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Pet Sterilization & Microchipping Q & A’s- Ordinance Takes Effect on February 13, 2019.

On February 13, 2018, the City adopted an ordinance that takes effect on February 13, 2019, requiring pet owners to have pets sterilized and microchipped as a means of promoting the public health, safety and welfare of both humans and pets in the city.
Pet owners have a one-year grace period to comply with the
ordinance. Please see the flyer below.

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People Like You- A Disaster Preparedness Film Now Available For Viewing

County Supervisor Steve Bennet’s webpage (…/district-1-supervisor-steve-bennett) has been updated to include useful emergency information. It now includes the “People Like You” film, which includes information on creating emergency supply kits, sheltering in place, emergency communications, triage and first aid, utilities, fire, earthquakes, hazardous materials, hurricanes and tornadoes.

Please visit the webpage to watch the film, or to obtain other useful information.

If you are interested in watching the film on television (Channel 10 in Ojai),

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FEMA Disaster Recovery Assistance Deadlines Are Approaching- March 16, 2018

The deadlines are approaching for FEMA Disaster Recovery Assistance, which is set for March 16, 2018. The Disaster Unemployment Assistance is set for March 19, 2018. related to the Thomas Fires. For information on these and other resources, please visit:

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Voluntary evacuation ordered for Matilija Cyn and North Fork area north of Ojai due to incoming storm:

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has ordered a voluntary evacuation for Matilija Canyon and North Fork communities due to an incoming rainstorm expected to bring significant rainfall on March 13, 2018 beginning at 7:00 am. This notice affects all residents and businesses in those two communities north of the Ojai Valley.

Ventura County residents should visit for up-to-date information about evacuations, road closures, and storm impacts.

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Please take a few minutes to sign up (or update) with vc-alert,

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Reminder: Sign Up Now for VC Alert

Reminder: Sign Up for VC Alert for Emergency Alerts:
With the possibility of rain in the forecast, please take a minute to register (or update your address if you are already registered) with VC Alert, so that you are able to get direct alerts in the event of an emergency.

For more information, or to sign up, visit:

How it Works

The process begins when the City or County issues a message about a potential safety hazard or concern.

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