October 14, 2015

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT

BOARD OF PORT COMMISSIONERS

Jim Friedman, Chairman

Everard Ashworth, Vice Chairman

Bruce E. Smith, Commissioner

Gregory Carson, Commissioner

Nikos Valance, Commissioner

 

Oscar Peña, General Manager

Timothy Gosney, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

OCTOBER 14, 2015 AT 11:00AM

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE, VENTURA, CA

A Closed Session of the Board will be held at approximately 10:00AM 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.

The Board will convene in Open Session at the Port District Office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive for its Regular Meeting at 11:00AM.

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 the September 23, 2015 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.

STAFF COMMUNICATIONS (5 minutes)

Ventura Port District Staff will update the Commission on important topics.

LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT   (5 minutes)

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 Retail Lease Agreement for Hats Unlimited, Inc.

Recommended Action: Motion

That the Board of Port Commissioners approves by motion a new Retail lease agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and Hats Unlimited, Inc. dba as Hats Unlimited for the premises located at 1567 Spinnaker Drive #101 consisting of a total of 1,146 square feet for a four (4) year term with a five (5) year option to extend.

B) Acceptance of $13,000 Surrendered & Abandoned Vessel Exchange Grant

Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3286.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3286, accepting a $13,000 Surrendered & Abandoned Vessel Exchange (SAVE Contract# C15S0622) offered by the California Division of Boating and Waterways.

C) Approval of Out of Town Travel Requests

Recommended Action: Motion

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve by motion the Out of Town Travel Request for Marketing Manager, Jennifer Talt Lundin.

STANDARD AGENDA: (1.5 Hours)

  1. Acceptance of $94,810 Shellfish Grant (15 minutes)

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners authorize the General Manager to sign the Cost Reimbursement Research Subaward Agreement for $94,810, which reflects the terms and conditions of the grant agreement for year one.

2. Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Dudek (10 minutes)

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the Professional Services Agreement with Dudek in the amount of $65,350.00 to provide consultant services for the Permitting Strategy for the Ventura Shellfish Enterprise Program (VSE) subject to final approval of the form of agreement by District staff and legal counsel.

3. Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Plauché & Carr, LLP (10 minutes)

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the Professional Services Agreement with Plauché & Carr, LLP in the amount of $5,000 to provide legal services for the Ventura Shellfish Enterprise Program (VSE) subject to final approval of the form of agreement by District staff and legal counsel.

4. Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Scott Lindell (10 minutes)

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the Professional Services Agreement with Scott Lindell, Fisheries and Marine Biologist, in the amount of $9,960.00 to provide consultant services for the Ventura Shellfish Enterprise Program (VSE) subject to final approval of the form of agreement by District staff and legal counsel.

5. Status of Sondermann Ring Partners Public Long Dock (15 minutes)

Recommended Action: Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners receive a report on the status of public long dock relocation for the Sondermann Ring Partners project.

6. Ventura Port District 2015 – 2016 Departmental Objectives (30 minutes)

Recommended Action: Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners review the 2015 – 2016 objectives to confirm they are in alignment with the Board’s Mission Statement and Goals

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT   

This agenda was posted on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Port District Office and on the Internet – www.venturaharbor.com (Port Commission).

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, OCTOBER 14, 2015

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

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1691 Spinnaker Drive #104, 105A, 105B

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Island Packers New Lease

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1567 Spinnaker Drive #101

Oscar Peña, Robin Baer, Timothy Gosney

Hats Unlimited New Lease

c) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1559 Spinnaker Drive #108, #109A

Oscar Peña, Robin Baer, Timothy Gosney

Ventura Dive & Sport New Lease

d) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1567 Spinnaker Drive #100

Oscar Pena, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Ventura Village Carousel New Lease

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation Per Government Code Section(s): a) 54956.9(d)(2) Claim of Bonnie Beck

 

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