January 22, 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

JANUARY 22, 2020

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001

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.

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. 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 December 18, 2019 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)

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


At this time the Port Commission will adjourn and convene as the

Board of Directors of the Ventura Port District Public Facilities Corporation 

AGENDA

I. Call to Order the Annual Meeting of the Ventura Port District Public Facilities Corporation

 a. Election of New Secretary

 b. Ratify the Minutes of the Meeting held February 6, 2019

 c. Adoption of Resolution No. 128

 d. Adoption of Resolution No. 129

 II. Adjourn the Annual Meeting of the Public Facilities Corporation

Reconvene the Regular Meeting of the Ventura Port District Board of Port Commissioners


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. Property Manager, Robin Baer to attend the Entertainment Experience Evolution in Los Angeles, CA; and,
  2. Marketing Manager, Jennifer Talt-Lundin to attend the Adventure and Travel Consumer Show in Denver, CO and the Visit California Outlook Forum Conference in San Diego, CA.

B) New Office Lease Agreement for Jennifer Shook and Gilbert Esquivel

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a new Office Lease Agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Jennifer Shook and Gilbert Esquivel for the premises located at 1567 Spinnaker Drive #204 consisting of a total of 880 square feet for a two (2) year term with a two (2) year option.

C) New Retail Lease Agreement for Polski Styl, LLC dba Anja’s Boutique

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a new Retail Lease Agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Polski Styl, LLC dba Anja’s Boutique for the premises located at 1591 Spinnaker Drive #113 consisting of a total of 787 square feet for a two (2) year term with a two (2) year option.

D) Acceptance of $70,000 Surrendered and Abandoned Vessel Exchange (SAVE) Grant

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3384 accepting a $70,000 Surrendered and Abandoned Vessel Exchange (SAVE Contract# C19S0607) offered by the California Division of Boating and Waterways.

STANDARD AGENDA:

1.Approval of Updated Board of Port Commissioners Protocols and Policies Manual

(20 minutes)

Recommended Action:  Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve updates to the Board of Port Commissioners Protocols and Policies Manual.

2. Ventura Port District Goals and 5-Year Objectives (30 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 17, 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, JANUARY 22, 2020

  1. Conference per Government Code Section 54957(b)(1):  One (1) matter. a) Consideration of process for the 360 evaluation of General Manager

 

  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:

1567 Spinnaker Drive #204

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Jennifer Shook and Gilbert Esquivel

New Office Lease Agreement (Verbal Report)

c)  Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1591 Spinnaker Drive #113

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Polski Styl, LLC dba Anja’s Boutique

New Retail Lease Agreement (Verbal Report)

d) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1559 Spinnaker Drive #205,205A, B, C, D, E, 210

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Andy Randy, LLC dba Ventura Harbor Comedy Club

Retail Lease Agreement

e) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1575 Spinnaker Drive #101, 102, 103

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Andres Fernandez, LLC dba The 805

Restaurant Lease Agreement

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

 

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

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