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Santa Paula: Historic Commision Approves Hardison Designation

Santa Paula: Historic Commision Approves Hardison Designation

By Sheryl Hamlin The Santa Paula Historic Preservation Ordinance specifies the Planning Commission become the Historic Preservation Commission on matters regarding historic preservation. The Planning Commission/Historic Preservation Commission shall transmit the application and its recommendations to the City Council. Two items from the May 28, 2019 Planning Commission/Historic Preservation Commission agenda related to planning. Item […]

Santa Paula: Goals, Objectives and New Infrastructure Committee With NO Citizens

Santa Paula: Goals, Objectives and New Infrastructure Committee With NO Citizens

By Sheryl Hamlin At the Monday, May 15, 2019 Santa Paula City Council meeting, the council discussed the FY19/20 goals and objectives. These were derived from a study session held on March 22, 2018. At this meeting, a list of tasks was presented. Three speakers spoke in public comments: Connie Tushla spoke of deteriorated streets, […]

Santa Paula | Decisions and Whispers about Santa Paula Hospital

Santa Paula |  Decisions and Whispers about Santa Paula Hospital

By Sheryl Hamlin In the Public Comments section of the May 15, 2019 Santa Paula Council meeting, citizen Derek Fourage informed the council and the public of unverified decisions about the Santa Paula hospital made by the VCHCA Ventura County Health Care Agency. Mr. Fourage said that because of “low census and budgetary concerns”, a […]

Santa Paula Hires New Park and Recreation Director from Oxnard

Santa Paula Hires New Park and Recreation Director from Oxnard

By Sheryl Hamlin City Manager Rock introduced Gregory Barnes at the May 15, 2019 city council meeting. Barnes was hired to replace Ed Mount who retired in December. Mr. Barnes came from Oxnard, where he was a recreation supervisor at various levels and an athletic director. Rock stated that Gregory Barnes has a BA in […]

Santa Paula: Investment Report for Three Quarters

Santa Paula: Investment Report for Three Quarters

By Sheryl Hamlin Although Sandra Easley retired in December of 2018, she still retains her elected position of City Treasurer, a position she held while Finance Director of the city. At the May 15, 2019 Santa Paula City Council meeting, Treasurer Easley presented the Three Quarter Investment Report comparing Q1, Q2, and Q3 investment earnings […]

Santa Paula: 2019 Wastewater Lawsuit

Santa Paula: 2019 Wastewater Lawsuit

By Sheryl Hamlin Closed Session Agenda and Action Item On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, the Santa Paula Closed Session Agenda listed one item: During the Closed Session Report of the Public Agenda, City Attorney Cotti reported that the council had authorized engagement in pre-filing mediation on this matter. Public Agenda Testimony During the Public Meeting […]

2020: The Coming Decade of Disruption and Reform

2020: The Coming Decade of Disruption and Reform

By Sheryl Hamlin The firm of Mehlman Castagnetti is a lobbying firm specializing in outcomes based strategy. This means that knowing history and given a certain mix of inputs, they devise strategies based on predictive outputs or forecasts. Their new presentation reminds us that it was a century ago that the United States proceeded through […]

Santa Paula: Audited Financials Later and Later

Santa Paula: Audited Financials Later and Later

By Sheryl Hamlin The FY 17-18 Audited Financial Report of the City of Santa Paula was presented on April 17, 2019, almost ten months after the close of the fiscal year on June 30, 2018. Recall that the FY 16-17 Audited Financial Report was presented on March 5, 2018, approximately nine months after the close […]

Santa Paula: Preparing for 5G Wireless

Santa Paula: Preparing for 5G Wireless

By Sheryl Hamlin Item 11 on the April 17, 2019 Santa Paula City Council was a new ordinance to allow 5G wireless towers on the public right-of-way. Typically, the wireless equipment has been on private property, such as the new tower disguised as a cross on the church located at Steckel Road and Harvard Boulevard, […]

Santa Paula: Making a Legacy Decision for City Hall

Santa Paula:  Making a Legacy Decision for City Hall

By Sheryl Hamlin The April 15th 2019 Special Santa Paula City Council was dedicated to street maintenance and the relocation of Civic Center and the Police Department. This meeting was a follow-on to the March 18, 2019 meeting where the relocation was first introduced. City Manager Rock opened his report with the introduction of the […]