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Posted on: April 7, 2021

No Commercial Cannabis Businesses in Coastal Zone for Application Period 1

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: April 8, 2021

Fire Hazard Reduction Program

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Ventura City Fire reminds residents to clear brush ahead of fire season

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Ready for Rain Safety Tips

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The public is encouraged to plan ahead and prepare their properties for possible flooding before it occurs. When rain storms are forecasted, the City of Ventura. Here are a few ready for rain tips. 

  • Use sandbags to protect areas around your proper...
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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: December 7, 2020

Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS)

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When there is a high risk for a wildfire, Southern California Edison may temporarily shut off power to your neighborhood. To register for PSPS alerts and view an active map here.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Ventura County Law Enforcement Leaders Stand Together Against Hate

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In this video, Chief Darin Schindler, Chair for the Ventura County Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (VCLECC), joins law enforcement leaders in the County of Ventura in sharing a special message standing up against hate & violence in our communities.

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Honoring Ventura Police Dispatchers

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The Ventura Police Department honors the men and women who answer life-saving 911 calls in celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, happening April 11–17, 2021.

In 2020, Public Safety Dispatchers at the Ventura Police Departm...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Fire Hazard Reduction Program

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Ventura City Fire reminds residents to clear brush ahead of fire season

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Ventura Moves Into State's Orange Tier for Reopening

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The State has approved the County of Ventura to move to the less restrictive red tier, which allows more business sectors to open with modifications

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Register for our upcoming Document Shred Day on April 24th!

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The City of Ventura's Division of Environmental Sustainability is hosting a Document Shred Day on Saturday, April 24th. City of Ventura residents are invited to register to take advantage of this free, onsite secure document shred servic...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Announcing the new Safe Sidewalks Program

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The City of Ventura is pleased to announce the Safe Sidewalks Program, a reimbursement program funded by Measure O that helps expedite sidewalk repair needs throughout the City by covering a portion of the repair costs for improvements made by residents.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Safe & Clean FAQs

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Sign-up for the bi-weekly MyVentura Newsletter

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Check out the most recent release and sign up today!

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Ventura Water proposes water and wastewater rate adjustments

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The Ventura City Council approved to move forward with five-year water and wastewater rate adjustments by authorizing the City to proceed with a Public Notice, informing customers of the proposed rate increases.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

City of Ventura names VenturaWaterPure program director

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Announcing the hiring of Linda Sumansky as the new VenturaWaterPure Program Director, following a competitive nationwide recruitment. She joins Ventura from the City of Santa Barbara where she led a variety of engineering projects.

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Spring Activity Guide

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Registration for April and May Parks & Recreation Department programs opens March 23!

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Clean Power Alliance Offers Discount Program for Residents

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The Clean Power Alliance (CPA) announced a new discount option called the Power Share Program, which provides a 20% discount to customers who receive 100% renewable energy.

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Ban for Food and Beverage Containers

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Effective July 1, 2021, the City of Ventura will prohibit the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) containers used by food and beverage providers. In November 2020, the Council passsed an ordinance banning EPS food and beverage containers within the city.

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Join our next Sustainability Speaker Series on April 14th!

April Sustainability Series

Whether you're a zero-waste expert or just starting out, we will explore simple swaps, tips, and ideas to help you on your zero waste journey.

This event is part of the 2021 Sustainability Speaker Series hosted by the City of Ventura's Di...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Main Street Moves Extended to 2022

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At its meeting on February 8, 2021, the Ventura City Council approved to extend Downtown Ventura's Main Street Moves permit through January 2022. Click here to view the City Council Meeting agenda.

We hope the community will continue to enjoy shop...

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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: October 13, 2020

Water and Wastewater Rates

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Visit www.VenturaWaterRates.net for information on the City of Ventura's proposed water and wastewater rate adjustments.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Ventura County Law Enforcement Leaders Stand Together Against Hate

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In this video, Chief Darin Schindler, Chair for the Ventura County Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (VCLECC), joins law enforcement leaders in the County of Ventura in sharing a special message standing up against hate & violence in our communities.

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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The Ventura Police Department honors the men and women who answer life-saving 911 calls  in celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, happening April 11–17, 2021.

In 2020, Public Safety Dispatchers at the Ventura Poli...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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Give the phone a break, focus on the road

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

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Ventura, Calif. —  The Ventura Police Department will conduct bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operations throughout March and April 2021 aimed keeping roadways safe.
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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: April 8, 2021

Oxnard Plain Aquifer Monitoring Well

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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 

Accep...

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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

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

Waterline Replacement - Pierpont Lanes Devon & Weymouth

Project Description

This project will provide piping loops, potentially at the at the end of the Pierpont Lanes between Weymouth and Greenock Lanes, and eliminate dead-end
lines that create water quality issues. These piping loops will replace existing da...

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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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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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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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Public Work Projects
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 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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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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Public Work Projects
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

Barranca Vista Center Shade Structure (Demo)

Project Description

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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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 

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Public Work Projects
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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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Virtual Community Open House

Get Involved News and Announcement

Join Ventura Water to discuss proposed water and wastewater rate adjustments. Rate adjustments fund critical investments needed to provide safe and reliable water and wastewater services for the City of Ventura’s customers now and into the futur...

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Ventura Water
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Water and Wastewater Rates

Rates Engagement Page

On Monday, March 22, 2021, the Ventura City Council approved to move forward with five-year water and wastewater rate adjustments by authorizing the City to proceed with a Public Notice, informing customers of the proposed rate increases.  &n...

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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: 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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