March 6, 2024

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

Michael Blumenberg, Chair

Jackie Gardina, Vice-Chair

Anthony Rainey, Secretary

Brian Brennan, Commissioner

Chris Stephens, Commissioner

Brian D. Pendleton, General Manager

Todd Mitchell, Sr. Business Operations Manager

Tom Bunn, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

REGULAR MEETING

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2024

 

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001

 

AND

 

20 E. VICTORIA STREET

SANTA BARBARA, CA 93101

 

CLOSED SESSION – 6:00PM

OPEN SESSION – 7:00PM


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PUBLIC COMMENT VIA ZOOM

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To submit written comments on a specific agenda item, please do so via email by 4:00PM on the day of the meeting. 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 1,000 characters in length. Written comments will be distributed to the Commission and will be posted as a supplemental packet on the District’s website at https://venturaharbor.com/board-meeting-documents/. Please submit your comment to the Clerk of the Board at jrauch@venturaharbor.com.


CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 6:00PM

CALL TO ORDER: By Chair Michael Blumenberg.

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.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA

  1. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS – PER GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8: 
a)  Property:

District Negotiators:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

Parcel 17, 1198 Navigator Dr., Ventura, CA 93001

Brian D. Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Tom Bunn,

Pablo De Leon, Robert Smith

TBBW Company, LP

Price and Terms of Payment for Holdover Letter Agreement, License Agreement and Master Lease

ADJOURNMENT


OPEN SESSION BEGINS AT 7:00PM 

CALL TO ORDER: By Chair Michael Blumenberg.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: By Chair Michael Blumenberg.

ROLL CALL: By the Clerk of the Board.

ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

The Minutes of the February 21, 2024 Port Commission Regular Meeting will be considered for approval.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS

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

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

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

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

CONSENT AGENDA:

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 Amendment No. 1 to Spectrum Pacific West, LLC Fiber Optic Installation and Maintenance Agreement

Recommended Action:  Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners authorize the General Manager to sign Amendment No. 1 to the Spectrum Fiber Optic Installation and Maintenance Agreement with Spectrum Pacific West, LLC (Spectrum), its successors and grants a non-exclusive easement and right of way to construct, use, maintain, operate, alter, add to, repair, replace, reconstruct, inspect and remove at any time and from time to time an underground fiber optics system (Utilities) along Anchors Point Way to Schooner Drive connect to the Harbortown Point Resort for Spectrum services.

B) Approval of a New Office Lease Agreement with Loana Healing LLC at 1559 Spinnaker Drive #208

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 Loana Healing LLC for the premises located at 1559 Spinnaker Drive #208 consisting of approximately 468 square feet for a three-year term with one two-year option.

STANDARD AGENDA:

1) Approval of Amendment No. 1 to a Professional Services Agreement with Rincon Consultants, Inc. for Environmental Support Services

Recommended Action:  Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve Amendment No. 1 to a Professional Services Agreement with Rincon Consultants, Inc. to increase the compensation to $230,000 from $165,000 for maintenance dredging environmental consulting, monitoring, and permitting services.

2) Approval of Amendment No. 1 to a Service Agreement with Medallion Protective Services for Ventura Harbor Village and Marina

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve Amendment No. 1 to a Service Agreement with Medallion Protective Services to increase the compensation to $140,000 from $50,000 for security services in Ventura Harbor Village and around the Marina.

3) Status Report on Recent and Forecasted Pacific Storm Events

Recommended Action:  Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners receive a report on recent Pacific winter storm events impacting Ventura.

 

ADJOURNMENT

This agenda was posted on March 1, 2024 by 5:30 p.m. at the Port District Office and online at https://venturaharbor.com/board-meeting-documents/.

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 35.102.35.104 ADA Title II)