September 23, 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

SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 AT 7:00PM

VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE

1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE, VENTURA, CA

A Closed Session of the Board will be held at 5:30PM at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel – Schooner Room adjacent to The gym and spa, 1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura, CA, to discuss the items on the Attachment to Agenda-Closed Session Conference with Legal Counsel.

The Board will convene in Open Session at the Port District Office located at 1603 Anchors Way Drive for its Regular Meeting at 7:00PM.

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 9, 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. Port Commissioner’s must provide a brief summary and disclose any contacts or meetings he or she may have had with any Port District Tenants.

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.

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 Financial Statements and Checks for the month of June 2015

Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3285.

That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3285 accepting and approving the Financial Statements, Payroll and Regular Checks for expenses in June 2015.

B) Approval of New Office Lease Agreement for Power & Processing Engineers

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 Power & Process Engineers for the premises located at 1559 Spinnaker Drive #201 consisting of a total of 350 square feet for a two (2) year term.

C) Approval of New Office Lease Agreement for the Center for Contract Compliance

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 the Center for Contract Compliance for the premises located at 1559 Spinnaker Drive #202A consisting of a total of 437 square feet for a two (2) year term.

STANDARD AGENDA: (20 minutes)

  1. Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Thyssenkrupp Elevators

Recommended Action: Motion.

That the Board of Port Commissioners authorize the General Manager to enter into a $78,833 Agreement with Thyssenkrupp Elevators for the 1691 Spinnaker Drive Elevator Modernization Project.

2) Budget Amendment for Flagpole

Recommended Action: Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners acknowledge the budget amendment to Fiscal Year 2015 – 2016 of $13,200 for the completion of the flagpole with a yard arm and installation project, which was approved on December 17, 2014.

3) Budget Amendment for Fish Pier Derrick Crane

Recommended Action: Informational.

That the Board of Port Commissioners acknowledge a budget amendment to fiscal year 2015 – 2016 for the completion of the Fish Pier Derrick Crane Installation Project for $102,000, which was approved in the fiscal year 2014-2015 Capital Improvement budget.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT   

This agenda was posted on Friday, September 18, 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, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

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

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1691 Spinnaker Drive #104, 105A, 105B

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Island Packers New Lease

c) Property:

Negotiating Parties:

Under Negotiation:

1363 Spinnaker Drive, Parcels 2 & 3

Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Timothy Gosney

Ventura Isle Marina Lease Assignment

2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation Per Government Code Section(s):

    1. 54956.9(d)(1) – Minton v. City of San Buenaventura, et al. Ventura County Superior Case No. 56-2015-00469342
    2. 54956.9(e)(1) – Ventura Port District, dba Ventura Harbor Village v. Jack Benjamin Hessiani Ventura Superior Court Case No. 56-2015-00470864-CU-PT-VTA
    3. 54956.9(d)(2) – Claim of Bonnie Beck
  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation per Government Code Section: 54956.9(d)(4): One potential case
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