June 17, 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

TELECONFERENCE

JUNE 17, 2020

6 TELECONFERENCE LOCATIONS

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001

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

 1. Join a Zoom meeting LIVE:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81513333988

Meeting ID: 815 1333 3988
1-669-900-6833
1-877-853-5257

2. If you do not wish to speak but would like to submit a written comment on a specific agenda item, 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. Your email will be read by the Clerk or attached to the minutes.

3. If you wish to speak on a specific agenda item when watching the live Zoom meeting, please email the Clerk of the Board at jrauch@venturaharbor.com by 4:00PM on the day of the meeting so you can participate appropriately.

Attendees can dial *9 or use the ‘raise hand’ function in Zoom if they would like to speak during public comment periods.


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 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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES (3 minutes)

The Minutes of the June 3, 2020 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.

STANDARD AGENDA:

 1. Approval of Proposed Addition to the Ventura Port District Procurement and Purchasing Policy

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board approve the proposed addition to the Ventura Port District Procurement and Purchasing Policy for use in situations where Federal funding is provided.

 2. Appointment of New Audit Liaison

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners appoint an audit liaison to work with staff and White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP throughout the FY2019-2020 financial audit process.

 3. Approval of the FY2020-2021 Harbor Village Leasing Strategy

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the FY2020-2021 Harbor Village Leasing Strategy.

4. Approval of the FY2020-2021 Harbor Village Marketing Strategy – Recovery and Visitation Plan

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the FY2020-2021 Harbor Village Marketing Strategy – Recovery and Visitation Plan.

5. Approval of the FY2020-2021 Preliminary Budget and Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan

Recommended Action:  Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners review, discuss and approve the Fiscal Year 2020–2021 Ventura Port District Preliminary Budget and Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan.

6. 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:

  1. a) The COVID-19 Ventura Harbor Rental Abatement and Deferment Program; and
  2. b) Status of Ventura Port District operations.

ADJOURNMENT

This agenda was posted on Friday, June 12, 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, JUNE 17, 2020

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

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1431 – 1691 Spinnaker Drive

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

All Ventura Harbor Village Tenants

Retail, Restaurant, Entertainment, and other Commercial Lease Agreements (Verbal Report)

b) Property:

 

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

Parcels 10A, 4, 9, 7, 15, 16, 18, 2, 3, 1, 19,

3A1, 3A2, 3A4, 20, 17, 6

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

All Master Tenants

Master Lease Agreements (Verbal Report)

  1. 2. 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 (Verbal Report)

 
b)  Employee Units:

Groups:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Full-Time Harbor Patrol

Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 721

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner, Oliver Yee

Labor Negotiations (Verbal Report)

 
c)  Employee Units:

Groups:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Part-Time Harbor Patrol

Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 721

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner, Oliver Yee

Labor Negotiations (Verbal Report)

 3. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release – Per Government Code Section 54957(b)(1). (Verbal Report)

 

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