April 3, 2019

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

Chris Stephens, Chairman

Brian Brennan, Vice Chairman

Jean Getchell, Secretary

Everard Ashworth, Commissioner

Jackie Gardina, Commissioner

 

Oscar Peña, General Manager

Brian Pendleton, Deputy General Manager

Timothy Gosney, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

APRIL 3, 2019 AT 7:00PM

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001

 

A Closed Session of the Board will be held at 5:00PM 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 Chairman Chris Stephens.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: By Chairman Chris Stephens.

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 20, 2019 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)

STANDARD AGENDA:

1) Award of Bid for the Ventura Harbor Village ADA Compliant Restroom Remodel and the Ventura Harbor Village Trash Enclosure Improvements Projects at 1591 Spinnaker Drive (5 minutes)

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners award the Ventura Harbor Village ADA Compliant Restroom Remodel and Ventura Harbor Village Trash Enclosure Improvements Projects to Pueblo Construction Inc. in the amount of $149,276.91.

2) Adoption of Resolution No. 3370 for the Creation of an Accountant I and Accountant II Position and Rescind Resolution No. 3355 (10 minutes)

Recommended Action: Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3370 for the creation of an Accountant I and Accountant II position in the non-represented salary schedule and to rescind Resolution No. 3355 approved on July 11, 2018.

3) Harbor Patrol 24/7 Program (15 minutes)

Recommended Action: Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners receive a report from Harbormaster John Higgins on the implementation strategy for the Harbor Patrol 24/7 program.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT     

This agenda was posted on Friday, March 29, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. at the Port District Office and online at www.venturaharbor.com – Port District Business – Meetings and Agendas.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Ventura Port District at (805) 642-8538. Notification 48 hours before the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility. 

(28 CFR 35.102.35.104 ADA Title II)

 

ATTACHMENT TO PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019

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

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1559 Spinnaker Drive #101

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Coastal Marine Biolabs Integrative Biosciences Program, Inc.

New Lease

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1410 Angler Court

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Ventura Harbor Storage Enterprises, LLC

New Lease

c) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1410 Angler Court

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Karen Dupuy dba Harbor Boat and Self-Storage

New Sublease (Verbal Report)

d) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Federal Authorized Sea Bottom

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Army Corps of Engineers

Sea Bottom Aquaculture Master Permit (Verbal Report)

 

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Section 54956.9(d)(4): One (1) case. (Verbal Report)
  2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation per Section 54956.9(d)(1):  Chrysiliou Living Trust, et. al, v. Ventura Port District, Case No. 56-2018-CU-PA-VTA. (Verbal Report)
  3. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): Rosemary Lazard vs. Ventura Port District; Case No. 56-2017-00500990-CU-PO-VTA. (Verbal Report)
  4. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): Sandra Aiken, Ashley Hwang, Janice Hwang, and Priscilla Levy vs. Ventura Port District Public Facilities Corporation DBA Ventura Harbor Village, and Does 1-20 Inclusive, Ventura Superior Court Case No. 56-2018-00513846-CU-MC-VTA. (Verbal Report)
  5. Conference per Government Code Section 54957(b)(1):  To consider appointment of a General Manager effective May 1, 2019 and to consider appointment of a Business Operations Manager. (Verbal Report)
  6. Conference with Labor NegotiatorsPer Government Code Section6:
a) Employee Units:

Groups:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Part-Time Harbor Patrol Officers

Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 721

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, John Higgins, Timothy Gosney

Labor Negotiations (Verbal Report)

 

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