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Meeting Name: Board of Directors Agenda status: Final - Revised 2
Meeting date/time: 8/16/2022 1:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Zoom Online
08:30 a.m. Adj. A&E 10:30 a.m. Adj. OP&T 11:30 a.m. Adj. RPA&M 01:00 p.m. Adj. L&C 01:30 p.m. Adj. BOD
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21-1359 a.Oral Presentation OnlyMember Agency Overview: Anselmo G. Collins, Senior Assistant General Manager, Water System, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power   Not available Not available
21-1335 A.Board ReportReport on Directors' Events Attended at Metropolitan's Expense   Not available Not available
21-1336 B.Board ReportChairwoman's Monthly Activity Report   Not available Not available
21-1432  Oral Presentation Onlyi. Announcement of Members, Chairs and Vice Chairs of Committees for the remainder of the current term commencing August 16, 2022 through January 11, 2023. [ADDED ITEM 8/11/22]   Not available Not available
21-1337 C.Board ReportGeneral Manager's summary of activities    Not available Not available
21-1338 D.Board ReportGeneral Counsel's summary of activities    Not available Not available
21-1339 E.Board ReportInterim General Auditor's summary of activities   Not available Not available
21-1340 F.Board ReportEthics Officer's summary of activities    Not available Not available
21-1344 G.Board Letter for ActionReport on list of certified assessed valuations for fiscal year 2022/23 and tabulation of assessed valuations, percentage participation, and vote entitlement of member agencies as of August 16, 2022   Not available Not available
21-1341 A.MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting for July 12, 2022 (Copies have been submitted to each Director) (Any additions, corrections, or omissions)   Not available Not available
21-1420 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   Not available Not available
21-1412 C.Oral Item for ActionPresentation of Commendatory Resolution honoring Ned Hyduke for his service and leadership during his term as General Manager at Palo Verde Irrigation District   Not available Not available
21-1342 D.Oral Item for ActionApprove Committee Assignments   Not available Not available
21-1425 E.Oral Item for ActionAdopt resolution encouraging civility by public speakers at Metropolitan Board and Committee Meetings. [REVISED SUBJECT]   Not available Not available
21-1345 7-1Board Letter for ActionAdopt resolution establishing the tax rate for fiscal year 2022/23; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA    Not available Not available
21-1349 7-2Board Letter for ActionDetermine that there is a need to continue the emergency action of executing a no bid contract for the Upper Feeder expansion joint replacement (Requires four-fifths vote of the Board); the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA    Not available Not available
21-1377 7-3Board Letter for ActionAuthorize the following new agreements with: (1) Pure Technologies U.S. Inc. in an amount not to exceed $7 million for inspection and monitoring services for prestressed concrete cylinder pipe; and (2) Brown and Caldwell in an amount not to exceed $900,000 for preliminary design to rehabilitate the prestressed concrete cylinder pipe Calabasas Feeder; authorize an increase of $6 million to an existing agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for preliminary design to rehabilitate the Sepulveda Feeder; and adopt CEQA determination that the Calabasas Feeder and Sepulveda Feeder rehabilitation project was previously addressed in the certified 2017 Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe Rehabilitation Program Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Report. (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)   Not available Not available
21-1348 7-4Board Letter for ActionAuthorize a professional services agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $1,300,000 for design of the Inland Feeder/San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District Foothill Pump Station Intertie; the General Manager has determined the project to be 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)   Not available Not available
21-1378 7-5Board Letter for ActionAward a $5,647,405 procurement contract to Sojitz Machinery Corporation of America for three 84-inch diameter butterfly valves to be installed as part of 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)   Not available Not available
21-1346 7-6Board Letter for ActionAuthorize annual increases of $200,000 to existing, five-year on-call agreements with RHA, LLC; Strategic Value Solutions, Inc.; and Value Management Strategies, Inc., for new annual not-to-exceed total of $440,000, for value engineering and other technical services in support of Capital Investment Plan projects; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Not available Not available
21-1358 7-7Board Letter for ActionAuthorize a five-year reimbursable agreement with the California Department of Water Resources to provide services for the State Water Project operations and maintenance activities for an amount not to exceed $3 million per year ($15 million total); the General Manager has determined that this action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Not available Not available
21-1379 7-8Board Letter for ActionApprove proposed ethics-related amendments to the Administrative Code; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is not subject to CEQA   Not available Not available
21-1353 7-9Board Letter for ActionAuthorize granting a new ten-year license agreement to the County of Orange for the continued operation of an existing telecommunication site on Metropolitan’s fee-owned property in the city of Yorba Linda, identified as Orange County Assessor 329-021-03; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Not available Not available
21-1355 7-10Board Letter for ActionAuthorize granting a new thirty-year license agreement to the County of Los Angeles Parks and Recreation for the operation of a new public park on Metropolitan’s fee property in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA    Not available Not available
21-1356 7-11Board Letter for ActionApprove Metropolitan’s membership in the California Water Data Consortium and authorize annual membership dues of $20,000 per year; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Not available Not available
21-1357 7-12Board Letter for ActionAuthorize payments, by a two-thirds vote, of up to $3.75 million for participation in the State Water Contractors for FY 2022/23; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Not available Not available
21-1382 7-13Board Letter for ActionAdopt resolution affirming Metropolitan’s call to action and commitment to regional reliability for all member agencies; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [REVISED SUBJECT]    Not available Not available
21-1419 7-14Board Letter for ActionSupport Metropolitan’s Application to the United States Bureau of Reclamation’s Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Program; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA   Not available Not available
21-1421 7-15Board Letter for ActionExpress opposition, unless amended, to SB 1020 (Laird, D-Santa Cruz, Caballero, D-Salinas, Durazo, D-Los Angeles, and Atkins, D-San Diego): Clean Energy, Jobs, and Affordability Act of 2022; the General Manager has determined that the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [REVISED SUBJECT]    Not available Not available
21-1423 7-16Board Letter for ActionReport on legal claims alleging equal employment opportunity violations; and authorize an increase in the maximum amount payable under four contracts with Seyfarth Shaw LLP, for legal services as follows: Agreement No. 201897 by $100,000 to an amount not to exceed $200,000; Agreement No. 203436 by $250,000 to an amount not to exceed $350,000; Agreement No. 203454 by $60,000 to an amount not to exceed $160,000; and Agreement No. 203455 by $75,000 to an amount not to exceed $175,000; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [Conference with legal counsel – anticipated litigation; based on existing facts and circumstances of receipt of four legal claims threatening litigation, there is significant exposure to litigation against Metropolitan: four potential cases; to be heard in closed session pursuant to Gov. Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)]. [REVISED SUBJECT]    Not available Not available
21-1343 9-1Oral Presentation OnlyReport on Conservation   Not available Not available
21-1380 9-2Board Letter for InformationReview of Policy Principles Regarding the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Bay-Delta    Not available Not available
21-1431 9-3Board Letter for InformationInformation on policy alternatives Metropolitan may consider for reducing non-functional turf in its service area. [ADDED ITEM 8/11/22]   Not available Not available