This page is intended to share information and resources related to issues that are of significant community interest, but may not fall under a specific City department. Most of the items in this section involve several agencies or businesses.
PUBLIC SAFETY POWER SHUTOFF (PSPS)
The PSPS process is determined by Southern California Edison (SCE). All residents, including those who need continuous power for special medical equipment, are strongly encouraged to visit www.sce.com/PSPS, or call (800) 655-4555, and update their emergency contact information with SCE.
Important Information & Resources on Power Outages
PSPS Information Packet with Camarillo Circuit Area Maps
Frequently Asked Questions
Letter from City Manager to SCE Government Relations Manager, Rudy Gonzales (dated October 21, 2019)
Messages from SCE on efforts to reduce PSPS impacts to Camarillo (October 30, 2019 and November 6, 2019)
SCE Response to City's Questions (November 8, 2019)
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) allows industrial hemp to be cultivated, and the Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner’s office is the local agency responsible for permitting/registering commercial hemp operations. More information is available on the Agricultural Commissioner's website or by calling (805) 388-4222 or emailing VenturaCountyAg.Commissioner@ventura.org.
Letter from Mayor Kildee to Board of Supervisors (November 13, 2019)
Letter from Mayor Kildee to Supervisor Long (October 30, 2019)
Frequently Asked Questions
News Release (Post Date: October 4, 2019)
Map of Industrial Hemp Cultivation Near Camarillo (October 9, 2019)
Map of Industrial Hemp Cultivation Near Camarillo (October 23, 2019)
Public Meeting on Industrial Hemp Cultivation: On November 19, 2019, the Agricultural Commissioner presented a report to the Ventura County Board of Supervisors regarding hemp cultivation in Ventura County. The meeting agenda and board letter are available on the County of Ventura’s website.
We encourage the community to attend and speak on this matter, and to submit written comments to County Supervisor Kelly Long: (805) 654-2276 | Fax: (805) 654-2226 | email@example.com, as well as to the Office of the Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner: VenturaCountyAg.Commissioner@ventura.org.
SOMIS RANCH FARMWORKER HOUSING PROJECT
This private development project is being processed by Ventura County Planning Division.
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PEAK OIL PROJECT
On Thursday, November 14, 2019, the Ventura County Planning Commission denied the appeal by PEAK Oil of the Notice of Violation issued by the County of Ventura. According to the project representative at the hearing, the Peak Oil site has been completely shut down since mid-May of 2019. At this time, there is no indication if or when the operation will resume at the current location.
Ventura County Planning Division Agenda and Staff Report for November 14, 2019 Public Hearing
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Michelle Glueckert D'Anna
Community Relations Officer