Temporary closure extended for City facilities

The City of Ventura has extended its temporary closure of facilities and suspension of most in-person recreational programming until Monday, January 31, 2022, due to an increase in COVID-19 cases countywide.


The City will continue to monitor cases at the end of January and re-evaluate dates for safely reopening facilities.

Read the City press release
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Meet the City's executive leadership team

The City of Ventura's executive leadership team oversees the day-to-day business of making a city run and engages in long-range planning to ensure that projects fit within City adopted Council goals.

Meet your City Leadership
RSVP to Attend Cleanup & Recycling Event

Upcoming community

cleanup & recycling event

Get a jumpstart on spring cleaning by participating in the next Community Cleanup & Recycling Event, hosted on Saturday, February 12, from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Drop off unwanted items to be properly disposed of or recycled. Items accepted: 

  • Household, trash, and garage Items: appliances, clothing, furniture, and metal
  • Electronic waste: computers, TVs, printers, audio/video equipment 
  • Tires (limit 4 per household)

Secure document shred services will also be available at this event. Space is limited. Advance registration required. Free event for City of Ventura residents. Proof of residency required.

Household Hazardous Waste items will not be accepted. For HHW events, visit www.CityofVentura.ca.gov/HHW.

See a pothole?

Call our hotline!

Ventura has received a lot of rain in recent weeks, which increases potholes found around the community.

Our City Streets Team cares a lot about our roadways and has been hard at work fixing and filling potholes. In the last few weeks, they've completed over 250 pothole repairs with more to go!

To report a pothole, call the City Hotline at 805-652-4590.

Learn more: Ventura River Trail Grant 

Virtual community forum for the Ventura River Trail Grant

The community is invited to a virtual forum on Saturday, January 22 from 1-3 p.m. Share ideas to include in the City of Ventura's grant application to renovate the Ventura River Trail and learn about the Clean California Local Grant Program by Caltrans.

Take the survey:

Your input and support of this project is valuable to us. Please provide feedback by taking the survey.

Take the survey
Council Meetings: Review, Watch, or Submit a Public Comment

Up next at City Council

Here is a look at the upcoming dates for City Council meetings in January.

This includes two special meetings hosted on January 29 at 9 a.m. for Council Goal Setting Session #3 and the January 31 at

6 p.m. for the Housing Element.

For direct links to review, watch or submit a public comment for a future meeting, visit www.CityofVentura.ca.gov/Government. Regular City Council meetings start at 6pm and are hosted virtually (until further notice).

Read the Mayor's article

Mayor's message and video

"The coming of a New Year marks a time when many people take a moment to reflect on the past year. It's a time to acknowledge achievements, recount past accomplishments, and celebrate milestones." - Mayor Sofia Rubalcava.

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