October 2, 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

Timothy Gosney, Legal Counsel

Andy Turner, Legal Counsel

Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board

PORT COMMISSION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

OCTOBER 2, 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 – 5:35PM

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA (1 hour 25 minutes)

See Attachment to Agenda-Closed Session Conference with Legal Counsel.

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION – 7:00PM

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 September 4, 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 Commissioners 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 may provide a brief summary and disclose any discussions with any Port District Tenants related to Port District business. 

STAFF COMMUNICATIONS (5 minutes)

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

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 Out of Town Travel Requests

Recommended Action: Voice Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners approve the out of town travel requests for the following employees:

  1. Business Operations Manager, Todd Mitchell to attend the CMANC Fall Meeting in San Rafael, CA; and,
  2. Dredging Consultant, Richard Parsons to attend the CMANC Fall Meeting in San Rafael, CA.

STANDARD AGENDA:

1) Adoption of Resolution No. 3379 Eliminating a Slip Rate Increase Policy for Ventura Harbor Marinas

Recommended Action: Roll Call Vote.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3379 rescinding Resolution No. 3038 eliminating a slip rate increase policy, thereby allowing the marina master leases to govern the process for slip rate adjustments.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT      

This agenda was posted on Friday, September 27, 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, OCTOBER 2, 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, Timothy Gosney

Army Corps of Engineers

Sea Bottom Aquaculture Master Permit (Verbal Report)

 

b) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

Under Negotiation:

1575 Spinnaker Drive #105B

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner, Timothy Gosney

Just 4 Dreamers, Inc.

New Retail Lease Agreement

 

c) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

 

 

Under Negotiation:

1575 Spinnaker Drive #105A/B

Brian Pendleton, Todd Mitchell, Andy Turner, Timothy Gosney

Daniela Keyes

Michael Kessler and Yehuda Kessler dba Conscious Café

Sean and Felicia Mason dba LO>E Social Café

New Restaurant Lease Agreement

 

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) and (4): Two (2) Cases. (Verbal Report)

 

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