SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

THURSDAY

, May 19, 2011

CITY OF SACRAMENTO COUNCIL CHAMBERS

915 I STREET

SACRAMENTO, CA  95814

 

This meeting was recorded and videotaped.  Persons wishing to listen to streaming video of this meeting may do so at www.safca.org.  The video is available at any Sacramento library branch, and the SAFCA Office at 1007 7th Street, 7th Floor, Sacramento.  Call (916) 874-7606 to make viewing arrangements.

 

 

Directors/Alternates Present:  John Shiels, Steve Cohn, Angelique Ashby,  James Gallagher, Brian Holloway, Jim Miller, Virginia Moose, Don Nottoli, Susan Peters, Dennis Rogers, Phil Serna, and Jimmie Yee

 

Directors Absent: Kevin Johnson

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Pacific Terrace, LLC,  et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00054924, APN: 201-0280-061 and 062.

 

   Report Out:  Information Only – No action was taken

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Engberg) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Robert Bell et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00047240, APN: 201-0280-037.

Motion By Director Moose and Seconded by Director Nottoli to approve the settlement with Countrywide Mortgage and the settlement will be disclosed when it is reduced in writing.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Ashby,  Cohn, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers,  Serna, Smith and Yee

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Gallagher, Johnson

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Engberg) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Pannu et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00054930, Portions of Sacramento County APN: 201-0270-047

 

Motion By Director Nottoli and Seconded by Director Yee to approve the settlement with the Pannus and the settlement with Calpine. The settlements will be disclosed when they are reduced to writing

 

        AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna, Smith  and Yee

        NOES:  (None)

 ABSTAIN:  Holloway

   ABSENT:  Gallagher, Johnson

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Shell Oil Co. et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00075574, Portions of Sacramento County APN: 201-0270-048

 

Motion By Director Peters and Seconded by Director Ashby to Approve the settlement with Calpine. The settlement will be disclosed when it is reduced to writing.

 

        AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna, Smith  and Yee

        NOES:  (None)

 ABSTAIN:  (None)

   ABSENT:  Gallagher, Johnson

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Pappa et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00054930, Portions of Sacramento Countey APN: 201-0270-047, 027 & 054.

Motion By Director Peters and Seconded by Director Ashby to Approve the settlement with Calpine. The settlement will be disclosed when it is reduced to writing.

 

        AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna, Smith  and Yee

        NOES:  (None)

 ABSTAIN:  (None)

   ABSENT:  Gallagher, Johnson

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Dhaliwal et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00070156, Portions of Sacramento County APNs: 201-0280-006 & 062.

 

Motion By Director Peters and Seconded by Director Ashby to approve the global settlement. The settlement will be disclosed when it is reduced to writing

 

        AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna, Smith  and Yee

        NOES:  (None)

 ABSTAIN:  Holloway

   ABSENT:  Gallagher, Johnson

 

Government Code Section 54959.9(b) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Bassett,  Gilchrist) Regarding Significant Exposure to Litigation - One Case

 

Motion By Director Cohn and Seconded by Director Nottoli to approve the settlement of a claim. The settlement will be disclosed when it is reduced to writing

 

        AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers,     Serna, Smith  and Yee

        NOES:  (None)

 ABSTAIN:  (None)

   ABSENT:  Ashby and Johnson

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

 

1.

Executive Director's Report for May 2011 (Johnson)

 

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion By Director Moose and Seconded by Director Serna, to Approve Resolution No’s: 2011-053, 2011-054 and 2011-050 of the Consent Matters.

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby and Johnson

 

 

2.

Approving the Action Summary for April 28 & 29, 2011

 

 

3.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute  Contract Amendments for Real Estate Appraisal Services Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Gilchrist)

A.  Resolution No. 2011-053 - Garland & Associates

B.  Resolution No. 2011-054 - Smith and Associates

 

 

4.

Resolution No. 2011-050 - Continued from the April 21, Board of Director's Meeting - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Amendment to SAFCA's Contract with Eric C. Hansen for Consulting and Field Investigation Services related to the Giant Garter Snake (Buck)

 

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

 

5.

