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Meeting Name: Board of Directors Agenda status: Final - Revised 1
Meeting date/time: 8/17/2021 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: ZOOM Online
09:00 a.m. - Adj. L&C 10:30 a.m. - Adj. RP&AM 11:30 a.m. - Break 12:00 p.m. - Adj. Board
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available Correspondence: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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21-398 a.Oral Presentation OnlyTanya Trujillo, Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Water and Science [Item Added 8/11/2021]   Action details Video Video
21-349 A.Other Matters and ReportsReport on Directors’ events attended at Metropolitan expense   Action details Video Video
21-350 B.Other Matters and ReportsChairwoman’s Monthly Activity Report   Action details Video Video
21-239 C.Board ReportGeneral Manager's report of Metropolitan activities    Action details Video Video
21-351 D.Other Matters and ReportsGeneral Counsel’s summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-352 E.Other Matters and ReportsGeneral Auditor’s summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-353 F.Other Matters and ReportsEthics Officer’s summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-326 G.Board Letter for InformationReport on list of certified assessed valuations for fiscal year 2021/22 and tabulation of assessed valuations, percentage participation, and vote entitlement of member agencies as of August 17, 2021   Action details Video Video
21-331 A.MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Meeting for July 13, 2021 (Copies have been submitted to each Director) Any additions, corrections, or omissions   Action details Video Video
21-383 B.Oral Item for ActionAuthorize preparation of Commendatory Resolution for Jeff Kightlinger for his service and leadership during his term as General Manager of The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California   Action details Video Video
21-321 7-1Board Letter for ConsentAdopt resolution establishing the tax rate for fiscal year 2021/22; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-330 7-2Board Letter for ConsentAward a $492,440 procurement contract to Royal Industrial Solutions for equipment to upgrade the ozone control system at the Henry J. Mills Water Treatment Plant and authorize an agreement with Suez Treatment Solutions, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $430,000 for specialized technical assistance to support the upgrade; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-337 7-3Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize an agreement with CDM Smith, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2.75 million, for support of engineering and technical studies at the advanced water treatment demonstration facility; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-332 7-4Board Letter for ConsentApprove Metropolitan’s annual membership in the U.S. Water Alliance and authorize payment of $18,500, and approve Metropolitan’s annual membership in Water Education for Latino Leaders and authorize payment of $25,000; the General Manager determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-385 7-5Board Letter for ConsentAdopt resolution to declare a “Condition 2 - Water Supply Alert”; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA [Subject Revised 8/10/2021]   Action details Video Video
21-387 7-6Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize agreement with the United States Geological Survey for $357,000 to evaluate existing ponds on Metropolitan’s Delta islands for their potential to assist in preserving Delta smelt; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-334 7-7Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize the General Manager to enter into a ten-year agreement with Urban Park Concessionaires to operate and maintain the marina facility at Diamond Valley Lake in the City of Hemet; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
20-175 7-8Board Letter for ConsentAdopt amendment to the Administrative Code establishing Metropolitan-specific parliamentary procedures; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQAtabled  Action details Video Video
21-333 7-9Board Letter for ConsentReport on existing litigation OHL USA, Inc. v. The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. 19STCV27689; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA [Conference with legal counsel - existing litigation; to be heard in closed session pursuant to Gov. Code Sections 54956.9(d)(1)] [Posting Separately]   Action details Not available
21-395 8-1Board Letter for ActionDiscussion of recommendations from Shaw Law Group’s independent review of allegations of systemic Equal Employment Opportunity-related discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and related concerns; adopt recommendations as presented or with modifications and direct General Manager to implement the recommendations; authorize an increase in the maximum amount payable under contract with Shaw Law Group by $25,000 to an amount not to exceed $575,000 for follow-up requests; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA [Added Item on 8/11/2021]   Action details Video Video
21-354 9-1Board Letter for InformationUpdate on Conservation Program   Action details Video Video
21-401 10-1Oral Presentation OnlyUpdate on Proposed Voluntary Agreements for Delta Operations and on CDWR Water Operations Cases, Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. JCCP 5117, which includes the following eight cases: The Metropolitan Water Dist. of S. Cal., et al. v. Calif. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, et al., Fresno County Superior Ct. Case No. 20CECG01347; State Water Contractors, et al. v. Calif. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, et al., Fresno County Superior Ct. Case No. 20CECG1302; San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water Dist. v. Calif. Dept. of Water Resources, et al., Fresno County Superior Ct. Case No. 20CECG01556; Tehama-Colusa Canal Auth., et al. v. Calif. Dept. of Water Resources, Fresno County Superior Ct. Case No. 20CECG01303; Sierra Club, et al. v. Calif. Dept. of Water Resources, San Francisco County Superior Ct. Case No. CPF-20-517120; North Coast Rivers Alliance, et al. v. Calif. Dept. of Water Resources, San Francisco County Superior Ct. Case No. CPF-20-517078; Central Delta Water Agency, et al. v. Calif. Dept. of Water Resources, Sacramento County Superior Ct. Case No. 34-2020-80003368; and San Franc   Action details Video Video
21-370 10-2Oral Presentation OnlyDiscussion of Department Head Evaluation Process Guidelines and Department Head Evaluation Presentations [Public employee’s performance evaluations; General Counsel, General Auditor, and Ethics Officer, to be heard in closed session pursuant to Gov. Code Section 54957]   Action details Video Video