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

 

 

May 28, 2019

 

4:00 PM

 

 

CVWD's Coachella Office Forbes Auditorium

 

 

51501 Tyler Street Coachella

 

 

www.cvwd.org

 

 

 

1.

CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

2.

ROLL CALL

 

3.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA

 

A.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9

Receipt of Claim: Claimant – Randall Roberts

 

4.

RECONVENE

 

A.

Report out of Closed Session

 

 

OPEN SESSION


5.

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

 

6.

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, limit your remarks to three (3) minutes, and if you wish, state your name and address for the record.

 

 

7.

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 the meeting minutes of the May 14, 2019 regular meeting of the Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors

 

B.

General Manager's Report of Activities during the month of April 2019

 

C.

General Manager's Report of Authorizations, Executions, and Acceptances of Documents during the month of April 2019

 

D.

Secretary's Report of Written Instruments Accepted and Recorded during the month of April 2019.

 

E.

Authorize Easement Conveyances to the County of Riverside - Avenue 66 Grade Separation Project

 

F.

Approve and authorize the General Manager to execute an application for reimbursement for disasters with the State of California Office of Emergency Services

 

G.

Approve and authorize the General Manager to execute Task Order No. 19-16 to the Triennial Professional Services Agreement with Northwest Hydraulic Consultants (NHC)  for Post February 2019 Storm Assessment of the Whitewater River/Coachella Valley Stormwater Channel in the amount of $28,648, and additional expenditures for a total request of $35,648

 

 

8.

DISCUSSION OF ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR

 

9.

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

 

 

A.

Written Communications

 

 

 

B.

Informational Reports to the Board

 

 

i

Coachella Valley Water District Fiscal 2019 Budget vs. Actual Report July 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019 (no presentation, informational purposes only)

 

 

ii

Third Quarter Update for Fiscal Year 2019 Strategic Plan (no presentation, informational purposes only)

 

 

 

10.

ACTION ITEMS

 

A.

Authorize the General Manager to purse membership with Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) and approve annual membership fee up to $5,000, presentation by James Barrett, General Manager.

 

11.

BOARD COMMENTS AND REPORTS

 

A.

Board Member General Comments

 

12.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

Next scheduled Board meeting is 06/11/2019, at 8:00 AM at the Steve Robbins Administration Building; 75-515 Hovley Lane East, Palm Desert CVWD’s Coachella office;

 

 

 

 

 

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: 05/23/2019

 

 

 

Sylvia M. Bermudez

Clerk of the Board

Coachella Valley Water District