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Boundary Map Selected for City of Ojai Transition to District-based Electoral System

At its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Ojai City Council voted to adopt an ordinance changing the City’s electoral code to transition from an at-large election system to a district-based election system, pursuant to Elections Code Section 10010 and the California Voting Rights Act. It further voted to establish district boundaries and released a district-based election map delineating the boundaries for the four districts.

A district-based electoral system is one in which a city is divided into separate districts,

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Notice of Cancellation of December 25 Ojai City Council Regular Meeting



 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Tuesday, December 25, 2018 regularly scheduled meeting of the Ojai City Council has been cancelled.

The City Council will next meet on Tuesday, January 8, 2018 starting at 7:00 p.m.

For any questions please contact the City Clerk’s office at or (805) 646-5581 x120.

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Notice of City Council Reorganization

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at its Regular Meeting held on December 11, 2018, the City Council of the City of Ojai reorganized as follows:


John F. Johnston, Mayor

Suza Francina, Mayor Pro Tempore

Ryan Blatz, Council Member

Randy Haney, Council Member

William Weirick, Council Member


The Mayor is elected. The Mayor Pro Tempore is selected by the full City Council from among the four Council Members.

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The Ojai Valley Museum and the City of Ojai Arts Commission would like to invite the public to the celebration of the new museum gates Saturday, December 15 at 11:00 a.m.


The gates are the result of a joint effort to add beauty and security to the historic building. They were created by local artist Doug Lochner of hand-forged steel and designed to echo the original design of the Museum.

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Official Results of the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election Now Available

Official, certified results of the four races for the City of Ojai from the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election are available for viewing or to download, here.

The City of Ojai contracts with the County of Ventura Elections Division to provide election services, including a canvass of the votes cast in the General Municipal Election. The County has until December 6, 2018 to present the results of the canvass to each election jurisdiction.

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