PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Director Slawson.

CALL TO ORDER
1. Roll Call
INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS - Public Affairs Officer

None

I. PUBLIC COMMENTS

None

II. EXECUTIVE REPORTS
A. General Manager's ReportItem Updated
documentGM Report Printout
B. DGMs / AGMs Reports (Kanetis, Nomura, Mouawad, Wall)

DGM Nomura introduced John Adams, the new Chief Financial Officer.

 

DGM Kanetis provided a brief update on the Districts pursuit to acquire additional brine line capacity in the SAWPA pipeline in support of the Perris II Desalter.

 

AGM Mouawad provided additional information regarding General Manager Jones update on the San Jacinto Wildlife Area Program Environmental Impact Report Litigation.

III. CONSENT CALENDAR
A. Approve Board Meeting Minutes
1. Minutes of Sep 16, 2020 9:00 AM
B. August Meeting Summary and Expense Reports of the Board of Directors; Expense Report of the General Manager
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a. Exhibit A - Meeting Summary and Expense Report, All Board Members
C. Approve and Authorize Three, Six-Year Agreements for Medium Voltage Switchgear Maintenance and Repair Services in the Combined, Not-to-Exceed, Full-Term Total of $960,000
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D. Approve and Authorize Two-Year Agreements for As-Needed Corrosion Protection Services in the Full-Term, Not-To-Exceed Total of $470,000
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E. Approve and Authorize Acquisition of Easements and Real Property for the Sky Canyon Sewer Project, and Additional Appropriation in the amount of $527,000
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a. Exhibit A - Easement and Property Site Diagram
b. Exhibit B - Cost Estimate
c. Presentation
F. Approve and Authorize an Agreement with IMEG Corporation ($128,387.16) for the Design of the AC/OMC Fire Alarm System Upgrade Project, and Additional Appropriation of $189,100
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a. Exhibit A - Location Map
b. Exhibit B - IMEG Proposal
c. Exhibit C - Cost Estimate
G. Approve and Authorize Facility Oversizing Reimbursement with Menifee 3A INV., LLC ($163,613), for the Oversizing of Sewer and Recycled Water Pipelines, and Appropriation in the Amount of $163,613
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a. Exhibit A - Location Map
b. Exhibit B - Facility Oversizing
c. Exhibit C - Incremental Oversizing Summary
H. Approve and Authorize a Contract with Alfa Laval, Inc., ($387,497) for the Perris Valley Regional Water Reclamation Facility Belt Press No. 2 and Belt Press No. 3 Rehabilitation, for a Total Project Cost Not to Exceed $451,000
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a. Exhibit A - Bid Summary
b. Exhibit B - Cost Estimate
c. Presentation
I. Approve and Authorize Award of a Professional Service Contract to HDR, Incorporated (HDR) ($152,900) for the Warm Springs Creek Sewer Crossing Erosion Mitigation Preliminary and Final Design and an Additional Appropriation of $392,900
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a. Exhibit A - Location Map
b. Exhibit B - Consultant Proposal
c. Exhibit C - Project Cost Estimate
d. Presentation
IV. ITEMS APPROVED OUTSIDE OF CONSENT CALENDAR

It was noted that Director Corona had a potential conflict with item IV.A. Approve and Authorize Agreement with Krieger & Stewart, Inc ($98,000) for the Calle Medusa Lift Station Force Main Siting Study and Preliminary Design, and Additional Appropriation of $376,200. Director Corona chose not to participate in the deliberation or actions on this item.

A. Approve and Authorize Agreement with Krieger & Stewart, Inc ($98,900) for the Calle Medusa Lift Station and Force Main Siting Study and Preliminary Design, and Additional Appropriation of $376,200
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a. Exhibit A - Location Map
b. Exhibit B - Consultant Selection Matrix
c. Exhibit C - Consultant Proposal
d. Exhibit D - Cost Estimate
e. Presentation
V. ACTION CALENDAR
A. Approve and Authorize Award of Contract with CSI Electrical Contractors, Incorporated ($967,600), Under Specification No. 1401S, Moreno Valley Regional Water Reclamation Facility Solids Handling Motor Control Centers Replacement Project, and Additional Appropriation of $1,530,350

Mr. Jorgensen provided a presentation on this item

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a. Exhibit A - Location Map
b. Exhibit B - Bid Summary
c. Exhibit C - Hazen ESDC Proposal
d. Exhibit D - Cost Estimate
e. Presentation
B. Approve and Authorize Amendments with Black & Veatch ($581,695) and Parsons ($638,300) for Support Services During Construction of the Perris II Desalter and Additional Appropriation in the amount of $7,873,400

