February 5, 2020

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

REGULAR MEETING

FEBRUARY 5, 2020

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001

 

CLOSED SESSION – 5:30PM

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 on the Closed Session Agenda. Each person may address the Commission for up to three minutes or at the discretion of the Chair.

CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION – 5:35PM

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA (1 hour 25 minutes)

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

OPEN SESSION – 7:00PM

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 January 22, 2020 Regular Meeting will be considered for approval.

The Minutes of the January 22, 2020 Public Facilities Corporation Annual 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)

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

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 Out of Town Travel Requests

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the following out of town travel requests for:

  1. Business Operations Manager, Todd Mitchell to attend CMANC’s Annual Washington Week;
  2. Project Manager, Richard Parsons to attend CMANC’s Annual Washington Week; and
  3. Commissioner, Brian Brennan to attend CMANC’s Annual Washington Week.

 

STANDARD AGENDA:

  1. Approval of Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Audit (20 minutes)

Recommended Action:  Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the acceptance of the Basic Financial Statements and Supplementary Information with Independent Auditor’s Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2019, prepared by White Nelson Diehl Evans, LLP.

2. Inner Harbor and Ventura Keys Maintenance Dredging (10 minutes)

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners take the following actions:

a) Find, based upon the evidence presented below, that a contract awarded to Manson Construction Company pursuant to Section 20751.2 of the California Public Contract Code is likely to cost less than a contract awarded pursuant to Section 20751;

b) Award the Inner Harbor and Ventura Keys Maintenance Dredging contract to Manson Construction Company at a rental rate of $5,500 per hour in accordance with the Agreement; and

c) Approve the Cooperative Agreement for the Maintenance Dredging of the Ventura Keys Stub Channel between the Ventura Port District and the City of Ventura.

3. Ventura Port District Goals and 5-Year Objectives (20 minutes)

Recommended Action:  Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the Ventura Port District 5-Year Objectives.

ADJOURNMENT      

This agenda was posted on Friday, January 31, 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 AGENDA

CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2020

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

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

Federal Authorized Sea Bottom

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Army Corps of Engineers

Sea Bottom Aquaculture Master Permit

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

 

Under Negotiation:

1575 Spinnaker Drive #105A&B

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Sugar Lab Bake Shop

Harbor Mart & Deli

New Restaurant Lease Agreement

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2): Four (4) Cases. (Verbal Reports)
  2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): One (1) Case. (Verbal Report)

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