Finance & Technology
There are many things to consider when starting a new business in the City of Ventura and depending on the type of business activity being offered and the location of your business, there may be special permits and/or licenses required.
The City of Ventura is represented by and will rely on its municipal advisor Hilltop Securities, Inc., to provide advice on proposals from financial services firms concerning the issuance of municipal securities and municipal financial products.
The Financial Planning and Analysis Division is responsible for the City budget, accounting, and policy analysis functions.
The Information Technology Division partners with all City departments and divisions to support the City's business operations and strategic plans through the application of effective and efficient technology.
The Purchasing & Contracts Division procures goods and non-professional services for City departments through a centralized purchasing process. City-funded capital improvement program (CIP) projects are handled by the Public Works department.
The Treasury Division is responsible for the preservation, enhancement, and accountability for cash assets and long-term debt management.