SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

THURSDAY, April 21, 2011

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

700 H 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, Stan Cleveland, Brian Holloway, Virginia Moose, Don Nottoli, Bonnie Pannell, Susan Peters, Dennis Rogers, Phil Serna, Jeff Smith and Jimmie Yee

 

Directors Absent:  None

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Engberg) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs. Citiland Inc., et al, Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00054910, APN No's: 201-0240-006, 007 and 033.

 

Report Out:

 

Motion By Director Rogers and Seconded by Director Yee to accept the settlement. The agreement will be made available when executed.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

Government Code Section 54946.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Engberg) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs. Edward S. and Eileen L. Vestal, Trustees of the Edward S. and Eileen L. Vestal Family Revocable Trust Dated April 6, 1995 et al, Sutter County Superior Court Case No. CVCS11-0703, APN No's: 35-010-001 & 008 and 35-130-003.

 

Report Out:

 

Motion By Director Nottoli and Seconded by Director Yee to authorize execution of the stipulation for judgement

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (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 vs. Ralph L. Hants, Jr.; Judy Hants: et al,  Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00080851, APN 201-0270-072.

 

Report Out:

 

Motion By Director Cohn and Seconded by Director Yee to authorize execution of the stipulation for judgement.

 

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

     NOES:   (None)

 RECUSE:  (None)

 ABSENT:  (None)

 

Conference with Real Property Negotiators, Government Code Section 54956.8 –

                  Property:   APN 201-0270-061 located on the west side of Garden Highway, south of Elkhorn Boulevard, in an unincorporated portion of Sacramento County, California.

Agency Negotiator:   Richard M. Johnson, M. Holly Gilchrist, John A. Bassett, Keith M. Floyd

  Negotiating Party:   Allen H. Galbreath, Brian Manning

Under Negotiation:   Price and terms of perpetual drainage facility easement and a perpetual access easement

Report Out:

 

Motion By Director Moose and Seconded by Director Nottoli to authorize negotiations with the parties.

 

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

     NOES:   (None)

 RECUSE:  Holloway

 ABSENT:

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(b) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Bassett, Gilchrist and Dodds) Regarding Significant Exposure to Litigation – three cases

 

Report Out:

 

FIRST CASE: Motion By Director Moose and Seconded by Director Holloway to authorize the Executive Director to settle the claim.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

SECOND CASE: Motion By Director Cohn and Seconded by Director Yee to authorize the Executive Director to settle the claim.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Cleveland, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Serna,  and Yee

     NOES:   Pannell, Peters, Rogers and Smith

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

SECOND CASE: Motion By Director Serna and Seconded by Director Yee to rescind the prior motion.

 

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

     NOES:   (None)

 RECUSE:  (None)

 ABSENT:  (None)

 

SECOND CASE: Motion By Director Serna and Seconded by Director Yee to continue matter to the next Board Meeting.

 

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

     NOES:   (None)

 RECUSE:  (None)

 ABSENT:  (None)

 

Report Out:

 

THERE WAS NO THIRD CASE.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

 

1.

Executive Director's Report for April 2011

 

 

2.

Information - Washington D.C. Trip - March 28-31, 2011

 

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion By Director Nottoli and Seconded by Director Pannell to Approve Resolutions 2011-038, 2011-040, 2011-041 and 2011-042 of the Consent Matters.

 

Request by Director Peters to move Resolution No. 2011-039 to Separate Matters.

 

Request by Director Cleveland to move Resolution No. 2011-043 to Separate Matters.

 

 

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

     NOES:   (None)

 RECUSE:  (None)

 ABSENT:  (None)

 

 

3.

Resolution No. 2011-038 - Approving the Action Summary for March 17, 2011

 

 

5.

Resolution No. 2011-040 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute the First Amendment to Contract No. 1008 with John H. Dodds,  LLP for Legal Services (Gilchrist)

 

 

6.

Resolution No. 2011-041 - Delegating the Sacramento County Risk and Loss Control Division Manager and County Liability and Property Insurance Supervisor, as Alternate, to act on Behalf of the Sacramento Area Flood Control (Lienert)

 

 

7.

Resolution No. 2011-042 - Approving the Stipulation with Tenant Dennis Bastiao (Bastiao Farms, Inc.) for Payment of Compensation, Disclaimer, and Waiver and Release of Claims and Authorizing the Executive Director to Comply with the Provisions of the Stipulation, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs. Edwin Willey,  et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case Number 34-2010-00094144, Acquisition of Portions of Sacramento County Assessor's Parcel Numbers 201-0330-038 and 201-0330-039 (Bassett)

 

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

 

4.

Resolution No. 2011-039 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into a General Engineering Services Contract with David Ford Consulting Engineers, Inc. (Ghelfi)

 

Motion By Director Pannell and Seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 2011-039.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

8.

Resolution No. 2011-043 - Approving Contract Documents and Authorizing the Executive Director to Advertise for Bids for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Natomas Borrow Site Leveling, Reclamation and Grassland Establishment Project (Buck)

 

Motion By Director Pannell and Seconded by Director Cohn to approve Resolution No. 2011-043.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

 

9.

Resolution of Necessity No. 2011-044 - 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 201-0270-061, Allan H. Galbreath and ElizabethE. Galbreath, Successors in Trust, as Trustees of the Galbreath Family Trust dated April 16, 2002 (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Moose and Seconded by Director Cohn to approve Resolution No. 2011-044.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

10.

Resolution of Necessity No. 2011-045 -  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 Accessor's Parcel Number 201-0330-021, Martin N. Lindeman (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Serna and Seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 2011-045.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

11.

Resolutions - Continued from the March 17, 2011 Board of Directors' Meeting - 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 Inductires, Inc. (Bassett)

 

A.  Resolution No. 2011-034 - Contract Change Order No. 5

B  Resolution No. 2011-046 - Contract Change Order No. 6

 

Motion By Director Jimmie Yee and Seconded by Director Cohn to approve Resolution No. 2011-034 and 2011-046

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

12.

Resolution No. 2011-047 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 4 for the Natomas levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 2A (Reaches 5A through 9B) Strucure Demolition and Tree Removal, Elkhorn Irrigation Canal Phase 2A Relocation and Private Irrigation Facility Relocation Project, Sacramento County, California - Contract 4047, with A. Teichert and Son Inc., Construction Company (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Ashby and Seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resoltuion No. 2011-047

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: Holloway, Pannell, Serna

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

 

13.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend Contracts for the California Levee Vegetation Research Program with:

 

A.  Resolution No. 2011-048 - University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.

B   Resolution No. 2011-049 - University of California Davis

 

Motion By Director Yee and Seconded by Director Serna to approve Resolution No. 2011-048 and 2011-049.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

 

14.

Resolution No. 2011-050 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend the Contract with Eric C. Hansen for Consulting and Field Investigation Services Related to the Giant Garter Snake (Buck)

 

STAFF RECOMMENDS CONTINUING THIS ITEM TO THE MAY 19TH, BOARD OF DIRECTOR'S MEETING

 

Motion By Director Pannell and Seconded by Director Yee to continue Resolution No. 2011-050 to the May 19th Board of Director’s Meeting

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: (None)

 

 

RECEIVE AND FILE

 

 

15.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Johnson)

 

 

16.

Information - South Sacramento Streams Group Update (Ghelfi)

 

 

17.

Information - Fiscal Year 2010-11 Financial Status Report for Accounting Period 8 (Lienert)

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Ed Bianchi

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

 

LYNDEE RUSSELL