SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

Thursday, November 17, 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, Virginia Moose, Don Nottoli, Susan Peters, Dennis Rogers, Phil Serna, Jeff Smith and Jimmie Yee

 

Directors Absent: Bonnie Pannell

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency v. Heirs and Devisees of Evelyn B. Moody; Edwin Reed Moody; Dorothy Moody, as Heir and Devisee of Robert Alexander Moody; et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00054913, Sacramento County APN 201-0240-037 (Partial)

 

 

Motion By Director Yee and seconded by Director Moose authorizing a settlement which will be made public when it is reduced to writing.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Cohn and Pannell

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

 

1.

Executive Director's Report for November 17, 2011 (Johnson)

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

No Public Speakers

 

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

 

Motion By Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution Nos: 2011-136; 2011-137; 2011-138; 2011-139; 2011-140 and 2011-141 of Consent Matters.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Cohn, Gallagher and Pannell

 

 

2.

Approving the Action Summary for October 20, 2011 (Russell)

 

 

3.

Approving Settlement and Release Agreements with Tenant Bastiao Farms, Inc. for Payment of Compensation and Waiver and Release of Claims and Authorizing the Executive Director to Comply with the Provisions of the Agreements (Bassett)

 

A. Resolution No. 2011-136 - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency v. Melodie K. Rufer, et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case Number 34-2010-00078430, Portions of Sacramento County Assessor's Parcel Number 225-0090-069

B. Resolution No. 2011-137 - Acquisition of Portions of Sacramento County Assessor's Parcel Number 225-0090-062 and 225-0090-077 from The Natomas Basin Conservancy

 

 

4.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend Consulting Services Contracts related to California Levee Vegetation Research Program (Buck)

 

A. Resolution No. 2011-138 - Dr. Donald Gray, Geotechnical Engineer, Ph.D. - for Technical Advisory Services related to Levee Vegetation Research and Urban Levee Engineering Design Solutions

 

B. Resolution No. 2011-139 - Dr. B.F. Douglas Shields, Research Hydraulic Engineer, Ph.D. - for Technical Advisory Services related to Levee Vegetation Research and Urban Levee Engineering Design Solutions

 

C. Resolution No. 2011-140 - University of California, Davis for Root Architecture Research

 

 

5.

Resolution No. 2011-141 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contracts for Consulting Services related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program with Garland & Associates - Real Property Appraisal Services (Gilchrist)

 

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

 

6.

Information - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Update (Ghelfi)

 

A. South Sacramento Streams Group Program Update

B. American River Common Features General Re-evaluation Report Update

C. Folsom Dam Modifications - Joint Federal Project

 

 

7.

Resolution No. 2011-142 - Expressing the Boards Appreciation for the Efforts of Senators Feinstein and Boxer and Congresswoman Matsui to Secure Congressional Authorization of the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Washburn)

 

Motion By Director Holloway and seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No 2011-142.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Pannell

 

 

8.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend Contracts for Consulting Services related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Bassett)

 

A. Resolution No. 2011-143 - Bender Rosenthal, Inc. for Right of Way Program Management and Coordination Services

B. Resolution No. 2011-144 - AECOM for Environmental Compliance and Regulatory Permitting Services

C. Resolution No. 2011-145 - Mead & Hunt for Engineering Design Services

 

Motion By Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution Nos: 2011-143; 2011-144 and 2011-145.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Pannell

 

 

9.

Resolution No. 2011-147 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Amendment to SAFCA's Contract with Mead & Hunt, Inc. for General Engineering Services (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No 2011-147.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Pannell

 

 

10.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Orders for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - 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 Pumping Plant Discharge Pipe Modification and Natomas Cross Canal South Levee Phase 2B Improvement Project, Sacramento and Sutter Counties, California, Contract 4046, with Nordic Industries, Inc. (Bassett)

 

A. Resolution No. 2011-148 - Contract Change Order No. 12

B. Resolution No. 2011-149 - Contract Change Order No. 13

 

Motion By Director Cohn and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No 2011-148 and 2011-149.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Pannell

 

 

11.

Resolution No. 2011-150 - Accepting Contract as Complete and Authorizing the Executive Director to File a Notice of Completion for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 2A (Reaches 5A through 9B) Structure Demolition and Tree Removal, Elkhorn Irrigation Canal Phase 2A Relocation and Private Irrigation Facility Relocation Project, Sacramento County, California - Contract 4047, with A. Teichert & Son Inc., Construction Company (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No 2011-150.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Pannell

 

 

12.

Resolution No. 2011-151 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 2 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Phase 2 and Phase 3, Upper and Lower Giant Garter Snake/Drainage Canal Planting Project - Contract 4067 - with River Partners (Buck)

 

Motion By Director Yee and seconded by Director Ashby to approve Resolution No 2011-151.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Pannell

 

 

13.

Resolution No. 2011-152 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change No. 6 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 Allclear, Inc. (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Cohn and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No 2011-152.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Ashby and Pannell

 

 

14.

Resolution No. 2011-153 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 1 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 3B (Reaches 10 through 12B) Improvements, Private Irrigation Facility Relocation, and Riverside Irrigation Canal Phase 1 Relocation Project, Sacramento County, California - Contract 4092, with Sukut Construction, Inc. (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Nottoli and seconded by Director Cohn to approve Resolution No 2011-153.

 

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

     NOES: (None)

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Pannell

 

 

15.

Resolution No. 2011-154 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 1 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Phase 3 Native Grassland Establishment Project, Contract 4094, with River Partners (Buck)

 

Motion By Director Yee and seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No 2011-154.

 

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

     NOES: Gallagher

ABSTAIN: (None)

 ABSENT:  Pannell

 

 

RECEIVE AND FILE

 

 

16.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Johnson)

 

 

17.

Information - Fiscal Year 2011-12 First Quarter Financial Status Report (Lienert)

 

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

 

Lyndee Russell