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City of Simi Valley reaches settlement with taxpayer groups, rescinds authorization for pension obligation bonds

City of Simi Valley reaches settlement with taxpayer groups, rescinds authorization for pension obligation bonds

The Simi Valley City Council voted 5-0 on April 6, 2020, to rescind a December 2019 resolution authorizing a $150 million pension obligation bond and future similar bonds, thanking the Ventura County Taxpayers Association for working with the City in avoiding what could have been a lengthy battle over legally questionable bonds. The rescission was […]

Wood Ranch Re-Zoning; District Map Chosen; New Taxi Cab Regs – Simi City Council Action!

Wood Ranch Re-Zoning; District Map Chosen; New Taxi Cab Regs – Simi City Council Action!

By Kevin Harris Monday night’s marathon, 5.5-hour long Simi Valley City Council Meeting was dominated by two crucial issues to residents: A proposed re-zoning of Wood Ranch from “open space” to “low-use residential”; and the establishment of a “by-district” election system, and how those districts will be broken down within the city. The meeting was […]

Open Enrollment For The Simi Valley Community Emergency Response Training “CERT” Academy Is Going On Right Now

Open Enrollment For The Simi Valley Community Emergency Response Training “CERT” Academy Is Going On Right Now

In keeping with the theme of National Preparedness during the month of September, there isn’t a better way to step up and take action in support of your own preparedness! Participation in training, such as the Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Academy is a great way for you to learn how to become better prepared […]

Simi City Council Has Marathon Budget Session

Simi City Council Has Marathon Budget Session

By Kevin Harris The Simi Valley City Council unveiled the bulk of its 2018-19 City Budget; Chose its Community Project Grant Recipients; Paved the way for a new, large apartment complex; and voted to put cannabis on the November ballot during Monday’s all night City Council meeting — the Council’s last regular meeting before the […]

Busy Simi Council Meeting Tackles Granny Flats, Speed Limits, Public Labor & Infrastructure

Busy Simi Council Meeting Tackles Granny Flats, Speed Limits, Public Labor & Infrastructure

By Kevin Harris The Simi Valley City Council covered a full palette of public hearings and new business items during Monday night’s city council meeting. Accessory dwelling unit codes; speed limit changes; proposed revisions to public employee benefits; public safety and prohibited conduct codes on public property; and new LED lighting, air and heating contracts at […]

Simi City Council Approves New “Urban Village” and Residential Care Facility During Monday’s Meeting

Simi City Council Approves New “Urban Village” and Residential Care Facility During Monday’s Meeting

By Kevin Harris The Simi Valley City Council changed the land use designation (zoning) from “industrial” to “mixed use” for a large site in order to vote on, and ultimately approve of, a proposed mixed use urban center during Monday night’s city council meeting. In a separate vote, the council also approved the construction of […]

“Last Easy Budget” and Updated Simi Facts & Trends discussed at Simi City Council Meeting

“Last Easy Budget” and Updated Simi Facts & Trends discussed at Simi City Council Meeting

By Kevin Harris The Simi City Council approved their “last easy budget” Monday night, after being updated on Ventura County’s latest important trends from the biennial “State of the Region Report,” during the June 12 City Council Meeting.  Money, Money, Money… Item 8A, “New Business,” had a formal title so long, it made one want […]

Simi Valley: Enroll in Final Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) class of the Year

Simi Valley: Enroll in Final Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) class of the Year