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Oxnard Budget meeting 6-7-17

Oxnard Budget meeting 6-7-17

By George Miller There was a another budget hearing on Wednesday, 6-7-17., following the previous Monday session. Covered were: Public Works, City Clerk, City Manager, Public Works- Water, Wastewater/Stormwater, maintenance, Environmental Services, Finance, Cultural Services, Measure O There was a budget hearing on 6-13-17 and  a vote on the budget is planned for the 6-20-17 meeting. […]

Citizen asks about Ventura Fire Dept. workload vs resources

Citizen asks about Ventura Fire Dept. workload vs resources

By Daniel Cormode Letter to Ventura Fire Chief Chief Endaya, I have reviewed your presentation scheduled for the City Council Meeting on 17 Oct 2016 and have a question. Plotting the Rate of Incidents Per 1,000 Population reveals that the Incident Rate increased 400% between 1974 and 2015.  The number of firefighters on duty increased only […]

Oxnard Fire Dept incident response times officially a mystery- more important now that budget cuts will hit Dept.

Oxnard Fire Dept incident response times officially a mystery- more important now that budget cuts will hit Dept.

By George Miller Rapid response by the fire department is vital for public safety. City Council has requested Fire Department incident response time numbers repeatedly. A Fire Dept response time survey was pulled off  the 3-4-14 City Council meeting agenda due to lack of agreement on its accuracy. Those numbers showed that, overall,  only about […]