Agenda for March 27 Meeting

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College Area Community Council
Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7:00pm at
Wright Event Center
57 Day Road
FREE PARKING AT THE WRIGHT EVENT CENTER DURING THE MEETING

7:00 Welcome/Introductions

7:10 Police Report, Q & A

7:20 Ventura Community College Report with Q & A, including report on planned solar projects at Ventura College

7:35 Ventura Water District’s Proposal for Collaboration to Resolve Ventura River Dispute – Bruce Kuebler

8:00 How the Visitors & Convention Bureau advertises Ventura

8:15 Tides apartment project (vacant lot on Telegraph Road at Day Road). Report on February 13 conceptual review by Planning Commission and Design Review Committee

8:25 Community Councils & the General Plan update – Kathy Bremer

8:35 Discussions and Announcements:
   – College Area Community Council elections next month
   – Water Update – Mike Johnson
   – Arroyo Verde Playground Proposed Design, Public Meeting, Wednesday, April 10 at 5pm
   – CPA Choices Open until March 31, 2019 for Solar customers – Friends of the Library News – Kathy Thomson
   – Developments/new businesses in the College Area
   – Recovery progress and ongoing issues from Thomas Fire
   – Other Announcements/Questions
9:00 Adjourn

Next regular meeting will be Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Agenda for February 27 Meeting

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College Area Community Council
Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:00pm at
Wright Event Center
57 Day Road
FREE PARKING AT THE WRIGHT EVENT CENTER DURING THE MEETING

7:00 Welcome/Introductions

7:10 Police Report with Q & A

7:20 Ventura Community College Report & Q & A

7:30 “What to do if you need to call 911” presented by Ventura Fire Department. Additional topics will be a brief review of City and County emergency alert networks and upcoming Ventura CERT training (Community Emergency Response Teams).

8:00 Clean Power Alliance & Your Choices for Power – Joe Yahner, Environmental Sustainability Division Manager

8:15 Report on January 30 Arroyo Verde Park design meeting – Tom Martin, Parks Manager

8:25 General Plan update & Community Councils participation – Kathy Bremer

8:35 Planning Commission and Design Review Committee February 13 review of the Tides apartment project (vacant lot on Telegraph Road at Day Road).

8:45 Discussions and Announcements:
    Friends of the Library News
    Development update/new businesses in the College Area
    Recovery progress and ongoing issues from the Thomas Fire
    Open Announcements/Questions

9:00 Adjourn

Next regular meeting will be Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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Agenda for January 23 Meeting

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College Area Community Council
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:00pm at
Wright Event Center
57 Day Road
FREE PARKING AT THE WRIGHT EVENT CENTER DURING THE MEETING

7:00 Welcome/Introductions

7:10 Police Report with Q & A

7:20 Ventura Community College Report & Q & A

7:30 Mayor Matt LaVere represents Council District 3 on the City Council which includes all of the College area. He will give an update on the upcoming year, the City Budget, draft Capital Improvement Plan, and more.

8:00 Learn about the conceptual review by Planning Commission and Design Review Committee on January 16 of the Tides apartment project (vacant lot on Telegraph Road at Day Road).

8:15 News about the City’s General Plan Update process and follow-up to the General Plan discussion on November 28.

8:30 Share constructive suggestions about parking and other issues related to the new Rincon Brewery, the Starbucks drive-thru, and other changes around the College Area. Learn what changes Rincon has made to address neighborhood concerns.

8:45 Discussions and Announcements:
Library News (Kathy Thomson)
Development update/new businesses in the College Area
Recovery progress and ongoing issues from the Thomas Fire
Water Q & A (Mike Johnson)
Other Announcements/Questions

9:00 Adjourn

Next regular meeting will be Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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Agenda for November 28 Meeting

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College Area Community Council
Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 7:00pm at
Wright Event Center
57 Day Road
FREE PARKING AT THE WRIGHT EVENT CENTER DURING THE MEETING

Special Meeting: Ventura’s General Plan Update

7:00 Welcome/Introductions
7:05 The College Area & the General Plan Update
7:20 Explanation & Examples with Planning Staff
7:30 Ventura Planning Staff General Plan Workshop (Dave Ward, Iain Holt & staff)
       Other Announcements/Questions

9:00 Adjourn

The City of Ventura is updating its General Plan. This plan controls land use in our city as well as other aspects of our daily lives. General Plans are mandated to include the following elements: Land use, Circulation (traffic management), Housing, Conservation & Open Space, Noise (limitations), Health & Safety, Air quality & recently added Environmental Justice.

Please join us for an important opportunity to have your voice heard and to relay your ideas for improving our community. What do we wish to be Ventura’s future? This General Plan update will improve on the last one only if residents voice their ideas, opinions and concerns to ensure that that this plan better reflects the vision that residents have for our city.

Come ready to ask questions and discuss what you would like to see in the public engagement process and your vision for the College Area.

No meeting in December. HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!

Next regular meeting will be Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Agenda for October 24 Meeting

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College Area Community Council
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7:00pm at
Wright Event Center
57 Day Road
FREE PARKING AT THE WRIGHT EVENT CENTER DURING THE MEETING

7:00 Welcome/Introductions
7:05 Police Report with Q & A
7:20 Ventura Community College Report with Q & A
7:30 Ventura Watershed Protection District: maintenance and operation of the barrancas and drainage systems in the College Area
7:50 Clean Power Alliance: understanding how recent changes will affect your choices for energy purchases
8:30 Discussions and Announcements:
        Library News
        Development update/new businesses in the College Area
        Water Update
        Fall election Q & A
        Other Announcements/Questions

9:00 Adjourn

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Agenda for September 26 Meeting

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College Area Community Council
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:00pm at
Wright Event Center
57 Day Road
FREE PARKING AT THE WRIGHT EVENT CENTER DURING THE MEETING

7:00 Welcome/Introductions
7:05 Police Report with Q & A
7:20 Ventura Community College Report with Q & A
7:30 Ventura Water presentation on Advanced (“Smart”) Meters.
7:50 Ocean Friendly Gardens program by Surfrider Foundation.
8:10 Proposed development at Telegraph and Day Road.
8:30 Discussions and Announcements:
        Library News
        Development update/new businesses in the College Area
        Water Q & A (Mike Johnson)
        Fall election Q & A
        Other Announcements/Questions

9:00 Adjourn

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