Pillar Point Harbor

June 23, 2015 Special Harbor District Meeting

Consideration and possible action on Harbor District draft response to the LAFCo Municipal Service Review draft report.  

The Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the MSR Response Letter with additional changes pending further review by legal counsel.  Vote: 3-0 

January 7, 2015 Harbor District Special Meeting

Item 6: Committees: 35:18

Item 11:  Discussion & Possible Action: Consider Revising General Manager's Spending Limit:  1:49:44

  • On Dec. 5, 2012 the General Managers spending limit was raised from to $10,000 to $15,000 by unanimous vote. Resolution 20-12 amended Policy 4.3.1.
  • On January 7, 2015 the following policy was approved in a 3-1 vote.   

The General Manager does not have authority to hire consultants and/or contractors prior to board approval unless responding to a threat to public health and safety that has an effect on day-to-day business operations. 

Brennan requested the following future agenda items:  3:00:12

  • JJACPA Audit of Fish Buying Fees
  • Dornbusch Fish Buying Fee Report 
  • Pillar Point Harbor and Oyster Point Marina Facilities Condition Surveys

September 3, 2014 Harbor District Meeting


  • After 17.5 years with the Harbor District Peter Grenell announced his retirement.  33:50
  • Grenell started working for the Harbor District in May 1997. Grenell's last day will be Jan 3, 2015.


  • Commissioner Jim Tucker said he was recently questioned by an investigator working for the SMC District Attorney regarding the California Maritime Infrastructure Bank/Authority.  57:39
  • President Pietro Parravano said he was recently "contacted" by the District Attorney's office for questioning regarding the California Maritime Infrastructure Bank/Authority and Mr. Grenell's involvement with CMIB/A.  1:00:50
  • Commissioner Brennan's statement about the California Maritime Infrastructure Bank/Authority.  55:37   Full statement by Commissioner Brennan:  53:17 
  • Commissioner Brennan requests an agenda item be placed on a future agenda. 1:02:1
  • Commissioner Jim Tucker, Commissioner Will Holsinger and President Pietro Parravano declined to second Commissioner Brennan's motion for an agenda item to discuss reconsideration of the Harbor District's membership in the California Maritime Infrastructure Bank/Authority.