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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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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City Began Enforcement of Signage Regulations on June 1, 2017

The City of Ojai is well-known for its appreciation of history, unique aesthetics, and small town character. In order to preserve these characteristics, the City requires all residents and business owners to adhere to the City’s signage ordinances. Effective June 1, 2017, the City has begun enforcing its signage regulations.

The City has noticed increases in A-Frame/menu board signs (commonly referred to as “sandwich boards”) and banners throughout the City. These signs are not allowed under the City’s municipal code.

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Roger Conrad Honored with City’s Lifetime Arts Achievement Award

The Ojai City Council is proud to announce awarding of the 2017 Lifetime
Achievement in the Arts Award to photographer and industrial designer Roger
Conrad.
Roger Conrad is an Ojai photographer and long-time Ojai Arts Commissioner.
He is a noted ocean photographer. Mr. Conrad’s photography has won several
awards and he has presented his art and spoken at several events throughout
Ojai and the County.
He has helped the City to promote the acquisition of public art,

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