SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

THURSDAY, June 20, 2013

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:  Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

 

Directors Absent: 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

RECOGNITION

 

1.

Resolution No. 2013-041 - Recognizing Colonel William J. Leady for His Contribution to Improving Flood Protection in the Sacramento Region on the Occasion of a Change of Command for the Sacramento District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Johnson)

 

Motion by Director Ashby and seconded by Director Shiels to approve Resolution No. 2013-041.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Fong, Holloway, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

Cohn and Nottoli

 

2.

Resolution No. 2013-042 - Recognizing Lin Ho for Her Contributions to the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (Lienert)

 

Motion by Director Shiels and seconded by Director Fong to approve Resolution No. 2013-042.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Fong, Holloway, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

Cohn and Nottoli

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz and Engberg) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency v. Javed T. Siddiqui, et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2011-00094597, APNs 225-0010-038, -041, & -043

 

Motion by Director Peters and seconded by Director Holloway to approve staff’s recommendation to settle the matter. The terms of the settlement will be made public when it is reduced to writing.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz and Engberg) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency v. Javed T. Siddiqui, et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00074182, APNs 201-0280-045; 201-0330-041 & 044

 

Motion by Director Peters and seconded by Director Shiels to authorize staff to continue negotiations.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(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 v. Ethan Conrad, et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2011-00106096, APN 201-0260-033

 

Motion by Director Shah and seconded by Director Shiels to approve staff’s recommendation to settle the matter. The terms of the settlement will be made public when it is reduced to writing.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(b) - Regarding Significant Exposure to Litigation (Johnson, Gilchrist) - One Case

 

No action to report.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

3.

Executive Director's Report for June 20, 2013 (Johnson) - no action

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

18.

Resolution No. 2013-057 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Cost Sharing Agreement with the California Department of Water Resources to Remove Red Sesbania From the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal (Also Known as Steelhead Creek) and Tributary Watersheds (Buck)

 

Motion by Director Cleveland and seconded by Director Wolter to approve Resolution No. 2013-057.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

4.

Resolution No. 2013-043 - Adopting Final Fiscal Year 2013-14 Budget (Johnson)

 

Motion by Director Shiels and seconded by Director Ashby to approve Resolution No. 2013-043.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion by Director Peters and seconded by Director Shiels to approve the Action Summary for May 16, 2013, Resolution Nos. 2013-044, 2013-045, 2013-046, 2013-047, 2013-048, 2013-051, 2013-052 and 2013-053 of Consent Matters.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

5.

Adopting the Action Summary for May 16, 2013 (Russell)

 

6.

Resolution No. 2013-044 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Annual Consulting Services Contract with Mick Klasson, CFM for Grant Writing and Environmental Planning Services (Buck)

 

7.

Resolution No. 2013-045 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Renew SAFCA’s Annual Contract with Grant A. Kreinberg of Water Resource Consultants for Project Management Services (Ghelfi)

 

8.

Resolution No. 2013-046 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Renew the Annual Contract with MBK Engineers for General Engineering Consulting Services FY 2013-14 (Ghelfi)

 

9.

Resolution No. 2013-047 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 1126 with Peterson Brustad Inc. for Design and Associated Services for Unionhouse Creek Improvements (Ghelfi)

 

10.

Resolution No. 2013-048 - Adoption of Addendum to the Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam Modification Project Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report and Approving Minor Changes to the Project (Ghelfi)

 

12.

Resolution No. 2013-051 - Authorizing a Public Hearing to be Held for the Purpose of Approving SAFCA’s Operations & Maintenance Assessment District No. 1 Fiscal Year 2013-14 Assessment Roll and Setting the Assessment Rate (Lienert)

 

13.

Resolution No. 2013-052 - Approving Contract Documents and Authorizing the Executive Director to Advertise for Bids for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Sacramento River East Levee - Project Site Finish Grading Work, Sacramento and Sutter Counties, California, Contract 4186 (Bassett)

 

14.

Resolution No. 2013-053 - Approving Contract Documents and Authorizing the Executive Director to Advertise for Bids for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Sacramento River East Levee - Mechanical and Structural Facilities Modifications Project, Sacramento and Sutter Counties, California, Contract 4187 (Bassett)

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

11.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend the Annual Legal Services Contracts (Gilchrist)

 

A.       Resolution No.  2013-049 - Amendment No.  4  to  Contract 973 with Downey Brand, LLP

 

Motion by Director Holloway and seconded by Director Peters to approve Resolution No. 2013-049.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

B.       Resolution No. 2013-050 - Amendment No. 3 to Contract 1096 with   Shute,    Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP

 

Motion by Director Cohn and seconded by Chair Serna to approve Resolution No. 2013-050.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

Holloway

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

15.

Resolution No. 2013-054 - Approving Final Quantities 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 2B Construction, Elkhorn Pumping Plant Discharge Pipe Modification, and Natomas Cross Canal South Levee Phase 2A Improvement Project, Sacramento County and Sutter County, California, Contract 4046, with Nordic Industries, Inc., Accepting the Contract as Complete and Authorizing the Executive Director to File a Notice of Completion (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Holloway and seconded by Director Shiels to approve Resolution No. 2013-054.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

16.

Resolution No. 2013-055 - Accepting the Contract for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 2D Improvements and Lower Giant Garter Snake/Drainage Canal Construction Project, Sacramento County, California, Contract 4116, with Teichert Construction, as Complete and Authorizing the Executive Director to File a Notice of Completion (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Shah and seconded by Director Shiels to approve Resolution No. 2013-055.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

17.

Resolution No. 2013-056 - Accepting the Contract for the Unionhouse Creek Improvement Project, City of Sacramento and Sacramento County, Contract 4144, with Nordic Industries, Inc., as Complete, Approving Final Quantities and Authorizing the Executive Director to File a Notice of Completion (Ghelfi)

 

Motion by Director Fong and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2013-056.

 

AYES:

Ashby, Chong, Christophel, Cleveland, Cohn, Fong, Holloway, Nottoli, Peters, Shah, Shiels, Serna and Wolter

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

RECUSE:

(None)

ABSENT:

(None)

 

RECEIVE & FILE

 

19.

Correspondence - Annual Audit Engagement Letter, Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP (Lienert) - no action

 

20.

Information - SAFCA Development Impact Fee Inflationary Adjustment (Lienert) - no action

 

21.

Information - South Sacramento Streams Group Project Update (Ghelfi) - no action

 

22.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Johnson) - no action

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Alia Tayyeb