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Meeting Name: Board of Directors Agenda status: Final - Revised 1
Meeting date/time: 1/10/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: MEETING DELAYED
10:00 a.m. BOD 11:30 a.m. Installation of Board Chair Ortega
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments:
File #Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsVideo
21-1807 A.Oral Item for ActionReport on Directors' Events Attended at Metropolitan's Expense   Action details Video Video
21-1808 B.Oral Item for ActionChair's Monthly Activity Report   Action details Video Video
21-1809 C.Oral Presentation OnlyGeneral Manager's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-1810 D.Oral Presentation OnlyGeneral Counsel's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-1811 E.Oral Presentation OnlyInterim General Auditor's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-1812 F.Oral Presentation OnlyEthics Officer's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-1874 G.Oral Item for ActionInduction of new Director Jeffrey D. Armstrong of Eastern Municipal Water District (ADDED ITEM 1/3/23) (a) Receive credentials (b) Report on credentials by General Counsel (c) File credentials (d) Administer Oath of Office (e) File Oath   Action details Video Video
21-1876 H.Oral Item for ActionInduction of new Director Jacquelyn McMillan of Calleguas Municipal Water District (ADDED ITEM 1/5/23) (a) Receive credentials (b) Report on credentials by General Counsel (c) File credentials (d) Administer Oath of Office (e) File Oath   Action details Video Video
21-1822 I.Oral Item for ActionPresentation of 20-year Service Pin to Director Randy A. Record, Eastern Municipal Water District   Action details Not available
21-1873 J.Oral Item for ActionPresentation of 10-year Service Pin to Director Michael Camacho, Inland Empire Utilities Agency (ADDED ITEM 1/3/23)   Action details Video Video
21-1813 A.Oral Item for ActionApproval of the Minutes of the One Water (Conservation and Local Resources) Committee held October 25, 2022; Minutes of the Finance and Insurance Committee; Organization, Personnel and Technology Committee; Audit and Ethics Committee; Engineering and Operations Committee; Imported Water Committee; Water Planning and Stewardship Committee; and Special Board Meeting for December 12, 2022; Minutes of the Legal and Claims Committee; Real Property and Asset Management Committee; Communications and Legislation Committee; Special Executive Committee; and Board of the Directors Meeting for December 13, 2022 (Copies have been submitted to each Director, Any additions, corrections, or omissions)    Action details Video Video
21-1821 B.Oral Item for ActionAuthorize preparation of Commendatory Resolution honoring Gloria D. Gray for her leadership during her term as Chairwoman of Metropolitan’s Board of Directors   Action details Video Video
21-1815 C.Oral Item for ActionApprove Committee Assignments   Action details Video Video
21-1820 D.Oral Item for ActionNomination and Election of nonofficer members of the Executive Committee for two-year term effective January 10, 2023   Action details Video Video
21-1795 7-1Board Letter for ActionAward a $14,820,500 contract to Steve P. Rados, Inc. to construct a bypass pipeline at the Wadsworth Pumping Plant as part of the water supply reliability improvements in the Rialto Pipeline service area; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA (This action is part of a series of projects that are being undertaken to improve the supply reliability for State Water Project dependent member agencies)   Action details Video Video
21-1796 7-2Board Letter for ActionReview and consider Addendum No. 5 to the certified 2017 Programmatic Environmental Impact Report for the Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe Rehabilitation Program; award a $68,847,000 contract to J.F. Shea Construction, Inc. to rehabilitate Reach 3B of the Second Lower Feeder; and authorize an access and permitting agreement with City of Lomita in an amount not to exceed $310,000   Action details Video Video
21-1797 7-3Board Letter for ActionReview and consider Addendum No. 3 to the certified 2005 Environmental Impact Report; award a $59,489,720 contract to James W. Fowler Company for construction of the Interstate 215 freeway tunnel crossing for the Perris Valley Pipeline; and authorize agreements with Parsons Environment & Infrastructure Group, Inc. for $1 million to provide technical support during construction, Mott McDonald Group for $3.5 million to provide construction management support, and Rincon Consultants, Inc. for $250,000 to provide specialized environmental support   Action details Video Video
21-1798 7-4Board Letter for ActionAuthorize an agreement with Arcadis U.S., Inc. in an amount not to exceed $2 million for preliminary design to rehabilitate the finished water reservoirs at Henry J. Mills and Joseph Jensen Water Treatment Plants; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1799 7-5Board Letter for ActionAuthorize an agreement with the joint venture of AECOM Technical Services, Inc. and Brown and Caldwell in an amount not to exceed $25 million for program management services to support the Pure Water Southern California program; and authorize an increase of $950,000 to an existing agreement with CDM Smith, Inc. for a not-to-exceed total of $3.7 million to support the program’s ongoing process demonstration effort; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1800 7-6Board Letter for ActionAmend the Capital Investment Plan for fiscal years 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 to include the Foothill Feeder Valve Replacement project; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1803 7-7Board Letter for ActionAuthorize an agreement with SpearMC Management Consulting, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $1,300,000 for the implementation of the following PeopleSoft Modules from the Oracle Cloud Human Capital Management Software Application Suite: Time & Labor and Absence Management for Payroll and Timekeeping System Improvements, including Maximo interface; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1804 7-8Board Letter for ActionAuthorize an agreement with Digital Scepter Corporation in an amount not to exceed $1,469,000 for procurement of equipment to replace network switches at Metropolitan's Headquarters Building at Union Station; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1819 7-9Board Letter for ActionAuthorize the General Manager to grant a permanent easement to Southern California Edison for the purpose of installing, operating and maintaining electrical equipment on Metropolitan property in Riverside County; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1858 7-10Board Letter for ActionAuthorize an agreement with Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District and the city of South Pasadena for a Stormwater for Direct Use Pilot Program; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1870 7-11Board Letter for ActionAuthorize the General Manager to: (1) secure one-year water transfers with various water districts for up $100 million from Water Supply Program and State Water Project Budget for such transfers; (2) secure storage and conveyance agreements with the Department of Water Resources and various water districts to facilitate these transfers; (3) grant final decision-making authority to the General Manager subject to the terms set forth in this letter; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [SUBJECT REVISED 1/4/2023]   Action details Video Video
21-1869 8-1Board Letter for ActionApprove employment contract for the new General Auditor; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1817 9-1Oral Presentation OnlyReport on Conservation   Action details Video Video
21-1818 9-2Oral Presentation OnlyCommunications and Legislation Committee Report. [WITHDRAWN 1/5/23]   Action details Not available
21-1872 10-1Oral Item for ActionDiscuss and Approve Compensation Recommendation for the Ethics Officer   Action details Video Video
21-1867 11-1Oral Presentation OnlyAdminister Oath of Office for Board Chair Adan Ortega, Jr. for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2023   Action details Video Video