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We have upcoming elections for the Pierpont Community Council Board which will occur on May 16th at the Marriott Hotel Mezzanine level at 7:00 PM. For those of you who have expressed concern about the political complexion of the Board, this is your opportunity to contribute. We are currently seeking a Treasurer and Vice Chair to include in our slate. Of course, all who live in Pierpont are eligible to run for office. Those eligible are all residents, property owners and business owners of the Pierpont area, which is defined as the south end of San Pedro Street to Harbor Boulevard to Seaward Avenue to the East end of Pierpont Boulevard., to the south end of Greenock Lane, then northwest to the south end of San Pedro Street. Please also be aware that we do have committees, such as Beach, Neighborhood Development, and Security.

If you have an interest please email to dan@scullyleather.com. We welcome your participation.

  Surf Rodeo 2013

July 13 & 14 - Lower Seaward.
Wrist bands are available (pre-sale at a discount) on web site and available at the following locations:

Sushi House Seaward Ave
Social Tap Seaward Ave
Surf n Yogurt Seaward Ave

Volunteers are needed. Please call 805 655-5700.   www.SurfRodeo.org

PDF of data

  FINAL Report Seaward Charrette

Seaward Charrette Final Report from June 21-23, 2012
Click for PDF

  AIDS Ride 2012

Riders will be arriving in our area, Friday, June 8, and the ride takes place on Saturday, June 9, starting at State Park with bicyclists riding down Pierpont Blvd at 8:00 am.  Traffic will be affected.

PDF of route

  City of Ventura's Community Development Seaward Clean Up

City of Ventura's Community Development will hold and run another SEWARD CLEAN UP on Saturday June 9th from 10 am-12 noon. The last one was great and really spiffed up lower Seward. Students looking for end of year "service hours" for their school....a great place. Also fun !


What: 2nd annual Ventura O2O Marathon and Half
Ojai 2 Ocean Marathon 26.2 miles

When: Sunday June 3rd 2012  6:00 am till 1200 pm
Who: Compete Green
Why: Fundraiser for cancer research & local Schools


How this affects you:

2000 (two thousand) runners will be coming down Pierpont Blvd toward the end of their race.  They will be heading against the flow of cars from San Pedro to Marina Park where they will turn a-round and head against traffic back to San Pedro.

Volunteers will be positioned at every Alley, and cones will be lining both sides of the street in addition to Ventura Police who will be controlling traffic at San Pedro, Seaward, and Devon Lane.

All roads will remain open to traffic, but please be mindful and considerate of the runners as their presence benefits the city we all live in.


Questions: info@competegreen.com 

Please come out and play music, cheer, and just have a great time while the runners are experiencing the beautiful place we get to live


  Social Tap - Proposed new Restaurant at former Thai Star location on Seaward
March 2012

Proposed restaurant at old Thai Star Restaurant on South Seaward. This is being fast tracked by the City. Please comment with questions/concerns ASAP to Dale Jaedtke, Pierpont Community Council Neighborhood Committee so input can be made to Ventura's Community Development Department. Please contact Dale at farwest2@gmail.com.
 Site and Demo Plan < PDFs >
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Floor Plan



  City of Ventura's Pierpont Sand Removal Project Updates
March 2012

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South Seaward Spring Cleanup
Saturday, March 10, 2012

Lend a hand and join Volunteer Ventura! and the Pierpont Community Council as we spend a morning sprucing up our gateway to the beach!

The City will provide the supplies and refreshments!

This opportunity is open to volunteers of all ages. Volunteers under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All participants and parents/guardians must sign a waiver, available at http://www.cityofventura.net/page/volunteer-documents.
Waivers will also be available at the project site.
   As a reminder, volunteers should wear long pants and closed toe shoes.

Volunteer Ventura South Seaward Spring Cleanup website

Contact Rosie Ornelas, Volunteer Coordinator with the
City of Ventura (805) 6520-4555 for more information  


  Pierpont Community Council Dinner Cruise
Saturday, September 17, 2011.

Enjoy 1 free beverage & Carne Asada Marinated Steak with crab dip, Caesar salad, garlic mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, rolls, cheesecake and live music of Blues by Peter Boles. There is no host beer, wine and soft drinks on board. When the seas and winds are calm, we will tour the local coast to view the historic Ventura Pier. Group ticket price is $50.00.

It is an open cruise open to the public. Since there’s no way to know how many of you would like to attend, we wanted to make sure we received group prices so we reserved 25 tickets. Contact Barbara Asbell, 805 444-1930 Barbara.Asbell@me.com for tickets.

There’s room for 56 people so if you want to make reservations/purchase your tickets directly/on the phone or online using your credit or debit cards:

Island Packers, 1691 Spinnaker Dr., Suite 105 B, Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 642-1393 If you call, tell them you are with the Pierpont Community Council. PLEASE EMAIL BARBARA THAT YOU’VE MADE YOUR OWN ARRANGEMENTS so that we have a head count.

  Marina Park will be Closed to the Public
Sunday, July 10, 2011

Marina Park will be closed to the public for the Sports Car Club Concours event.

  Ventura Police Department
Increase in Crime in Pierpont area Warning
May 16, 2011

It is imperative that you report crimes to the Ventura Police Department so that they can react and enhance their crime profile database.  There has been an increase in crime in the Pierpont area and your assistance will help mitigate the situation.

