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Posted on: October 11, 2021

List of Proposed Locations and FAQs - City of Ventura Cannabis Information

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See the City's Cannabis Information webpage for a List of Proposed Locations for Cannabis Business Permit applications in Application Period 1 and also see the updated Cannabis FAQs.

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

City of Ventura Cannabis Applications Tentative Timeline

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See the tentative timeline for cannabis applications posted to the City website below.

Commercial Cannabis Business Permit Applications, Period 1

Tentative Timeline

IMPORTANT NOTE: The timeline provided below includes approximate timeframes and these timefra...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Cannabis Applications Due Today, 8/11/21 before 4:00 pm

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Cannabis Applications Due Today, 8/11/21 before 4:00 pm

Application packets may be delivered in person between 2-4:00 pm on August 11, 2021, in the lobby near the front door of the Ventura City Hall, 1st floor (501 Poli Street, Ventura, CA 93003). &nbs...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Cannabis - Criminal Background Check Link

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Please see the section below that was added to the Cannabis Information webpage for convenience.  This can be found under the Application tab and is also more information is provided in the Application Procedures & Guidelines.

Criminal Backgro...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

8/5/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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Please see the FAQs posted today, 8/5/21.  To see all FAQs, click here.

Retail Store Front v. Non-Store Front with Delivery

 

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

8/4/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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Please see the Cannabis FAQs posted today, 8/4/21.  To see all FAQs click here.

 

Operating Hours for Retail

 

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

8/2/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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Please see the Cannabis FAQs posted today, 8/2/21.  To se  all FAQs click here.

Premise Diagram Scale

 

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On Section D for Security, it says that we need to have a premise diagram that is a minimum of 1/4” scale. Ho...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

7/29/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

Cannabis Webpage

The following FAQs were posted today, 7/29/21.  To see all cannabis FAQs, click here.

Application Photographs

 

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Section F(5)(G) requests “photographs of existing site and buildings”; Section H(2) also requests ph...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

7/28/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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The following FAQs were posted today, 7/28/21.   To see all cannabis FAQs, click here.   

  

 

Fencing Requirement

 

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Cannabis Delivery Services and Retail Permits FAQ

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Please see the FAQ below clarifying Cannabis Delivery Services and Retail Permits as there have been multiple questions about this topic.  

You may see all cannabis FAQs here: https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/Faq.aspx?TID=77

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Zoning Verification Letter - File by July 26, 2021

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ZONING VERIFICATION LETTERS 

Reminder: Because Zoning Verification Letters (ZVL) take 10 working days for the City to process, to ensure a timely return of your processed ZVL in order to submit it with your completed cannabis application, you shou...

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Cannabis Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2021

7/20/21 New Cannabis FAQs and Updates to Webpage

New Cannabis FAQs have been posted today, 7/20/21, to the City's webpage.  Be sure to read the questions and answers here: https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/Faq.aspx?QID=429

Updates have also been made to Zoning Verification section of the...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

7/9/21 Cannabis FAQs Posted

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The following FAQs and information have been posted today, 7/9/21.

What revisions were made to the Application Procedures & Guidelines on 7/7/21?

 The revised Application Procedures & Guidelines are posted to the City’s Cannabis I...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Orientation FAQs

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Please see the questions below that were asked at the Orientation Meeting on June 23, 2021.  The answers were pending staff review and discussions.  You may watch the entire Orientation Meeting video recording here: https://www.youtube.c...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Cannabis Application Documents Posted

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Application documents for Commercial Cannabis Business Permits are released as of June 21, 2021.  The Cannabis Orientation "Kick Off" Meeting will be held Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm.  You must register in order to atte...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Cannabis Orientation "Kick Off" Meeting and New FAQs - 6/3/21

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You may now register for the Orientation "Kick Off" Meeting.  The information in this update has been posted to the City's Cannabis FAQs. 

When is the application period and the Orientation Kick Off?

 The Application Per...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

1 New Cannabis Application FAQ Posted - 6/1/21

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The FAQ below is posted to the City’s website - see FAQ titled "What are the fees and details for submitting applications?".   To see the full list of all FAQs, click here.

May I submit more than one applicati...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

3 New Cannabis Application FAQs Posted - 5/27/21

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The 3 FAQs below were posted to the City’s website today on 5/27/21.  To see the full list of all FAQs, go to: https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/Faq.aspx?TID=77

May I submit more than one application?

