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June 16, 2021

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

Chris Stephens, Chairman

Michael Blumenberg, Vice Chairman

Brian Brennan, Secretary

Jackie Gardina, Commissioner

Everard Ashworth, 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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2021

 

TELECONFERENCE

5 TELECONFERENCE LOCATIONS

 

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001

 

CLOSED SESSION – 5:30PM

REGULAR MEETING – 7:00PM


 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE STAY AT HOME ORDER AND THE COUNTY OF VENTURA HEALTH OFFICER DECLARED LOCAL HEALTH EMERGENCY AND BE WELL AT HOME ORDER RESULTING FROM THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, THE VENTURA PORT DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATE EMERGENCY SERVICES ACT, THE GOVERNOR’S EMERGENCY DECLARATION, AND THE GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 25-20 ISSUED ON MARCH 12, 2020 TO ALLOW ATTENDANCE BY MEMBERS OF THE PORT COMMISSION BY TELECONFERENCE IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE BROWN ACT.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION OPTIONS

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SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT VIA EMAIL

If you do not wish to speak live but would like to submit a written comment on a specific agenda item, please do so via email by 4:00PM on the day of the meeting. Please submit your comment to the Clerk of the Board at jrauch@venturaharbor.com.

When sending an email, please indicate in the subject line, the agenda item number (i.e. General Public Comment or Consent Item A). Written comments should be no more than 1000 characters in length.  Written comments will be distributed to the Commissioners and will be posted as a supplemental packet on the District’s website at https://venturaharbor.com/board-meetings-minutes/.

PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT LIVE AT THE MEETING USING ZOOM

To speak on a specific agenda item during the live Zoom meeting, please fill out the Public Comment Slip and email the Clerk of the Board at jrauch@venturaharbor.com by 4:00PM on the day of the meeting so you can participate appropriately. You can use one (1) comment slip for multiple items.

If you decide to speak during the meeting and did not fill out a Public Comment slip, attendees can dial *9 if on the phone or use the ‘raise hand’ function in Zoom.


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 only on the Closed Session Agenda. Each person may address the Commission for up to three minutes or at the discretion of the Chair. Attendees can dial *9 or use the ‘raise hand’ function in Zoom if they would like to speak during public comment periods.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA

 1. Conference with Labor NegotiatorsPer Government Code Section6

 

a)  Employee Units:

Groups:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Courtesy Patrol Officers

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union, Local 186

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner, Oliver Yee

Labor Negotiations

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

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1559 Spinnaker Drive #105

Brian D. Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Ventura County Potters’ Guild DBA Ventura Pottery Gallery

Terms of Retail Lease Amendment (renewal)

b)  Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1583 Spinnaker Drive #105

Brian D. Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Health Minded, Corp. DBA Frenchies Modern Nail Care

Terms of New Retail Lease Agreement

c)  Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1591 Spinnaker Drive #114, #115

Brian D. Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

John, Gillian, and Tom Conway dba Deep Sea by Conway Family Wines

Terms of New Restaurant Lease

  1. Public Employee Performance Evaluation per Government Code Section 54957(b)(1): General Counsel: Andy Turner, Lagerlof LLP.

ADJOURNMENT


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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES (3 minutes)

The Minutes of the May 19, 2021 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. Attendees can dial *9 or use the ‘raise hand’ function in Zoom if they would like to speak during public comment periods.

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.

STAFF AND GENERAL MANAGER REPORTS (5 minutes)

Ventura Port District Staff and General Manager will give the Commission updates on important topics or items of general interest if needed.

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 New Retail Lease Agreement with Gaye Clanton & Tracy Lanquist DBA Ventura Swimwear

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a New Retail Lease Agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Gaye Clanton & Tracy Lanquist DBA Ventura Swimwear for the premises located at 1559 Spinnaker Drive #102, consisting of 894 square feet.

