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Posted on: December 7, 2020

VC Emergency

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Stay informed during any emergency by visiting vcemergency.com. Information is available in English and Spanish. During an active emergency, call the hotline at (805) 465-6650.

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Stay informed: Download PulsePoint

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Stay engaged by using PulsePoint. Download the free app & follow "Ventura County Regional Dispatch Center" for real-time info. PulsePoint offers an opportunity to listen to incident info from all fire departments in Ventura County. Download the app today

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Ready, Set, Go!

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Download an emergency preparedness guide for any emergency, including fires, earthquakes, and floods.

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Register for VC Alert

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Register to receive emergency notifications sent to your phone or email, text “VC ALERT” to 313131 and follow the instructions to enroll. To sign-up online, click here.

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Emergency Preparedness Tips

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When strong winds are blowing, the risk of wildfire is high. During a "Red Flag Warning," residents are encouraged to review their emergency plan and be prepared for a possible "Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)" alert.Top 7 Ventura P...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Survey: General Plan

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As you may know, Ventura is embarking on a new long-term vision for the City through the creation of an updated General Plan. This exciting initiative, “Ventura General Plan: Our Vision, Our Future,” will result in a comprehensive upda...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Join our 2021 Virtual Gardening Series!

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The City of Ventura's 2021 Virtual Gardening Series schedule is now available. This series is hosted by Ventura Water and the Division of Environmental Sustainability. Topics range from water conservation and native plants to composting and holistic garde...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

COVID-19: Stay Home Orders/ Masks Required

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When the Southern California region's hospital ICU bed availability fell to below 15% of capacity, hitting 13% on December 5, 2020, a state "Stay Home Order" took effect for all of Southern California, including Ventura County. 

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Sign up for Parks & Recreation Classes

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We are offering a number of exciting virtual and modified parks and recreation classes, programs, and one-day workshops for youth and adults.

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

New Ventura City Councilmembers sworn in

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At its annual reorganization meeting, the City Council selected the mayor and deputy mayor as well as sworn in three new Councilmembers.

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Join our NEW Online Sustainability Speaker Series!

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We want to help you become more sustainable in your daily lives, so we're offering our first-ever virtual Sustainability Speaker Series! 

Our virtual presentations will feature local environmental experts and learn how to adopt environmentally con...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Water and Wastewater Rates

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Ventura Water recently launched a new digital platform designed to encourage public participation in the City of Ventura’s on-going Water and Wastewater Rate Study. The new site allows customers to provide input by responding to surveys, submitting questi...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

The City of Ventura refinances debt, saving ratepayers over $15 million

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The City of Ventura recently refinanced large portions of Ventura Water’s outstanding debt, resulting in a $15.95 million savings. Bonds and low-interest loans are commonly utilized to fund large-scale capital improvement projects.

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Neighborhood Narcotics Team

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Did you know we have a Neighborhood Narcotics Team and that our detectives regularly utilize tips from our community to investigate problem houses and to address community related concerns surrounding narcotics?

Corporal Eric Jackson shares details about t...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Get Involved in Crime Prevention

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A community safety video update from Police Chief Darin Schindler.

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Interactive Community Crime Map

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Ventura, Calif. — The Ventura Police Department (VPD) and LexisNexis Risk Solutions have recently partnered to provide a new way for the community to stay informed about crime in the City of Ventura. The Ventura Police Department now has an onlin...
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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Use of Force Policies

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“The Ventura Police Department is committed to the protection of life and property by providing the highest quality service through community involvement and problem solving.” - VPD Mission StatementWe’ve received many questi...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

An Update from Chief Schindler

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An Update from Ventura Police Chief Darin SchindlerYour Ventura Police Department values a strong relationship with the community and truly strives for excellence. Transparency is a key component of our Department’s relationship with residents a...

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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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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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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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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.

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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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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Ventura River Trail - Sheridan Way Bike Path Link

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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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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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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Community Park 2nd Entrance - Ramelli And Telephone

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 lo...

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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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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).

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Emergency Generators - Various Sites

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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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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Barranca Vista Center Shade Structure (Demo)

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The scope of work for this project includes the demolition of the existing trellis, disposal, repairs to the building at trellis attachments, concrete walkway repairs (from footings demolition), repair/replacement of three columns at th...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

HWY 126 Bike Path Closure

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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.

