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Meeting Name: Legal and Claims Committee Agenda status: Final - Revised 1
Meeting date/time: 4/11/2022 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Zoom Online
09:30 am - RP&AM 10:00 am - E&O 11:30 am - Break 12:00 pm - L&C 01:00 pm - C&L 02:00 pm - OP&T 02:30 pm - F&I
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
21-1039 A.Manager ReportGeneral Counsel's report of monthly activities   Action details Video Video
21-1038 A.MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Legal and Claims Committee held February 8, 2022 and the Joint Meeting of the Legal and Claims Committee and Organization, Personnel and Technology Committee held February 8, 2022 (Legal and Claims Committee only)   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)]adoptedPass Action details Video Video
21-1044 a.Oral Presentation OnlyReport on Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Assns., et al. v. Ross, et al., Federal District Court for the Eastern District of California, Case No. 1:20-CV-00431-DAD-SAB and Calif. Natural Resources Agency, et al. v. Ross, et al., Federal District Court for the Eastern District of California, Case No. 1:20-CV-00426-DAD-SKO [Conference with legal counsel - existing litigation; to be heard in closed session pursuant to Gov. Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)].   Action details Video Video
21-1040 b.Oral Presentation OnlyReport on litigation, including discussions regarding potential settlement, in San Diego County Water Authority v. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court Case Nos. CPF-10-510830, CPF-12-512466, CPF-14-514004, CPF-16-515282, CPF-16-515391, CGC-17-563350, and CPF-18-516389; the appeals of the 2010 and 2012 actions, Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District Case Nos. A146901, A148266, A161144, and A162168, and California Supreme Court Case No. S243500; the petition for extraordinary writ in the 2010 and 2012 actions, Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District Case No. A155310; the petition for extraordinary writ in the second 2016 action, Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District Case No. A154325 and California Supreme Court Case No. S251025; and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California v. San Diego County Water Authority cross-complaints in the 2014, 2016, and 2018 actions. [Conference with legal counsel - existing litigation; to be heard in closed session pursuant to Gov. Code Sections 54956.9(d   Action details Not available