Resolution No. 2011-064 - Adopting Proposed Fiscal Year 2011-12 Budget (Lienert)

 

This Item was informational only, no action was taken.

 

 

6.

Resolution of Necessity No. 2011-055 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Drainage Facility Easement and Access Easement over Portions of Sacramento County Assessor's Parcel Number 201-0260-033, Ethan Conrad (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Serna and Seconded by Director Miller, to Continue Resolution No. 2011-055 to the June 16, 2011 Board of Directors Meeting

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby and Johnson

 

 

7.

Resolution No. 2011-056 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 4 for the Natomas Levee Imporvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 2B (Reaches 5A through 9B) and Phase 3 (Reaches 10-15) Tree Removal Project, Sacramento County, California, Contract 4044, with W.C Maloney, Inc.  (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Moose and Seconded by Director Yee, to Approve Resolution No. 2011-056

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby and Johnson

 

 

8.

Resolution No. 2011-057 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 7 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Proram - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 2B (Reaches 5A through 9B) Improvements, Elkhorn Irrigation Canal Phase 2B Relocation, Giant Garter Snake/Drainage Canal Phase 2A Construction, Elkhorn Improvement Project, Sacramento and Sutter Counties, California, Contract 4046, with Nordic Industries, Inc. (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Peters and Seconded by Director Moose, to Approve Resolution No. 2011-057

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby and Johnson

 

 

9.

Resolution No. 2011-058 - Authorizing the Interim Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 3 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 1C (Reaches 1-2) Private River Diversion Pump Replacement Project, Sutter County, California - Contract 4053, with Howk Systems (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Moose and Seconded by Director Holloway, to Approve Resolution No. 2011-058.

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby and Johnson

 

 

10.

Resolution No. 2011-059 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 2 for the Natomas levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 3A (Reaches 10-12B) Structure Demolition and Tree Removal Project - Sacramento County, California, Contract 4069, with All Clear, Inc. (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Holloway and Seconded by Director Yee, to Resolution No. 2011-059.

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby and Johnson

 

 

11.

Resolution No. 2011-060 - Awarding Contract to the Lowest Responsive Bidder and Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute the Contract for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Phase 3 Grassland Establishment Project, Contract 4094 with River Partners

 

Motion By Director Yee and Seconded by Director Miller, to Approve Resolution No. 2011-060.

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby and Johnson

 

 

12.

Resolution No. 2011-061 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Amendment to the Contract with Kleinfelder for Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Construction Observation Services Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Moose and Seconded by Director Holloway, to Approve Resolution No. 2011-061.

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby, Cohn and Johnson

 

 

13.

Resolution No. 2011-062 - Approval of Contract Documents and Authorizing the Executive Director to Advertise for Bids for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 1D (Reach 2) Private Irrigation Facility Replacement Project, Sutter County, California - Contract 4102 (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Nottoli and Seconded by Director Yee, to Approve Resolution No. 2011-062.

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby, Cohn and Johnson

 

 

14.

Resolution No. 2011-063 - Authorizing the Executive director to Execute an Amendment to Implementation Agreement No. 1 Between SAFCA and the Natomas Basin Conservancy Regarding the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Washburn)

 

Motion By Director Yee, and Seconded by Director Miller, to Approve Resolution No. 2011-063.

 

       AYES:  Shiels, Gallagher, Holloway, Miller, Moose, Nottoli, Peters, Rogers, Serna                                      and Yee

       NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

  ABSENT: Ashby, Cohn and Johnson

 

 

15.

Information - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Update

 

A.  South Sacramento Streams Group

B.  Folsom Dam Modifications - Joint Federal Project

C.  Common Features General Re-evaluation Report

 

 

RECEIVE AND FILE

 

 

16.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Johnson)

 

 

17.

Information - Fiscal Year 2010-11 Financial Status Report for Accounting Period 9 (Lienert)

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

ADJOURN

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

LYNDEE RUSSELL