July 12 2017 Update City of Oxnard on Fisherman’s Wharf

The Oxnard City Council met in Council Chambers on July 11, 2017. Prior to the Regular Meeting scheduled for 6:00 PM, the Council met in Closed Session 4:30 PM

Prior to the closed session the items to be discussed were reported by the mayor. The item regarding Ventura County and Channel Islands Harbor Properties LLC., threat to sue the city concerning the proposed development at Fisherman’s Wharf was mentioned. (5:45 – on the video) The reference to this item was referred to as having potential Potential Litigation CC On the advice of the City Attorney, pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2), based on existing facts and circumstances, there is significant exposure to litigation against the City in one potential case. The City Attorney requested that this item be discussed in closed session under the Brown Act exception of Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation.

Report by Mayor Flynn City Council Meeting July 11,2017 following closed session: (9:07 on the video)

Steve Fisher:
Regarding closed session item 4 Ventura County and Channel Islands Harbor Properties LLC Threat to sue the city concerning the proposed development at Fisherman’s Wharf the City Council deliberated on that matter and instructed the City Manager to send a letter to the Harbor director and the County CEO stating the cities position.

Documents reference Proposed Settlement Offer of July 6, 2017 and City Response of July 12, 2017 Regarding Proposed Fisherman’s Wharf
Project:

REF:
4. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation CC On the advice of the City Attorney, pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2), based on existing facts and circumstances, there is significant exposure to litigation against the City in one potential case.
The City Attorney requested that this item be discussed in closed session under the Brown Act exception of Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation.


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