Imperial, California - (A Mediator has been selected)…He will attempt to bring resolution to the Coordinated Cases against the IID.
The Imperial Irrigation District is currently negotiating a settlement with Imperial County, the primary litigants in the Quantification Settlement Agreement Coordinated cases. The mediator was sought to negotiate with the other litigants. All parties involved agreed with the hiring of retired Justice Howard B. Wiener. He will begin meeting with the litigants in mid-May. The mediator’s salary will be paid by a group of landowners, the Imperial Group, the IID and the County. They will chip in $5,000 each as seed money to contract with Wiener.