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Meeting Name: Board of Directors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/12/2023 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Boardroom *Delayed to 1:15 p.m.*
08:30 a.m. LC 10:30 a.m. FAIRP 12:30 p.m. Break 01:00 p.m. BOD 03:00 p.m. LRAC
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
21-2404 a.Other Matters and ReportsAlan Shanahan, Executive President, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (Local 1902)    Action details Video Video
21-2405 A.Other Matters and ReportsReport on Directors' Events Attended at Metropolitan's Expense   Action details Video Video
21-2406 B.Other Matters and ReportsChair's Monthly Activity Report   Action details Video Video
21-2407 C.Other Matters and ReportsGeneral Manager's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-2408 D.Other Matters and ReportsGeneral Counsel's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-2409 E.Other Matters and ReportsGeneral Auditor's summary of activities    Action details Video Video
21-2410 F.Other Matters and ReportsEthics Officer's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-2601 G.Oral Presentation OnlyPresentation of 10-year Service Pin to Director Russell Lefevre   Action details Video Video
21-2602 H.Oral Presentation OnlyPresentation of Commendatory Resolution for Director Heather Repenning representing the City of Los Angeles    Action details Not available
21-2411 A.MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting for August 15, 2023 (Copies have been submitted to each Director, any additions, corrections, or omissions)   Action details Video Video
21-2642 B.Oral Item for ActionApprove Resolution confirming Director John T. Morris for Association of California Water Agencies Region 8 Board Member    Action details Video Video
21-2591 7-1Board Letter for ConsentAward a $3,895,000 contract to Miller Pipeline to furnish and install internal seals along Freda Siphon Barrel No. 1 on the Colorado River Aqueduct; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-2592 7-2Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize an agreement with J.F. Shea Construction Inc. for a not-to-exceed amount of $9.8 million for Phase 1 design-build services for the Sepulveda Feeder Pump Stations project; and authorize an increase of $1.5 million to an existing agreement with Carollo Engineers Inc. for a new not-to-exceed amount of $2.49 million to serve as the owner’s advisor through the Phase 1 design-build agreement; and authorize an amendment to Metropolitan’s Project Labor Agreement to add the Sepulveda Feeder Pumps Project to the list of covered projects; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are 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 areas)   Action details Video Video
21-2595 7-3Board Letter for ConsentAdopt resolutions designating Metropolitan’s maximum contribution for medical benefits for Active Employees and Retirees in order to comply with the current authorized Memoranda of Understanding; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-2595 7-3Board Letter for ConsentAdopt resolutions designating Metropolitan’s maximum contribution for medical benefits for Active Employees and Retirees in order to comply with the current authorized Memoranda of Understanding; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-2594 7-4Board Letter for ConsentReview and consider the Eastern Municipal Water District’s certified Final Environmental Impact Report and Addendum, and take related CEQA actions; Authorize the General Manager to enter into a Local Resources Program Agreement with Eastern Municipal Water District for the French Valley Recycled Water Distribution System Project for up to 140 acre-feet per year of recycled water for irrigation use in the Eastern Municipal Water District’s service area    Action details Video Video
21-2596 7-5Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize the General Manager to execute a second amendment to extend the office lease located in Washington D.C. an additional ninety months with an option to extend another thirty-six months; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-2662 7-6Board Letter for ActionApprove use of Representative Concentration Pathway 8.5 for planning purposes in the Climate Adaptation Master Plan for Water; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-2597 8-1Board Letter for ConsentAward a $15,681,000 contract to Steve P. Rados Inc. to construct an intertie between Inland Feeder and Rialto Pipeline 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
21-2598 8-2Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize payments, by a two-thirds vote, of up to $4.16 million for participation in the State Water Contractors for FY 2023/24; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-2558 8-3Board Letter for ActionReview and consider the Addenda Nos. 1, 2, and 3 to the Mitigated Negative Declaration previously adopted by the Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency for the High Desert Water Bank; approve changes to the design, construction, and operation of Water Bank facilities; and authorize up to $80 million for additional costs associated with these changes; the General Manager has determined that a portion of the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-2599 8-4Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize three new agricultural lease agreements with Joey DeConinck Farms, Nish Noroian Farms, and Red River Farms, thereby allowing these existing lessees to continue farming on Metropolitan’s fee-owned properties in the Palo Verde Valley; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA [Conference with real property negotiators; properties are approximately 2,815 gross acres of land north of Interstate 10 in and near Blythe, California in the county of Riverside: Assessor Parcel Nos. 830-210-009; 830-210-010; 833-230-001; 833-230-002; 833-280-002; 833-210-013; 833-060-004; 833-060-008; 833-060-018; 833-100-005;833-100-007; 833-100-011; 833-100-012; 833-100-016; 833-100-017; 833-060-001; 833-060-024; 833-060-025; 827-190-003; 827-190-004; 827-190-005; 827-190-006; 824-190-007; 827-190-009; 827-190-010; 827-190-012; 833-060-026; 815-302-008; 815-310-013; 815-320-007; 827-080-029; 833-030-012; 833-050-014; agency negotiators Anna Olvera and Kevin Webb; negotiating parties: Joseph Deconinck dba Joey DeConinck Farms; Nisha Noroian   Action details Video Video
21-2600 8-5Board Letter for ConsentReport on Baker Electric, Inc. v. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, et al., (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. 21STCV15612) regarding Metropolitan’s CRA 6.9 kV Power Cables Replacement Project, Contract No. 1915; authorize filing cross-complaints; authorize an increase in the maximum amount payable under contract with Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP, for legal services by $800,000 to an amount not-to-exceed $2,500,000; authorize an increase in the maximum amount payable under contract with Exponent, Inc., for consulting services by $200,000 to an amount not-to-exceed $600,000; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [Conference with legal counsel – existing litigation and initiation litigation; to be heard in closed session pursuant to Gov. Code Sections 54956.9(d)(1) and 54956.9(d)(4)   Action details Video Video
21-2412 9-1Board ReportConservation Program Board Report   Action details Video Video
21-2643 11-1Oral Presentation OnlyDepartment Head Performance Evaluations [Public Employees' performance evaluations; General Manager, General Counsel, and Ethics Officer; to be heard in closed session pursuant to Gov. Code 54957.]   Action details Video Video
21-2644 11-2Oral Presentation OnlyReport on Department Head 2023 Salary Survey   Action details Not available
21-2645 11-3Oral Item for ActionDiscuss and Approve Compensation Recommendations for General Manager, General Counsel, and Ethics Officer   Action details Not available