Applicants possessing ownership interest of five...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Application Period and Orientation Postponed

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APPLICATION PERIOD AND ORIENTATION POSTPONED

This is an important notice that the City of Ventura will delay the opening of Application Period 1 for Commercial Cannabis Business Permits until Monday, June 28.  The new 45-day Application Period 1 w...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

No Commercial Cannabis Businesses in Coastal Zone for Application Period 1

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The City will open two application periods for commercial cannabis businesses in the first year of the program.  

  • The first application period will only allow businesses in the non-Coastal Zone. During the first period, up to 3 retail and 10 indus...
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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Planning Courtesy Notices - December 23, 2021

Planning Courtesy Notices - December 23, 2021

Planning Courtesy Notices

 

The purpose of this courtesy notice is to inform residents about project proposals early in the review process.  Staff highly encourages residents to share their perspective on projects as early in the process a...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Planning Courtesy Notices - November 17, 2021

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Planning Courtesy Notices

 

The purpose of this courtesy notice is to inform residents about project proposals early in the review process.  Staff highly encourages residents to share their perspective on projects as early in the process a...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Planning Courtesy Notices - October 18, 2021

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Planning Courtesy Notices

The purpose of this courtesy notice is to inform residents about project proposals early in the review process.  Staff highly encourages residents to share their perspective on projects as early in the process as possible...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Community Cleanup & Recycling Event

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The City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division hosts several Community Cleanup & Recycling Events per year to help residents properly get rid of hard-to-manage waste. During these events, Ventura residents can drop off unwanted ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Free Food Waste Collection Pail for Residents

Free Food Waste Collection Pail for Residents

E.J. Harrison & Sons is providing complimentary food waste collection pails to assist Ventura residents with participating in the new food waste recycling program. Pails will be delivered by the City of Ventura beginning in December and will contain i...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

New Food Waste Recycling Program for Residents

Food Waste Recycling for Residents

In 2022, the City of Ventura will offer a Food Waste Recycling Program in support of new statewide requirements, known as Senate Bill (SB) 1383. SB 1383 aims to reduce the amount of organic material sent to the landfill and reduce emissions.

The program wi...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Organics Recycling for Businesses and Multifamily Properties

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Beginning January 1, 2022, California's Senate Bill (SB) 1383 requires all businesses and multi-family properties to arrange for organic waste collection services including food waste and green waste collection*. The Organics Recycling Program will reduce...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Apply for an SB 1383 Exemption Waiver

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Beginning January 1, 2022, California Senate Bill (SB) 1383 will require all businesses and residents in California to recycle all organic waste, including paper, cardboard, yard materials and food waste. The law aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Video Series: Fire Safety in 60 Seconds

Fire Safety in 60 Seconds

A video series containing valuable fire safety information created for Ventura residents. Check it out!

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

VIDEO: Pull to the right for sirens and lights

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Providing emergency, lifesaving services depends on us getting to incidents quickly and safely. Please drive safe Ventura and know the rules of the road!

Additional Info... Fire Department
Posted on: November 2, 2021

City of Ventura launches Winter Weather Response Plan for unhoused individuals

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Community members are invited to donate supplies for stay warm packs

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting

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Join us on Tuesday, January 18 at 6PM for our next General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) Meeting.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Virtual Community Forum - Ventura River Trail Grant Application

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Join us for a virtual community forum to learn about the Clean California Local Grant Program by Caltrans and share ideas to include in the City of Ventura’s grant application to renovate the Ventura River Trail.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Parks & Recreation is looking for energetic people to work in our after-school programs!

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Are you or someone you might know interested in coordinating youth enrichment activities, providing homework assistance, or organizing day-to-day activities?

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

See a pothole? Report it!

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With one of the strongest rain storms hitting Ventura recently, we remind you that rain causes potholes and our Streets Team is doing all they can to address new potholes.

If you see a pothole, please be sure to report it to our Pothole Hotline at 805-652-...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Spring Registration has begun!

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We offer a wide variety of classes and programs to choose from, including swim lessons, sailing classes, tennis lessons, and more! Review page 43 of the Spring Activity Guide for online and over the phone registration information.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

City facilities closed and programs cancelled

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Due to increased COVID-19 cases countywide, the City has temporarily closed all City facilities and cancelled in-person recreational programming through January 30, 2022.

