December 7, 2016

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

Jim Friedman, Chairman

Everard Ashworth, Vice Chairman

Bruce E. Smith, Commissioner

Nikos Valance, Commissioner

Brian Brennan, Commissioner

 

Oscar Peña, General Manager

Timothy Gosney, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 7, 2016 AT 7:00PM

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE, VENTURA, CA

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 Chair Jim Friedman.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: By Chair Jim Friedman.

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 (Public Notices). 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 November 9, 2016 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.

DEPARTMENTAL AND GENERAL MANAGERS REPORTS (5 minutes)

Ventura Port District Staff and General Manager will give the Commission reports on their Department and items of general interest to the Port Commission and members of the public.

LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT   (5 minutes)

STANDARD AGENDA:

1) Annual Reserve Policy Review

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners accept the current Ventura Port District Reserve Policy, Resolution No. 3225, dated August 28, 2013.

2) Annual Investment Policy Review

Recommended Action: Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3326, which reflects minor changes to the Ventura Port District’s Investment Policy and rescind Resolution No. 3284.

3) Adoption of Ordinance No. 51 Authorizing Execution of the Lease Between Ventura Port District and Beer and Sausage, LLC dba BS Taproom/ Beer Season

Recommended Action: Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners:

  • Conduct a public hearing for the purpose of receiving input on proposed Ordinance 51;
  • Read proposed Ordinance No. 51 for the record; and
  • Adopt Ordinance No. 51, which authorizes execution of the Lease between Ventura Port District and Beer and Sausage, LLC dba BS Taproom/Beer Season New Restaurant Lease at 1591 Spinnaker Drive, #113 & #115.

4) Consideration of Legal Fees

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners consider for approval the proposal submitted on July 13, 2016, which increases the hourly rates upon which the legal fees to the District are calculated.

5) Information on IRC § 170

Recommended Action: Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners further explore the District’s potential solicitation of tax-deductible donations and application for grant funding under IRC § 170.

6) Approval of 2017 Port Commission Meeting Schedule

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners discuss and take appropriate action on the 2017 Port Commission meeting schedule.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT   

 

This agenda was posted on Friday, December 2, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. at the Port District Office and on the Internet – www.venturaharbor.com (Port Commission).

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, DECEMBER 7, 2016

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

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Parcel 5 and Parcel 8

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Potential Lease Negotiations with Brighton Management,       H. Parker Hospitality, Pacific Heritage Communities

 

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1559 Spinnaker Drive #108, #109A

Oscar Pena, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

New Lease Terms with Ventura Dive & Sport

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