Our federalist system gives us many opportunities to participate in our democracy. Some forms of participation are more common than others. And some citizens participate more than others, but almost everyone has a voice in government. Meet Your 2020 City Councilmembers We have a new Ventura City Council for 2020. We have three newer Councilmembers […]
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Act Now To Prevent Higher Water Rates! Monday June 8th is your last day to act if you want to oppose an increase in water rates. Your protest must be filed with the City Clerk before 6 PM. On this Monday, Ventura City Council will decide on whether to adopt the Ventura Water report , […]
Keeping Track Of Lost Opportunities, Revenues and Unnecessary Expenses With the passing of sales tax increases in Oxnard and Port Hueneme, it will come as no surprise to Venturans that our city Council will take this as a signal that it is time to attempt to impose a new sales tax increase again in Ventura. […]
SUMMARY UPDATE In previous editions we treated issues that are important to our community. We now provide updates on those issues as they have evolved and as information has become available from our city government: (A) The 911 Fee The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) has undertaken the task of prosecuting this action on behalf […]
SUMMARY UPDATE OF CITY COUNCIL DECISIONS In our last several publications we treated issues that are important to our community. We now provide updates on those issues as they have evolved and as information has become available: (A) The 911 Fee You refused to pay, filled out the forms and opted out, but you are […]