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

 

 

 

 

 


REGULAR MEETING OF THE

COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT

 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

July 14, 2020

 

 

8:00 AM

 

 

Steve Robbins Administration Building Board Chambers

 

 

75515 Hovley Ln. East Palm Desert

 

 

www.cvwd.org

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: the July 14, 2020 Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors Meeting will be conducted pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20.

 

In an effort to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the public may view this board meeting online as there will be no public location for attending in person.  The meeting will be streamed live on the District’s website at http://cvwd.org/151/Board-AgendasMembers of the public, who wish to comment on any item within the jurisdiction of the District or on any item on the agenda, may submit comments by emailing the Clerk of the Board, Sylvia Bermudez at sbermudez@cvwd.org before the start of the meeting at 8:00 a.m., July 14, 2020. You may also contact Ms. Bermudez at (760) 398-2651, extension 2217. Comments will become part of the board meeting record.

 

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 24 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.

En un esfuerzo por proteger la salud pública y prevenir la propagación de COVID-19 (Coronavirus), y en cumplimiento con el decreto de ley N-29-20 dictado por el Gobernador, la junta directiva podrá ser vista en línea ya que no habrá un lugar público donde puedan asistir en persona. La junta se transmitirá en vivo por el sitio web del Distrito en http//cvwd.org/151/Board-Agendas. 

 

Los miembros del público que deseen comentar de algún asunto dentro de la jurisdicción del Distrito, o en cualquiera de los asuntos en la agenda, puede enviar sus comentarios por medio de correo electrónico a Sylvia Bermúdez, Secretaria de la Junta Directiva, sbermudez@cvwd.org antes de la junta que inicia a las 8:00 a.m. el 14 de julio, del 2020 o comuníquese con la Secretario de la Junta Directiva al (760) 398-2651, extensión 2217, 24 horas antes de la reunión. Los comentarios formaran parte del acta de la sesión.

 

Asistencia para personas con discapacidad: Si usted tiene una discapacidad y necesita asistencia para ser partícipe de la junta, por favor de contactar a la Secretaria de la Junta Directiva al (760) 398-2651 extensión 2217, por lo mínimo con 24 horas de anticipo de la junta para asegurar la disponibilidad del servicio o asistencia que requiere. También puede contactar a la oficina de la secretaria de la junta directiva por escrito al siguiente domicilio Coachella Valley Water District, Post Office Box 1058, Coachella, CA 92236.   


 

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT

 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

July 14, 2020

8:00 AM

 

1.

CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

2.

TELECONFERENCE

The July 14, 2020 Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors Meeting will be conducted pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20.

 

3.

ROLL CALL

 

4.

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

 

5.

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

In an effort to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the public may view this board meeting online as there will be no public location for attending in person.  The meeting will be streamed live on the District’s website at http://cvwd.org/151/Board-AgendasMembers of the public, who wish to comment on any item within the jurisdiction of the District or on any item on the agenda, may submit comments by emailing the Clerk of the Board, Sylvia Bermudez at sbermudez@cvwd.org before the start of the meeting at 8:00 a.m., July 14, 2020. You may also contact Ms. Bermudez at (760) 398-2651, extension 2217. Comments will become part of the board meeting record.

 

En un esfuerzo por proteger la salud pública y prevenir la propagación de COVID-19 (Coronavirus), y en cumplimiento con el decreto de ley N-29-20 dictado por el Gobernador, la junta directiva podrá ser vista en línea ya que no habrá un lugar público donde puedan asistir en persona. La junta se transmitirá en vivo por el sitio web del Distrito en http//cvwd.org/151/Board-Agendas

 

Los miembros del público que deseen comentar de algún asunto dentro de la jurisdicción del Distrito, o en cualquiera de los asuntos en la agenda, puede enviar sus comentarios por medio de correo electrónico a Sylvia Bermúdez, Secretaria de la Junta Directiva, sbermudez@cvwd.org antes de la junta que inicia a las 8:00 a.m. el 14 de julio, del 2020 o comuníquese con la Secretario de la Junta Directiva al (760) 398-2651, extensión 2217, 24 horas antes de la reunión. Los comentarios formaran parte del acta de la sesión.

