New Mayor's Video Series
Live on YouTube

Check out the City's YouTube channel to watch the latest news from Ventura Mayor Sofia Rubalcava, featuring updates about Ventura Water, the SoCal Gas Compressor Site, statewide rental assistance, and more. All Mayor videos are available in English and en Español.

The City's YouTube channel also features a playlist for all public meetings, including the most recent City Council meeting.

As a reminder, the Council Chambers remain closed for in-person meetings. All City public meetings will be hosted virtually until further notice.
Health and Environmental Justice Educational Forum

Learn more about environmental justice and how planning impacts the health of Ventura residents in our upcoming educational forum on Tuesday, September 21 at 6pm.

This will be a joint meeting with the General Plan Advisory Committee. Advanced registration is encouraged.
Have you taken the
Visioning Survey yet?

Tell us about your vision for the future including locations for new development such as housing, retail, office space, and more!

The survey is available in English and en Español. Deadline is October 3.

Community Cleanup Event
Registration Open

Community Cleanup & Recycling Day is back! City of Ventura residents* are invited to drop off their unwanted items for proper disposal and recycling on Saturday, October 2 from 8:30-11:30am.

Limited secure document shred services will also be available.

*Pre-registration and proof of residency are required. 
Last call for the Survey:
Active Transportation Plan

The public survey for our Active Transportation Plan (ATP) is in its final days!

Tell us your experience walking, biking, and taking transit in the City. Your feedback is critical in the development of a roadmap that will prioritize projects to make it easier to travel throughout Ventura.

The survey is available in English and en Español.

Visit to learn more and sign up to receive email updates. 
Know the Sound of
Evacuation Orders

If evacuations are ordered, the Ventura Police Department will utilize the new Hi-Lo Warning System to let residents know when it's time to evacuate.

Residents should also register for disaster notices from VC Alert and follow VPD on social media for timely updates during emergencies.

September is National Preparedness Month. Take a moment to learn more about evacuations, evacuation terms, and evacuation maps. Visit VPD's website: