SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

Thursday, March 20, 2008

SACRAMENTO CITY 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:  Christophel, Cohn, Dickinson, Fargo, Holloway, Moose, Peters, Rogers, Shiels, Silva, Tretheway, Yee

 

Directors Absent: Nottoli

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.8 – Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Washburn, Buer, Bassett, Morrison, and Schwartz) Regarding Sutter County Assessor’s Parcel Numbers (APN’s): Shelley (35-050-030), Rudulph Trust (35-050-029), Hovis (35-050-028), Henningsen (35-050-027), Odysseus Farms/Leal (35-010-006, 35-010-005, 35-010-009, 35-010-002, 35-020-017), Cummings (35-020-010, 35-020-011), Burton Lauppe (35-020-019), Allan Lauppe (35-020-018), Lauppe Family Trust et al (35-020-020, 35-030-013, 35-030-008, 35-030-012, 35-030-002), Lausevic (35-330-013); and Sacramento County APN’s: Binford/DeYoung (201-0150-040, 201-0150-041, 201-0150-042), and Horangic (201-0150-020, 201-0250-041)

 

There was no reportable action taken.

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 - Consultation with Agency Counsel Regarding Pending Litigation – Garden Highway Community Association vs. Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency – Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2007-00883632-CU-WM-GDS (Washburn)

 

Agency Counsel announced that the Board, meeting in closed session, voted to approve the terms of a Stipulation for Settlement of the claim against SAFCA by the Garden Highway Community Association. Agency Counsel summarized these terms which cover (1) power pole and overhead power line placement, (2) removal of encroachments and existing landscaping and fencing, (3) damage to existing wells, septic systems, concrete structures, flatwork, etc., (4) drainage lines, (5) construction monitoring, (6) effects on property, (7) study of improving conveyance in the Yolo Bypass, (8) construction schedule, (9) bicycle trail, (10) attorney’s fees, and (11) the process for creating and filing a final, formal, signed settlement agreement with the Sacramento Superior Court.

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 - Consultation with Agency Counsel Regarding Pending Litigation  - Rita Jean Quackenbush and Charles W. Quackenbush as Trustees of the Quackenbush Family Trust Dated November 29, 1989 vs. the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (Washburn)

 

This item was dropped from the agenda.

 

 

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion By Director Dan Silva, seconded by Director David Christophel, Motion by Director Silva, seconded by Director Christophel to approve the Action Summary and Resolution Nos. 08-019, 08-020, 08-021, 08-022, and 08-023 of the Consent Matters:

 

AYES:          Directors: Susan Peters, Roger Dickinson, Jimmie Yee, Heather Fargo, Virginia Moose, Brian Holloway, Ray Tretheway, Dan Silva, John Shiels, David Christophel, Dennis Rogers

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Don Nottoli, Steve Cohn

 

 

1.

Approval of Action Summary for February 21, 2008

 

 

2.

Resolution No. 08-019 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend the Contract with APCO Worldwide for Strategic Planning, Media Relations, and Community Outreach Services Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Buer)

 

 

3.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend Existing Contracts Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Bassett)

A. No. 08-020 - Downey Brand, LLP - Legal Services

B. No. 08-021 - Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP - Legal Services

C. No. 08-022 - MBK Engineers - Program Management

 

 

4.

Resolution No. 08-023 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend the Contract with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Environmental Consulting Services Related to the Mayhew Drain Closure Project (Kreinberg)

 

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

 

5.

Information - Update on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Project Activities (Buer)

 

 

6.

Resolution of Necessity No. 08-024 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Odysseus Farms - Portions Of Sutter County APN’s 35-010-002, 35-010-005, 35-010-006, 35-010-009 & 35-020-017 (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Virginia Moose, seconded by Director John Shiels, Motion by Director Moose, seconded by Director Shiels to approve Resolution No. 08-024 of the Separate Matters:

 

AYES:          Directors: Susan Peters, Roger Dickinson, Jimmie Yee, Heather Fargo, Virginia Moose, Brian Holloway, Steve Cohn, Ray Tretheway, Dan Silva, John Shiels, Dennis Rogers

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (None)

 

 

7.