VPD Online Reporting System

  Anastasi Project Discussion
Thursday, October 14, 2010
6:30 p.m - Marriott -2055 E Harbor Blvd

This may be the final opportunity for members who may wish to be heard or have questions/comments regarding the Anastasi project.


National Take-Back Prescription Drug Program
Saturday, September 25
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

Discard your expired, unused, unwanted, and potentially dangerous prescription/over the counter drugs for destruction. The service is free and completely anonymous. VPD has two locations available (VPD Headquarters, 1425 Dowell Dr., 93003 and the Westside Resource Center, 110 N. Olive, #K, 93001) where individuals can simply drop off their medications with no questions asked. Additional collection sites in every local community can be found by going to the DEA’s website at www.dea.gov. This site is continuously updated with new Take-Back locations. For additional information and questions we encourage you to visit the DEA’s website or the following link:



Beer & Food Fest
Fundraiser for FOOD Share of Ventura
San Buenaventura State Beach - Saturday, June 19, 2010

Salute! is a beer & food lifestyle event whose success is born from the quality samples generously donated by our invited purveyors of finely crafted beer & food with 100% of the proceeds to benefit FOOD Share of Ventura County.

Find out more of Salute's official website.


Lifeguard Tower Schedule
Summer 2010

The Marina Park and Seaward lifeguard towers will be open fulltime starting Saturday, June 19.  the budget plan identified the late start to match up with the local schools and as a way to stretch our budget.  We similarly shift the hours to make the mosst of our budget.  Both towers will regularly start by 10 AM and regularly stay open until at least 5 PM.

NOTE:  The amount of time saved by opening late and closing early on slow days will be applied to increased coverage and hours when it is busy.

Jack Futoran
State Parks

  Update from City Hall on Sand
Carl Valdez - Street Maintenance -
April 30, 2010

I will have 4 workers moving sand today.  2 Equipment Operators and the 2 leadworkers will be assisting and overseeing the operation.

Bruce made an assessment of all of the Lanes and the Seaward Parking Lot yesterday afternoon.  About half of the streets will not need any moving.  One street actually had less than 2 shovels of sand on the street.

A few driveways were blocked, as well as a few roads that had excessive sand in spots.  Our task today is to send these guys out and push the sand to the end of the lanes, and that's it - no removal and hauling is necessary, nor will be done today.  The next scheduled removal day is May 13.

The Seaward Parking lot will be open today.  We will have sand pushed to a couple of the spots, and those spots will be barricaded.  The end of the street will not be cleared off unless traffic can not get around.

Since we are not hauling sand - it won't be considered a removal day, and the schedule will remain in tact.  This will be written off a "right of way cleaning day".


Anastasi Formal Design Review Committee
Meeting Scheduled

A formal Design Review Committee meeting is scheduled for the Anastasi project on May 12th at 6:00 PM.  The meeting will be held at City Hall in Council Chambers.

  The City of Ventura has Two
Volunteer Beach Clean Ups Scheduled

1. Saturday, March 13, 2010, from 12:30-4:30 a youth group from Temple Beth Torah will be doing a beach/park cleanup originating at Marina Park.  The goal will be to pick up trash on the beach and in the park as well as clear  the walkways and paths in the park of sand and debris.

2.  Saturday, March 20, from 11 am - 1 pm - The Seafoam Project and other community volunteers will be at the end of Seaward. This will be the usual beach, street and parking lot cleanup.
  City of Ventura Budget Meeting
Public invited

Dear Public Safety Supporter,

I am writing to you today to encourage you to attend an important budget meeting/workshop taking place this coming Saturday, March 6, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Poinsettia Pavilion located at 3451 Foothill Road.

The purpose of the workshop is to educate residents and community members about the fiscal challenges facing Ventura in the coming years. At this point, the projected loss in tax revenues indicate the City will need to further reduce general fund spending by more than $7 million for the Fiscal year 2010-2011. This pending reduction is in addition to the $11 million the City reduced in the current fiscal year budget.

As you may know, past budget reductions have resulted in program and service cuts to the police departments that includes personnel to oversee the Neighborhood Watch programs, police storefront operations, downtown foot patrol, and the reduction of seven sworn officer positions. The City now must prioritize further spending reductions that could likely reduce the number of sworn police officers and significantly impact our department’s ability to respond, investigate, and solve criminal activity in our community.

Our Council is conducting this workshop to hear input from community members like you in regards to what should be the funding priorities for the City. I am asking for your involvement in order to help provide a clear voice of support for the high prioritization of police services in our community. I firmly believe this meeting presents us with a unique opportunity to engage Councilmembers, City officials, and members of the community, and to lend our voices to the discussion that public safety staffing and services must remain a priority for this Council.

Please note, there is no need to RSVP, simply show up if you can make it. I look forward to seeing you on Saturday and to working with you.


Ken Corney
Police Chief

  VREG - Forum on Reforming Retirement Compensation
February 24, 2010

Forum hosted by VREG (Venturans for Responsible and Efficient Governement) at the Ventura Beach Marriott. 7:00 pm.

There is no cost for this event.

See attached PDF.


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