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Meeting Name: Board of Directors Agenda status: Final - Revised 2
Meeting date/time: 10/12/2021 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final - Revised 2  
Meeting location: Zoom Online
09:00 am - L&C 10:00 am - RP&AM 11:00 am - Adj Exec 11:30 am - Break 12:00 pm - Board
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available Correspondence: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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21-512 A.Board ReportReport on Directors' events attended at Metropolitan expense   Action details Video Video
21-513 C.Manager ReportGeneral Manager's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-514 D.Manager ReportGeneral Counsel's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-515 E.Manager ReportGeneral Auditor's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-516 F.Manager ReportEthics Officer's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-511 G.Oral Presentation OnlyPresentation of Commendatory Resolution honoring 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
21-541 A.MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Meeting for September 14, 2021 and the Special Board Meeting for September 28, 2021 (Copies have been submitted to each Director) Any additions, corrections, or omissions [Special BOD Minutes Added 10/6/2021]   Action details Video Video
21-555 B.Oral Item for ActionAdopt resolution to continue remote teleconference meetings pursuant to the Brown Act Section 54953(e) for meetings of Metropolitan’s legislative bodies for a period of 30 days; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-404 7-1Board Letter for ConsentApprove the nomination and naming of the overlook at Lake Mathews in honor of former Metropolitan Director Donald “Don” Galleano; the General Manager has determined that this action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-480 7-2Board Letter for ConsentAward a $3,815,000 contract to Creative Home dba Chi Construction to replace the wastewater system at the Lake Mathews facility; the proposed action is in furtherance of a project that was previously determined to be exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-481 7-3Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize an agreement with Helix Environmental Planning, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2.8 million, to prepare environmental documentation for the Regional Recycled Water Program and an agreement with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., in an amount not to exceed $6.5 million for engineering and technical studies to support the environmental planning phase of the Program; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-482 7-4Board Letter for ConsentAward a $282,390 contract to AME Builders, Inc. for replacement of the roof on the Vehicle Maintenance and Warehouse Building at the Jensen Water Treatment Plant; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-489 7-5Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize the General Manager to enter into an agreement with the Arizona Department of Water Resources and the Central Arizona Water Conservation District to support the development of the Regional Recycled Water Program; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action in exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-484 7-6Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize the General Manager to seek legislation for Metropolitan to utilize alternative project delivery methods for construction of the Regional Recycled Water Program and drought-related projects; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-485 7-7Board Letter for ConsentApprove the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's salary schedules pursuant to CalPERS regulations; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-490 7-8Board Letter for ConsentAdopt framework for amending Local Resources Program Agreements; Review and consider the City of Beverly Hills’ approved Final Mitigated Negative Declaration and take related CEQA actions; and authorize the General Manager to reinstate and amend the existing Local Resources Program agreement for the Beverly Hills Desalter Project   Action details Video Video
21-486 7-9Board Letter for ConsentAdopt a Resolution declaring certain Metropolitan-owned real property in the Palo Verde Valley in the counties of Imperial and Riverside as exempt surplus land pursuant to California Government Code Section 54221; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-488 7-10Board Letter for ConsentReview and consider the City of Perris’ certified Final Environmental Impact Report and take related CEQA actions, and authorize the General Manager to grant a permanent easement to the City of Perris for public road purposes traversing Metropolitan fee-owned property in the city of Perris and identified as Riverside County Assessor Parcel Numbers 317-170-017 and 303-050-003   Action details Video Video
21-487 7-11Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize five new agricultural leases with Coxco, LLC, Joey DeConinck Farms, and HayDay Farms Venture, LLC, thereby allowing these existing lessees to continue their farming operations on Metropolitan’s fee-owned properties in the Palo Verde Valley. General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [Conference with real property negotiators; properties are approximately 18,086 gross acres of land north and south of Interstate 10 near Blythe, California in the counties of Riverside and Imperial, also known as PROPERTY GROUP 1: RIVERSIDE COUNTY ASSESSOR PARCEL NOS. 821-100-018; 821-100-019; 821-150-018; 821-160-012; 821-160-013; 824-200-048; 863-140-002; 863-150-001; 863-170-005; 863-170-006; 863-180-003; 863-180-004; 863-180-005; 863-220-005; 866-040-004; 866-040-005; 866-040-007; 866-040-008; 866-080-001; 866-080-002; 866-080-003; 866-080-005; 866-080-012; 866-090-002; 866-090-009; 866-090-010; 866-090-013; 866-090-014; 872-150-005; 872-160-006; 872-160-007; 872-160-008; 872-160-009; 872-180-006; 872-180-009; 878-020-004; 878-020   Action details Video Video
21-559 8-1Board Letter for ActionConsider and adopt the Board’s Statement of Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [Added item on 10/8/2021]   Action details Video Video
21-558 8-2Board Letter for ActionChair and Vice Chair of committee appointments for the term commencing October 12, 2021 through January 1, 2023;the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [Added item on 10/8/2021]   Action details Video Video
21-558 8-2Board Letter for ActionChair and Vice Chair of committee appointments for the term commencing October 12, 2021 through January 1, 2023;the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [Added item on 10/8/2021]   Action details Video Video
21-491 9-1Board Letter for InformationReport on Conservation    Action details Not available
21-479 9-2Board Letter for InformationCompliance with Fund Requirements and Bond Indenture Provisions   Action details Not available
21-483 9-3Board Letter for InformationUpdate on expanded multimedia public awareness and outreach campaign for water conservation, including issuance of a request for proposals for a three-year contract for media buying services not to exceed $10.5 million   Action details Not available
21-370 10-1Oral 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