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Oxnard Maintenance Calendar

Oxnard Maintenance Calendar: Special Districts Division

The City of Oxnard uses private contractors to maintain the landscaping inside various neighborhoods in the City with funds collected through landscape maintenance assessment district charges placed on the property tax bill and managed by the Special Districts Division.  Currently the City uses Garcia’s Landscaping for most of the landscape maintenance districts (“LMDs”) and Brightview for the Waterways Maintenance Assessment …

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Benefit Assessment Districts

Benefit Assessment Districts: Oxnard

What are Benefit Assessment Districts? Benefit Assessment Districts are a “property tax” mechanism used by local governmental agencies in California (counties, cities, and special districts) to fund public improvements and services.  Assessment Districts are established for a specific geographical area that receives a special benefit from specific public improvements and services.  In other words, the charge only applies to properties …

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Special Districts Division Staffing

Special Districts Division Staffing: November 2019 Update

The CivicMic Team is happy to provide this update for the City of Oxnard’s Special Districts Division staffing, including the hiring of a new Manager and two Inspectors. Below is the official City announcement for the Division’s new Manager, Julie Phillips: “The Public Works Department welcomes Julie Phillips, Special Districts Manager. She will oversee the Special Districts Division which is …

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Text Oxnard

Text OXNARD to 33777: How to Improve Maintenance of Public Landscaping

Text OXNARD to 33777 and join the email list to learn options on how to improve maintenance of public landscaping throughout the City of Oxnard. Your participation in upcoming community meetings is needed! Text OXNARD to 33777 The City wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and …

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Pacific Pointe Landscaping a Topic of Discussion

Pacific Pointe Landscaping a Topic of Discussion

CivicMic is happy to report that a resident of the Pacific Pointe community in Oxnard has reached to CivicMic for additional information related to the Pacific Pointe landscaping including landscaping on the perimeter. CivicMic has provided the information directly via email as it will be a topic of discussion at tonight’s Board meeting.  We are also releasing the information through …

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Oxnard Perimeter and Median Landscaping

Oxnard Perimeter and Median Landscaping

On this post, CivicMic will focus on the City of Oxnard perimeter and median landscaping.  CivicMic has received responses from the survey on the maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping.  The City wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City …

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Harbour Island Maintenance

Harbour Island Maintenance of Public Landscaping to Improve

In this post, CivicMic will continue to focus on next steps to better public improvements starting with Harbour Island maintenance of the public improvements.  Please click here to read our previous post on this topic. As previously posted by CivicMic, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance …

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Harbour Island Irrigati

Harbour Island Irrigation of Public Landscaping to Improve

In this post, CivicMic will continue to focus on next steps to better public improvements starting with Harbour Island irrigation of the public improvements.  Please click here to read our previous post on this topic. As previously posted by CivicMic, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance …

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Oxnard Survey Questions and Answers Part 1

Oxnard Survey: Questions and Answers Part 1

November 5, 2019 Update:  The survey is now closed. CivicMic has begun receiving responses from the Oxnard survey.  The City wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City thus protecting real estate values and enhancing the quality of life for its …

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Oxnard Survey in Progress

Oxnard Survey in Progress

November 5, 2019 Update:  The survey is now closed. CivicMic has begun receiving responses from the Oxnard survey in progress.  The survey responses will help the City analyze options to improve the maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping for various communities throughout the City. Important:  The main purpose of the survey is to collect email addresses and get everyone …

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Oxnard Landscaping Schedule

Oxnard Landscaping Schedule & Inspection Reports: Landscape Maintenance Districts

Do you live in an Oxnard community where maintenance of the public improvements is funded by one of the City’s landscape maintenance districts?  Would you like to see the Oxnard landscaping schedule to find out when the City’s contractor is supposed to be in your community maintaining the improvements?  Would you like to see the inspection reports?  Would you like …

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River Ridge Public Improvements

River Ridge Public Improvements

The City of Oxnard has begun outreach and engagement efforts with residents interested in going through the process necessary for the City to increase the level of maintenance of the River Ridge public improvements including the exterior (perimeter) improvements. River Ridge receives a B level of maintenance for public improvements inside the tract.  However, assessments from the River Ridge Landscape …

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Standard Pacific Public Improvements

Standard Pacific Public Improvements

The City of Oxnard has begun outreach and engagement efforts with residents interested in going through the process necessary for the City to increase the level of maintenance of the Standard Pacific public improvements including the exterior (perimeter) improvements. Standard Pacific receives a B level of maintenance for public improvements inside the tract.  However, assessments from the Standard Pacific Landscape …

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Harbour Island Next Steps

Harbour Island: Next Steps to Better Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Harbour Island next steps to better public improvements.  As previously posted by CivicMic, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) …

