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Ventura City Council Asks Citizens for More Taxes

Ventura City Council Asks Citizens for More Taxes

       On May 23, 2016, the Ventura City Council joined a parade of governments hoping to persuade voters to raise the sales tax, and last week, in a 6 to 1 decision, the Council voted to place a measure on the November 2016 ballot to raise the Ventura sales tax by 1/2%. Councilman James Monahan […]

Ventura City Council Spends $118,000 to Ask Voters to Increase Taxes – Again

Ventura City Council Spends $118,000 to Ask Voters to Increase Taxes – Again

On April 14, 2015, the City Council directed the City Manager to conduct a “community survey” to gauge interest in future revenue options (government speak for raise taxes) to support community services for a fee of $38,000. They did that and spent your money for a poll. On September 28, 2015, the City Council listened […]