 

B) Approval of New Retail Lease Agreement with Ventura County Potter’s Guild DBA Ventura Pottery Gallery

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a new retail lease agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and the Ventura County Potters’ Guild DBA Ventura Pottery Gallery for the premises located at 1567 Spinnaker Drive #105, consisting of 692 square feet.

 

C) Approval of New Sublease with Katherine Sparks-Jones DBA Ventura Harbor Fisherman’s Storage

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the new Sublease between Katherine Sparks-Jones DBA Ventura Harbor Fisherman’s Storage, as Sublessee of that certain property located at 1410 Angler Ct. and the Ventura Port District, as Sublessor.

 

D) Approval of New Restaurant Lease Agreement with John, Gillian, and Tom Conway DBA Deep Sea by Conway Family Wines

Recommended Action: Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a New Restaurant Lease Agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and John, Gillian, and Tom Conway DBA Deep Sea by Conway Family Wines for the premises located at 1591 Spinnaker Drive #114 and #115, consisting of 1,537 square feet plus 684 square feet of covered patio and 193 square feet of uncovered patio for five (5) years with a single four (4) year option.

 

E) Award of Bid for to JTEC Corporation, Inc. for the 1575 Spinnaker Drive Trash Enclosure Project

Recommended Action: Roll Call vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners award the 1575 Spinnaker Drive Trash Enclosure Project to JTEC Corporation, Inc. in the amount of $75,500.

 

F) Award of Bid to JTEC Corporation, Inc. for the ADA Access Improvements Project with Six Additive Alternates

Recommended Action: Roll Call vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners award the ADA Access Improvements Project with six additive alternates to JTEC Corporation, Inc., in the amount of $46,800.

 

G) Approval of Portside Partners Loan Extension

Recommended Action: Roll Call vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners:

a) Approve a loan extension for the Portside Partners project; and

b) Authorize the General Manager to execute the Ground Lease Estoppel Certificate.

 

STANDARD AGENDA:

1) Consideration of Adoption Notice of Ordinance No. 55, Authorizing Execution of a New Office Lease Agreement with Options for Andria’s Seafood Specialties DBA Andria’s Seafood Restaurant

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

  1. Conduct a public hearing for the purpose of receiving input on proposed Ordinance No. 55;
  2. Waive reading and direct Clerk to place Ordinance No. 55 in the record of this meeting; and
  3. Adopt Ordinance No. 55, which authorizes execution of a new five (5) year Office Lease Agreement with three (3) five (5) year options (for a total of 20-years) between the Ventura Port District DBA Ventura Harbor Village and Andria’s Seafood Specialties dba Andria’s Seafood Restaurant.

 

2) Approval of FY2021 – 2022 Harbor Village Leasing Strategy and Action Plan

Recommended Action: Roll Call vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the FY2021-2022 Harbor Village Leasing Strategy and Action Plan.

 

3) Approval of FY2021 – 2022 Ventura Harbor Village Recovery and Visitation Plan

Recommended Action: Roll Call vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the FY2021 – 2022 Ventura Harbor Village Recovery and Visitation Plan.

 

4) Adoption of Resolution No. 3417 and No. 3418, Approving the FY2021 – 2022 Preliminary Budget, Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan and Salary Schedule for Non-Represented Employees

Recommended Action: Roll Call vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt:

a) Resolution No. 3417, approving the FY2021–2022 Ventura Port District Preliminary Budget and Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan; and,

b) Resolution No. 3418, approving the FY2021-2022 Salary Schedule for Non-Represented Employees of the District.

 

5) Ventura Port District Operations Update as it Relates to COVID-19

Recommended Action:  Informational. (Verbal Report)

That the Board of Port Commissioners receive an update on:

a) The COVID-19 Ventura Harbor Rental Abatement and Deferment Program; and,

b) Status of Ventura Port District operations.

 

ADJOURNMENT IN HONOR OF FISHERMAN BUTCH SANDERS

This agenda was posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 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 or the California Relay Service at 711 or (800) 855-7100. Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility. (28 CFR 35.

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