NID Board of Directors Agenda for May 24

May 22, 2017 – The Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors will meet in regular session at the district’s board room located at 1036 West Main Street, Grass Valley, at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

CALL THE MEETING TO ORDER
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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
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PUBLIC COMMENT ON ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA *
Please limit comments to three (3) minutes per person

CONSENT AGENDA:
1. Approve the minutes of the regular meeting on May 10, 2017
2. Approve warrants
3. North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) 2016 Self-Certification to the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC): Receive and file the Nevada Irrigation District 2016 Self-Certification Status Report prepared in compliance with NERC and WECC reporting requirements, as recommended by the Water and Hydroelectric Operations Committee

SPECIAL ORDERS:
9:05 A.M. – EMPLOYEE INTRODUCTIONS:
Joshua Nuckolls, Utility Worker I

GENERAL ORDERS:
4. Newtown Canal Realignment Project – Canal Abandonment Resolution (WO# 8371): Approve Resolution No. 2017-12 for the Intention to Abandon a Portion of Newtown Canal as reviewed in the Engineering Committee meeting on May 16, 2017
5. Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) – Election Ballot 2017: Consideration and voting action regarding the Election of Special District Alternate Member (term to expire in May 2021)

GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT:
The General Manager will provide a report on current activities within the District of interest to the public and the Board. Items to be discussed by the General Manager will be conditions of current water supply and water sales, legislative or regulatory items of interest not yet requiring action, and public affairs activities occurring within the District directly or indirectly involving District operations.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ ITEMS / REPORTS:
Directors may provide brief reports on meetings, conferences, and seminars attended by the Directors of interest to the District and the public. Directors may also report on community comments and activities of interest.
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PUBLIC COMMENT ON ANY ITEM TO BE CONSIDERED IN CLOSED SESSION

CLOSED SESSION will be declared pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 to confer with Real Property Negotiators Scherzinger and/or District Counsel regarding price and terms of payment; the properties subject to negotiation are Nevada County Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 27-070-16 and 27-090-27; negotiations will be conducted with owners
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CLOSED SESSION will be declared pursuant to Government Code 54956.8 to confer with Real Property Negotiators Scherzinger and/or District Legal Counsel regarding price and other terms for acquisition of rights in real property for the Dutch Flat 2 and Chicago Park systems; properties subject to negotiation are Nevada County Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 65-220-02-000, 65-220-13-000, 65-220-17-000, 65-220-18-002, 65-220-19-001, 65-230-16-000, 65-230-18-002, 65-230-29-000, 65-240-31-000, 65-240-33-000, 65-250-03-003 and Placer County Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 062-020-001-520, 062-020-003-000, 062-020-020-510, 062-040-016-510, 062-040-018-510; negotiations will be conducted with owners

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CLOSED SESSION will be declared pursuant to Government Code 54956.8 to confer with Real Property Negotiators Scherzinger and/or District Legal Counsel regarding price and other terms for acquisition of rights in real property for Chicago Park Powerhouse Road; properties subject to negotiation are Placer County Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 063-150-014, 063-150-008, 063-320-001 & 063-320-002, 063-150-021, 063-150-018; negotiations will be conducted with owners
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CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code § 54956.9). Nevada Irrigation District’s Petition for Assignment of Water Rights for Centennial Reservoir and the Protest by South Sutter Water District to that Petition pending before the State Water Resources Control Board
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CLOSED SESSION will be declared pursuant to Government Code Section 54957: Public Employee Performance Evaluation – General Manager
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ADJOURN
The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. at the District’s Business Center located at 1036 West Main Street, Grass Valley, California

NID BOD_Agenda for May 24 (pdf file)