June 20, 2024 VRSD Board Meeting

NOTICE OF MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold a REGULAR MEETING on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. at the Ventura Regional Sanitation District office, 4105 W. Gonzalez Road, Oxnard, California.

AGENDA

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 clerk@vrsd.com. The Clerk will then read them into the record at the appropriate time.
   

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 5 and 6) 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 6, 2024 Regular Meeting

   

6.

Consider & Approve Proposed Increases to Landfill Disposal Fees in VRSD Contract No. 11-007 with Athens Services for Fiscal Year 2024-25

  1. Direct Haul Loads in the amount of $1.40 (3.48% increase) per ton from $40.16 per ton to $41.56 per ton; and
  2. Transfer Loads in the amount of $1.30 (3.48% increase) per ton from $37.23 per ton to $38.53 per ton.

REGULAR AGENDA (Items 7 and 8) 

7.

Approve and Adopt Board Resolution No. 24-02 to Collect Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Sewer Service Charges Regarding Malibu Bay Club Parcels on County of Ventura Property Tax Rolls for Fiscal Year 2024-25
  1. Hold public hearing in accordance with Health & Safety Code §5473 et seq.
  2. Approve and Adopt the report (Attachment 1) which contains the Assessor Parcel Numbers (“APNs”) and the corresponding amount of VRSD sewer service charges proposed for collection on the County of Ventura Property
    Tax Rolls; and
  3. Approve and Adopt VRSD Resolution No. 24-02 to Collect VRSD Sewer Service Charges on the County of Ventura Property Tax Rolls for Malibu Bay Parcels (Attachment 2); and
  4. Authorize and Direct VRSD staff to coordinate collection of VRSD sewer service charges for Malibu Bay Club parcels 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.
8.

Consideration and Approval of FY 2023-2024 Adjustment of $242,336 for Additional Appropriations for Toland Road Landfill Leachate Hauling and Disposal

Consider and Approve FY 2023-24 Budget adjustment in the amount of $242,336 for additional appropriations needed to fund leachate hauling and disposal services at the Toland Road Landfill.

INFORMATION ITEMS (Items 9 through 11)

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

9. Disbursement Report: May 2024
 
10. Investment Report: May 2024
   

11.

Future Meetings, Seminars and Conferences
  • July 2, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – P&F Committee Meeting, District Office
  • July 18, 2024, 8:30am- Regular Board Meeting, District Office
  • July 31-August 2, 2024 – California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA)Annual Conference, Monterey, CA 
  • No Regular Meetings Scheduled for August

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 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))
 

15.

General Manager Comments

Brief announcements and report on General Manager and VRSD workforce activities

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Regular Meeting to be held July 18, 2024, 8:30 a.m. at the Ventura Regional Sanitation District office.