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Navy and Ventura County Enter into a Cost-Saving Support Agreement

Navy and Ventura County Enter into a Cost-Saving Support Agreement

An intergovernmental support agreement (IGSA) signed today by Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) and the County of Ventura is expected to save government money, increase Navy operational efficiencies, and help ensure the long-term sustainability of the local Navy installation.  The IGSA is an on-going program with Ventura County Public Works Roads and Transportation (VCPWA-RT) to […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency completes phase two of the Potrero Road Bike Lane Project

Ventura County Public Works Agency completes phase two of the Potrero Road Bike Lane Project

Completion of the project will create wider roads for Class II bike lanes on both sides of the roadway The Ventura County Public Works Agency’s Roads and Transportation (VCPWA-RT) celebrated the completion of both project phases of the Potrero Road Bike Lane Project with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 10 which was attended by Supervisor […]

City of Ventura Deputy Public Works Director Mary Joyce Ivers Assumes Presidency of APWA

City of Ventura Deputy Public Works Director Mary Joyce Ivers Assumes Presidency of APWA

The American Public Works Association (APWA) is honored to announce Mary Joyce Ivers, Deputy Public Works Director for the City of Ventura, California (CA), has been sworn in as President of APWA effective August 31, 2020. Affirmed by APWA’s more than 30,000 members, President Ivers will lead the organization for the 2020-2021 term. President Ivers […]

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, […]

Thousand Oaks City Council decides to do Request For Proposals for $300 million 15-year waste hauling contract

Thousand Oaks City Council decides to do Request For Proposals for $300 million 15-year waste hauling contract

By Michael Hernandez (Editor’s Note:  Thousand Oaks City Council honors the nine victims of the Sunday helicopter crash in Calabasas that was on its way to the Mamba Sports Academy, 1011 Rancho Conejo Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320:  Kobe and Gianna Bryant; John, Keri and Alyssa Altobelli; Sarah and Payton Chester; Christina Mauser;  and Ara […]

Santa Paula: Public Works 2020 Q1 Report

Santa Paula: Public Works 2020 Q1 Report

By Sheryl Hamlin FY 2019-2020 Pavement and Slurry Seal In what can only be described as counter-intuitive, the City is planning to spend $1.4 million to upgrade streets in areas where the streets are still workable. The theory is that if this work is done, then they will last longer and be less expensive to […]

Flood Preparedness Week focuses on Ventura County’s flood risks

Flood Preparedness Week focuses on Ventura County’s flood risks

In the wake of fire season, it is imperative to understand the damage and risks of flooding that can be caused by a wildfire’s aftermath, years later and  in the new burn areas. As part of the State of California’s Annual Flood Preparedness week from Oct. 21-25, VCPWA is working to ensure public safety and […]

Santa Paula: Public Works Fills, Fixes and Voids

Santa Paula: Public Works Fills, Fixes and Voids

By Sheryl Hamlin At the October 16, 2019 Santa Paula City Council meeting, Public Works Director Clete Saunier presented the quarterly report for July-September of 2019, which is the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2019-2020. There were nine slides, four of which are shown here. The details of the staff presentation were included in the […]

Annual disaster simulation training ensures community safety

Annual disaster simulation training ensures community safety

While Ventura County’s weather patterns can be unpredictable, it is key to always be prepared when a natural disaster hits, such as a fire or a flood, especially when it comes to the survival of life and property. As a part of that preparation, the Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) conducted Storm Day, an […]

Santa Paula: Omnipresent Public Works

Santa Paula: Omnipresent Public Works

By Sheryl Hamlin Responding to public works needs is the number one job of government today: streets, water, sewer, vehicles, trash, and homeless. At the July 17, 2019, Public Works Director, Clete Saunier, presented the quarterly accomplishments of the five major subdivisions within Santa Paula Public Works. Here are a few highlights: The Neighborhood Safety […]

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