April 11, 2018

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

Everard Ashworth, Chairman

Brian Brennan, Vice Chairman

Jim Friedman, Secretary

Chris Stephens, Commissioner

 

Oscar Peña, General Manager

Timothy Gosney, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

APRIL 11, 2018 AT 7:00PM

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE, VENTURA, CA

 

A Closed Session of the Board will be held at 5:30PM at the Port District Office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive, Ventura, CA, to discuss the items on the Attachment to Agenda-

Closed Session Conference with Legal Counsel.

 

The Board will convene in Open Session at the Port District Office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive for its Regular Meeting at 7:00PM.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA:

CALL TO ORDER: By Chair Everard Ashworth

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: By Chair Everard Ashworth. 

ROLL CALL: By the Clerk of the Board. 

ADOPTION OF AGENDA (3 minutes)

Consider and approve, by majority vote, minor revisions to agenda items and/or attachments and any item added to, or removed/continued from the Port Commission’s agenda. Administrative Reports relating to this agenda and materials related to an item on this agenda submitted after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public review at the Port District’s office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive, Ventura, CA during business hours as well as on the District’s website – www.venturaharbor.com. Each item on the agenda shall be deemed to include action by an appropriate motion, resolution or ordinance to take action on any item.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES (3 minutes)

The Minutes of the March 28, 2018 Regular Meeting will be considered for approval.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS (3 minutes)

The Public Communications period is set aside to allow public testimony on items not on today’s agenda. Each person may address the Commission for up to three minutes or at the discretion of the Chair. 

CLOSED SESSION REPORT (3 minutes)

Closed Sessions are not open to the public pursuant to the Brown Act. Any reportable actions taken by the Commission during Closed Session will be announced at this time.  

BOARD COMMUNICATIONS (5 minutes)

Port Commissioner’s may present brief reports on port issues, such as seminars, meetings and literature that would be of interest to the public and/or Commission, as a whole. Port Commissioner’s must provide a brief summary and disclose any discussions he or she may have had with any Port District Tenants related to Port District business.

STAFF COMMUNICATIONS (5 minutes)

Ventura Port District Staff will update the Commission on important topics if needed.  

LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT   (5 minutes)

CONSENT AGENDA: (5 minutes)

Matters appearing on the Consent Calendar are expected to be non-controversial and will be acted upon by the Board at one time, without discussion, unless a member of the Board or the public requests an opportunity to address any given item. Approval by the Board of Consent Items means that the recommendation is approved along with the terms set forth in the applicable staff reports.

A) Approval of First Amendment to Office Lease Agreement for Seth N. Gewirtz, Ted Mechtenberg dba DA Vega/Fisher/Mechtenberg LLP

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a First Amendment to an Office Lease Agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Seth N. Gewirtz, Ted Mechtenberg dba DA Vega/Fisher/Mechtenberg LLP for 1567 Spinnaker Drive #202, consisting of a total of 573 square feet for a three year term with a two year option.

B) Approval of Out of Town Travel Request

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the out of town travel request for Marketing Manager, Jennifer Talt-Lundin.

STANDARD AGENDA:

 1) Approval of MOU/CBA with Teamsters 186 Representing the Dockmaster/Security Officer Unit

Recommended Action: Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3349, approving the Memorandum of Understanding Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Ventura Port District and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 186, representing all regular full-time employees classified as the Port District Courtesy Patrol.

 2) Consideration of Rejection of Claim by Priscilla Levy, Sandra Aiken, Ashley Hwang and Janice Hwang

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners take action to reject a claim filed against the Ventura Port District on March 27, 2018 by Priscilla Levy, Sandra Aiken, Ashley Hwang and Janice Hwang and authorize the General Manager to execute and mail a Notice of Rejection.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT     

 

ATTACHMENT TO PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018

 

  1. Conference with Real Property Negotiators – Per Government Code Section 54956.8:
 a) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1567 Spinnaker Drive #202

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

First Amendment to Office Lease Agreement for Seth N. Gewirtz, Ted Mechtenberg dba DA Vega/Fisher/Mechtenberg LLP

 

 b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Parcel 5 and Parcel 8

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Lease Negotiations with H. Parker Hospitality

 

  1. 2. Per Government Code Section6 – Conference with Labor Negotiators

a) Employee Units:

Groups:

District Representatives:

Under Negotiation:

Dockmaster/Security Officers

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union, Local 186

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Labor Negotiations

 

b) Employee Units:

Groups:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Harbor Patrol Officers

Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 721

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Labor Negotiations

   
  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): One case.

 

 

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