SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

Thursday, July 21, 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, Nick Avdis, James Gallagher, Brian Holloway, Virginia Moose, Don Nottoli, Bonnie Pannell, Susan Peters, Jeff Smith and Jimmie Yee

 

Directors Absent:  Roberta MacGlashan

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Report Out:

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Floyd) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Javed T. & Amna J. Siddiqui and the Siddiqui Family Partnership et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00074182, Sacramento County APN: 201-0280-045 & Portions of 201-0330-042 and -043

 

Motion by Director Peters and seconded by Director Yee authorizing further negotiations for settlement.

 

        AYES: Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Moose, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters and      Yee

        NOES:  Smith

 ABSTAIN:  Holloway

   ABSENT:  MacGlashan

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation – Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency v. Phyliss Joyce Pappa, and successors in interest as Trustee of the Phyliss Joyce Pappa Trust dated February 27, 2002; Donald J and Susan D. Rosa, as Trustees of the Don and Sue Rosa Family 2003 Revocable Trust; et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2009-00054936, Sacramento County APN: 201-0270-054, -020, and -027

 

No action taken. Item will be discussed at the August 18, 2011 Board of Director’s Meeting.

 

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

 

Motion by Director Ashby and seconded by Director Holloway authorizing furtherr negotiations.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Smith and Yee

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: MacGlashan

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

 

1.

Executive Director's Report for July 2011 – Information only.

 

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion by Director Cohn and seconded by Director Yee, to approve the Action Summary of June 16, 2011 and Resolution No’s: 2011-083; 2011-084; 2011-085; 2011-086 and  2011-087 of the Consent Matters.

 

        AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Pannell,        Peters, Smith and Yee

        NOES:  (None)

 ABSTAIN:   from approving Action Summary Only: Avdis, Nottoli, Smith

   ABSENT:  MacGlashan

 

 

2.

Approving the Action Summary for June 16, 2011

 

 

3.

Resolutions – Undertaking Various Actions Related to the California Levee Vegetation Research Program (Buck)

 

A.     Resolution No. 2011-083 – Adopting an Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration for the California Levee Vegetation Research Program (Sch #2009102078), and Approving Minor Modifications to the California Levee Vegetation Research Program

 

B.     Resolution No. 2011-084 – Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Amendment to the Contract with the University of California, Berkeley related to Research on Mammal Burrows in Levees

 

C.     Resolution No. 2011-085 – Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Amendment to the Contract with the U.S. Geological Survey Related to Research on Mammal Burrows in Levees

 

 

4.

Resolution No. 2011-086 – Approving Contract Documents and Authorizing the Executive Director to Advertise for Bids for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Phase 3 and Phase 4A Woodland Mitigation and Enhancement Project, Contract 4109

 

 

5.

Resolution No. 2011-087 – Authorizing a Public Hearing to be Held for the Purpose of Approving SAFCA’s Operations & Maintenance Fiscal Year 2011-12 Assessment Roll and Setting the Assessment Rate

 

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

 

6.

Resolution – Rescinding Resolution No. 2011-079 and Rejection of Bids on the Natomas Levee Improvement Program – Borrow Site Leveling, Reclamation and Grassland Establishment Project – Contract 4099

 

A.    Resolution No. 2011-088 Rescinding Resolution No. 2011-079, which Rejected All Bids on Contract 4099

 

Motion by Director Peters and Seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No. 2011-088.

 

      AYES:  Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Peters and Yee

      NOES:  Shiels, Cohn, Nottoli, Pannell and Smith

      RECUSE: (None)

      ABSENT: MacGlashan

 

Public Speaker: Gregg McKenzie. Restoration Resources

 

 

 

B.      Resolution No. 2011-089 – Rejecting All Bids Received on Contract 4099

 

No Action was taken.

 

C.   C.  Resolution No. 2011-090 – Authorizing the Executive Director to Advertise for Bids on Contract 4105 and Contract 4106

 

No Action was taken.

 

Motion by Director Peters and seconded by Director Holloway to award Contract 4099 to the low bidder – Restoration Resources resulting in new Resolution No. 2011-089

 

     AYES:  Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Peters and Yee

     NOES:  Shiels, Cohn, Nottoli, Pannell and Smith

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: MacGlashan

 

7.

Resolutions – Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Orders 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

 

  1. Resolution No. 2011-091 – Change Order No. 10
  2. Resolution No. 2011-092 – Change Order No. 11

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2011-091 and 2011-092.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Peters and Smith

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: MacGlashan, Pannell and Yee

 

 

8.

Resolution No. 2011-093 – Awarding Contract to the Lowest Responsible and Responsive Bidder and Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program – Sacramento River East Levee Phase 1D (Reach 2) Private Irrigation Facility Replacement Project, Sutter County, California – Contract 4102

 

Motion by Director Peters and seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No. 2011-093.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Peters and Smith

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: MacGlashan, Pannell & Yee

 

 

9.

Resolution No. 2011-094 – Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 10 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.

 

Motion by Director Cohn and seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No. 2011-094.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Peters and Smith

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: MacGlashan, Pannell and Yee

 

 

10.

Resolution No. 2011-095 – Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 3 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program – Sacramento River East Levee Phase 3A (Reaches10-12B) Structure Demolition and Tree Removal Project – Sacramento County, California, Contract 4069, with Allclear, Inc.

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2011-095.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Peters and Smith

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: MacGlashan, Pannell and Yee

 

 

11.

Resolution No. 2011-096 – Recognizing Joseph D. Countryman for his Contributions to the Residents of Sacramento from Flooding

 

Motion by Director Cohn and seconded by Director Peters to approve Resolution No. 2011-096.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Ashby, Avdis, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Pannell,     Peters, Smith and Yee

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: MacGlashan

 

 

RECEIVE AND FILE

 

 

13.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Johnson)

 

 

14.

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

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 There were no public comments.

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Lyndee Russell