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August 19, 2020 Special Meeting

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

 

Chris Stephens, Chairman

Brian Brennan, Vice Chairman

Jackie Gardina, Secretary

Everard Ashworth, Commissioner

Michael Blumenberg, Commissioner

 

Brian D. Pendleton, General Manager

Todd Mitchell, Business Operations Manager

Andy Turner, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

SPECIAL MEETING

TELECONFERENCE

AUGUST 19, 2020

5 TELECONFERENCE LOCATIONS

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001


IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE STAY AT HOME ORDER AND THE COUNTY OF VENTURA HEALTH OFFICER DECLARED LOCAL HEALTH EMERGENCY AND BE WELL AT HOME ORDER RESULTING FROM THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, THE VENTURA PORT DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATE EMERGENCY SERVICES ACT, THE GOVERNOR’S EMERGENCY DECLARATION, AND THE GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 25-20 ISSUED ON MARCH 12, 2020 TO ALLOW ATTENDANCE BY MEMBERS OF THE PORT COMMISSION BY TELECONFERENCE IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE BROWN ACT.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION OPTIONS

Join a Zoom meeting LIVE:

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If you do not wish to speak but would like to submit a written comment on a specific agenda item, do so via email by 4:00PM on the day of the meeting. Please submit your comment to the Clerk of the Board at jrauch@venturaharbor.com. Written comments will be distributed to the Commissioners and will be attached to the minutes of the meeting but will not be read aloud during the meeting.

If you wish to speak on a specific agenda item when watching the live Zoom meeting, please email the Clerk of the Board at jrauch@venturaharbor.com by 4:00PM on the day of the meeting so you can participate appropriately.

Attendees can dial *9 or use the ‘raise hand’ function in Zoom if they would like to speak during public comment periods.


CALL TO ORDER: By Chairman Chris Stephens.

ROLL CALL: By the Clerk of the Board.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS (3 minutes)

The Public Communications period is set aside to allow public testimony on items only on the Closed Session Agenda. Each person may address the Commission for up to three minutes or at the discretion of the Chair. Attendees can dial *9 or use the ‘raise hand’ function in Zoom if they would like to speak during public comment periods.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA (1 hour 25 minutes)

See Attachment to Agenda-Closed Session Conference with Legal Counsel.


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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES (3 minutes)

The Minutes of the July 15, 2020 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. Attendees can dial *9 or use the ‘raise hand’ function in Zoom if they would like to speak during public comment periods.

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 AND GENERAL MANAGER REPORTS (5 minutes)

Ventura Port District Staff and General Manager will give the Commission updates on important topics or items of general interest if needed.

LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT (5 minutes)

Legal Counsel will report on progress of District assignments and any legislative or judicial matters.

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

A) Approval of New Retail Lease Agreement for Shirley Rios dba Hair Extensions by Shirley

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a new Retail Lease Agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Shirley Rios dba Hair Extensions for the premises located at 1559 Spinnaker Drive #103 consisting of a total of 400 square feet for a two (2) year term.

 

B) Approval of New Office Lease Agreement for Ahmad Vahedian, Ph.D

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a new Office Lease Agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Ahmad Vahedian, Ph.D for the premises located at 1575 Spinnaker Drive #204C, consisting of a total of 275 square feet for a two-year lease term with a two-year option.

 

C) Approval of Two Professional Services Agreements with Rincon Consultants, Inc. for Dredging Services

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve:

  1. A Professional Services Agreement with Rincon Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $30,924 for maintenance dredging environmental consulting and monitoring services; and,
  2. A Professional Services Agreement with Rincon Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $35,225 for maintenance dredging permit amendment services.

 

STANDARD AGENDA:

  1. Ventura Port District Operations Update as it Relates to COVID-19

Recommended Action:  Informational. (Verbal Report)

That the Board of Port Commissioners receive an update on:

  1. a) The COVID-19 Ventura Harbor Rental Abatement and Deferment Program; and
  2. b) Status of Ventura Port District operations.

 

2. Parcel 20 Potential Future Development Discussion

Recommended Action:  Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners receive an informational report to discuss potential future development for Parcel 20.

ADJOURNMENT IN HONOR OF LILLIAN CONNALLY

This agenda was posted on Friday, August 14, 2020 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 SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA

CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020

  1. 1. Conference with Labor NegotiatorsPer Government Code Section6 
a)  Employee Units:

Groups:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Courtesy Patrol Officers

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union, Local 186

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner, Oliver Yee

Labor Negotiations

 

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

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

Parcel 20

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Derecktor Marine Holdings LLC

Terms of Assignment of Lease and 50-year Lease Option

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1559 Spinnaker Drive #103

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Shirley Rios dba Hair Extensions by Shirley

Terms of New Retail Lease Agreement

c) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1575 Spinnaker Drive #204C

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Ahmad Vahedian, Ph.D

Terms of New Office Lease Agreement (verbal report)

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): Ventura Harbor Marine Associates vs. Ventura Port District; Ventura Co. Sup. Court Case No. 56-2020-00541974-CU-NP-VTA. (verbal report)

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