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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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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Johnson Drive Resurfacing

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This project consists of resurfacing Johnson Drive from Telephone Road to Bristol Road; and includes cold milling, pavement repairs, asphalt overlay, manhole and valve adjustments to grade, installing street name signs, striping, and re...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Mound Well 3 - Phase III

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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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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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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Hall Canyon Channel Drainage Improvements

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FUNDED BY MEASURE O. This project consists of the construction of three stormwater catch basins and approximately 800 lineal feet of new reinforced concrete pipe with diameters ranging from 18 inches to 36 inches. This new pipe will red...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Walker Street Resurfacing

Project Description

The project consists of resurfacing Walker Street and Moon Drive from Dowell Drive to Victoria Avenue. The project will include cold milling, pavement repairs, manhole and valve cover adjustments to grade, traffic loop replacement, the ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Downtown & Wellness District Sidewalk and ADA Improvements - Phase II

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FUNDED BY MEASURE O. This project consists of repairing sidewalks and install/upgrade ADA access ramps in the Downtown and Wellness District, between Ventura Avenue and Victoria Avenue at over 300 locations. The improvements include ins...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Ralston and Victoria Street Resurfacing

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FUNDED BY SB1. This project consists of resurfacing Ralston Street from Portola Road to Victoria Avenue. This project will include cold milling, pavement repairs, manhole and valve cover adjustments to grade, traffic loop replacement, a...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Eastside Sidewalk ADA Improvements

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FUNDED BY MEASURE O. This project is to repair existing sidewalks and install/upgrade ADA access ramps from Victoria Avenue to the eastern boundary at over 100 locations. The improvements include the installation of 104 curb ramps, retr...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Seaward - Poli Booster Pump Station Upgrade

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The project includes pumps and motors replacement and construction of a new motor control center (MCC) in a new location as the current location was damaged by a motorist. Completion of this project will provide a more reliable pump sta...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Telephone Road Resurfacing

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

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

VenturaWaterPure is selected to apply for Loan Program

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January 12, 2021- This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the City of Ventura’s potable reuse project, VenturaWaterPure, is among the 55 projects across 20 states invited to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance...

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Posted on: January 9, 2021

Ventura’s Water Security Requires Investment Now

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Did you know Ventura is one of the largest cities in Southern California to rely solely on local water supplies? Rainfall feeds the Ventura River, Lake Casitas, and local groundwater basins to meet all the water needs of our community. Water is at the cor...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

The City of Ventura refinances debt, saving ratepayers over $15 million

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The City of Ventura recently refinanced large portions of Ventura Water’s outstanding debt, resulting in a $15.95 million savings. Bonds and low-interest loans are commonly utilized to fund large-scale capital improvement projects. In 2005, the ...
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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Drip Irrigation Program

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Ventura Water is now offering FREE drip irrigation services to Ventura Water customers. Qualifying customers can apply to have a professional installer convert existing pop-up sprinkler stations to drip irrigation. The following materials are required to ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Water and Wastewater Rates

Rates Engagement Page

Ventura Water recently launched a new digital platform designed to encourage public participation in the City of Ventura’s on-going Water and Wastewater Rate Study. The new site allows customers to provide input by responding to surveys, submitting questi...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

VenturaWaterPure is selected to apply for Loan Program

WIFIA News Announcement

January 12, 2021- This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the City of Ventura’s potable reuse project, VenturaWaterPure, is among the 55 projects across 20 states invited to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance...

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Posted on: January 9, 2021

Ventura’s Water Security Requires Investment Now

Susan Rungren

Did you know Ventura is one of the largest cities in Southern California to rely solely on local water supplies? Rainfall feeds the Ventura River, Lake Casitas, and local groundwater basins to meet all the water needs of our community. Water is at the cor...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Water and Wastewater Rates

Rates Engagement Page

Ventura Water recently launched a new digital platform designed to encourage public participation in the City of Ventura’s on-going Water and Wastewater Rate Study. The new site allows customers to provide input by responding to surveys, submitting questi...

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