June 16, 2022 VRSD Special Board Meeting


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold a SPECIAL MEETING by teleconference and video conference on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 10:45 a.m. at the Ventura Regional Sanitation District office, 1001 Partridge Drive, Ventura, California. or immediately following the Regular Meeting, whichever is later.

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 891 5008 6416.

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:


  1. ONLINE: Raise your hand, or use the Q&A panel to submit written comments;
  2. PHONE: press *9 to raise your hand, *6 to send a request to be unmuted before making any verbal comments; OR
  3. 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 24 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. 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.



REGULAR AGENDA (Item 4 only)

4. Approval of Labor and Employment Contracts Between Ventura Regional Sanitation District and International Union of Operating Engineers (“IUOE”) (VRSD Contract No. 22-015) and General Manager (VRSD Contract No. 16-012-5); Approval and Adoption of Corresponding Board Resolutions for Non-Represented Employees and IUOE

  1. Approve, and Authorize Board Chair to sign, VRSD Contract No. 22-015, which is the Memorandum of Understanding by and between Ventura Regional Sanitation District and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 501, AFL-CIO (IUOE).
  2. Approve and Adopt District Board VRSD Resolution No. 22-08, directing District staff to implement VRSD Contract No. 22-015.
  3. Approve and Adopt VRSD Resolution No. 22-09 between Ventura Regional Sanitation District and Non-Represented Employees.
  4. Approve and Adopt Contract Amendment No. 5 to VRSD Contract No. 16-012, Employment Agreement for General Manager.





ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Regular Meeting to be held July 7, 2022, 8:30 a.m. via video conference.