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Oxnard City Council: Performing Arts Center fate debated

Oxnard City Council: Performing Arts Center fate debated

By George Miller A spirited discussion took place, treatment at the Feb. 4 City Council meeting, for sale on what to do about the deterioration of the Performing Arts Center (PACC) , operated by the Oxnard Performing Arts Center Corporation (OPACC).  It hasn’t even had a director in two years), has low facility utilization and […]

Oxnard Council: golf course fiasco, new transit district bylaws, City Manager recruitment, recycling facility takeover.

Oxnard Council:  golf course fiasco, new transit district bylaws, City Manager recruitment, recycling facility takeover.

By George Miller The January 28 Council meeting covered multiple topics, most notable being: City Golf course financial fiasco redux-again Gold Coast Transit District bylaws presented: read here- https://citizensjournal.us/gold-coast-transit-district-bylaws-presented/ Recruitment of City Manager and Attorney Senior Services Commission annual recap Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) takeover effective Feb. 1 Budget review Free income tax preparation assistance to […]

Gold Coast Transit District bylaws presented

Gold Coast Transit District bylaws presented

By George Miller At the 1/28/14 Oxnard City Council meeting, the bylaws for the new Gold Coast Transit District were presented. Martin Erickson presented a review of bylaws of this new organization, formerly Gold Coast Transit, formerly SCAT (Southern California Agency for Transit). Councilman MacDonald, who has been deeply involved in this one as the Oxnard representative, […]

Oxnard: Annual financial report, Fire station deleted from NE Plan, $12MM more for Terrazza de las Cortes, shorter meetings promised

Oxnard: Annual financial report, Fire station deleted from NE Plan, $12MM more for Terrazza de las Cortes, shorter meetings promised

By George Miller The second City Council meeting of the year was fairly eventful.                   Name Date Duration Agenda Minutes Video City Council Meeting January 14, 2014 05h 06m Agenda Minutes Video . . The most notable items covered were: Oxnard Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)  This […]

New assisted living facility approved by Oxnard City Council

New assisted living facility approved by Oxnard City Council

By George Miller A proposed new Senior assisted living facility at 2211 E. Gonzales Road, a former 54,000 sq. foot hotel was approved at the 1-14-14 Council meeting, having been previously approved by the Planning Commission.  It would be developed and managed by Pacifica Companies .  There was no opposition voiced by the speakers on the […]

Oxnard City Council- 10-22-13- “Courts” subsidized housing project replacement controversy- and more

Oxnard City Council- 10-22-13- “Courts” subsidized housing project replacement controversy- and more

By George Miller 61 year old subsidized housing project to be demolished & replaced, much controversy about approach; $21 million wastewater bond refunding approved; continuing saga of the Recycling Plant City takeover countdown ‘til Feb. 1.; Child Abuse Prevention celebrated. Photo- left: Jane Alvaraez, Founder of National Association Against Child Abuse, accepts Proclamation endorsing their […]

Oxnard City Council 10/15/13- Waste disposal contract, recycling, ethics, oh my!

Oxnard City Council 10/15/13- Waste disposal contract, recycling, ethics, oh my!

By George Miller Photo: Mayor Flynn presents City proclamation to Karen Jensen of FoodShare. Jeff Miller also accepted honors for food donations by City Wastewater Division.         Name Date Duration Agenda Minutes Video City Council Meeting October 15, 2013 06h 26m Agenda Video   Waste Disposal contract further debated (Agenda J-1) Still […]

New Waste Disposal Contract a Total Loser for Oxnard Residents

New Waste Disposal Contract a Total Loser for Oxnard Residents

Viewpoint by David Grau On City Council Agenda 10/1 at 6:30   Council-members, The September 24th editorial by Ventura County Taxpayers Association and subsequent comments to Oxnard City Council expressed concerns about the proposed agreement with VRSD.  The primary question centered around the low rate (20% below Toland’s cost of operation) and recently disclosed capacity limitations at […]

Oxnard City Council Meeting- 9/24/13

Oxnard City Council Meeting- 9/24/13

By George Miller Summary …. – City Takeover of Del Norte Recycling Plant plan poked, prodded – Proposal to move much waste disposal to VRSD landfill – Council won’t take action on getting list of debt – City “recognizes” Middle Management Association Above: Jim Ambrosa, Senior area Municipal Services Manager, of Republic Services, Operator of […]

Is VRSD Contract a Wise Choice for Oxnard Residents?

Is VRSD Contract a Wise Choice for Oxnard Residents?

Viewpoint By Ventura County Taxpayers Association City Council Agenda 9/24 The City of Oxnard and Ventura Regional Sanitation District appear to be on the verge of executing a long term contract which would result in Oxnard sending more of it’s solid waste to the Toland Road landfill operated by VRSD. Tonight’s Oxnard City Council meeting […]