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INDIO WATER AUTHORITY

AUGUST 16, 2004
MINUTES

President Jacqueline Bethel called the regular meeting of the Indio Water Authority to
order at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 150 Civic Center Mall, Indio, California.

ROLL CALL: Present: President Jacqueline Bethel
Commissioner Gene Gilbert
Commissioner Ben Godfrey (arrived at 5:40 p.m.)
Commissioner Jerry Barba
Commissioner Bertha Bastidas
Commissioner Tom Hunt
Commissioner Richard Friestad
Commissioner Michael Wilson
Absent: Vice President Melanie Fesmire

PUBLIC COMMENT - NONE

REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION – JULY 19, 2004

Betsy Martyn, Legal Counsel, stated there was no closed session to report.

1. PUBLIC HEARING: PUBLIC HEALTH GOALS

John Corella, Public Works Director/City Engineer, reported on the Public Health Goals
(PHG)and stated the report meets all public health goals minimum standards. The
water quality in Indio is of exceptional quality. The provisions of the Health and Safety
code specify that public water systems serving more than 10,000 service connections
be required to prepare a report every 3 years for contaminants that exceed PHG. The
PHGs are intended as an ideal standard that each public water system strives to attain.
Staff recommends the Board approve the Public Health Goals Report.

President Bethel declared the public hearing opened at 5:35 p.m. and requested
comments from the public for or against this proposal. There being no comments, the
public hearing was closed.

It was moved by Agencymember Wilson, seconded by Agencymember Friestad and
unanimously carried to APPROVE the Public Health Goals Report.

2. CONSENT CALENDAR
a. Approve Minutes, July 19, 2004
b. Approve Warrants

It was moved by Agencymember Gilbert, seconded by Agencymember Barba and
unanimously carried to ADOPT the Consent Calendar as submitted.
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3. SUNCAL, INDIAN LAKES AND TRENDWEST FOR OFF-SITE WATER
IMPROVEMENTS

John Corella, Public Works Director/City Engineer, reported Staff is requesting
authorization to enter into an agreement with SUNCAL, Indian Lakes and Trendwest for
off-site water improvements to credit IWA required off-site infrastructure against water
impact fees.

It was moved by Agencymember Godfrey, seconded by Agencymember Gilbert and
unanimously carried to AUTHORIZE entering into an agreement with SUNCAL, Indian
Lakes, and Trendwest developments to credit IWA required off-site infrastructure
against water impact fees.

4. AUTOMATIC METER READING(AMR) SYSTEM INCLUDING METERS AND
SUPPORTING APPURTENANCES

It was moved by Agencymember Friestad, seconded by Agencymember Wilson and
unanimously carried to AUTHORIZE calling for bids for the Automatic Meter Reading
(AMR) system including meters and supporting appurtenances.

5. 24” DIAMETER WATER TRANSMISSION LINE ON AVENUE 48 FROM MONROE
STREET TO MADISON STREET

John Corella, Public Works Director/City Engineer, reported Staff is requesting
authorization to enter into a contract with Dudek and Associates to provide design
engineering services for a 24” diameter water transmission line on Avenue 48 from
Monroe Street to Madison Street.

After discussion, it was moved by Agencymember Wilson, seconded by Agencymember
Friestad and unanimously carried to AUTHORIZE entering into a contract with Dudek
and Associates to provide design engineering services for a 24” diameter water
transmission line on Avenue 48 from Monroe Street to Madison Street, for a total a
project amount of $27,300.

6. 18” DIAMETER WATER TRANSMISSION LINE ON JACKSON STREET AVENUE
50 AND MONROE STREET FOR POLO ESTATES DEVELOPMENT

John Corella, Public Works Director/City Engineer, reported Staff is requesting
authorization for the Executive Director to negotiate and enter into an agreement for
design engineering services for an 18” diameter water transmission line on Jackson
Street, Avenue 50 and Monroe Street for Polo Estates Development

After discussion, it was moved by Agencymember Gilbert, seconded by Agencymember
Wilson and unanimously carried to AUTHORIZE the Executive Director to negotiate a
contract for the design engineering services for an 18” diameter water transmission line
on Jackson Street, and to include all of Monroe Street to Avenue 52
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7. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT - NONE

8. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND/OR QUESTIONS - NONE

ADJOURN

There being no further business to discuss, it was moved by Agencymember Wilson,
seconded by Agencymember Gilbert and unanimously carried to ADJOURN. Meeting
adjourned at 6:10 p.m.



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CYNTHIA HERNANDEZ
SECRETARY


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