Category: City of Ventura

City of Ventura Invites Lawsuit Due to Prop 218 Violation with Water Rates

On June 8, 2015 Ventura City Council will consider adopting water rates that in the view of Ventura County Taxpayers Association may be unconstitutional and in violation of the voter-approved Proposition 218. We appreciate the seriousness of the drought and…

Ventura Fire Station 4 Needed?

Ventura Fire Station 4 Needed? Last month VCTA contacted Ventura Fire Chief McPherson requesting information supporting an article in the Star that appeared to indicate improvements in citywide response time were related to reopening Station 4. It was obvious response…

Ventura’s Pension Savings Illusion

VCStar Editorial – Feb 12,2011 On Jan. 10, with great pride and a little bit of creative math, the Ventura City Council approved an agreement with police and the Service Employees International Union requiring that members make payments toward their…