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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 […]

Anatomy of a Recall

Anatomy of a Recall

By Doug Hubbard It had been brewing for years–the mismanagement of  city finances and policies by elected and appointed Oxnard city officials. . It came to head when the city council voted to increase sewer rates by a staggering 87 percent.  Furious citizens, led by Aaron Starr of Moving Oxnard Forward (MOF),  launched an initiative […]

Central Trunk Sewer Repair Selected as Public Works Project of the Year/Reparaciónes Del Transporte Principal del Drenaje Ha Sido Reconocida Como El Proyecto de Obras Públicas del Año

Central Trunk Sewer Repair Selected as Public Works Project of the Year/Reparaciónes Del Transporte Principal del Drenaje Ha Sido Reconocida Como El Proyecto de Obras Públicas del Año

Oxnard, California – The Ventura County Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently selected the Central Trunk Sewer Repair in the City of Oxnard as a 2017 Public Works Project of the Year. “It is a great honor to be recognized for this project and a testament to everyone involved,” said Oxnard Public […]

Oxnard’s “Project Assist” Utility Rate Assistance Program Now Accepting Applications

Oxnard’s “Project Assist” Utility Rate Assistance Program Now Accepting Applications

The City of Oxnard launched its new utility rate assistance program “Project Assist” this week and is eager to offer financial assistance to income-qualified customers. The program offers low-income residents a $10 monthly discount toward residents trash, sewer, and water utility bills.  To qualify, customers must be participants in Southern California Edison or Southern California […]

Threat to Property Owners — Immediate Action Requested!

Threat to Property Owners —  Immediate Action Requested!

THE THREAT TO PROPERTY OWNERS: Senate Bill 1298 (SB 1298) (State Senator Bob Hertzberg, D—Los Angeles) seeks to undermine Proposition 218’s requirement that stormwater assessments must be approved by property owners via a mailed ballot election.  Hertzberg’s legislation would make it easier to raise your property taxes. ACTION REQUEST: Contact State Senator Bob Hertzberg (the author of SB […]

Ventura Main and Brent Street area sewer line replacement project begins; expect partial road closures, area businesses remain open during construction

Ventura Main and Brent Street area sewer line replacement project begins; expect partial road closures, area businesses remain open during construction