Happenings Around the Bend
November 2: Blues at the Beach Festival
In our town, there are never enough beach parties with music. You are invited to stop by the Ventura Water booth to talk water from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit roadshowrevival.com.
November 9: Urban Gold Garden Class
The Water Wise Gardening series has been very popular with more than 50 attendees at each of the last two classes. Check out our Ventura Water Blog article and podcast about the packed Ocean Friendly Garden class held on October 12. Join us for the third of our series, Urban Gold, to expand your knowledge about the water-holding capacity and biology of soil. This free class will be held from 10 a.m. -11:30 a.m. at the Cityâ€™s Sanjon Maintenance Yard. For more information and to register for the free class, visit cityofventura.net/water/landscape.
November 14: Water: Take 1 Awards Ceremony
If you watched and voted in the Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest, then you will want to have a seat at waterâ€™s version of the Academy Awards from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Brooks Institute of Photographyâ€™s remarkable sound stage in Ventura. Watch the top and winning films on the big screen, munch on popcorn and mingle with your neighbors at this fun and free community event. Light refreshments will be served. RSVPs are required at watertake1.eventbrite.com.
November 25: Ventura Water Rate Advisory Committee Public Meeting
The citizen Water Rate Advisory Committee will conduct its third public meeting at 6 p.m. at the Cityâ€™s Sanjon Maintenance Yard. If you missed the October 23 meeting, all the materials and presentations are available for review at cityofventura.net/water/committee.
The committee is tasked with contributing community input to an update of Venturaâ€™s Cost of Service study, the basis of water and wastewater rates. This effort will offer community members the opportunity to evaluate future customer rates based on 10-year financial plans which include operational costs (water supplies, electricity and treatment) as well as capital replacement and improvement projects for Venturaâ€™s aging pipelines and facilities. For more information and agenda items when available, visit cityofventura.net/water/committee.
December 11: Ventura Water Rate Advisory Committee Public Meeting
If needed, the citizen Water Rate Advisory Committee will conduct its fourth public meeting at 6 p.m. at the Cityâ€™s Sanjon Maintenance Yard. For more information and agenda items when available, visit cityofventura.net/water/committee.
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