Category Archives: City News

City of Ojai Proposed FY 2017 – 18 Budget Document Now Available for Review

The City of Ojai’s proposed FY 2017-18 budget document is now available for review. The budget will be discussed at a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Ojai Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m.

The document can be accessed by clicking this link.

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Ojai Police Department Citizen Academy

On October 11 , 2017, the Ojai Police Department will begin a Citizen’s Academy program. This is a ten-week course designed to give citizens an overview of the police department’s function and operational procedures.
There will be presentations by a superior court judge, K-9 officer, S.W.A.T. team members, bombsquad, narcotic officers, and many others. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet the Chief of Police and get a comprehensive tour of the police station.

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CORRECTION: Public Hearing Notice Published Regarding Ojai/Nordhoff Grammar School

A City of Ojai ad in the September 1, 2017, edition of the Ojai Valley News includes an incorrect Public Hearing Notice. The Public Hearing Notice states that the City Council will hold a public hearing on the Ojai/Nordhoff Grammar School Designation as City of Ojai Historic Landmark No. 24 on September 12. The matter is not scheduled for the September 12 City Council meeting. The matter is returning to the Historic Preservation Commission on a date to be determined.

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Board and Commission Vacancies Notice Apply by September 25, 2017


Applications are now being accepted from City of Ojai residents and Ojai Valley residents for the following volunteer positions, for four-year terms:

Historic Preservation Commissioner (one opening)

Applications are now being accepted from City of Ojai residents for the following volunteer positions, for four-year terms:

Parks and Recreation Commissioner (one opening)

Fiscal Policy Budget Committee Member (one opening)

Building Appeals Board Member (four openings)

Applications are now being accepted from residents living within the boundaries of the Ojai Unified School District for the following volunteer position,

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Leaf Blower Enforcement Resumes July 1, 2017: Information Fliers now Available in English and Spanish

The City of Ojai’s municipal code limits the use of gas-powered leaf blowers (Ojai Municipal Code Section 5-11.05). The city suspended enforcement of this ordinance in 2014, but enforcement resumes on July 1, 2017.

FAQ fliers are now available in both English and Spanish, listing information that residents and landscape professionals need to know.

City staff are also happy to answer any questions. You may contact them at (805) 646-5581 x112 or by visiting City Hall at 401 S.

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