 

 

6.

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.

Approve Minutes of the June 23, 2020 Coachella Valley Water District Board of Director's Meeting

 

B.

Approve and authorize the General Manager to execute the First Amendment to the Nonpotable Water Agreement for Desert Willow Golf Resort

 

C.

Authorize the General Manager to Award Task Order No. 3 with Wildermuth Environmental, Inc. in the amount of $226,578 to Prepare the Coachella Valley Salt and Nutrient Management Plan Development Workplan

 

D.

Approve payment of the Urban Water Institute, Inc. dues for Fiscal Year 2020-21 in the amount of $1,250

 

E.

Authorize the Release of Funds up to $21,300 from the Community Facilities District No. 102 to Complete Repairs to the Flood Control System at the Reserve

 

F.

Adopt Proposed Resolutions Establishing Fiscal Year 2020-21 Assessment District and Community Facilities District Special Taxes

 

G.

Authorize the Prepayment of Unfunded Accrued Liability (UAL) to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPER) for Fiscal Year 2020-21

 

H.

Authorize Additional Funding for the Contract Services Agreement with I10 Collision Center, Inc. for Vehicle Collision Repair and Refinishing Services, in a cumulative amount of $56,000 for the remaining two option years

 

7.

DISCUSSION OF ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR

 

8.

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

 

A.

Written Communications Received

 

9.

ACTION ITEMS

 

A.

Award Construction Contract to Desert Concepts Construction, Inc., as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder in the amount of $550,965 for the Sun City Palm Desert Water Main Replacement Phase 2A, Specification No. 2020-25, and approve additional expenditures in the amount of $198,035, for a total request of $749,000, presentation by Carrie Oliphant, Director of Engineering

 

B.

Authorize Purchase and Sale Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions with Molly F. De Mayo and Deanna S. De Mayo, APN 691-070-008, Chris and Christina Kimberlin and David and Donna Kimberlin, APN 750-310-001, and Elizabeth Vasquez, APN 691-040-001 for the North Indio Flood Control Project, presentation by Carrie Oliphant, Director of Engineering

 

C.

Execute Letter Agreement with Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District to Increase Annual Maximum Delivery from 16,500 acre-feet per year (af/yr) to 20,000 af/yr, presentation by Robert Cheng, Assistant General Manager

 

10.

BOARD COMMENTS AND REPORTS

 

A.

Board Member General Comments

 

B.

Meetings and Conference Reports

 

 

i

June 24, 2020 Association of California Water Agencies Federal Affairs Committee Meeting (Director O'Dowd)

 

ii

June 25, 2020 Salton Sea Authority Board Meeting (Directors O'Dowd and Estrada)

 

iii

June 26, 2020 ACWA State Legislature Committee Meeting (Director O'Dowd)

 

iv

June 30, 2020 ACWA Board of Director's Workshop (Director O'Dowd)

 

v

July 8, 2020 Lake Powell Pipeline Virtual Public Meetings (Director Nelson)

 

vi

July 9, 2020 Desert Valley's Builders Meeting (Director Powell)

 

vii

July 10, 2020 July Federal Affairs Committee Call (Director O'Dowd)

 

C.

Approval of per diem for meetings reported

 

11.

STAFF REPORTS

 

A.

General Manager

 

B.

Counsel

 

C.

Departments

 

12.

ADJOURNMENT

 

Next scheduled Board meeting is 07/28/2020, at 8:00 AM at the Steve Robbins Administration Building; 75-515 Hovley Lane East, Palm Desert

 

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: 07/08/2020

 

 

Sylvia M. Bermudez

Clerk of the Board

Coachella Valley Water District