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Meeting Name: Board of Directors Agenda status: Final - Revised 2
Meeting date/time: 4/12/2022 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: *Meeting Delayed*
08:30 am - WP&S 11:30 am - Break 12:00 pm - BOD
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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21-985 a.Oral Presentation OnlyMember Agency Overview: Sunny Wang, Water Resources Manager, City of Santa Monica   Action details Video Video
21-986 A.Oral Presentation OnlyReport on Directors' Events Attended at Metropolitan's Expense    Action details Video Video
21-987 B.Oral Presentation OnlyChairwoman's Monthly Activity Report   Action details Video Video
21-988 C.Oral Presentation OnlyGeneral Manager's Monthly Activity Report   Action details Video Video
21-989 D.Oral Presentation OnlyGeneral Counsel's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-990 E.Oral Presentation OnlyGeneral Auditor's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-991 F.Oral Presentation OnlyEthics Officer's summary of activities   Action details Video Video
21-992 A.MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting for March 8, 2022, the Special Meeting for March 22, 2022, and the Special Meeting for March 29, 2022 (Copies have been submitted to each Director) Any additions, corrections, or omissions)   Action details Video Video
21-993 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
21-971 7-1Board Letter for ConsentAdopt the 2020 Integrated Water Resources Plan Needs Assessment; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt of otherwise not subject to CEQA    Roll call Video Video
21-995 7-2Board Letter for ConsentAdopt the resolution finding that the ad valorem property tax rate limitation of Metropolitan Water District Act Section 124.5 is not applicable because it is essential to Metropolitan’s fiscal integrity to collect ad valorem property taxes in excess of the limitation for fiscal years 2022/23 through 2025/26 or 2022/23 through 2023/24; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA    Action details Video Video
21-995 7-2Board Letter for ConsentAdopt the resolution finding that the ad valorem property tax rate limitation of Metropolitan Water District Act Section 124.5 is not applicable because it is essential to Metropolitan’s fiscal integrity to collect ad valorem property taxes in excess of the limitation for fiscal years 2022/23 through 2025/26 or 2022/23 through 2023/24; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA denied  Action details Video Video
21-994 7-3Board Letter for ConsentApprove the proposed biennial budget for fiscal years 2022/23 and 2023/24, which includes the Capital Investment Plan and revenue requirements for fiscal years 2022/23 and 2023/24, and ten-year forecast; adopt resolutions fixing and adopting the water rates and charges for calendar years 2023 and 2024; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-994 7-3Board Letter for ConsentApprove the proposed biennial budget for fiscal years 2022/23 and 2023/24, which includes the Capital Investment Plan and revenue requirements for fiscal years 2022/23 and 2023/24, and ten-year forecast; adopt resolutions fixing and adopting the water rates and charges for calendar years 2023 and 2024; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQAadopted  Action details Video Video
21-996 7-4Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize an agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for a not-to-exceed amount of $8.5 million to replace the control system at the Mills Water Treatment Plant and amend an existing agreement with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. for a not-to exceed amount of $4.435 million; the General Manager has determined that this proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-997 7-5Board Letter for ConsentAppropriate $600 million for projects identified in the Capital Investment Plan for Fiscal Years 2022/23 and 2023/24 and authorize the General Manager to initiate or proceed with work on capital projects identified in the Capital Investment Plan for Fiscal Years 2022/23 and 2023/24 and Minor Capital Projects to be identified during the biennial period, subject to any limits on the General Manager’s authority and CEQA requirements; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-999 7-6Board Letter for ConsentAdopt the CEQA determination that the proposed project was previously addressed in the approved 2014 Mitigated Negative Declaration and related CEQA action and (1) award a $17,226,250 contract to Spiniello Infrastructure West, Inc. to replace the lining in a portion of the Orange County Feeder; and (2) authorize the General Manager to enter into a new 24-month lease agreement, with an 18-month option to extend, at 2750 Bristol Street in Costa Mesa, CA (Assessor’s Parcel No. 418 182-05) in an amount not to exceed $360,000 for use as a construction staging and storage site   Action details Video Video
