January 14, 2015

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

Gregory Carson, Chairman

Jim Friedman, Vice Chairman

Everard Ashworth, Secretary

Robert J. Bravo, Commissioner

Bruce E. Smith, Commissioner

Oscar Peña, General Manager

Timothy J. Gosney, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

SPECIAL MEETING – WORKSHOP

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2015 AT 10:00 A.M.TO 1:00 P.M.

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CALIFORNIA

The Board will convene in Open Session at the Port District Office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive for its Special Meeting-Workshop at 10:00A.M.

A Closed Session of the Board will be held at approximately 11:30A.M. in the Port District Office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive, Ventura, California to discuss items on the Attachment to Agenda-Closed Session Conference with Legal Counsel and then reconvene thereafter to adjourn the Workshop.

CALL TO ORDER: By Chair, Gregory Carson.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: By Chair, Gregory Carson.

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.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS (5 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.

SPECIAL ACTION ITEMS: (25 minutes)

  1. Fiscal Year 2013 – 2014 Audit (10 minutes)

 

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve by motion the acceptance of the Basic Financial Statements and Supplementary Information with Independent Auditor’s Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2014, prepared by White Nelson Diehl Evans, LLP.

2) New Internet Service Infrastructure (5 minutes)

 

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve by motion a request for $45,000 to install an internet service infrastructure to improve service for all businesses in Ventura Harbor Village and authorize the General Manager to enter into a contract with Horizon Communications to install fiber into nine buildings at the Ventura Harbor Village complex.

3) Relocation of Proposed Flagpole (5 minutes)

 

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve by motion the relocation of the proposed flagpole to a portion of the Harbortown Point Resort leasehold property and to authorize the General Manager to enter into an agreement with the District’s Lessee to install and maintain the flagpole at the District’s sole expense.

4) Accept and Award Bid for Fish Pier Derrick Crane Installation (5 minutes)

 

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners accept and award the bid of Cushman Contracting Corporation in the amount of $119,575.00 for the Fish Pier Derrick Crane Installation Project and authorize the General Manager to sign the contract documents with said contractor on the Port District’s behalf.

WORKSHOP ITEM: (45 minutes)

Workshop and Discussion on Ventura Harbor User Fees

Recommended Action: None.

That the Board of Port Commissioners discuss and give direction on staff’s recommendations for the increase of various user fees comparable to other regional ports and harbors.

ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION AT APPROXIMATELY 11:30AM

RECONVENE PUBLIC SESSION

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.

ADJOURNMENT

This agenda was posted on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 5:00 p.m., at the Port District Office and on the Internet – www.venturaharbor.com (Public Notices).

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, JANUARY 14, 2015

1. Per Government Code Section6 – Conference with Labor Negotiators

a) District Representatives:

Employee Units/Groups:

Scott Miller, Oscar Pena, Timothy J. Gosney

Dockmaster/Security Officers

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union, Local 186

Labor Negotiation Update

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

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1583 Spinnaker Drive #109

Oscar Pena, Timothy J. Gosney

New Lease Terms (Boatyard Café)

c) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1591 Spinnaker Drive

Oscar Pena, Timothy J. Gosney

New Lease Terms (Lymbo Gardens)

Per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) – Potential Litigation: Claim of Bonnie Beck – Americans Disability Act Improvements Update

 

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