AGM Mouawad provided a presentation on this item

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a. Exhibit A - Desalination Program
b. Exhibit B - Parsons CM Amendment
c. Exhibit C - Black and Veatch ESDC Amendment
d. Exhibit D - Cost Estimate
e. Presentation
C. Approve and Authorize Award of Contracts with Yellow Jacket Drilling Services ($3,643,600) and Dudek ($751,314) for the Drilling Construction and Testing of Wells 65, 66, and 204, and Additional Appropriation of $5,670,600

Ms. Gray provided a presentation on this item

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a. Exhibit A - Bid Summary
b. Exhibit B - Consultant Selection Matrix
c. Exhibit C - Cost Estimate
d. Presentation
D. Approve and Authorize Award of Contract with Schuler Constructors, Inc., ($386,067) for the San Jacinto and Temecula Valley Regional Water Reclamation Facilities Aeration Panel Membrane Replacements and Approve and Authorize Award of Contract with Parkson Corporation, for Aeration Membrane Materials ($232,525) for a Total Project Cost Not to Exceed $803,000

Mr. Melendrez provided a presentation on this item

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a. Exhibit A - Quote
b. Exhibit B - RFP Proposal Summary
c. Exhibit C - Cost Estimate
d. Presentation
E. Approve and Authorize Award of Contract with Carbon Activated Corporation ($556,765) Under Specification No. 1398-REBID, Microwave Tower: Broderson, Hunter, Sky Mesa Project, and Additional Appropriation of $733,000

Mr. Stone provided a presentation on this item

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a. Exhibit A - Location Map
b. Exhibit B - Final Bid Summary
c. Exhibit C - Cost Estimate
d. Presentation
VI. INFORMATION ITEMS / PRESENTATIONS
A. Fiscal Year 2019-20 Fourth Quarter Enterprise Performance Measures Update

Ms. Regalado provided a presentation on this item

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a. Exhibit A - Summary Report
b. Presentation
B. Customer Information and Billing System Replacement Informational UpdateItem Updated

Mr. Howell and Mr. Kamweru provided a presentation on this item

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a. Presentation
VII. RECEIVE AND FILE
A. Reports
1. Quarterly Risk Management and Legal Fees through Fourth Quarter, Fiscal Year 2019-20
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a. Exhibit A - Premiums - FY2019-20
b. Exhibit B - Closed Claims FY2019-20
2. Change Orders to Specifications
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a. Exhibit A - Report
B. Committee Meeting Notes
1. Minutes of Sep 21, 2020 7:30 AM
2. Minutes of Sep 24, 2020 3:30 PM
VIII. CALENDAR REVIEW / DIRECTOR ATTENDANCE REPORTS

The respective board members reported on their District activities for the period of September 16 through October 6, 2020

A. Board Calendar Review (Perkins)

Ms. Perkins reviewed the Board’s EMWD calendar and special events for October through December 2020

B. Meetings (Corona)
1. Briefing on County of Riverside Land Use Ordinance - September 21
2. Temecula State of the City - October 1

*Did not participate

3. Eastern Municipal Water District and Rancho California Water District Ad Hoc Committee Meeting - October 6
C. MWD Meetings (Record)
1. Standing Committee Meetings - September 22
D. EMWD Meetings (Record)
1. Eastern Municipal Water District / Rancho California Water District Ad Hoc Committee Meeting - October 6
E. Meetings (Paule)
1. Murrieta State of the City - September 17
2. CalDesal Executive Committee Teleconference - September 21
F. Meetings (Slawson)
1. Eastern Municipal Water District and Western Municipal Water District Joint Committee Meeting - September 17

*Did not participate

2. Moreno Valley Chamber Breakfast Meeting - September 23

*Did not participate

3. Association of California Water Agencies Education Workshop: Financial Conflicts of Interest - September 23
4. Association of California Water Agencies Education Workshop: Post-COVID-19 Workplace - September 30
5. Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority Commission Workshop - October 6
G. Meetings (Sullivan)
1. Virtual Washington DC Meetings - September 17
2. Eastern Municipal Water District and Western Municipal Water District Joint Committee Meeting - September 17
3. Virtual Washington DC Meetings - September 23
4. National Waterways Conference Legislative Policy Committee - October 1
5. Western Riverside Council of Governments Executive Committee - October 5
IX. DIRECTOR'S COMMENTS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

None

X. CLOSED SESSION
A. Quarterly Risk Management and Legal Fees through Fourth Quarter, Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Kanetis/Hefley)

Anticipated Litigation

Government Code Section 54956.9(b)

Significant Exposure to Litigation (23 claims)

 

Discussion was held, no formal action taken

XI. ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Board, President Sullivan adjourned the meeting at 11:00 a.m., to be reconvened on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.