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Community Development Updates

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Community Development Updates

Draft Local Coastal Program Amendment - NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

Parts of the San Buenaventura Municipal Code (Division 24 and Subpart 24M: Midtown Corridors Development Code) and Parts of the Downtown Specific Plan 

  • Dece...
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Posted on: December 22, 2021

City of Ventura welcomes new Chief Building Official

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The City of Ventura is pleased to welcome Shawn Huff as the Chief Building Official in the Community Development Department. The City’s Chief Building Official is responsible for managing all building regulation services and programs.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

City of Ventura receives $2M grant from California State Parks

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The City of Ventura awarded a nearly $2 million grant from California State Parks as part of its "Outdoors for All" initiative! Grant funds will be used for a new skatepark on the Westside.

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

The Community Partnerships Grant Program is now accepting applications!

Community Partnerships Grant Program 2022 Newsflash

Are you a social service organization that provides needed services to Ventura residents? Do you represent a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Ventura County that provides services to residents of the City of Ventura?

If YES, visit our webpage for details... Home
Posted on: December 1, 2021

The Cultural Funding Grant Program is now accepting applications!

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Are you a Ventura-based nonprofit arts organization? If YES, this grant opportunity may be for YOU!

To learn more, visit our webpage... Home
Posted on: November 2, 2021

City of Ventura launches Winter Weather Response Plan for unhoused individuals

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Community members are invited to donate supplies for stay warm packs

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

City News: Read the My Ventura eNewsletter

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Get the latest City news sent straight to your email every two weeks!

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Ventura Police Department awarded $205,000 grant

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VPD was awarded a $205,000 grant from the CA Office of Traffic Safety for a one-year enforcement and education program to deter dangerous and illegal driving, biking, and walking behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community.

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Street Resurfacing - Victoria Avenue

Project Description

The project consists of resurfacing Victoria Avenue between Telephone Road and Ralston Street. The project will include cold milling, pavement repairs,
manhole and valve cover adjustments to grade, traffic loop replacement, as well as ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Mission Park - Main Street Frontage Improvements

Project Description

The Mission Park Main Street Frontage Improvement project is located along Main Street just west of Figueroa Plaza adjacent to Mission Park (Attachments A, B, and C).  Historically this area of Main Street is one of the highest...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Cameron Street Sidewalk Improvements Phase III

Project Description

This project consists of repairing/installing sidewalks and installing/upgrading ADA access ramps in the Westside neighborhood.

Project Status 

Now Accepting bids - BIDS DUE 7/8/21 at 2:00 PMLink to CyberCopy

Estimated Schedule

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Oxnard Plain Aquifer Monitoring Well

Project Description

Construct  monitoring wells clustered into one column up to 625 feet below surface; to obtain an undisturbed core sample and construct permanent monitoring wells with varying depths.. The core samples are necessary for determin...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Wastewater Plant Aeration Blowers

Project Description

Replace the existing aeration blowers system with a new building, install new energy-efficient blowers and instrumentation to be fully automated control system with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.

Project Status 

Accept...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Police/Fire Headquarters Chiller Replacement Project

Project Description

Project consists of the demolition, disposal, and replacement of a chiller and appurtenant work as shown on the plans with Drawing No. 2020-D-033a. The Engineer's Estimate of cost is $228,008.

Project Status 

ACCEPTING B...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Street Resurfacing - Telephone, Saratoga to Victoria

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Project Description

The project consists of resurfacing Telephone Road from Saratoga Avenue to Victoria Avenue. The project will include cold milling, pavement repairs,
manhole and valve cover adjustments to grade, traffic loop replacement, as well as rep...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Pierpont Stormwater Lift Stations

Project Description

The Pierpont area stormwater drainage system relies on two key lift stations located on Weymouth and Dover Lanes.  Each station consists of three pumps capable of pumping stormwater at a rate of 8,000 gallons per minute, a smal...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Midtown Commons Parking Lot Improvements

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FUNDED BY MEASURE O. The Midtown Commons Parking Lot Improvements Project consists of beautifying the existing Commons Parking Lot between Katherine Drive and Hartman Drive, South of Main Street by adding raised curbed islands, permeabl...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Sewerline Replacement - Eastman Ave

