SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

THURSDAY, October 15, 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:  Peters, Tretheway, Cortez, Nottoli, Yee, Cohn, Pannell, Holloway, Moose, Shiels, Smith, Gallagher

 

Directors Absent: MacGlashan

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.8 - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Buer, Gilchrist, Fessenden) Regarding Pending Litigation - Franklin vs. Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency et al, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Case No. 2:07-CV-01263-WBS-GGH.

 

Motion by Director Nottoli and Seconded by Director Shiels to ratify the Settlement Agreement.

 

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

NOES:       Directors:   (None)

ABSTAIN:  Directors:   (None)

ABSENT:   Directors:   Cohn, MacGlashan

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Buer, Gilchrist, Washburn, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs Horangic Family LLC, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. CVCS 2008-00007961.

 

Nothing to Report.

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Buer, Gilchrist, Washburn, Bassett, Schwartz) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency vs. Burton H. Lauppe and Kathryn L. Lauppe, Trustees of the Lauppe Family Trust, et al, Sutter County Superior Court Case No. CV CS 08-0879.

 

Motion by Director Tretheway and Seconded by Director Shiels to Approve a Partial Settlement with the Lauppe’s at $20,000 per acre, plus loss of Business Goodwill for $50,000, conditioned upon entering into an Agricultural Lease with SAFCA for 14 acres at 18 percent of the net income of the alfalfa planted.

 

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

NOES:       Directors:    (None)

ABSTAIN:  Directors:    (None)

ABSENT:    Directors:   MacGlashan

 

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

 

Motion by Director Tretheway and Seconded by Director Shiels to approve a draft Amended Stipulation and Order for Immediate Possession with the Shelleys subject to modifications as approved by the Executive Director and Agency Counsel.

 

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

NOES:      Directors:    (None)

ABSTAIN: Directors:    (Holloway)

ABSENT:   Directors:   MacGlashan

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Buer, Gilchrist, Washburn, Bassett, Zinn) Regarding Pending Litigation - Garden Highway Community Association vs. Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-02009-80000267.

 

Nothing to Report.

 

Government Code Section 54956.9 - Consultation with Real Property Negotiators:

     Property: 6824, 6825 and 6800 Garden Highway, Sacramento County

     APNs: 201-0250-015, 201-0270-002 and 201-0270-037.

     Agency Negotiators: Buer, Gilchrist, Washburn, Bassett, Schwartz

     Negotiating Parties: South Sutter LLC; Vic Lieone

     Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Acquisition

 

Motion by Director Moose and Seconded by Director Shiels to authorize staff to continue negotiations for real property acquisition.

 

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

NOES:      Directors:    (None)

ABSTAIN: Directors:    (None)

ABSENT:   Directors:   MacGlashan

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion By Director Steve Cohn, seconded by Director Brian Holloway to Approve Consent Matters, Resolutions No’s: 09-142; 09-143; 09-144; 09-145 and 09-146.

 

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

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (MacGlashan)

 

1.

Approval of Action Summary for September 17, 2009.

 

2.

Resolution No. 09-142 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute  an Amendment to the Existing Contract with Restoration Resources, Inc.  for Professional Services Related to South Sacramento Streams Group Burrowing Owl Mitigation (Crosbie)

 

3.

Resolution No. 09-143 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract with EDAW AECOM Consulting Services Related to the Levee Vegetation Research Program (Buck)

 

4.

Resolution No. 09-144 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 1 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Woodland Mitigation and Enhancement Project, Contract 4029, River Partners (Buck)

 

5.

Resolution  No. 09-145 – Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract Amendment with Andregg, Inc. for Surveying, Preparation of Plat Maps and Related Work in Connection with the South Sacramento County Streams Project (Ghelfi)

 

6.

Resolution No. 09-146 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract with American River Flood Control District for Operation and Maintenance of the Mayhew Levee and Adjacent Area (Ghelfi)

 

7.

Information - Sacramento County 2009 Policy for the Pooled Investment Fund (Lienert)

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

8.

Resolution of Necessity 09-147 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Portions of Sacramento County Assessor's Pacel Numbers 201-0280-006 and 201-0280-062, Ranjit Singh Dhaliwal (Bassett)

 

STAFF RECOMMENDS CONTINUING THIS ITEM TO THE NOVEMBER 13TH SAFCA BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S MEETING

 

Motion By Director Shiels, seconded by Director Pannell to Continue Item 8, Resolution No. 09-147, to the November 13th Board of Director’s Meeting

 

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

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (MacGlashan)

 

9.

Resolution of Necessity 09-148 - Authorizing an Eminent Domain Action to Acquire Real Property for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento County Assessor's Parcel Number 201-0250-015, 201-0270-002 and 201-0270-037, South Sutter LLC (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Tretheway, seconded by Director Pannell to Approve Item 9,   Resolution No. 09-148.

 

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

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (MacGlashan)

 

10.

Resolution No. 09-149 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Amendment to Safca's Memorandum of Agreement with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to Provide Funding for Processing Permit Requests Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program and Other Related Infrastructure Improvements (Washburn)

 

Motion By Director Pannell, seconded by Director Moose to Approve Item 10, Resolution No. 09-149.

 

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

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (MacGlashan)

 

11.

Resolution No. 09-150 - Awarding Contract to the Lowest Responsible and Responsive Bidder and Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Contract 4037 - 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, California (Bassett)

 

Motion By Director Tretheway, seconded by Director Quinn to Approve Item 11, Resolution No. 09-150.

 

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

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (MacGlashan)

 

12.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contracts for Tree and Elderberry  Shrub Relocation Services Related to Phase 3 of the Natomas Levee Improvement Program:

 

A.       Resolution No. 09-151 - Environmental Design, Inc.

B.       Resolution No. 09-152 - J. Arnaz Tree Movers

C.      Resolution No. 09-153 - Steve's Tree Moving Service

 

Motion By Director Moose, seconded by Director Pannell to Approve Item 12, Resolution No. 09-151; 09-152 and 09-153.

 

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

NOES:         Directors: (None)

ABSTAIN:    Directors: (None)

ABSENT:      Directors: (MacGlashan)

 

13.

Information - Mitigation and Construction Project Update (Ghelfi/Crosbie)

 

14.

Information - Natomas Levee Improvement Program Update (Buer)

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

ADJOURN

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

LYNDEE RUSSELL