Resolution of Necessity No. 08-025 – Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program – William C. Cummings, Sutter County APN 35-020-010 and Portion of APN 35-020-011 (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Ray Tretheway, seconded by Director Jimmie Yee, Motion by Director Tretheway, seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 08-025 of the Separate Matters:

 

AYES:          Directors: Roger Dickinson, Jimmie Yee, Heather Fargo, Virginia Moose, Brian Holloway, Steve Cohn, Ray Tretheway, Dan Silva, John Shiels, Dennis Rogers

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (None)

 

 

8.

Resolution of Necessity No. 08-026 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Burton H. and Kathryn L. Lauppe, Trustees of the Lauppe Family Trust Dated September 22, 1997; Alan G. and Deborah A. Lauppe; Douglas B. and Joan L. Lauppe; Warren D. and Cynthia Lauppe - Sutter County APN 35-030-012 and Portions of Sutter County APN’s 35-020-020, 35-030-002, 35-030-008 and 35-030-013 (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Virginia Moose, seconded by Director John Shiels, Motion by Director Moose, seconded by Director Shiels to approve Resolution No. 08-026 of the Separate Matters:

 

AYES:          Directors: Roger Dickinson, Jimmie Yee, Heather Fargo, Virginia Moose, Steve Cohn, Ray Tretheway, Dan Silva, John Shiels, Dennis Rogers

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Brian Holloway

 

 

9.

Resolution of Necessity No. 08-027 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Paul Lausevic and Milka Lausevic - Sutter County APN 35-330-013 (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Steve Cohn, seconded by Director Virginia Moose, Motion by Director Cohn, seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No. 08-027 of the Separate Matters:

 

AYES:          Directors: Susan Peters, Roger Dickinson, Jimmie Yee, Virginia Moose, Steve Cohn, Ray Tretheway, Dan Silva, John Shiels, Dennis Rogers

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Heather Fargo, Brian Holloway

 

 

10.

Resolution of Necessity No. 08-028 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Cristine Binford De Young - Sacramento County APN’s 201-0150-040, 201-0150-041 and 201-0250-042

 (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Ray Tretheway, seconded by Director Roger Dickinson, Motion by Director Tretheway, seconded by Director Dickinson to approve Resolution No. 08-028 of the Separate Matters:

 

AYES:          Directors: Susan Peters, Roger Dickinson, Jimmie Yee, Heather Fargo, Virginia Moose, Brian Holloway, Ray Tretheway, Dan Silva, John Shiels, Dennis Rogers

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (None)

 

 

11.

Resolution of Necessity No. 08-030 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Evelyn J. Horangic, as Trustee of the Evelyn J. Horangic Revocable Living Trust - Sacramento County APN’s 201-0150-020 and 201-0250-041

(Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Roger Dickinson, seconded by Director Ray Tretheway, Motion by Director Dickinson, seconded by Director Tretheway to approve Resolution No. 08-030 of the Separate Matters:

 

AYES:          Directors: Susan Peters, Roger Dickinson, Jimmie Yee, Heather Fargo, Virginia Moose, Brian Holloway, Ray Tretheway, Dan Silva, John Shiels, Dennis Rogers

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (None)

 

 

12.

Executive Director's Report (Buer)

 

 

13.

Resolution No. 08-029 - Approval of Specific Actions in Connection with State Funding for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Washburn)

A.  Accepting Funds from the State of California for Improvements to the Natomas Cross Canal South Levee

B.  Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Agreement with Reclamation District No. 1000 Regarding Operation and Maintenance of the Natomas Levee System

C.  Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute the Final Version of the State Funding Agreement

 

Motion By Director David Christophel, seconded by Director , Motion by Director Dickinson, seconded by Director Tretheway to approve Resolution No. 08-029 of the Separate Matters:

 

AYES:          Directors: Susan Peters, Roger Dickinson, Jimmie Yee, Heather Fargo, Virginia Moose, Brian Holloway, Ray Tretheway, Dan Silva, John Shiels, David Christophel, Dennis Rogers

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Steve Cohn

 

 

14.

Information - Update on Development Fee Program, for Discussion and Direction from Board (Washburn)

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

 

Charlene Grzeczkowski, Clerk of the Board