November 7, 2019 VRSD Board Special Meeting


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold a SPECIAL MEETING on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 9:30 a.m., (or immediately following the Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board of Directors Regular Meeting which begins at 8:30 a.m.), at the Ventura Regional Sanitation District office, 1001 Partridge Drive, Ventura, California. The business to be transacted is as follows:



The Board emergency agenda is posted at least 24 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 Special Meeting to Order, Roll Call

2. 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.


3. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to VRSD Contract No. 16-029 (Memorandum of Understanding By and Between Ventura Regional Sanitation District and International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 501, AFL-CIO

  1. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to VRSD Contract No. 16-029, which is a Memorandum of Understanding by and between Ventura Regional Sanitation District and the International Union of Operating Engineers(“IUOE”), Local 501, AFL-CIO.
  2. Adopt District Board Resolution No. 19-09, directing District staff to implement an 18-month extension of the current Memorandum of Understanding and a one-time payment of $2,500 per IUOE Local 501-represented employee.
  3. Authorize a Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget adjustment in the amount of $17,845 for revised Water/Wastewater Fund Salaries and Benefits.
  4. Approve an increase to the Standby Time, effective the first full pay period following Board approval as follows: Monday-Thursday – $45.00 per day;
    Weekend – $120.00 per weekend; and Holiday – $80.00 per holiday.
  5. Authorize Management to convene a “work group” with IUOE Local 501 to address the concerns and issues that IUOE Local 501-represented employees have associated with emergency call outs.




ORAL REPORTS (Items 4 and 5)


4. Board Member Comments
5. General Manager Comments


ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to the Regular Meeting to be held November 21, 2019, 8:30 a.m. at the Ventura Regional Sanitation District office