September 9, 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
Christopher Chan, Legal Counsel
Jessica Rauch, Clerk of the Board
PORT COMMISSION AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 AT 12:30PM
VENTURA PORT DISTRICT OFFICE
1603 ANCHORS WAY DRIVE, VENTURA, CA
A Closed Session of the Board will be held at approximately 11:00AM 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 12:30PM.
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 July 22, 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 Restaurant Lease Agreement for The Greek Mediterranean Steak & Seafood
Recommended Action: Motion
That the Board of Port Commissioners approves by motion a new Restaurant lease agreement between the Ventura Port District dba Ventura Harbor Village and the Greek at the Harbor Restaurant, Inc. dba The Greek Mediterranean Steak & Seafood for the premises located at 1583 Spinnaker Drive #101 consisting of a total of 3,765 square feet for a three (3) year term with a five (5) year option to extend.
B) Approval of New Office Lease Agreement for Ahmad Vahedian, Ph.D.
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 Ahmad Vahedian, Ph.D for the premises located at 1575 Spinnaker Drive #204C consisting of a total of 275 square feet for a two (2) year term.
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 Requests for Consultant, Richard Parsons, Harbormaster, John Higgins, and Electrician, John Collins.
D) Approval of New Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Code
Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3283.
That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3283 to approve the new Conflict of Interest Code Policy and rescind Resolution No. 3060 and all prior versions of the Code, which were previously passed, approved, and adopted by the Board.
E) Annual Investment Policy Review
Recommended Action: Resolution No. 3284.
That the Board of Port Commissioners adopt Resolution No. 3284, which reflects minor changes to the Ventura Port District’s Investment Policy and rescind Resolution No. 3253.
STANDARD AGENDA: (10 minutes)
- Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Applied Environmental Technologies, Inc.
Recommended Action: Motion.
That the Board of Port Commissioners authorize the General Manager to enter into a Professional Services Agreement for $30,150 with Applied Environmental Technologies, Inc. to conduct sediment sampling and analyses within the Ventura Harbor navigation channels.
REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
This agenda was posted on Friday, September 4, 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 126.96.36.199 ADA Title II)
ATTACHMENT TO PORT COMMISSION AGENDA
CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
- Per Government Code Section 54956.8 – Conference with Real Property Negotiators:
|1363 Spinnaker Drive, Parcels 2 & 3
Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton, Chris Chan
Ventura Isle Marina Lease Assignment
|1583 Spinnaker Drive #101
Oscar Peña, Robin Baer
The Greek at the Harbor New Lease
|1691 Spinnaker Drive #104, 105A, 105B
Oscar Peña, Brian Pendleton
Island Packers New Lease
|Parcels 15, 16, 18
Oscar Peña, Sondermann Ring Partners
Potential Marina Modifications
- Per Government Code Section – Pending Litigation:
a) 54956.9(d)(1) – Minton v. City of San Buenaventura, et al. Ventura County Superior Case No. 56-2015-00469342
b) 54956.9(e)(1) – Ventura Port District, dba Ventura Harbor Village v. Jack Benjamin Hessiani Ventura Superior Court Case No. 56-2015-00470