Joint Powers Agreements in Ventura County

Senate Bill 1266

New filing requirements established under Senate Bill 1266 (McGuire) became effective January 1, 2017. The legislation amended the Joint Exercise of Powers Act to establish new reporting procedures in which certain joint power agencies and joint powers authorities are required to provide LAFCo their joint powers agreements no later than July 1, 2017, for joint powers agreements formed prior to January 1, 2017, and within 30 days after the effective date of the joint powers agreement or amendment to the agreement for joint powers agreements formed on or after January 1, 2017.

Below is a list of the joint powers agreements that have been filed with Ventura LAFCo. Click on the hyperlinked name in the left column to view its agreement.

Joint Powers Agreement Name Purpose Members Initial Agreement Date Most Recent Amendment Date
Beach Erosion Authority for Control Operations and Nourishment (BEACON) Sand management and environmental protection of beach, sand and shoreline resources.

The Cities of Carpinteria, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, San Buenaventura, and Santa Barbara; the County of Santa Barbara, and County of Ventura. 7/1/1986 7/19/1999
Black Gold Cooperative Library System – Blanchard-Santa Paula Library District Provide services to public libraries.

Public libraries in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties. 1964 10/1/1984
California Enterprise Development Authority Assist for profit and nonprofit corporations and other entities to obtain financing for projects and purposes serving the public interest.

The City of Camarillo. 11/05/2015
Calleguas Creek Watershed Load Program Management, funding and cost sharing for the Implementation of the Calleguas Creek Watershed total maximum daily load program.

Calleguas Municipal Water District; the Cites of Camarillo, Moorpark, Oxnard, Simi Valley, and Thousand Oaks; the County of Ventura, Ventura County Waterworks District No. 1, Camarillo Sanitary District, Camrosa Water District, U.S. Department of the Navy, California Department of Transportation, and the Ventura County Agricultural Irrigated Lands Group within the Calleguas Creek watershed. 7/28/2008
Calleguas-Las Virgenes Public Financing Authority Provide for the financing of Public Capital Improvements for Calleguas and Las Virgenes Municipal Water District.

Calleguas Municipal Water District and Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. 4/30/1993
Camarillo Public Finance Authority Provide for the financing or refinancing of public capital improvements for a local agency.

The City of Camarillo and the Camarillo Sanitary District. 11/04/1998
Conejo Open Space Conservation Authority Acquire, control, manage, conserve, and preserve open space; and coordinate planning efforts and land use policies for such open space.

The City of Thousand Oaks, and Conejo Recreation and Park District. 10/18/1977
Cooperative Agreement for the Maintenance of Peach Hill Wash and Detention Basin within Tracts 4341 and 4342 Maintenance of Peach Hill Wash and Detention Basin within Tracts 4341 and 4342.

Ventura County Flood Control District (Ventura County Watershed Protection District) and the City of Moorpark. 12/16/1997
Cooperative Agreement for Sharing of Data on the Calleguas Creek Watershed Sharing data and information.

Ventura County Flood Control District (Ventura County Watershed Protection District) and the City of Moorpark. 12/10/2002
Cuyama Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency Manage all of the Cuyama Valley Groundwater Basin.

County of Kern, County of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara County Water Agency, and County of Ventura. 6/6/2017
Gold Coast Transit (Formerly South Coast Area Transit) Provide bus and paratransit service.

The Cities of Port Hueneme, Ojai, Oxnard, San Buenaventura; and the County of Ventura. 7/17/1973 6/4/2017
Las Virgenes – Triunfo Treatment of wastewater.

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, and Triunfo Sanitation District. 7/1/1982 1/26/2009
Los Angeles Community Choice Energy Authority Develop and implement sustainable energy initiatives that reduce energy demand, increase energy efficiency, and advance the use of clean, efficient, and renewable resources.

The City of Camarillo. 02/14/2018
Moorpark Dial-a-Ride Provide bus and paratransit services.

The Cities of Moorpark and Thousand Oaks. 6/24/2014
Moorpark Watershed, Parks, Recreation and Conservation Authority Acquire, develop, maintain, manage and conserve additional park and open space lands and may include lands for watershed protection and restoration purposes.

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the City of Moorpark. 1/23/2017
Mound Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency Sustainable Basin management.

United Water Conservation District, City of San Buenaventura, and the County of Ventura. 5/8/2017
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Implementation Agreement Integrated stormwater discharge management.

County of Ventura, Ventura Watershed Protection District, and the Cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, San Buenaventura, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, and Thousand Oaks. 7/8/2010 4/27/2016
Park/Buffer Zone Provide for the funding, improvement and maintenance of a park/buffer zone between Home Acres and Mountain Meadows tracts.

The City of Moorpark and the County of Ventura. 9/20/1989
Point Mugu Regional Airport Authority Acquiring and operating the Point Mugu Regional Airport.

County of Ventura, Cities of Camarillo, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Thousand Oaks, and San Buenaventura. 1994
Port Hueneme Water Agency Provide members and their prospective Navy customers with an adequate and reliable supply of water.

The City of Port Hueneme, and the Channel Islands Beach Community Services District. 7/20/1994 6/30/2000
Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Enhance the scientific foundation for management of Southern California’s ocean and associated coastal watershed resources.

The City of Los Angeles, Orange County Sanitation District, City of San Diego, and County Sanitation District No. 2 of Los Angeles County. 7/1/2013 7/1/2017
State Water Project Contractors Authority Provide for the development and delivery of water from the State Water Project.

California public agencies that have contracts with the State of California, Department of Water Resources. 2003
Upper Ventura River Groundwater Agency Study, plan, develop, finance, acquire, construct, maintain, repair, manage, operate, control, and govern water supply project and exercise groundwater management authority.

Casitas Municipal Water District, City of San Buenaventura, the County of Ventura, the Meiners Oaks Water District, and the Ventura River Water District. 2016 11/21/2016
Ventura Council of Governments Provide a vehicle for the entities and other interested persons, public and private entities and organizations to engage in regional, cooperative and comprehensive planning to assist the entities in the conduct of their affairs as public entities.

The Cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, San Buenaventura, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, and the County of Ventura. 12/1/1992 7/22/2002
Ventura County Area Housing Authority Provide opportunities and assistance to people in need of affordable housing through development, acquisitions, and partnerships.

County of Ventura; the Cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Simi Valley, and Thousand Oaks. 12/21/1971 10/15/1974
Ventura County Public Financing Authority Provide for the financing of public capital improvements.

County of Ventura, and Lake Sherwood Community Services District. 7/14/1998 10/7/2014
Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance Promote energy efficiency, conservation, alternative clean and affordable fuel sources, and increase local self-reliance for the region.

The County of Ventura; the Cities of San Buenaventura, Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, Santa Paula, Camarillo, and Fillmore; Ventura County Community College District, Ventura Regional Sanitation District, and Ventura Unified School District. 6/2/2003 3/10/2009
West Ventura County Waste Management Authority Provide for solid waste handling services.

The City of Ojai, City of San Buenaventura, and the County of Ventura. 10/10/1994
Western Riverside Council of Governments Finance distributed generation renewable energy sources, energy and water efficiency improvements, and electric bicycle charging infrastructure.

The Cities of San Buenaventura, Camarillo, and Moorpark. 4/1/1991 4/20/2016
Working Agreement for Conservation Soil and water conservation and erosion control.

Ventura County Resource Conservation District and the City of Moorpark. 8/9/1990