SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

Thursday, January 19, 2012

CITY OF SACRAMENTO COUNCIL CHAMBERS

915 I STREET

SACRAMENTO, CA  95814

 

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Directors/Alternates Present:  Steve Cohn, Phil Serna, Angelique Ashby, James Gallagher, Karolyn Simon, Virginia Moose, Don Nottoli, Bonnie Pannell, Susan Peters, Dennis Rogers, John Shiels, Jeff Smith and Jimmie Yee

 

Directors Absent:  None

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

TIMED ITEM (3:00 PM)

 

Motion by Director Yee and seconded by Director Pannell to nominate Director Cohn as Chair, and Director Serna as Vice-Chair.

 

 

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

      NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:  (None)

  ABSENT:  Ashby

 

 

 

1.

Election of Officers (Gilchrist)

A.  Review Resolution No. 89-006 - Chairmanship Rotation Policy

B.  Election of Officers

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs. Carmen R. Silva, Trustee, et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-0054947

 

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

 

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

    NOES:   (None)

ABSTAIN:  (None)

 ABSENT:  (None)

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Floyd) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, v. Patricia S. Hewitt, et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00066316, APN: 225-0101-061

 

No action was taken.

 

Government Code Section 549569(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Zinn, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency v. Phyliss Joyce Pappa, and Sucessors in Interest as Trustee of the Phyliss Joyce Pappa Trust Dated February 27, 2003 Revocable Trust, et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00054936, APN: 201-0270-054, -020, and -027

 

Motion by Director Shiels and seconded by Director Ashby approving a settlement which will be made public when it is reduced to writing.

 

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

    NOES:   (None)

ABSTAIN:  (None)

 ABSENT:   (None)

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, inn, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency v. Matt Breese and Kelly Breese, et al, Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-0054905, APN: 201-0270-070

 

No action was taken.

 

Government Code Section 549456.9(b) - Regarding Significant Exposure to Litigation (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Dodds) One Case

 

 

No action was taken.

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

 

2.

Executive Director's Report of January 2012 (Johnson)

 

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion by Director Simon and seconded by Director Moose to approve the Action Summary of December 15, 2011 and Resolution No’s: 2012-001 and 2012-002 of the Consent Matters. Director Smith pulled Item 6 (Resolution No. 2012-003) from Consent Matters for discussion under Separate Matters.

 

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:  Gallagher

 ABSENT:  Ashby

 

 

 

3.

Approving the Action Summary for December 15, 2011 (Russell)

 

 

4.

Resolution No. 2012-001 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into an Agreement with the Regional Water Authority to Implement a Proposition 84 Grant Project at River Mile 0.5 on the American River (Washburn)

 

 

5.

Resolution No. 2012-002 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Amendment to Contract No. 595 with Victor P. Claassen, Ph.D. for Soil Consulting Services related to the California Levee Vegetation Research Program (Buck)

 

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

6.

Resolution No. 2012-003 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Utility Relocation Agreement with Stream Energy, Inc., for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program, Sacramento River East Levee, Phase 2 Improvement Project (Bassett)

 

This Item was dropped from the Agenda

 

 

7.

Information Only  - 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

 

 

8.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into a Contract and a Cost Sharing Agreement for Unionhouse Creek Design and Funding of Improvements from Franklin Boulevard to the Confluence of Strawberry Creek (Ghelfi)

 

A.  Resolution No. 2012-004 - Entering into a Consulting Services Contract      with Peterson Brustad, Inc., for Engineering and Associated Services for      Design of Unionhouse Creek Improvements

B.  Resolution No. 2012-005 - Entering into a Cost Sharing Agreement with      the City of Sacramento to Fund Unionhouse Creek Improvements

 

Motion By Director Pannell and seconded by Director Yee approving Resolution No.’s: 2012-004 and 2012-005.

 

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:  (None)

 ABSENT:   Ashby

 

 

 

9.

Resolution No. 2012-006 - Authorizing a Reduction in Retention withheld on the Contract 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 Shiels and seconded by Director Yee approving Resolution No. 2012-006.

 

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:  (None)

  ABSENT:  Ashby

 

 

 

10.

Resolution No. 2012-007 - Approving Final Quantities and Final Contract Amount 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., dba Teichert Construction (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Yee and seconded by Director Smith approving Resolution No. 2012-007.

 

 

     AYES:  Gallagher, Moose, Nottoli, Shiels, Simon, Smith and Yee

     NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:   Cohn, Pannell, Peters, Rogers and Serna

 ABSENT:   Ashby

 

 

 

11.

Resolution No. 2012-008 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 4 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 Nottoli and seconded by Director Yee approving Resolution No. 2012-008.

 

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:  (None)

  ABSENT:  Ashby

 

 

 

12.

Resolution No. 2012-009 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 1 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Borrow Site Leveling, Reclamation and Grassland Establishment Project - Contract 4099, with Sierra View Landscape Inc., dba Restoration Resources (Buck)

 

Motion By Director Yee and seconded by Director Shiels approving Resolution No. 2012-009.

 

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:  (None)

 ABSENT:   Ashby

 

 

 

13.

Resolution No. 2012-010 - Approving Contract Documents and Authorizing the Executive Director to Advertise for Bids for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Phase 4A Grassland Establishment Project, Contract 4129 (Buck)

 

Motion By Director Moose, seconded by Director Shiels approving Resolution No. 2012-010.

 

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:  (None)

 ABSENT:   Ashby

 

 

 

14.

Resolution No. 2012-011 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Cost Sharing Agreement with the Natomas Central Mutual Water Company for Designing the Reconstruction and Renovation of the Pritchard Lake Pumping Plant (Washburn)

 

Motion By Director Shiels and seconded by Director Pannell approving Resolution No. 2012-011.

 

 

     AYES:   Cohn, Serna, Gallagher, Moose, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Rogers, Shiels, Simon                  and Yee

     NOES:  (None)

ABSTAIN:   Smith

 ABSENT:   Ashby

 

 

 

RECEIVE AND FILE

 

 

15.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Johnson)

 

 

16.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvements Program Anticipated Construction Activities in 2012 (Johnson)

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

 

Lyndee Russell