March 11, 2015
VENTURA PORT DISTRICT
BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS
Jim Friedman, Chairman
Everard Ashworth, Vice Chairman
Bruce E. Smith, Secretary
Robert J. Bravo, Commissioner
Gregory Carson, Commissioner
Oscar Peña, General Manager
Chris Chan, Legal Counsel
Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board
PORT COMMISSION AGENDA
March 11, 2015 AT 11:00 A.M.
1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE, VENTURA, CA
The Board will convene in Open Session at the Port District Office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive for its Regular Meeting at 11:00A.M.
A Closed Session of the Board will be held at approximately 12:00P.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 the Regular Meeting.
CALL TO ORDER: By Chair, Jim Friedman.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: By Chair, Jim Friedman.
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.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The Minutes of February 25, 2015 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.
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.
STAFF COMMUNICATIONS (5 minutes)
Ventura Port District Staff will update the Commission on important topics.
INFORMATION ITEMS: (30 minutes)
1) Board of Port Commissioners Protocols and Policies Manual
Recommended Action: Informational
That the Board of Port Commissioners review, discuss and give staff direction on policies and procedures for the Board of Port Commissioners.
ACTION ITEMS: (15 minutes)
2) Adopt Revised Expense Reimbursement Policy for Port Commissioners and Rescind Resolution No. 3249
Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3266
That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3266, revising the Ventura Port District Expense Reimbursement Policy for Members of the Board of Port Commissioners, and rescinding Resolution No. 3249.
ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION AT APPROXIMATELY 12:00PM
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.
This agenda was posted on Friday, March 6, 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 220.127.116.11 ADA Title II)
ATTACHMENT TO PORT COMMISSION AGENDA
CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
- Per Government Code Section 54956.8 – Conference with Real Property Negotiators:
Oscar Peña, Chris Chan
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