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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Join our next Sustainability Speaker Series on March 10th!

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The sustainable cleaning experts at the Ashkin group will discuss green cleaning strategies and debunk common myths for cleaning your home and business.

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

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

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Newsletter- March 4, 2021

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Upcoming City Council Meeting

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Next Meeting:

Monday, March 8, 2021, at 6:00 pm

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION OPTIONS to help reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  1. Watch the Webex meeting LIVE on YouTubeNOTE: After the meeting has ended, use the Archived Video link to view the meeti...
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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Sports Update (3/5/21)

Sports Update

The State released new guidance allowing sports to resume in counties with COVID case rates at or below 14 per 100,000. Ventura County has met this benchmark. Youth & adult sports are now allowed to resume, as long as State guidance is STRICTLY followed.

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

City of Ventura is Seeking Planning Commissioners


The City of Ventura is currently accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the Planning Commission as appointments for Councilmembers Johnson and Sanchez-Palacios. The deadline to apply is March 10, 2021.

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Black History Month Proclamation


During the Ventura City Council meeting on February 24, 2021, Councilmember Lorrie Brown presented a proclamation recognizing February as Black History Month on behalf of the City of Ventura and City Council.

The proclamation honors the history, reflects o...

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Posted on: February 28, 2021

Guest Column: Sandy Smith, Former City of Ventura Mayor

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During the eight years I sat on the City Council, I served as the City and Council’s representative on the Association of Water Agencies of Ventura County, and for many years, as that Agency’s Vice President. 

Over those years,...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

City of Ventura invites the community to attend General Plan virtual meetings

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The General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) will kick off the first virtual public meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. For the next two years, the GPAC will host public meetings on the third Tuesday of every month.

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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: February 1, 2021

Ventura Water shares proposed rate adjustments with the community

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On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, the City of Ventura’s Water Commission unanimously voted to approve the proposed five-year water and wastewater rate increases. The recommended adjustments include a maximum annual rate increase of 7% for water serv...

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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: November 18, 2020

Winter Weather Shelter Plan

Winter Weather Plan

The City of Ventura Launches Winter Weather Response Plan to  Help Homeless Individuals 


Ventura, Calif.  —  As Ventura ...

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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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