November 20, 2019

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

 BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

 

Chris Stephens, Chairman

Brian Brennan, Vice Chairman

Jackie Gardina, Secretary

Everard Ashworth, Commissioner

Michael Blumenberg, Commissioner

 

Brian Pendleton, General Manager

Todd Mitchell, Business Operations Manager

Andy Turner, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

NOVEMBER 20, 2019

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE

VENTURA, CA 93001

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 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 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. 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 (3 minutes)

The Minutes of the October 16, 2019 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.

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. 

DEPARTMENTAL AND GENERAL MANAGERS REPORTS (5 minutes)

Ventura Port District Staff and General Manager will give the Commission reports on their Department and items of general interest to the Port Commission and members of the public.  

LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT (5 minutes)

Legal Counsel will report on progress of District assignments and any legislative or judicial matters.

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 New Office Lease Agreement for Power & Process Engineers

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 Power & Process Engineers for the premises located at 1559 Spinnaker Drive #201 consisting of a total of 350 square feet for a one (1) year term.

B) Approval of 2020 Port Commission Meeting Schedule

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the 2020 Port Commission meeting schedule.

C) Consideration of Claim by Lawrence S. Schwartz

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners reject a claim filed against the Ventura Port District on October 30, 2019 by Lawrence S. Schwartz and authorize the General Manager to execute and mail a Notice of Rejection.

STANDARD AGENDA:

 1) Ventura Port District Goal Setting Workshop (60 minutes)

Recommended Action:  Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners:

  1. Receive and file the report from Management Partners for the Goal Setting Workshop held on September 14, 2019;
  2. Provide direction to staff regarding two to five-year goals and improving communications between the Board, staff and stakeholders; and
  3. Approve the minutes of the September 14, 2019 Special Goal Setting Workshop.

2) Approval of a Request for Proposals to Lease a Multi-Use Waterfront Opportunity for Visitor Serving Uses at 1567 Spinnaker Drive #100 (15 minutes)

Recommended Action:  Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve a Request for Proposals (RFP) to lease 1567 Spinnaker Drive #100 for visitor serving uses.

3) Acceptance of $96,800 CA Sea Grant Subaward Grant for Year 2 (5 minutes)

Recommended Action: Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners authorize the General Manager to sign the Cost Reimbursement Research Subaward Agreement for $96,800, which reflects the terms and conditions of the CA Sea Grant Subaward for Year 2.

ADJOURNMENT      

This agenda was posted on Friday, November 15, 2019 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, NOVEMBER 20, 2019

 

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

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

Federal Authorized Sea Bottom

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Army Corps of Engineers

Sea Bottom Aquaculture Master Permit (Verbal Report)

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

 

1559 Spinnaker Drive #201

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Power & Process Engineers

New Office Lease Agreement (renewal) (Verbal Report)

c)  Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1575 Spinnaker Drive #105B

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Just 4 Dreamers, Inc.

New Retail Lease Agreement (Verbal Report)

d) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

 

1575 Spinnaker Drive #105A/B

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Sean and Felicia Mason dba LO>E Social Café

New Restaurant Lease

e) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

 

1567 Spinnaker Drive #100

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner

Tristian and Sharon Thames dba Ventura Village Carousel, Inc.

Month to Month Lease

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2): Three (3) Cases. (Verbal Report)
  2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): One (1) Case. (Verbal Report)
    1. Conference per Government Code Section 54957(b)(1):  Two (2) matters. (Verbal Reports)

a)Consideration of process for the 360 evaluation of General Manager b)Consideration of evaluation of status of independent contractor, Richard W. Parsons

 

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