July 2, 2020 VRSD Board Meeting


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold a REGULAR MEETING by teleconference on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

In accordance with the California Governor’s Executive Orders declaring a State of Emergency and the County of Ventura Health Officer’s Local Health Emergency Declaration as a result of the threat of the Covid-19 virus, the VRSD Board of Directors meeting will be held via video conference.

This meeting is being held via Zoom and all attendees are muted by default. To join via computer, click the link on the meeting date and time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81705579221.

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 817 0557 9221.

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;


  1. 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 Wednesday, July 1, 2020, to be read into the public record. Please indicate in the subject line, the agenda item number. Comments received after an agenda item has been heard by the VRSD Board will be made a part of the administrative record if received prior to the end of the meeting.

The business to be transacted is as follows:


The Board agenda is posted at least 72 hours preceding the Board 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 complete a speaker card and submit it (preferably before the meeting) to the Clerk. The Chairman will then recognize them at the appropriate time. Once recognized, persons should step to the podium, clearly state their name and address for the record, and address the item being considered in as brief, clear, and concise a manner as possible.


CONSENT AGENDA (Item 5 only)

5. Approval of Minutes: June 18, 2020 Regular Meeting

REGULAR AGENDA (Items 6 and 7)

6. Public Hearing – Ordinance Regulating the Use of the Malibu Bay Club Onsite Wastewater Treatment System and Adopting Sewer Service Charges – Second Reading of Ordinance VRSD-115

  1. Conduct a public hearing regarding the proposed rules, fees and charges for the Malibu Bay Club Onsite Wastewater Treatment System, Ordinance No. VRSD-115:

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 by Board of Directors.

  1. Conduct the second reading, by title only, of Ordinance No. VRSD-115, Regulating the use of Malibu Bay Club Onsite Wastewater Treatment System and Adopting Sewer Service Fees and Charges; and
  2. Approve and Adopt Ordinance No. VRSD-115 Regulating the Use of Malibu Bay Club Onset Wastewater Treatment System and Adopting Sewer Service Fees and Charges to become effective July 2, 2020.




Public Hearing – Adoption of Resolution No. 20-02 Regarding Collection of Sewer Service Charge Through the County Tax Roll

  1. Conduct a public hearing to receive written and oral public comments on the proposal to collect sewer service charges via the County property tax rolls ; and
  2. Adopt VRSD Resolution No. 20-02 Regarding Collection of Sewer Service Charges by the County of Ventura; and
  3. Adopt the report (Attachment 1) which has the assessor’s parcel numbers and the corresponding amount of charges proposed for collection on the tax rolls; and
  4. Direct staff to file a certified copy of the adopted reports and ordinance with the Ventura County Auditor-Controller; and
  5. Direct staff to coordinate collection of sewer service charges on the general Ventura County tax rolls with the County Auditor-Controller, Assessor, and Tax Collector, and to submit to the Auditor-Controller all required forms and data needed to place direct assessments on the tax roll.

INFORMATION ITEMS (Items 8 through 11)

It is recommended that the Board receive and file the following:

8. Revenue and Expense Report: (none)
9. Disbursement Report: (none)
10. Investment Report: (none)
11. Future Meetings, Seminars and Conferences

s   July 7, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – P&F Committee Meeting

s   July 16, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – Regular Board Meeting

s   July 16, 2020, 10:30 a.m. – VCREA Meeting, Ventura County Government Center

s   August, 2020 – VRSD Board is dark


 ORAL REPORTS (Items 12 through 15)

It is recommended that the Board receive and file the following:

12. Regulatory Compliance Report  (none)
13. Committee Reports (none)
14. Board Member Comments

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))

15. General Manager Comments

Brief announcements and report on General Manager and VRSD workforce activities.


ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Regular Meeting to be held July 16, 2020, 8:30 a.m. via video conference.