May 27, 2015
VENTURA PORT DISTRICT
BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS
Jim Friedman, Chairman
Everard Ashworth, Vice Chairman
Bruce E. Smith, Commissioner
Gregory Carson, Commissioner
Oscar Peña, General Manager
Chris Chan, Legal Counsel
Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board
PORT COMMISSION AGENDA
MAY 27, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M.
VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE
1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE, VENTURA, CA
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 May 13, 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.
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: (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 Financial Statements and Checks for the month of March 2015
Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3277.
That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3277 accepting and approving the Financial Statements, Payroll and Regular Checks for expenses in March 2015.
B) Approval of New Office Lease Agreement for Gabriella Navarro Busch
Recommended Action: Motion
That the Board of Port Commissioners approves by motion a new Office lease agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Gabriella Navarro Busch for the premises located at 1575 Spinnaker Drive #204A-B consisting of a total of 1,686 square feet for a five (5) year term.
STANDARD AGENDA: (60 minutes)
1) Approval of Fee Increase for Launch Ramp Parking and Dry Storage (15 minutes)
Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3278.
That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3278, approving the fee increase for launch ramp parking and the District’s dry storage facility.
2) Downtown/Harbor Trolley (20 minutes)
Recommended Action: Informational.
That the Board of Port Commissioners receive a report on the Downtown/Harbor Trolley from Downtown Ventura Executive Director, Kevin Clerici.
3) Launch Ramp Parking Lot Modification (25 minutes)
Recommended Action: Action.
That the Board of Port Commissioners review, discuss and take appropriate action on the launch ramp parking lot modification.
REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
This agenda was posted on Friday, May 22, 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 18.104.22.168 ADA Title II)
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