District 1 - Supervisor Steve Bennett

800 S. Victoria Ave. Ventura, CA 93009
Phone: (805) 654-2703  | Fax: (805) 654-2226
Email: Steve.Bennett@ventura.org

Communities Represented:

San Buenaventura, Montalvo, Saticoy, Ojai Valley, City of Ojai, Upper Ojai Valley, Riverpark, Northwest Oxnard, and North Coast.

For Thomas Fire Recovery information visit

Supervisor Bennett’s  STR/TRU  Ordinance Proposed Revisions

Supervisor Bennett's  STR/TRU  Ordinance Proposed Revisions

VCMC North Tower Ribbon-Cutting

 VCMC North Tower Ribbon-Cutting

From left, Dr. Bryan Wong, medical director; Richard Heim, president and CEO of Clark Construction; Joan Araujo, chief deputy director, Ventura County Health Care Agency; county Supervisor Peter Foy; Supervisor Steve Bennett; County Executive Officer Mike Powers; Supervisor John Zaragoza; Supervisor Linda Parks; Supervisor Kelly Long; Kim Milstien, CEO of VCMC; Johnson Gill, Director, Health Care Agency; and Jeff Pratt director, public works.

Connecting to State Water Forum
Connecting to State Water Forum Video

Agenda Hand Out

Ocean Water Desalination Forum
Ocean Water Desalination Forum Video

Agenda Hand Out


Joshua Haggmark, Water Manger, City of Santa Barbara:

Scott Maloni, Vice President, Project Development, Poseidon Water:

Tom Luster, Senior Coastal Analyst, California Coastal Commission:

Susan Mulligan, P.E., General Manager, Calleguas Municipal Water Company:


Letter from J. Anthony Koslow, Ph.D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
Response from Tom Luster, California Coastal Commission

link dblArrow Farmworker Labor Workshop – July 20, 2016

Earth Day Award recipients

 Supervisor Bennett with District 1, 2017 Earth Day Award recipients The Matilija Coalition. Left to Right: Matt Stecker, Diane Underhill, Kathy Bremer, Paul Jenkin, Supervisor Steve Bennett, Hans Cole and Candice Meneghin The Matilija Coalition is an alliance of community groups, businesses, and individuals committed to the environmental restoration of the Ventura River watershed. Since 2000, the Matilija Coalition has worked to achieve the following vision: a free-flowing Ventura River from the mountains to the sea; a thriving population of steelhead trout in its waters; a healthy, native ecosystem; a wide, sandy beach along the coast; and opportunities for public enjoyment, education, and recreation for current and future generations.

CCC July 2016
Video July 2016

Supervisor Bennett at the Cycle California Coast Launch Reception.


Earth Day 2016

Supervisor Steve Bennett and Senator Hannah Beth Jackson celebrated Earth Day at Oak Grove School on Saturday, April 23 with a Monarch Butterfly release. The Earth Day event is put together by four great environmental organizations that serve the Ojai Valley. The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy, The Green Coalition, Food for Thought and Oak Grove School.


Cycle Cal Coast

Fire Prevention
& Preparedness Information

Wildfire Action Plan

Community Emergency Response Training Videos

VCMC North Tower Ribbon-Cutting

 Provided Courtesy of Walk Your Talk Productions and Rotary Club of Ojai West

CERT Class Content – click on link to view video:

Flood Debris and Erosion Control

Homeowners Guide for Flood, Debris, and Erosion Control


St. Patrick's Day Parade

Supervisor Bennett, Vietnam Veterans of Ventura County and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson at the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade


Kellogg Park Groundbreaking

Supervisor Bennett at the Kellogg Park Groundbreaking


4th of July Parade

Supervisor Bennett at the Saticoy Library Ribbon Cutting


Libbey Playground Opening

Supervisor Bennett and Ojai City Mayor Severo Lara at the Libbey Playground Ribbon Cutting


Adopt a Trail