March 25, 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

Timothy Gosney, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

March 25, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M.

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE, VENTURA, CA

A Closed Session of the Board will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel – Captains Room adjacent to Alexander’s Restaurant, 1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura, CA, to discuss the items on the Attachment to Agenda-Closed Session Conference with Legal Counsel.

The Board will reconvene in Open Session at the Port District Office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive for its Regular Meeting at 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as the Closed Session is concluded.

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA:

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 (5 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 March 11, 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.

CLOSED SESSION REPORT (5 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.

LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT   (5 minutes)

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.

DEPARTMENTAL STAFF REPORTS (10 minutes)

Ventura Port District Staff will give the Commission reports on their Department.

GENERAL MANAGER REPORT (5 minutes)

The General Manager of the Ventura Port District will report on items of general interest to the Port Commission and members of the public.

CONSENT AGENDA: (3 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.

1) Approval of Financial Statements and Checks for the month of January 2015

Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3267

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3267 accepting and approving the Financial Statements, Payroll and Regular Checks for expenses in January 2015.

2) Approval of Out of Town Travel Requests

Recommended Action: Motion

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve by motion the Out of Town Travel Requests for Harbor Patrolman, John Higgins and Marketing Manager, Jennifer Talt-Lundin.

STANDARD AGENDA: (60 minutes)

 1) Approval of Modifications to the Human Resources Manual: Paid Sick Leave (10 minutes)

Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3268.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3268, modifying the Human Resources Manual to comply with provisions of the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014”.

2) Approval of Commercial and Recreational Slip Fee Increases (10 minutes)

Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3269.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3269, approving the commercial and recreational slip fee increases.

3) Harbormaster and Business Operations Manager Positions (15 minutes)

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve by motion the recommended changes to the District’s organization regarding the position of Harbormaster and Business Operations Manager.

4) Adopt Revised Salary Resolution No. 3270 and Rescind Resolution No. 3263 (10 minutes)

Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3270.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3270, which amends the salary range of the Harbormaster position and adds the salary range for the new position of Business Operations Manager and rescind Resolution No. 3263.

5) Approval Board of Port Commissioners Protocols Manual (15 minutes)

Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3271.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3271, approving the Board of Port Commissioners Protocols and Policies Manual.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

DEDICATION OF MEETING TO SANDFORD WADDELL

ADJOURNMENT

This agenda was posted on Friday, March 20, 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 35.102.35.104 ADA Title II)

ATTACHMENT TO PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015

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

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

c) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1575 Spinnaker Drive, #211

Oscar Peña, Timothy Gosney

Just 4 Dreamers New Lease

Parcel 20

Oscar Peña, Timothy Gosney

New Lease Terms

1551 Spinnaker Drive, 3A1, 3A2

Oscar Peña, Timothy Gosney

Ventura Harbor Marine Fuel Facility Inc.

New Lease Terms

  1. Per Government Code Section 54957: a) Legal Counsel Evaluation
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