SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2009

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAMBERS

700 H STREET SUITE 1450

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: Susan Peters-Chair, Ray Tretheway-Vice Chair, Steve Cohn (alt for Mayor Johnson), Cortez Quinn (alt for Roger Dickinson), James Gallagher, Brian Holloway, Virginia Moose,  Don Nottoli, Dennis Rogers (alt. for Roberta MacGlashan), John Shiels, Jeff Smith, Jimmie Yee

 

Directors Absent: Bonnie Pannell

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

TIMED ITEM

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 – Consultation with Agency Counsel (Buer, Gilchrist, Washburn, Bassett, O’Dea) Regarding Pending Litigation – Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs. Rita Jean Quackenbush and Charles W. Quackenbush as Trustees of the Quackenbush Family Trust Dated November 29, 1989 and Bel Aqua Investments, LLC, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2008-00012089-CU-OR-GDS


Nothing to report, no action taken

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 – Consultation with Agency Counsel (Buer, Gilchrist, Washburn, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation – Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs. Shelley, Sutter County Superior Court Case No. CVCS 08-2556.


Nothing to report, no action taken

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 – Consultation with Agency Counsel (Buer, Gilchrist, Washburn, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation – Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs. Cummings et, Sutter County Superior Court Case No. CV CS 08-0877

         

Voted to approve a settlement of $750,000 plus $5,000 to the appraiser,
conditioned upon Mr. Cummings’ approval of the ramp design and the agreement
of the parties regarding pro-ration of water rights applicable to the property

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher Holloway, Moose, Quinn, Peters, Rogers, Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Nottoli, Pannell

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion By Director Virginia Moose and seconded by Director John Shiels, to Approve Resolution No. 09-113, 09-114, 09-115, 09-116, 09-117 and 09-118 of the Consent Matters

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Peters, Quinn, Rogers, Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Nottoli, Pannell

 

1.

Approval of Action Summary for July 16, 2009.

 

2.

Resolution No. 09-113 – Approving the Purchase of Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program and Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Glen Vanderford and Marlyn Vanderford Regarding a Portion of Sacramento County APN 201-0280-013

 

3.

Resolution No. 09-114 – Approving the Purchase of Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program and Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement and an Irrevocable Right of Entry Agreement with the County of Sutter Regarding Sutter County APN 35-330-006

 

4.

Resolutions – Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute Amendments to Existing Environmental Services Contracts for Soil Consulting Services Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program and the California Levee Vegetation Research Program

A.   Resolution No. 09-115 – Dr. Victor P. Claassen, PhD

B.   Resolution No. 09-116 – Dave Sills, Sills Ag Consulting, Inc.

 

5.

Resolution No. 09-117 – Approving Utility Relocation Agreements with CPN Pipeline Company for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program and Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute a Utility Agreement and a Consent to Common Use Agreement

 

6.

Resolution No. 09-018 – Approving the Grant of a Drainage and Irrigation Canal and Pipeline Easement to Reclamation District No. 1000 and Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute a Deed – Sutter County APNS 35-050-027 and 35-050-028

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

7.

Resolution No. 09-119 – Certification of the Second Addendum to the Environmental Impact Report on the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Landside Improvements Project (November 2007) and Approval of Minor Changes to the Project

 

Motion By Ray Tretheway and seconded by Director John Shiels, to Approve Resolution No. 09-119.

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Quinn, Peters, Rogers, Shi els, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Nottoli, Pannell

 

8.

Resolution No. 09-120 – Adopting a Relocation Assistance Plan for the SAFCA  Natomas Levee Improvement Program

 Motion By Director John Shiels and seconded by Director Dennis Rogers to Approve Resolution No. 09-120.

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Quinn, Peters, Rogers,  Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

 

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Nottoli, Pannell

 

9.

Resolution  No. 09-121 – Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute a Contract Amendment with PSOMAS for Surveying and Right of Way Engineering

 Motion By Director Ray Tretheway and seconded by Director Cortez Quinn to Approve Resolution No. 09-121.

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Quinn, Peters, Rogers,  Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Nottoli, Pannell

 

10.

Resolutions – Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute the Agreements Necessary to Implement the California Levee Vegetation Research Program

  1. Resolution No. 09-122 – Cost Sharing Agreement with the California Department of Water Resources
  2. Resolution No. 09-123 – Consulting Services Agreements with the University of California, Berkeley; University of California, Davis; and University of Georgia, Athens

 Motion By Director Ray Tretheway and seconded by Director John Shiels to Approve Resolution No. 09-122 and 09-123.

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Quinn, Peters, Rogers,  Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Nottoli, Pannell

 

11.

Resolution  No. 09-124 – Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute Amendment No. 1 to the Project Cooperation Agreement Between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Central Valley Flood Protection Board and SAFCA for the Folsom Dam Modifications/Joint Federal Project

 Motion By Director Steve Cohn and seconded by Director John Shiels to Approve Resolution No. 09-124.

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Quinn, Peters, Rogers,  Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Nottoli, Pannell

 

12.

Resolution No. 09-125 – Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute Amendment No. 1 to the Local Project Cooperation Agreement with the Central Valley Flood Protection Board for the Folsom Dam Outlet Modifications/Joint Federal Project

 

 Motion By Director Steve Cohn and seconded by Director Cortez Quinn to Approve Resolution No. 09-125

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Quinn, Peters, Rogers,  Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Nottoli, Pannell

 

13.

Resolution No. 09-126 – Authorizing The Executive Director to Execute a Settlement Agreement with Reclamation District 1001 Regarding Damage Claims Related to Work Performed by SAFCA on the Natomas Cross Canal North Levee as Part of the North Area Local Project

 Motion By Director James Gallagher and seconded by Director Ray Tretheway to Approve Resolution No. 09-126.

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Quinn, Peters,                                   Rogers, Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Pannell

 

 

14.

Resolution No. 09-127 – Approval of Contract Documents and Authorizing The Executive Director to Advertise for Bids for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program – Sacramento River East Levee Phase 2A (Reach 5A through 9B) Structure Demolition and Tree Removal, Elkhorn Irrigation Canal Phase 2A Relocation and Giant Garter Snake/Drainage Canal Phase 2A Construction Project, Sacramento County – Contract 4037

 Motion By Director Ray Tretheway and seconded by Director Virginia Moose to Approve Resolution No. 09-127.

 

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Gallagher, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Quinn, Peters,                                   Rogers, Shiels, Smith, Tretheway, Yee

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Pannell

 

15.

Resolution No. 09-128 – Delegating Authority to The Executive Director to Perform Various Actions Concerning the Agency’s Real Property Acquistion Process and Commence Legal Action Seeking Judical Orders Authorizing Access to Real Property

 

 Motion By Director Steve Cohn and seconded by Director Cortez Quinn to Approve Resolution No. 09-128 with 2 modifications: 1) Modify Section 5 of the resolution to add a $500,000 cap; and 2) Modify Section 7 of the resolution to notify the Board of Directors  in writing,  prior to initiation of legal actions.

AYES:          Directors: Cohn, Holloway, Moose, Nottoli, Quinn, Peters    

 NOES:        Directors: Gallagher, Rogers

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: Bonnie Pannell

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

 ADJOURN

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Clerk, Lyndee Russell