Project Description

Recommend replacement of approximately 6,200 linear feet of pipe in Telephone Road, Valentine Road, Eastman Avenue, and Ortega Street, between
Route 101 and Palma Drive. This project includes the replacement of sewer pipes ranging in d...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Harbor Force Main - San Pedro To Figueroa

Project Description

This project consists of installing approximately 13,000 LF of 20-inch dual parallel force main along Harbor Boulevard from Figueroa Street to near
Seaward Avenue. The design and construction of this project will be coordinated with Pr...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Mound Well 2 - Phase II

Project Description

This project provides for a new well in the Mound Basin (Mound Well #2). The cost estimate assumes the well will be located at or in the vicinity of the
Ventura Government Center and will require approximately 2,000 linear feet of 16&q...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Wastewater Plant - Aeration Blowers

Project Description

Replace the existing aeration blowers system with a new building, install new energy-efficient blowers and instrumentation to be fully automated control
system with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.

Project Status 

Curre...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Wastewater Plant - Maintenance Storage Building

Project Description

This project will increase security, minimize corrosion and increase operational efficiencies by consolidating equipment at the Wastewater Plant. This
project will include a new 75ft x 160ft x 26ft high prefabricated metal building to ...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Ventura River Trail - Sheridan Way Bike Path Link

Project Description

This project will provide a Class I bike path to connect into the Ventura River Trail Bike Path. This short piece of Class I bike path will connect the Sheridan
Way School area to the Ventura River Trail. This will provide better acces...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Street Resurfacing - Telephone, Saratoga To Victoria Ave

Project Description

The project consists of resurfacing Telephone Road from Saratoga Avenue to Victoria Avenue. The project will include cold milling, pavement repairs,
manhole and valve cover adjustments to grade, traffic loop replacement, as well as rep...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Capital Improvement Project: Community Park 2nd Entrance

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Project Description

This project is to create a new Community Park entrance at Ramelli Avenue and Telephone Road. This project also includes storm drain improvements, a new parking lot, parking lot striping, lighting, and minimal landscaping in parking lot...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Thomas Fire - Arroyo Verde Playground Rebuild

Project Description

This project is to rebuild the Arroyo Verde Playground that was damaged during the Thomas Fire. The playground will be rebuilt and will include
components to encourage play and learning for children of all abilities. The playground wil...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Emergency Generators - Saticoy Country Club

Project Description

Purchase and install stationary generators at the following locations: Saticoy Country Club Well No. 3 and Saticoy Country Club Booster Pump Station
(BPS).

Project Status 

Currently in Design

Estimated Schedule

TBD

Contractor

TBD

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Emergency Generators - Various Sites

Project Description

This project consists of construction of concrete pads, retaining wall, site improvements, installation of generator and automatic transfer switch, electrical modifications, connections, controls and related equipment to make the genera...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

HWY 126 Bike Path Closure

Project Description

This project will build a missing bike path link adjacent to the Imperial Mobile Home Park and Hwy. 126. It may include the construction of a sound wall.

Project Status 

ACCEPTING BIDS - DUE 11/5/2020 at 5:00 pmLink to CyberCopy

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Mound Well 2 - Phase I

Project Description

This project provides for a new well in the Mound Basin (Mound Well #2). The cost estimate assumes the well will be located at or in the vicinity of the Ventura Government Center and will require approximately 2,000 linear feet of 16&qu...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Wastewater Plant - Site Security Enhancements

Project Description

Design and construct security enhancements for the wastewater plant to include security cameras, facility door alarm sensors, and fence for the perimeter of the facility, including the wildlife ponds and along Harbor Boulevard. The fenc...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Mound Well 3 - Phase III

Project Description

This project provides for a new well in the Mound Basin (Mound Well #3) to have a capacity of approximately 2,500 to 3,000 gallons per minute located at the east end of Inez St. The well and a new transmission line will tie into an exis...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Wastewater Plant - Digester Improvement

Project Description

Replacement of two boilers, the three heat exchangers, digester gas mixing system on top of the digesters, and hot water recirculation system inside digester equipment building. Includes electrical and instrumentation improvements, and ...

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Public Work Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Telephone Road Resurfacing

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Project Description

FUNDED BY SB1. This project consists of resurfacing Telephone Road from Victoria Avenue to Kimball Road. The project includes cold milling, pavement and concrete sidewalk repairs, manhole and valve adjustments to grade, installing stree...

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