February 28, 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
FEBRUARY 28, 2018 AT 7:00PM
VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE
1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE
VENTURA, CA 93001
A Closed Session of the Board will be held at 5:30PM 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.
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 (Port District Business-Port Commission & Meeting Schedule). 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 February 14, 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, seminars, meetings and literature that would be of interest to the public and/or Commission, as a whole. In addition, Port Commissioners should 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)
1) Portside Ventura Harbor Project Update
Recommended Action: Information.
That the Board of Port Commissioners receive an update from Michael Sondermann and the City of Ventura on the progress of the Portside Ventura Harbor Project.
2) Approval of 2018 Aquaculture Sea Grant
Recommended Action: Voice Vote.
That the Board of Port Commissioners authorize the General Manager to submit the application for NOAA Sea Grant 2018 of approximately $300,000 with a District and VSE partners match of approximately $277,210 of in-kind contribution.
3) Ventura Harbor Village Painting Project
Recommended Action: Discussion.
That the Board of Port Commissioners provide direction to staff regarding scope of work and next steps for the Ventura Harbor Village Painting Project.
AGENDA PLANNING GUIDE AND REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
This agenda was posted on Friday, February 23, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. at the Port District Office and on the Internet – www.venturaharbor.com (Port District Business-Port Commission & Meeting Schedule).
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 220.127.116.11 ADA Title II)
ATTACHMENT TO PORT COMMISSION AGENDA
CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018
1. Conference with Real Property Negotiators – Per Government Code Section 54956.8:
Parcel 5 and Parcel 8
Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney
Lease Negotiations with H. Parker Hospitality