July 17, 2019

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

 BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

 

Chris Stephens, Chairman

Brian Brennan, Vice Chairman

Jackie Gardina, Secretary

Everard Ashworth, Commissioner

Michael Blumenberg, Commissioner

 

Brian Pendleton, General Manager

Oscar Peña, Business Operations Manager

Timothy Gosney, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

JULY 17, 2019

FOUR POINTS SHERATON

1050 SCHOONER DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001

 

CLOSED SESSION5:30PM

OPEN SESSION – 7:00PM

 

CLOSED SESSION – 5:30PM

CALL TO ORDER IN THE FOUR POINTS SHERATON BALLROOM

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.

CONVENE TO THE FOUR POINTS SHERATON CAPTAIN’S ROOM

ADJOURNMENT

 

OPEN SESSION – 7:00PM

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA:

CALL TO ORDER IN THE FOUR POINTS SHERATON BALLROOM: 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 July 3, 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.

PRESENTATION HONORING MR. OSCAR PEÑA (15 minutes)

RECEPTION BREAK (15 minutes)

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 out of town travel requests for the following employees:

  1. Harbormaster, John Higgins to attend the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Risk Management Educational Forum;
  2. Facilities Manager, Joe Gonzalez to attend the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Risk Management Educational Forum; and
  3. General Manager, Brian Pendleton to attend the Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association (PCSGA) Annual Shellfish Conference and Tradeshow.
  4. Commissioner Chris Stephens to attend the Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association (PCSGA) Annual Shellfish Conference and Tradeshow.
  5. Commissioner Jackie Gardina to attend the Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association (PCSGA) Annual Shellfish Conference and Tradeshow.

B) Approval of New Office Lease Agreement for Ahmad Vahedian, Ph.D

 

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 Ahmad Vahedian, Ph.D for the premises located at 1575 Spinnaker Drive #204C, consisting of a total of 275 square feet for a one year term.

C) Approval of Office Lease Termination for Coastwide Corporation

 

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a termination of Office Lease Agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Coastwide Corporation for the premises located at 1583 Spinnaker Drive #212 consisting of a total of 374 square feet.

D) Approval of New Office Lease Agreement for Annette Cortez dba idobooks4u

 

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 Annette Cortez dba idobooks4u for the premises located at 1583 Spinnaker Drive #212, consisting of a total of 374 square feet for a two year term with a one year option.

STANDARD AGENDA:

1) Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Jim McKeown Designs (15 minutes)

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a Professional Services Agreement with Jim McKeown Designs, not to exceed $75,000, to prepare architectural drawings and process City of Ventura entitlements of a new floorplan design at 1567 Spinnaker Drive #100 for visitor serving uses.

2) Ventura Shellfish Enterprise Status Report (30 minutes)

 

Recommended Action:  Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners receive a report on the status of the Ventura Shellfish Enterprise (VSE) project.

3) Portside Ventura Harbor Project Update (15 minutes)

 

Recommended Action:  Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners receive a report on the status of the Portside Ventura Harbor project.

4) Approval of New Ventura Port District Auditor (5 minutes)

Recommended Action: Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3376 to approve Brian Pendleton, General Manager as the new Auditor for the Ventura Port District pursuant to the California Harbors and Navigation Code Section 6241.1.

5) Approval of New Sublease for Diana Dupuy dba Ventura Harbor Fisherman’s Storage (5 minutes)

 

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the new Sublease between Diana Dupuy dba Ventura Harbor Fisherman’s Storage, as Sublessee of that certain property located at 1410 Angler Ct. and the Ventura Port District, as Sublessor.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT     

This agenda was posted on Friday, July 12, 2019 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, JULY 17, 2019

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

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

 

1575 Spinnaker Drive #204C

Brian Pendleton, Oscar Peña, Timothy Gosney

Ahmad Vahedian, Ph.D

New Office Lease Agreement (renewal) (Verbal Report)

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1583 Spinnaker Drive #212

Brian Pendleton, Oscar Peña, Timothy Gosney

Coastwide Corporation

Office Lease Termination Agreement (Verbal Report)

c) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1583 Spinnaker Drive #212

Brian Pendleton, Oscar Peña, Timothy Gosney

Annette Cortez dba idobooks4u

New Office Lease Agreement (Verbal Report)

d) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

 

1410 Angler Court

Brian Pendleton, Oscar Peña, Timothy Gosney

Diana Dupuy dba Ventura Harbor Fisherman’s Storage

New Sub-Lease Agreement (Verbal Report)

e) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

 

Federal Authorized Sea Bottom

Brian Pendleton, Oscar Peña, Timothy Gosney

Army Corps of Engineers

Sea Bottom Aquaculture Master Permit (Verbal Report)

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

 

 

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