2022 County Audit Report on Harbor Department is Released! The Report Confirms Public’s Concerns, Omits Important Issues
and Raises More Questions! HBCA continues to push for positive changes in the way the harbor is managed.
Thank you for your support & generosity!2021 Holiday Food and Toy Drive on Saturday December 4th The results of all our efforts are:Estimated 4,000 lbs of foodApproximately 1,200 incredible toysOver $25,000 in monetary donations including the matching...
TAKE ACTION TODAY! Please share your support for our Community of Interest! The County is required to complete the redistricting process by December 15, 2021. The County is considering draft Maps NOW! The City of Oxnard redistricting deadline is in April...
Important Update on the Harbor: What Has Been Achieved (9/21)HBCA discovered that the Harbor Department was operating without a standard development process though both the County and the City of Oxnard each had one. A standard development process is essential to...
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HBCA Public Comments to LA Water Board in support of our harbor’s water quality – December 2020
Thank You For Your Support! The Holiday Food & Toy Drive exceeded expectations!
Channel Islands Harbor Partners LLC (CIHP) did not pay the required fees on December 1st required to retain its exclusive Lease Option Agreement related to the Fisherman’s Wharf area. However, CIHP’s exclusivity through ERNs for the X3 area and F/F1 parcels are not due to expire until March 31, 2021
It was a rare unanimous 12-0 vote by the Coastal Commission denying the County’s attempt to override the City of Oxnard’s denial of a Local Coastal Plan Amendment to allow the massive 400 apartment building at Fisherman’s Wharf. BUT – it’s NOT OVER!
Coastal Commission 2020 Override decision – watch the video!
8-12-2020 – Reasons to deny the request by Ventura County Harbor Department for an LCP amendment override
California Coastal Commission Hearing August 12, 2020 South Central Coast District Agenda Item: 19 Local Coastal Programs (LCPs) City of Oxnard LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-OXN-20-0007-1 (Ventura County Harbor Department) Public hearing and action on request by Ventura...
6-29-2020 Harbor and Beach Community Alliance charges violation of California’s Brown Act, which ensures transparent government processes and public access, during a regular public Board of Supervisors’ meeting June 23. The issue at hand was a proposed nine-month extension of a developer’s Exclusive Right to Negotiate for three land parcels at Channel Islands Harbor.
Apartments can be built anywhere. Harbors cannot.
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Mail to: 3600 Harbor Blvd, #488, Oxnard, Ca.. 93035
Join your friends and neighbors who understand how lucky we are to have such a beautiful harbor and realize the importance in opposing the Fisherman’s Wharf 400 apartment project. Our harbor is one of the most beautiful small boat harbors in the nation. There are only 12 small boat harbors along the 1,100 miles of California coastline and harbors are not being built anymore.
Many in the community are outraged by the County taking 11 acres of beautiful waterside land and turning it into a 400 apartment complex. The proposed complex is 2 city blocks long, 55 feet high, a gated fortress- like complex surrounded by two story high walls locking the public out.
The Harbor & Beach Community Alliance (HBCA) is different from other community groups because HBCA is guided by experts and legal counsel. This strategic guidance has made HBCA effective. To date HBCA has succeeded in delaying this project, forcing it to go through the normal regulatory process. But it is not over. To continue to be effective, expert and legal advice is essential and that requires funds.