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Oxnard Chief Financial Officer Jim Throop Accepts New Position in City of Lompoc

Oxnard Chief Financial Officer Jim Throop Accepts New Position in City of Lompoc

Oxnard, California – Jim Throop, the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Oxnard, has accepted a position as city manager in Lompoc, California. His last day at Oxnard is July 17, 2018. In his position at Oxnard, Throop has been responsible for implementing financial policies and standards, as well as overseeing the preparation of financial […]

Busy day in court for City of Oxnard vs. Aaron Starr Measure M wastewater case

Busy day in court for City of Oxnard vs. Aaron Starr Measure M wastewater case

By George Miller   Starr and City fight it out on the numbers, alleged harm to the city and Measure M financial justification On Friday, December 29, 2017, the City of Oxnard did battle vs local manufacturing financial officer, activist and Council recall initiator Aaron Starr. in Ventura County Superior Court, with Judge Rocky Baio presiding. […]

Oxnard turf battle over internal financial controls continues at council meeting

Oxnard turf battle over internal financial controls continues at council meeting

By George Miller City Council, staff, the Treasurer and external auditor fought it out on whether Treasury has the right and responsibility to vet City disbursements of funds. Ref: 10-10-17 Oxnard City Council meeting agenda item C: C. APPOINTMENT ITEMS (5:00 PM)   Finance Department 1. SUBJECT: Independent Accountant’s Report on Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures (10/10/20) RECOMMENDATION: That […]

Oxnard 2-1-17 Utility Ratepayers Panel meeting again contentious, but progressing, schedule slipped

Oxnard 2-1-17 Utility Ratepayers Panel meeting again contentious, but progressing, schedule slipped

By George Miller & Dan Pinedo Introduction The Wednesday 2-1-17 Utility Ratepayers advisory panel meeting (agenda) was again contentious. City staff members and consultants are getting their presentations done and releasing more data needed for the Panel to evaluate the rate setting process and subsequent recommendations. However, three Panel members are opposing staff control of […]

Oxnard City Manager Nyhoff appoints two new leaders to head Finance and Fire departments

Oxnard City Manager Nyhoff appoints two new leaders to head Finance and Fire departments