SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

THURSDAY, September 15, 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: Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Barandas, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Rogers, Serna and Yee

 

Directors Absent:  Gallagher

 

 

 

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. Ranjit S. Dhaliwal; Holly M. Dhaliwal; Reclamation District No. 1000; County of Sacramento; Natomas Central Mutual Water Company; Calpine Corporation; Ed Bianchi; does 1-20; and all persons unknown claiming an interest in the property, California Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00070157

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Ashby authorizing a settlement with Calpine and the settlement agreement will be made public when it is put into writing.

 

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

        NOES:  (None)

   ABSTAIN:  (None)

    ABSENT:  Gallagher, Holloway

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Floyd) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Martin N. Lindeman, et al, Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2011-00103767, portions of Sacramento County APN 201-0330-021

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Ashby authorizing a settlement  and the settlement agreement will be made public when it is put into writing.

 

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

        NOES:  (None)

   ABSTAIN:  (None)

    ABSENT:  Gallagher, Holloway

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(b) - Potential Litigation - One Case

 

The Item was dropped.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

1.

Executive Director's Report for September 15, 2011

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve the Action Summary of August 18, 2011 and Resolution No’s 2011-112, 2011-113, 2011-114 and 2011-115 of the Consent Matters

 

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

        NOES:   (None)

   ABSTAIN:   (None)

    ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

2.

Approving the Action Summary for August 18, 2011

 

3.

Resolution No. 2011-112 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Refund Overpayment of Assessments in Connection with SAFCA's Operation and Maintenance Assessment District (Lienert)

 

4.

Resolution No. 2011-113 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute the Second Amendment to Contract No. 1008 with John H. Dodds, LLP for Legal Services (Gilchrist)

 

5.

Resolution No. 2011-114 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 5 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)

 

6.

Resolution No. 2011-115 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 5 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)

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

7.

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

A.  South Sacramento Streams Group Program Update by Marshall Marik

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

     by David McDaniel

C.  Folsom Dam Modifications - Joint Federal Project by Elizabeth Salyers

 

8.

Resolution No. 2011-116 - Awarding Contract to the Lowest Responsive and Responsible Bidder and Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 1E (Reach 2) Private Irrigation Facility Rehabilitation Project, Sutter County, California,  Contract 4105 (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Holloway and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 2011-116.

 

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

        NOES:   (None)

   ABSTAIN:   (None)

    ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

9.

Resolution No. 2011-117- Awarding Contract to the Lowest Responsive and Responsible Bidder and Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program -  Sacramento River East Levee Phase 2C (Reach 9B) Levee Improvement Project, Sacramento County, California, Contract 4106 (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Holloway and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 2011-117.

 

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

        NOES:   (None)

  ABSTAIN:   (None)

   ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

10.

Resolution No. 2011-118 - Awarding Contract to the Lowest Responsive and Responsible Bidder and Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Phase 3 & 4A Woodland Mitigation and Enhancement Project, Contract 4109, with River Partners (Buck)

 

Public Speaker:  John Carlon, River Partners

 

Motion by Director Nottoli and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 2011-118.

 

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

        NOES:   (None)

   ABSTAIN:   (None)

    ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

11.

Resolution No. 2011-119 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into an Agreement with the City of Sacramento and Regional Transit  Regarding Channel Improvements to Unionhouse Channel (Ghelfi)

 

Motion by Director Nottoli and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 2011-119.

 

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

      NOES:   (None)

 ABSTAIN:   (None)

   ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

12.

Resolution No. 2011-120 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into Implementation Agreement No. 2 with The Natomas Basin Conservancy regarding the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Washburn)

 

Motion by Director Ashby and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2011-120.

 

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

      NOES:   (None)

 ABSTAIN:   (None)

   ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

13.

Resolution No. 2011-121 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 13 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 1B (Reaches 2 through 4B), Elkhorn Irrigation Canal Phase 1 Relocation and Giant Garter Snake/Drainage Canal Phase 1 Construction Project, Sacramento County and Sutter County, Contract 4032, with Independent Construction Company (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Ashby and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2011-121.

 

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

        NOES:   (None)

   ABSTAIN:   (None)

    ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

14.

Resolution No. 2011-122 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 5 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 Ashby and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2011-122.

 

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

       NOES:   (None)

  ABSTAIN:   (None)

   ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

15.

Resolution No. 2011-123 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 3 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - California Native Grassland Establishment Project for the Natomas Cross Canal South Levee and Sacramento River East Levee Reaches 1 to 4, Contract 4066, with Sierra View Landscape, Inc. DBA Restoration Resources (Buck)

 

Motion by Director Ashby and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2011-123.

 

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

        NOES:   (None)

   ABSTAIN:   (None)

    ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

16.

Resolution No. 2011-124 - Recognizing Lizette Longacre for her Contributions to the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (Johnson)

 

Motion by Director Cohn and seconded by Director Holloway to approve Resolution No. 2011-124

 

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

        NOES:   (None)

   ABSTAIN:   (None)

    ABSENT:   Gallagher

 

17.

Information - Environmental Program - Update on Mitigation Sites (Longacre)

 

RECEIVE AND FILE

 

18.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Johnson)

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

LYNDEE RUSSELL