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Pacific Cove Service Level

Pacific Cove Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Pacific Cove service level received from the Landscape Maintenance District No. 41 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior (perimeter) improvements surrounding the Pacific Cove community. On August 12, 2019, CivicMic met with residents to learn about concerns on the Pacific Cove service …

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Pacific Cove Meeting Notes

Pacific Cove Meeting Notes

Updated August 15, 2019 Looking for the Pacific Cove Meeting Notes? On August 12, 2019, CivicMic met with residents of the Pacific Cove community in Oxnard to learn about concerns with the Landscape Maintenance District No. 41, maintenance of the perimeter improvements, and the need for additional efforts to improve the community. Pacific Cove Meeting Notes: A big thanks to …

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Pacific Cove Kickoff

Pacific Cove Kickoff Meeting: Monday 8/12/2019 at 6 PM

Updated 8/11/2019 – Location updated.    Meet with CivicMic’s Pablo Perez at the Pacific Cove Kickoff Meeting on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM.    CivicMic will be on location at 5452 Barrymore Drive in Oxnard.  Home has a green awning over the front door.  Join your neighbors attending this meeting! The City of Oxnard is using the CivicMic …

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Harbour Island Service Level

Harbour Island Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Harbour Island service level received from the Waterways LMD maintenance of the public improvements. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone …

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Huff Court Service Level

Huff Court Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Huff Court service level received from the LMD No. 53 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Huff Court community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six …

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Rose Island Service Level II

Rose Island Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Rose Island service level received from the LMD No. 27 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Rose Island community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six …

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Vineyards Service Level Featured 2

Vineyards Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Vineyards service level received from the LMD No. 24 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Vineyards community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape …

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Greystone Service Level Featured 2

Greystone Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Greystone service level received from the LMD No. 23 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Greystone community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape …

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California Lighthouse Service Level Featured

California Lighthouse Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the California Lighthouse service level received from the LMD No. 16 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the California Lighthouse community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six …

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St Tropez Service Level Featured

St. Tropez Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the St. Tropez service level received from the LMD No. 11 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the St. Tropez neighborhood. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six …

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Oxnard Survey

Oxnard Survey: Community Meeting for Maintenance Assessment Districts

November 5, 2019 Update: The survey is now closed. The City of Oxnard is considering options to improve the maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping for various communities throughout the City. Take the Oxnard survey to help the City analyze the options and schedule a community meeting! CivicMic will continue to share information about the maintenance assessment districts, options …

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Le Village Service Level II

Le Village Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Le Village service level received from the LMD No. 13 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Le Village community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six …

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California Cove Service Level

California Cove Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the California Cove service level received from the LMD No. 14 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the California Cove community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six …

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Oxnard Harbour Island

Oxnard Harbour Island Turf Removal

Oxnard Harbour Island: As previously reported by CivicMic (click here to read), there are eight (8) Districts and one (1) Zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) of the City’s Maintenance Assessment Districts for which the City is unable to provide the standard “B” level of maintenance.  The revenue collected through assessments is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of maintenance.  …

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Low Service Level 2

Low Service Level: Maintenance Assessment Districts

UPDATED 7/4/2019 to add Harbour Island (Zone 2 of the Waterways Maintenance Assessment District). As previously posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard held a Council meeting on June 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the Council Chambers located at 305 West Third Street, Oxnard. The Agenda included public hearings for the setting and approval of various assessment levies for …

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Oxnard Top 5

Oxnard Top 5 Things to Know About Your Landscape Maintenance District

In this post, CivicMic introduces the Oxnard Top 5 things to know about your Landscape Maintenance District. The City of Oxnard has 38 of them and they all have these five things in common. The Districts fall under a category of property taxation commonly known as special assessments used by municipalities to fund the ongoing maintenance of public improvements such …

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Oxnard Council Meeting 6-2019

Council Meeting 6/18/2019: Oxnard Maintenance – Levies Approved for Fiscal Year 2019/20

Oxnard Maintenance: As previously posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard held a Council meeting on June 18, 2019 and the Agenda included public hearings for the setting and approval of various assessment levies for Fiscal Year 2019/20. The levies were approved by the City Council. The levies fund the maintenance of public improvements at various communities throughout the City. …

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Public Hearings 2

What About These Public Hearings?

In this post, CivicMic continues to share information about the steps municipalities must take to levy assessments on the County secured property tax bills. As hinted by the title of this post, public hearings are a big part of it. In this post, we will specifically discuss public hearings for California special assessments aka assessment districts. It is important to …

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Oxnard Council Meetin

Oxnard Council Meeting 6/18/2019: Maintenance Assessment Districts

June 14, 2019 Update – Oxnard Council meeting supporting documents added. A City of Oxnard Council meeting has been scheduled for June 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers located at 305 West Third Street, Oxnard. Your attendance and participation is always welcomed! The Agenda includes public hearings for the setting and approval …

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