Ventura County Redistricting 2021

Ventura County Redistricting 2021

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...

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6-29-2020 Ventura County BOS 6-26-20 RE-Vote to extend ERNs for CIHP – Brown Act Violation

6-29-2020 Ventura County BOS 6-26-20 RE-Vote to extend ERNs for CIHP – Brown Act Violation

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.

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March 2020 UPDATE!

March 2020 UPDATE!

The City of Oxnard’s denial of the County’s Local Coastal Plan Amendment (LCPA) was a win that temporarily stopped the project moving forward. But the County and the billionaire developers have not given up.

On January 27, 2020, the County filed an Override request with the California Coastal Commission. The County’s Override seeks to overturn the City’s LCPA denial. If the Coastal Commission approves this Override, the project will be able to go forward. We need the Coastal Commission to deny the County’s request for an Override.

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HBCA Position on “Visioning” Meetings:

HBCA Position on “Visioning” Meetings:

Only Established PWP Process Has Legal Basis for the Public to Hold the County Accountable to Deliver the PlanThe fundamental reason governmental agencies like Cities and the Counties establish standard procedures and processes for public input. (e.g. a Specific Plan...

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HBCA Updates

Read the timeline on The Fisherman’s Wharf Project. The timeline contains background information and key events leading up to NOW.

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HBCA Position

What is needed and would be supported regarding the proposed Fisherman’s Wharf project by the County and Channel Islands Harbor Properties LLC

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About The Scale Model

Using the developer’s own architectural drawings, HBCA created a Scale Model. For the first time, the public can actually see the scale and density of the Fisherman’s Wharf project. The public can see the County and Developer’s promotional renderings are misleading.

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Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice

“Equity demands more. Over the last five years, the commission has questioned whether we are doing enough to provide access for all to our beaches, a right guaranteed under the California constitution,” said Environmental Justice Commissioner Effie Turnbull-Sanders. “Achieving true equity requires us to first understand and own our history of disenfranchisement; then, work diligently and deliberately to create full and inclusive participation in process, policy and benefits. Now the real work begins.”

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