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What didn’t happen at Oxnard Council is more important than what did

What didn’t happen at Oxnard Council is more important than what did

By George Miller What was NOT addressed at the Tuesday, October 6 Oxnard Council meeting was likely more important than what was. Issues with tens of millions of dollars impact went unaddressed. Dozens of people came to the meeting to hear/talk about the multi (3)-million dollar assessment district fiasco and the high-stakes discussion over huge utility rate […]

Oxnard utility rates to go sky-high?

Oxnard utility rates to go sky-high?

By George Miller For years, the Oxnard utilities staff has been warning us about shrinking water supplies, higher costs, extensive deferred maintenance, obsolescence and expanding demand for water, wastewater and stormwater services. These services are probably as important to the health and safety of residents as are the police and fire departments. After one year of […]

Ventura Water Announces VenturaWaterPureDemonstration Facility

Ventura Water Announces VenturaWaterPureDemonstration Facility

Oxnard Council: Update on utilities projects, problems; $8MM settlement on downtown cinema suit

Oxnard Council: Update on utilities projects, problems; $8MM settlement on downtown cinema suit

By George Miller   Name Date Duration Agenda Minutes Video City Council Meeting February 3, 2015 03h 54m Agenda   Video    Utilities Update Report- $600-700 million needed Daniel Rydberg gave a report on the state of utilities- water, wastewater and streets in Oxnard. Staff Report: http://oxnard.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=46&event_id=8&meta_id=146846 City utilities, along with public safety, are among the most vital […]

Thousand Oaks: Jacqui Irwin says goodbye to seat she held for a decade

Thousand Oaks: Jacqui Irwin says goodbye to seat she held for a decade

By Kelsey Stuart “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in others,” said Lou Lichtl Thousand Oaks High School Principal as he commemorated Councilmember Jacqui Irwin’s service to the community. Over 20 members of the community came to congratulate and thank Irwin for her decade of service to the city on her […]

Rehab in the Canyons, 20% Water Reduction, Waste Water Secrets and Comedy- 10/6 Santa Paula City Council Mtg.

Rehab in the Canyons, 20% Water Reduction, Waste Water Secrets and Comedy- 10/6 Santa Paula City Council Mtg.

By Sheryl Hamlin   The October 6th Santa Paula City council meeting was an informative one hour and twenty five minute session. In a comedic shuffling of speaker cards during the first five minutes, Mayor Cook said he was learning how to run the meetings after nine months at the head of the dais. Rehab […]

Santa Paula: Who will pay the bill?

Santa Paula: Who will pay the bill?

By Sheryl Hamlin What was the rationale for the $28.6 million bond defeasance which was described in the audited financial statements? Who proposed the defeasance? How, where and when was it approved? Who voted yes and who opposed? What is the city’s plan for providing treated waste water to the purple pipes in East Area […]

Oxnard: Gang injunctions re-emphasized, budget nearly ready, recycling facility takeover doing well

Oxnard: Gang injunctions re-emphasized, budget nearly ready, recycling facility takeover doing well

By George Miller City Council wants a renewed emphasis on the gang injunction program, which has tapered off somewhat, even as gang-related crime has been on the increase. The city’s anti-gang strategy/program has had broad public support and a fair degree of success, based on arrests, crimes statistics, and perceived improved city livability. A decade […]

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