The Ventura Hillsides Conservancy and the Regent Plan for Development
Last week Regent Properties began circulating a draft proposal to build 55 upscale homes in the hillsides above the City of Ventura, with 170 acres donated to the community as open space. The Reporter carried a story about it in its July 24 issue, with comments from community members, including VHC; I pointed out the happy prospect of our community possibly acquiring access to open space in the hills.
It’s important to understand that the VHC Board has not taken a position on the proposal, nor will it for months to come. There are multiple layers of information and official reviews that VHC members and the community will have to consider. Only then would the Conservancy Board decide whether we can in good conscience be the holders of land in trust for the community donated by Regent. As with any development proposal, City officials, most likely the City Council, will be responsible for that decision. (Read More)