21-886 7-7Board Letter for ConsentApprove the General Manager’s Strategic Priorities; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1000 7-8Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize granting a new ten-year license agreement to New Cingular Wireless, PCS LLC, for the continued operation of an existing telecommunications site on Metropolitan’s fee-owned property in the city of Yorba Linda, identified as Orange County Assessor Parcel Number 329-021-03; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1001 7-9Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize granting a new ten-year license agreement to CCATT LLC, for the continued operation of an existing telecommunications site on Metropolitan’s fee-owned property in the city of Los Angeles commonly identified as Los Angeles County Assessor Parcel Number 4493-014-906; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1002 7-10Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize agreement with Western Municipal Water District, Rubidoux Community Services District, West Valley Water District, and San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District to provide Rubidoux Community Services District assistance on water deliveries; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1003 7-11Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize the General Manager to negotiate an agreement consistent with the draft terms of the Metropolitan Water District/Inland Empire Utilities Agency Exchange Agreement; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1004 7-12Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize the General Manager to: (1) secure one-year water transfers with various water districts north of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta for up to 75,000 acre-feet of additional supplies; (2) secure storage and conveyance agreements with the Department of Water Resources and various water districts to facilitate these transfers; (3) pay up to $60 million from the State Water Project Budget for such transfers; and 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   Action details Video Video
21-1005 7-13Board Letter for ConsentAppropriate $20 million, and authorize an amendment to the 2019 Reservoir Project Agreement with the Sites Project Authority to allow participation in the Sites Reservoir Project Amendment 3 Workplan; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1005 7-13Board Letter for ConsentAppropriate $20 million, and authorize an amendment to the 2019 Reservoir Project Agreement with the Sites Project Authority to allow participation in the Sites Reservoir Project Amendment 3 Workplan; the General Manager has determined that the proposed actions are exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQAadopted  Action details Video Video
21-1058 7-14Board Letter for ConsentDeclare Water Supply Condition; adopt supporting resolution; and authorize the General Manager to finalize a Water Supply Allocation for portions of the service area; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [WITHDRAWN]   Action details Not available
21-1060 7-15Board Letter for ConsentReview and Express Support for the Bay-Delta Watershed Voluntary Agreements; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [WITHDRAWN]    Action details Not available
21-1006 7-16Board Letter for ConsentExpress support for SB 991 (Newman, D-Fullerton): Public contracts: progressive design-build: local agencies; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Action details Video Video
21-1008 7-17Board 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 an increase in the maximum amount payable under contract with Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP, for legal services by $600,000 to an amount not to exceed $900,000; and authorize an increase in the maximum amount payable under contract with Exponent, Inc. for consultant services by $300,000 to an amount not to exceed $400,000; the General Manager has determined 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 Section 54956.9(d)(1). [SUBJECT REVISED 4/7/2022]   Action details Video Video
21-1041 7-18Board Letter for ConsentAuthorize settlement of John Campbell v. The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Workers Compensation Appeals Board, Riverside, Case Numbers ADJ11262832, ADJ9311537, ADJ7783020, and ADJ8290584; 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 Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)]   Action details Video Video
21-1009 9-1Board Letter for InformationReport on Conservation   Action details Not available
21-1065 9-2Board Letter for InformationInformation on a proposed Water Shortage Emergency Condition and Emergency Water Conservation Program to Preserve Metropolitan's Supplies in the State Water Project-Dependent Areas. [SUBJECT REVISED 4/8/2022]    Action details Not available
21-995 7-2Board Letter for ConsentAdopt the resolution finding that the ad valorem property tax rate limitation of Metropolitan Water District Act Section 124.5 is not applicable because it is essential to Metropolitan’s fiscal integrity to collect ad valorem property taxes in excess of the limitation for fiscal years 2022/23 through 2025/26 or 2022/23 through 2023/24; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA adoptedPass Action details Video Video