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Strong Leadership Delivers over $9 Million in Cost Savings

Strong Leadership Delivers over $9 Million in Cost Savings

The Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) was recently recognized at the Ventura County Management Council’s annual award luncheon for outstanding leadership and success in government and public service. Numerous VCPWA employees received awards and nominations from their peers within the County system. In distinction, VCPWA Director, Jeff Pratt, accepted the ‘Champion for Change’ Award, […]

City and County of Ventura Host Flood/Mud Preparedness Event and Expo

City and County of Ventura Host Flood/Mud Preparedness Event and Expo

Experts from Ventura County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services and Public Works Agency to discuss regional flood dangers, evacuation strategies for public (VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) — The City of Ventura and experts from Ventura County’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) and Public Works Agency (VCPWA) will host a Flood and Mud Preparedness Event and Expo on Saturday, […]

Ventura County Communities | Ongoing Flood Hazard Assessment On Hillsides Destabilized By The Thomas Fire

Ventura County Communities | Ongoing Flood Hazard Assessment On Hillsides Destabilized By The Thomas Fire

(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – Acres of land and vegetation now compromised by the Thomas Fires will have a recovery team consisting of Federal, State, Ventura County and City departments. The team is on high alert as these regions are extremely susceptible to debris flows and flooding.   From early modeling already done by the Ventura County […]

Ventura County prepares for disaster

Ventura County prepares for disaster

By Debra Tash Today Ventura County staff was tasked with handling a “Storm Day” event.  Out in the field and at the government center, they were put through their paces in an exercise to hone their ability to deal with a natural disaster. With predictions high for an El Nino winter, Public Works Director Jeff […]