City Council Subcommittees
Design Review Committee
Review, consider approve or deny applications for approval of design of architectural, landscaping, aesthetics for public and private projects, applications for sign variances, and proposed design elements or components of specific plans, historic districts, or other special areas.
Downtown Parking Advisory Committee
Advise on parking management strategies and programs in the Downtown Parking District area. Make recommendations regarding management, maintenance, and operations of the Downtown Parking District, including such matters as maintenance, operating and capital budgets, hours of operation, parking pricing policies, valet programs, and employee commuter parking policies.
General Plan Advisory Committee
The General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) is City Council-appointed advisory body composed of residents, business owners, educators, students, and other members of the Ventura community. The primary role of the GPAC is to provide insight to the project team on how to address key issues and understand sensitive community needs, review and provide comments on work products, and help to build community support for and engagement with the General Plan process.
Historic Preservation Committee
Report to the Planning Commission, advise and recommend concerning the designation of historic districts, landmarks, sites, natural configurations, buildings, structures, and points of interest significant to the heritage and development of the City.
Measure O Citizens Oversight Committee
Measure O was passed by a majority vote, this includes a citizens oversight committee which includes review of projected revenues