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1. What is happening in the Ventura River?
2. Why is this happening and why now?
3. When will the illegal camp removal begin?
4. How will the clearing take place and how will this affect me?
5. Who will dismantle the illegal camps?
6. Where will the people who live in the river bottom go?
7. How will the removal of illegal camps be sustained or reinforced?
8. Who made the decision to remove the camps?
9. Who owns the property in and around the Ventura River?
10. What can I do to help?

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1. Is it legal to possess marijuana?
2. How many plants can be grown per residence?

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1. Why doesn’t the City have enough funds to address these needs on its own?
2. How much would the measure cost?
3. Would tourists share in funding this investment?
4. Could any funds from this measure be taken by the State?
5. How do I know that funds would be spent appropriately?
6. What led the City Council to consider this type of local funding measure?
7. Will the sales tax measure contain a sunset?

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1. What are the current needs facing the City of Ventura?
2. How is the City planning to address these critical services and infrastructure needs?
3. Could additional local resources address homelessness and help other residents?
4. When would the local measure be on the ballot?
5. How could a local funding measure help the City continue to protect the health and safety of its residents?

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1. How far does the front of a garage have to setback from the back of the sidewalk?
2. What if only temporary access is needed?
3. What sight distance is required at driveways?
4. What clearances are required from appurtenances?
5. What spacing can driveways have?
6. How wide can the driveway be?
7. Where can the driveways be located?
8. How many driveways can a property have?
9. Why was this driveway policy developed?
10. Will I need anything else?
11. What do I need to submit?
12. What conditions will the City require my project to meet?
13. Whom can I contact with additional questions?
14. Whom can I contact for business loans?
15. Who can help me recruit qualified employees?
16. Will I need a business tax license from the City of Ventura?
17. Where should I locate my business?
18. I'm thinking of starting a business in Ventura. Whom should I contact?
19. Are you open Fridays?
20. Who is my planner?
21. What is my zoning?

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1. There are 350 homeless individuals in Ventura. If a 55 bed shelter is built won’t we need 6 additional shelters for the remaining homeless individuals?
2. Are you providing housing for families and single people or veterans only?
3. Where is this housing going to be located?
4. Do the business owners in this area know of this plan?
5. What criterion qualifies an individual to live in the crisis home?
6. Will there be only one crisis facility located in the Arundell district, or could there be more than one facility?
7. Are there other areas where these needs can be met and not interfere with productive tax revenue generating businesses?

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1. Bike Theft Prevention
2. Child Safety
3. Domestic Violence
4. Elder Safety
5. Home and Neighborhood Safety
6. Identity Theft
7. Internet Safety
8. Parking Ticket Prevention
9. Scams/Fraud
10. Self-Storage Burglary Prevention Tips
11. Megan's Law and Sex Offender Information
12. Vehicle Theft and Burglary Prevention

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1. Who may receive a Downtown - “R” residential parking permit?
2. What are the Downtown - "R" residential parking permit rules? How many can one residence have?

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1. Who may receive a School Area - “S” or Medical District - “M” residential parking permit?
2. How do I get a permit?

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1. Do I have to use the pay station closest to my car?
2. Do I have to put a receipt on my dash?
3. Do I have to go back to the original pay station to extend time?
4. How is the City enforcing the pay stations?
5. Where is the free parking?
6. I am disabled and can’t walk from the free parking areas. How is the City going to accommodate my needs?
7. I am a resident and live in or adjacent to the downtown core area where the parking pay stations are placed. People are parking in front of my house so they don’t have to pay. How can I address that?
8. Is there enough parking in the Downtown area?

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1. What is the price for on-street parking?
2. Do I have to pay for a whole hour even if I'm just making a quick visit?

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1. What time of day can I reserve a party and for how long?
2. How many tables are there in the reserved picnic area?
3. Can I decorate the picnic area and if so, how early can I come in to do that?
4. Does the reservation fee include food or beverages?
5. Do you have any refrigeration for a birthday cake?
6. What happens if it rains on my party date?

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1. If some of my guests aren’t planning to swim, do they count as an entry?
2. What if I need more entries as my party date approaches?
3. Do my party guests need to wait in line to get in?

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1. May I come in to look at the party areas before I decide to make a reservation?
2. Is a deposit required in order to reserve?
3. Can I get a refund if I decide to cancel my reservation?

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1. How do I report a pothole?
2. How do I report graffiti?
3. How do I report a burned out street light?
4. How do I dispose of household hazardous waste?
5. What is my street sweeping day?
6. How do I report an illicit discharge into the storm drain?
7. Where do I call to report flooding or debris on a City street?
8. How do I report a traffic signal issue?
9. How do I report a traffic sign issue?
10. How do I report a broken parking meter?
11. Where do I report a tree limb obstructing a sidewalk, traffic sign, streetlight, or public right of way?
12. Where do I call to replace garbage can or recycling bins?
13. How do I report an abandoned shopping cart?
14. I have grass and brush clippings that I need to dispose of, what can I do with them?
15. Does the City provide sandbags?

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1. What does AMI stand for?
2. How does AMI system work?
3. Why are the meters being replaced?
4. Are all meters being replaced?
5. Will my water bill look different?
6. Will my bill increase?
7. Will the meter upgrade affect my bill?
8. Is my privacy secure?

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1. Where does the money come from?
2. How much does it cost?
3. How does the City decide which streets to pave?

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1. Why is Ventura Water looking for new sources of drinking water?
2. Isn't all water reused?
3. Can conservation meet our needs without this source of supply?
4. What is wastewater and where does it go in Ventura?
5. So how can we reuse more water to help Ventura's supply?
6. What does “potable” mean, and what is potable reuse?
7. What is water purification?
8. Where is water purification being used or explored?
9. What are the benefits using purified water for drinking in Ventura?
10. Why not just build a desalination plant and purify sea water?
11. Who regulates recycled water? What laws and regulations have to be met?

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1. How much water does the average household use?
2. What can I do to use less water?
3. I have to water my lawn more because it is so dry. How can I keep my lawn alive and use less water?

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1. Should I be watering my trees during the drought?
2. How can I tell if my tree is suffering from the drought?
3. How should I water my tree?
4. Where should I water my tree for the best effect?
5. How can I save water while watering my trees?
6. How can I tell if my tree is getting enough water?
7. Why should I water my trees over other plants in my garden?
8. I have heard it is good to mulch around trees, but also that mulch is a fire hazard. Should I mulch or not?
9. How do trees respond to drought conditions?
10. My tree doesn't have any leaves, is it dead?
11. My tree is fruiting like crazy, what is going on?
12. Should I fertilize my tree if it is stressed?