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POLITICS | Oxnard’s One-sided Debate on Measure B

POLITICS | Oxnard’s One-sided Debate on Measure B

Imagine if City Hall hosted a voter forum and invited only one side to the debate. You’d think something so corrupt could never happen … but we’re talking about Oxnard City Hall. On Wednesday, February 5 the Inter-Neighborhood Council Organization (INCO) –– an organization chartered by the Oxnard City Council –– hosted what was advertised […]

Oxnard Attempts to Spike Starr Initiatives; Ponders Electrical Supply

Oxnard Attempts to Spike Starr Initiatives; Ponders Electrical Supply

By George Miller A very contentious 1-15 -20 Oxnard Council special meeting featured mostly strong opposition to the Aaron Starr-led Moving Oxnard Forward voter initiatives. Open discussion was bracketed by before and after closed sessions to discuss and determine next steps on the Russ Branson consultant’s report on 3 of the 4  initiatives. The open […]

POLITICS | City Hall’s “Trade Secrets”

POLITICS | City Hall’s “Trade Secrets”

    By Aaron Starr In an attempt to circumvent public disclosure requirements under the Public Records Act, Oxnard city management is claiming that the results of a taxpayer-funded public opinion poll are a “trade secret,” and are refusing to disclose that information to the public. As we were petitioning over the summer to qualify […]

Oxnard: Starr Challenges City’s Measure B “Oxnard Government Accountability and Ethics Act” Verbiage, Ballot Argument, Legality

Oxnard: Starr Challenges City’s Measure B “Oxnard Government Accountability and Ethics Act” Verbiage, Ballot Argument, Legality

By George Miller, Oxnard, CA Oxnard’s Battling Ballot Initiatives- These are far reaching measures, so voters should get familiar with them Moving Oxnard Forward, Inc. activist and financial executive Aaron Starr authored and obtained petition signatures for a record five ballot initiatives- a massive and expensive undertaking. In parallel, or some say reaction, the city […]

Starr Submitting 5 Ballot Initiatives to Oxnard on Monday

Starr Submitting 5 Ballot Initiatives to Oxnard on Monday

Moving Oxnard Forward   Over the summer and early fall we have been working diligently to gather 8,401 valid signatures for each of five different reform measures to be placed on the Oxnard ballot in November 2020. We had great conversations with an untold number of Oxnard residents at stores, farmers markets and front porches. […]

Moving Oxnard Forward Files 5 Oxnard Voter Initiatives

Moving Oxnard Forward Files 5 Oxnard Voter Initiatives

By George Miller Aaron Starr of moving Oxnard Forward (MOF), which won the utility rate rollback initiative and subsequent city lawsuit attacking it (now in appeal), filed a blizzard of 5 new ballot initiatives with the Oxnard City Clerk on Thursday, April 18, 2019. They cover diverse topics such as: term limits, open/transparent meetings and […]

Starr Lawsuits Against Oxnard for Measure M (35% rate increase) and IUF

Starr Lawsuits Against Oxnard for Measure M (35% rate increase) and IUF

By Steve Nash Re: the Aaron Starr Lawsuits Against Oxnard for Measure M (35% wastewater rate increase rescission) and utility Infrastructure Use Fees   If Starr wins ~   1)  The rating agencies will downgrade our credit, resulting in greatly increased borrowing costs.   2) The top management will move on to greener pastures. They […]

Oxnard City Council recall threatened

Oxnard City Council recall threatened

Moving Oxnard Forward Aaron —  It Appears Likely We Will Be Moving Forward with a Recall of the Oxnard City Council. This Tuesday, May 16, the Oxnard City Council is scheduled to INCREASE your sewer rates by $279.24 per year – even though we voted down their latest rate increase this last November, when we adopted Measure […]

Aaron Starr Serves Oxnard with a Prop. 218 lawsuit + cupcakes

Aaron Starr Serves Oxnard with a Prop. 218 lawsuit + cupcakes

Moving Oxnard Forward   Editor’s note: At your service! Aaron Starr has Oxnard served with lawsuit and residents served with cupcakes simultaneously. He says that the City has violated statutes and multiple legal precedents making it settled law that a city may not charge utility “infrastructure fees.”       Starr’s 4-5-17 statement at Oxnard […]

Is Oxnard Unlawfully Skimming Revenues from Utilities?

Is Oxnard Unlawfully Skimming Revenues from Utilities?

  By Moving Oxnard Forward Staff | March 01, 2017 When a city nearly doubles its utility rates and sues the political opposition, it’s time to take a hard look at how the utility is spending its money. When we studied the finances of Oxnard’s wastewater utility, one giant red flag was an expense called the Infrastructure […]

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