NOTICE OF MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold a REGULAR MEETING on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. at the Ventura Regional Sanitation District office, 1001 Partridge Drive, Ventura, California.
Due to the threat of COVID-19, and in accordance with Government Code § 54953(e) (AB 361), this in-person meeting will also be held by teleconference and available via Zoom or by telephone. All attendees are muted by default. To join via computer, click the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87228039038.
If you do not have speakers or a microphone on your computer, you can dial in for audio. Call (669) 900-9128 or (253) 215-8782 and enter ID 872 2803 9038.
If you would like to speak during the public comment portion of the meeting, or if you would like to speak on a particular agenda item, please:
- ONLINE: Raise your hand, or use the Q&A panel to submit written comments;
- PHONE: press *9 to raise your hand, *6 to send a request to be unmuted before making any verbal comments; OR
- Public comment on an agenda item may also be accepted by email to JulietRodriguez@vrsd.com.All public comments sent via email must be received by 4:00 p.m. (PDT) on the day before the scheduled Board meeting, to be read into the public record. Please indicate in the subject line of your email, the agenda item number you are commenting on. Emailed comments received after the deadline above but before the end of the meeting will be made a part of the administrative record.
The business to be transacted is as follows:
The Board agenda is posted at least 72 hours preceding the Board Regular meeting, and contains all items on which Board action will be allowed pursuant to Government Code Section 54956. Action will be taken on unanticipated items only when an emergency (as defined in Government Code Section 54956.5) exists or as otherwise allowed under Government Code Section 54954.2(b). In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special accommodation/assistance to participate in a District event, please call the California Relay Service TDD line at (800) 735-2929 or the Clerk of the Board at (805) 658-4642 at least 48 hours prior. Notification prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to participate. Copies of individual reports may be requested from the Clerk of the Board or viewed on the District’s website, at www.vrsd.com.
|1.||Call Meeting to Order, Roll Call|
|2.||Pledge of Allegiance|
|3.||Agenda Review General Manager/ Board of Directors)
Consider and approve, by majority vote, minor revisions to the Board agenda items or related attachments and any item added to, removed from, or continued from the Board agenda.
|4||Public Comment (Items not on the agenda – 5 minute limit)
Opportunity for members of the public to briefly address the Board on items NOT on the agenda, In accordance with Government Code Section 54953(a). Persons wishing to comment on agenda items should email their comments (preferably before the meeting) to the Clerk at JulietRodriguez@vrsd.com. The Clerk will then read them into the record at the appropriate time.
CONSENT AGENDA (Items 5 through 8) Matters listed under Consent Agenda are considered to be routine, non-controversial, and are normally approved by one motion without discussion. If discussion is requested by a member of the Board on any Consent Agenda item, or if a member of the public wishes to comment on an item, that item may be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate action.
|5.||Approval of Minutes: June 2, 2022 Regular Meeting
|6.||Consideration and Re-Approval of Proposed VRSD Contract No. 22-005 With the Ventura County Waterworks Districts for Wastewater Facilities Maintenance
Approve, and Authorize the Board Chairperson to sign, VRSD Contract No. 22-005 with the Ventura County Waterworks District for Wastewater Facilities Maintenance in an amount estimated at $404,563.
|7.||Consideration and Approval of Proposed VRSD Contract No. 22-003 With the Camrosa Water District for Wastewater Facilities Maintenance
Approve, and Authorize the Board Chairperson to sign, VRSD Contract No. 22-003 with the Camrosa Water District for Wastewater Facilities Maintenance.
|8.||Consideration and Approval of Amendment to VCERA Contract 17-032-01 With the Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance for Wastewater Facilities Management
Approve, and Authorize the Board Chairperson to sign, VRSD Contract No. 17-032-01 with Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA) for Accounting and Administrative Support Services in an amount not to exceed $8,278.
REGULAR AGENDA (Items 9 through 12)
|9.||Public Hearing – Ordinance Regulating the Use of the Malibu Bay Club Onsite Wastewater Treatment System and Adopting Sewer Service Charges – Second reading of Ordinance No. VRSD-117
A. Conduct a public hearing regarding the proposed rules, fees and charges for the Malibu Bay Club Onsite Wastewater Treatment System, Ordinance No. VRSD-117:
1) Call to order.
2) Receive staff report and recommendations.
3) Report of written communications received by Clerk of the Board pursuant to Proposition 218 notice and protest requirements.
4) Public comment.
5) Close public hearing.
6) Discussion and deliberation by Board of Directors.
B. Conduct the second reading, by title only, of Ordinance No. VRSD-117, Regulating the use of Malibu Bay Club Onsite Wastewater Treatment System and Adopting Sewer Service Fees and Charges; and
C. Absent a properly presented majority protest from Malibu Bay Club parcel owners, Approve and Adopt Ordinance No. VRSD-117 Regulating the Use of Malibu Bay Club Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (“OWTS”) and Adopting Sewer Service Fees and Charges to become effective July 1, 2022.
|10.||Adoption of VRSD Board Resolution No. 22-06 Regarding Collection of Sewer Service Charges through the Ventura County Tax Roll
|11.||Consider, Adopt, and Authorize Proposed Fiscal Year 2022-23 District Goals
|12.||Approval and Adoption of the Proposed Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget
INFORMATION ITEMS (Items 13 through 16)
It is recommended that the Board receive and file the following:
|13.||Quarterly Financial Report: none|
|14.||Disbursement Report: May 2022
|15.||Investment Report: May 2022|
|16.||Future Meetings, Seminars and Conferences
ORAL REPORTS (Items 17 through 20)
It is recommended that the Board receive and file the following:
|17.||Regulatory Compliance Report (None)|
|18.||Committee Reports (None)|
|19.||Board Member Comments and Future Agenda Items
Opportunity for Board members to briefly comment on matters they deem appropriate to the business of VRSD. A Board member may ask a question of staff for clarification, make a brief announcement, or make a brief report on his or her own activities related to the VRSD. A Board member may also provide a reference to staff or other resources for factual information, or request staff to report back to the Board at a subsequent meeting concerning a matter related to the VRSD business. The Board may also direct staff to place a matter of business on a future VRSD Board agenda. (Gov. Code §54954.2(a)(3))
|20.||General Manager Comments
Brief announcements and report on General Manager and VRSD workforce activities.
CLOSED SESSION (Items 21 and 22)
It is the intention of the Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board of Directors to meet in closed session to consider the following items:
|21.||CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Gov. Code, § 54957.6)
DISTRICT DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVES:
Tina Rivera, VRSD Director of Finance; and Mayra Rodriguez, Human Resources Technician
Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 721
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), Local 501
|22.||CLOSED SESSION – Conference with legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(2) involving two (2) potential cases.
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Regular Meeting to be held June 16, 2022, 8:30 a.m. at the Ventura Regional Sanitation District office.