SACRAMENTO AREA FLOOD CONTROL AGENCY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACTION SUMMARY

 

Thursday, August 16, 2012

CITY OF SACRAMENTO COUNCIL CHAMBERS

915 I STREET

SACRAMENTO, CA  95814

 

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Directors/Alternates Present:  Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

 

Directors Absent:  Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

TIMED ITEM (3:00 P.M.)

 

 

1.

Public Hearing - Resolution No. 2012-095 - Approving Supplemental Assessment Roll and Setting the Fiscal Year 2012-13 Assessment Rate for the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency Operations and Maintenance Assessment District No. 1 (Lienert)

 

Chair Cohn opened the Public Hearing and no oral or written comments were received. Motion by Director Shiels and seconded by Director Yee to close the hearing and to approve Resolution No 2012-095.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS - No members of the public spoke.

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Consultation with Agency Counsel (Johnson, Gilchrist, Bassett and Enberg) Regarding Pending Litigation - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency v. Shell Oil et al, (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2010-00075574), Sacramento County APN: 201-0270-048 (portion)

 

The Board Authorized a settlement. Agency Counsel will disclose the terms when they have been reduced to writing

 

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

 

This Item was dropped from the Agenda

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

 

2.

Executive Director's Report for August 16, 2012 (Johnson) - no action

 

 

CONSENT MATTERS

 

Motion by Director Shah and seconded by Director Pannell to approve the Action Summary of July 19, 2012 and Resolution Nos. 2012-096, 2012-099, 2012-100, 2012-101, 2012-102 and 2012-103 of the Consent Matters. Staff recommended Item 5 be pulled from Consent Matters and moved to Separate Matters and Director McGlashan recommended Item 6 be pulled from Consent Matters and moved to Separate Matters.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

3.

Approving the Action Summary for July 19, 2012 (Russell)

 

 

4.

Resolution No. 2012-096 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Amendment to the Contract with Environmental Science Associates for On-Call Environmental Support Services (Ghelfi)

 

5.

Resolution No. 2012-097 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend a Cost Sharing Agreement with the City of Sacramento for Unionhouse Creek Design and Funding of Channel Improvements from Franklin Boulevard to the Confluence of Strawberry Creek (Ghelfi)

 

Motion by Director Pannell and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2012-097.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

6.

Resolution No. 2012-098 - Approving Construction Incentive Change Proposal and Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Contract Change Order No. 7 for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program - Sacramento River East Levee Phase 3B (Reaches 10-12B) Improvements, Private Irrigation Facility Relocation, and Riverside Irrigation Canal Phase 1 Relocation Project, Sacramento County, California, Contract 4092, with Sukut Construction, Inc. (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director McGlashan and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No. 2012-098.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

7.

Resolution No. 2012-099 - Approving Contract Documents and Authorizing the Executive Director to Advertise for Bids for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program, Sacramento River East Levee Phase 1G and Phase 2E Drainage Swale Grading Project, Sacramento and Sutter Counties, California, Contract 4155 (Bassett)

 

 

8.

Resolution No. 2012-100 - Authorizing a Reduction in Retention Withheld on the Contract 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 County and Sutter County, California, Contract 4046, with Nordic Industries, Inc. (Bassett)

9.

Resolution No. 2012-101 - Authorizing Levy and Collection of Sacramento Area Flood Control  Agency Special Consolidated Capital Assessment District Assessments for Fiscal Year 2012-13 (Lienert)

 

 

10.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend Consulting Services Contracts with Blaesi & Company for Real Property Appraisal Services related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Bassett)

 

A.  Resolution No. 2012-102 - Contract No. 1099

 

B.  Resolution No. 2012-103 - Contract No. 1123

 

 

SEPARATE MATTERS

 

 

11.

Information - State Government Relations Update from The Gualco Group, Inc. (Johnson) - no action

 

 

12.

Resolution No. 2012-104 - Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter in to a Cost Share Agreement with Sacramento County for Garden Highway Road Repair Services (Bassett)

 

Motion by Director Serna and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution No 2012-104.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

13.

Resolution No. 2012-105 - Awarding Contract to the Lowest Responsive and Responsible Bidder and Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute a Contract for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Fisherman’s Lake Marsh Complex Giant Garter Snake Habitat Enhancement Project, Contract 4146, with Sierra View Landscape, Inc., dba Restoration Resources (Buck)

 

Motion by Director Yee and seconded by Director Shiels to approve Resolution No. 2012-105.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

14.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into Contracts for Levee Accreditation Services Associated with the North Area Streams, American River Levees, Sacramento River Levees from the Confluence of the American River Down to Freeport, and the Beach Lake Levee and Floodwall System up to the Union Pacific Railroad (Ghelfi)

 

A.       Resolution No. 2012-109 - Entering into a Consulting Services Contract with Kleinfelder Inc. for Levee Accreditation Services

 

B.       Resolution No. 2012-110 - Entering into a Consulting Services Contract with Gregg Drilling and Testing Inc. for Levee Accreditation Services

 

Motion by Director Shiels and seconded by Director Nottoli to approve Resolution Nos. 2012-109 and 2012-110.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

15.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Amendments to Consulting Services

Contracts Related to the Natomas Levee Improvement Program (Bassett)

 

A.       Resolution No. 2012-111 - Mead & Hunt for Engineering Design Services

 

B.       Resolution No. 2012-112 - Overland Pacifica & Cutler, Inc. for Real Property Acquisition and Relocation Assistance Services

 

Motion by Director Shiels and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution Nos. 2012-111 and 2012-112.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

16.

Resolutions - Authorizing the Executive Director to Amend the Service Contracts for Procurement and Propagation of California Native Plants Needed for the Natomas Levee Improvement Program Lower Giant Garter Snake Canal and the Fisherman’s Marsh Complex Giant Garter Snake Habitat Enhancement Project (Buck)

 

A.       Resolution No. 2012-106 - High Ranch Nursery, Inc.

         

B.       Resolution No. 2012-107 - Floral Native Nursery, Inc.

 

Motion by Director Shiels and seconded by Director Yee to approve Resolution Nos. 2012-106 and 2012-107.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

17.

Election of Chairman Pro Tem for September 2012 Board of Directors Meeting (Johnson)

 

Motion by Director Yee and seconded by Director Pannell to elect Director Shiels to act as Chair Pro Tem for the September 20, 2012 Board of Directors Meeting in the event that Chair Cohn and Vice Chair Serna are absent.

 

AYES:

Cohn, Serna, Barandas, MacGlashan, Nottoli, Pannell, Peters, Redway, Shah, Shiels and Yee

NOES:

(None)

ABSTAIN:

(None)

ABSENT:

Ashby and Gallagher

 

 

18.

Information - Levee Vegetation Research Symposium 2012- Scientific Progress Informing a Path Forward (Buck) - no action

 

 

RECEIVE AND FILE

 

 

19.

Information - Fiscal Year 2011-12 Fourth Quarter Financial Statue Report (Lienert) - no action

 

 

20.

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

 

 

21.

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

 

 

ADJOURN

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

 

Alia Tayyeb