SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

Thursday, June 16, 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, Tom Barandas, James Gallagher, Brian Holloway, Virginia Moose, Bonnie Pannell, Susan Peters, Dennis Rogers, Phil Serna and Jimmie Yee

 

Directors Absent:  Don Nottoli

 

 

 

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. Michiko Kubo, Trustee of the Kubo Family Trust, U.D.T. dated June 5, 1989; et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00078566, APN: 201-0330-019. 

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve the partial settlement.

 

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

        NOES:  (None)

 ABSTAIN:  Gallagher

   ABSENT:  Ashby, Nottoli

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Floyd) Regarding Pending Litigation - SAFCA v. Martin D. Souza, Trustee of the Martin D. Souza and Janet M. Souza Family Revocable Trust; et al, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00083124, APN: 225-0090-078.

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve the partial settlement.

 

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

        NOES:  (None)

 ABSTAIN:  Gallagher

   ABSENT:  Ashby, Nottoli

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) – Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett, Floyd) Regarding Pending Litigation – Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency 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 Rogers and seconded by Director Serna to drop this Item from the Agenda.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Ashby, Nottoli

 

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 County Superior Court Case No. 34-2011-00103767, APN: 207-0330-021.

 

Motion by Director Rogers and seconded by Director Serna to drop this Item from the Agenda.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Ashby, Nottoli

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

 

1.

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

 

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion by Director Cohn and seconded by Director Yee, to approve the Action Summary of May 19, 2011 and Resolution No’s: 2011-064; 2011-065; 2011-066; 2011-067; 2011-068; 2011-069; 2011-070; 2011-071 and 2011-072 of the Consent Matters.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

2.

Approving the Action Summary for May 19, 2011

 

 

3.

Resolution No. 2011-064 - 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

 

 

4.

Resolution No. 2011-065 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend Contract No. 1054 with Smith & Associates - Real Property Appraisal Services Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Gilchrist)

 

 

5.

Resolution No. 2011-066 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute the Renewal of an Annual Consulting Services Contract with the Center for Collaborative Policy for Ongoing Facilitation Services for the Lower American River Task Force and for the California Levee Vegetation Science Team Research Collaborative (Buck)

 

 

6.

Resolution No. 2011-067 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Annual Consulting Contract with Mick Klasson for Grant Writing and Environmental Planning Services (Buck)

 

 

7.

Resolution No. 2011-068 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Renew SAFCA's Contract with Grant A. Kreinberg of Water Resource Consultants for Project Management Services (Ghelfi)

 

 

8.

Resolution No. 2011-069 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Renew the Annual Contract with MBK Engineers for General Engineering Consulting Services (Ghelfi)

 

 

9.

Resolution No. 2011-070 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend Contract No. 984 with the Regents of the University of California, Davis for the Study of Rodent Burrows and Burrow Grouting on California Levees (Buck)

 

 

10.

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

A.  Resolution No. 2011-071 - Downey Brand

B.  Resolution No. 2011-072 - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

 

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

 

11.

Resolution of Necessity No. 2011-055 - Continued from the May 19th Board of Director's Meeting - 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 201-0260-033, Ethan Conrad (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 2011-055.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

12.

Resolution of Necessity No. 2011-074 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to acquire Real Property for the Natomas  Levee Improvement Program - Portions of Sacramento County Assessor's Parcel Number 201-0270-052, Ranjit Singh Dhaliwal and Holly M. Dhaliwal (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Yee and seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No. 2011-074.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

13.

Resolution No. 2011-075 - Adopting the Final Fiscal Year 2011-12 Budget (Lienert)

 

Motion by Director Holloway and seconded by Director Ashby to approve Resolution No. 2011-075.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

14.

Resolution No. 2011-073 - Authorizing Issuance and Prescribing the Conditions, Terms and Form of Not to Exceed $6,200,000 Principal Amount of Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2011 to Fund the Cost of Levee Improvements around the Natomas Basin (Lienert)

 

Motion by Director Holloway and seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No. 2011-073

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

15.

Resolution No. 2011-076- Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 9 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, California, Contract 4032, with Independent Construction Company (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Yee and seconded by Director Cohn to approve Resolution No. 2011-076.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

16.

Resolution No. 2011-077 - Accepting the Contract as Complete, Approving Final Quantities and Authorizing the Executive Director to File a Notice of Completion for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 2B (Reaches 5A through 9B) and Phase 3 (Reaches 10 through 15) Tree Removal Project, Sacramento County, California, Contract 4044, with W.C. Maloney, Inc. (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Cohn and seconded by Director Moose to approve Resolution No. 2011-077.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

17.

Resolution No. 2011-078 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 9 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. (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution No. 2011-078.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

18.

Resolution No. 2011-079 - Rejecting All Bids Received for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Borrow Site Leveling, Reclamation and Grassland Establishment Project Contract 4099, and Authorizing the Executive Director to Rebid the Work (Buck)

 

Motion by Director Serna and Seconded by Director Moose to Approve Resolution No. 2011-079.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Barandas, Gallagher, Moose, Pannell, Peters, Serna and Yee

     NOES:  Ashby, Holloway and Rogers

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

Motion by Director Peters and Seconded by Director Serna to Reconsider the Vote on Resolution No. 2011-079, after hearing the speaker, Gregg McKenzie of Restoration Resources.

 

     AYES:  Shiels, Cohn, Barandas, Gallagher, Moose and Pannell

     NOES:  Ashby, Holloway, Peters, Rogers, Serna and Yee

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

The vote was tied. Therefore, the previous Motion to approve Resolution No. 2011-079 stands.

 

19.

Resolution N0. 2011-080 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend the Annual Legal Services Contract with Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger  (Gilchrist)

 

Motion by Director Moose and seconded by Director Barandas to approve Resolution No. 2011-080.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

20.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend Contracts for Consulting Services Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Bassett)

A.  Resolution No. 2011-081 – HDR Engineering, Inc. for Civil Engineering Design Services

B.  Resolution No. 2011-082 - PB Americas for Quality Assurance and Construction Management Services

 

Motion by Director Yee and seconded by Director Barandas to approve Resolution No’s 2011-081 and 2011-082.

 

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

     NOES:  (None)

 RECUSE: (None)

 ABSENT: Nottoli

 

 

21.

Information - South Sacramento Streams Group Program - Unionhouse Creek Update (Ghelfi)

 

 

RECEIVE AND FILE

 

 

22.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Johnson)

 

 

23.

Information - Fiscal Year 2010-11 Financial Status Report for Accounting Period 10 (Lienert)

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 There were no public comments.

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Lyndee Russell