DIVISION 4

Peter G. Nelson

Director

 

DIVISION 5

Castulo Estrada

Vice President

 

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

 

July 09, 2019

8:00 AM

 

 

 

Steve Robbins Administration Building

Board Chambers

 

 

 

75515 Hovley Ln.

Palm Desert

 

 

 

www.cvwd.org

 

 

1.

CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

2.

ROLL CALL

 

3.

ADDITIONS/DELETIONS/ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA

 

In accordance with the section 54954.2 of the Government Code additions to the agenda require a two-thirds vote of the legislative body, or, if less than two-thirds of the members are present, a unanimous vote of those members present, which makes the determination that there is a need to take action, and the need to take action arose after the posting of the Agenda.

 

 

A.

Item(s) to be removed or continued from the Agenda

 

B.

Emergency Item(s) to be added to the Agenda

 

C.

Changes to the order of the Agenda

 

4.

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

This is the time set aside for public comment on any matter not appearing on the agenda or any item on the Consent Calendar. Please address the Board at the podium, and limit your remarks to three (3) minutes and if you wish, state your name and address for the record.

 

 

5.

APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR

 

Consent calendar items are expected to be routine and to be acted upon by the Board of Directors at one time without discussion. If any Board member requests that an item be removed from the consent calendar, it will be removed so that it may be acted upon separately.

 

 

A.

Meeting minutes of the June 25, 2019 regular meeting of the Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors

 

B.

Approve and authorize the General Manager to execute Task Order No. 7 to the Professional Services Agreement with RMC Water and Environment, a Woodard & Curran Company, in the amount of $86,326 for the Coachella Valley Regional Water Management Group Fiscal Year 2020 Program Management.

 

C.

Approve and authorize the General Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between Coachella Valley Water District and the Bureau of Land Management for the purpose of preparing an Environmental Impact Statement for the Whitewater River Groundwater Replenishment Facility

 

D.

Approve and authorize the General Manager to execute a task order extending the current sole source contract with InfoSend, Inc. (InfoSend) to September 29, 2024 for data processing, print, and mail.

 

E.

Approve and authorize the General Manager to execute DWSRF Grant Application for the Avenue 66, Phase 2 Design Project

 

F.

Approve and authorize the General Manager to execute DWSRF Grant Application for the Highway 86, Phase 3 and 4 Preliminary Design Report Project

 

6.

DISCUSSION OF ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR

 

7.

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

 

A.

Written Communications

 

B.

Informational Reports to the Board

 

 

i

Introduction of Interns

·         Olivia Camba - Water Management

·         Jorge Ceballos – Engineering

·         Raymond Cruz – Finance

·         Branden Michel – Engineering

·         Caroline Polly – Communications

·         Ana Olivares - Finance

 

8.

ACTION ITEMS

 

A.

Authorization to Purchase Directors & Officers Liability Insurance Coverage for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, presentation by Elizabeth Tan, Risk Manager.

 

 

B.

Grant Genesis Construction relief from its bid pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 5100 et seq., and authorize the General Manager to execute a three-year maintenance services contract with Demo Unlimited, Inc. in the annual amount of $533,151 for the Maintenance of the Thomas E. Levy and Palm Desert Groundwater Replenishment Facilities, presentation by Dan Charlton, Director of Facilities & Maintenance.

 

9.

BOARD COMMENTS AND REPORTS

 

A.

Board Member General Comments

 

B.

Meetings and Conference Reports

 

 

i

June 18, 2019 Disadvantaged Communities Infrastructure Task Force Meeting (Director Estrada)

 

ii

June 24, 2019 Salton Sea North Lake  Plan Workshop (Director Estrada)

 

iii

June 24, 2019 Coachella Valley Association of Governments 2019 General Assembly (Director Estrada)

 

iv

June 27, 2019 Water Education Foundation's 2019 Headwaters Tour (Director O'Dowd)

 

v

June 27, 2019 Salton Sea Authority Board of Director's Meeting (Director Estrada)

 

vi

June 27-28, 2019 Headwater Tour (Director O'Dowd)

 

C.

Approval of per diem for meetings reported

 

10.

STAFF REPORTS

 

 

A.

General Manager

 

 

B.

Counsel

 

 

C.

Departments

 

 

i

Legislative Update

 

ii

Engineering Departmental Informational Report on the Living Desert Architectural Review

 

iii

Service Department Informational Report on Flume

 

11.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA

 

A.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL EXISTING LITIGATION – Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(1) Name of case: James Monge v. CVWD, Riverside County Case Number PSC 1800066

 

B.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 - Property is described as: 669-040-009, 669-160-016, 669-220-004, 552-140-005, 552-130-005, 552-130-003, 552-130-002, 552-130-006, 552-120-002, 552-070-002, and 552-080-061

Agency Negotiator: Carrie Oliphant, Director of Engineering

Negotiating Party: Bureau of Land Management

Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment

 

 

 

12.

RECONVENE

 

A.

Report out of Closed Session

 

13.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Next scheduled Board meeting is 07/23/2019, at 8:00 AM at CVWD’s Coachella office; Dr. Forbes Auditorium, 51-501 Tyler Street, Coachella

 

 

Assistance for those with disabilities:  If you have a disability and need accommodation to participate in the meeting, please call the Clerk of the Board office at (760) 398-2651, at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to ensure availability of the requested service of accommodation.  You may also contact the Clerk of the Board in writing at the Coachella Valley Water District, Post Office Box 1058, Coachella, CA  92236.

Writings relating to open session agenda items distributed to the Board of Directors less than 72 hours prior to a regular meeting are available for public inspection at the Coachella Valley Water District’s offices located at 51-501 Tyler Street, Coachella; and 75-515 Hovley Lane East, Palm Desert, California, during normal business hours.

The foregoing Agenda for the Board of Directors of the Coachella Valley Water District was posted on the District’s bulletin boards in Palm Desert and Coachella, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting, pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2.

 

 

Dated: 07/02/2019

 

 

Sylvia M. Bermudez

Clerk of the Board

Coachella Valley Water District