May 6, 2021 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, May 6, 2021 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:

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 850 0570 9469.

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 All public comments sent via email must be received by 4:00 p.m. (PDT) on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 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

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 The Clerk will then read them into the record at the appropriate tim

 CONSENT AGENDA (Item 5 only) 

5. Approval of Minutes: April 1, 2021 Regular Meeting, April 15, 2021 Special Meeting

REGULAR AGENDA (Items 6 through 9)

6. Report on Proposed Increases to the Landfill Fees for Direct Haul Loads and Transfer Loads in Contracts with Athens Services and E.J. Harrisons and Sons, Inc./Gold Coast Recycling and Transfer Station, Inc.

Receive and file the report from staff.



VRSD Ordinance No. VRSD-116 – Fees and Charges for the Toland Road Landfill

  1. Conduct the first reading, by title only, of proposed Ordinance No. VRSD-116 Prescribing Fees and Charges for the Toland Road Landfill; and
  2. Schedule and Hold a public hearing for the Board of Directors’ May 20, 2021, Regular Meeting on proposed Ordinance No VRSD-116; Conduct the second reading, by title only, of Ordinance No. VRSD-116 at that meeting; and Approve and Adopt Ordinance No. VRSD-116.
8. Malibu Bay Club Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Sewer Service Charges for Collection on County of Ventura Property Tax Rolls for Fiscal Year 2021-22

  1. Accept the VRSD report listing parcels at the Malibu Bay Club to be placed on the County tax rolls for collection of related sewer service charges in FY 2021-22 (Attachment 1);
  2. Set 8:30 a.m. on June 3, 2021, via Zoom, as the time and means for a public hearing to be held on the VRSD report listing parcels at the Malibu Bay Club to be placed on the County property tax rolls for collection of related sewer service charges in FY 2021-22;
  3. Approve and Adopt Resolution 21-04 to have Malibu Bay Club onsite wastewater treatment system sewer service charges for FY 2019-20 collected on the County of Ventura tax rolls (Attachment 2) following the June 3, 2021 hearing;
  4. Direct VRSD staff to publish the notice (Attachment 3) of June 3, 2021 hearing in accordance with Government Code section 6066.
9 Proposed Revision of District 2.1.05 Reserve Level Policy

  1. Approve the Proposed Revision to District 2.1.05 Reserve Level Policy.
  2. Provide direction, if any, to District Staff on any further revisions to District 2.1.05 Reserve Level Policy.

INFORMATION ITEMS (Items  10 through 13)

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

10. Revenue and Expense Report:  March 2021
11. Disbursement Report: March 2021
12. Investment Report: March 2021
13. Future Meetings, Seminars and Conferences

s    May 6, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – Regular Board Meeting

s    May 20, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – Regular Board Meeting

s    June 1, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – Personnel & Finance Committee Meeting

s    June 3, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – Regular Board Meeting

s    June 17, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – Regular Board Meeting

 ORAL REPORTS (Items 14 through 17)

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

14. Regulatory Compliance Report  (none)
15. Committee Reports

  • Personnel & Finance Committee Reports: Meetings of April 6, 2021, and May 4, 2021.
16. 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))

17. General Manager Comments

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

CLOSED SESSION (Item 18 only)


Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)-(d)(4). Two cases.

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Regular Meeting to be held May 20, 2021, 8:30 a.m. via video conference.