Welcome to RMA

The Resource Management Agency strives to ensure that its customer service standards are consistent with the Agency’s Mission Statement:

The mission of the Resource Management Agency, in cooperation with the public and our partner agencies, is to protect the consumer and community’s health, safety and environment by carrying out adopted laws and policies, and educating, assisting and empowering Ventura County residents and businesses to be good stewards of the land and our resources.

Values

In addition, RMA has identified those core values which will guide us in carrying out our mission. These values are directly related to our customer service and include:

  • Honesty, hard work and ethical behavior

  • Transparency and accountability

  • Equitable treatment and respect of all constituents

  • Excellence in service delivery

A vector is any insect, arthropod, or other animal of public health significance capable of harboring or transmitting the causative agent of human disease. Vectors of public health significance commonly found in Ventura County include: mosquitoes, rodents, and ticks. For more information, check out the Vector Control Program Pamphlet.

Vector Control Program staff perform mosquito monitoring and control activities at over 2000 potential mosquito breeding sources to prevent and minimize the exposure of the public to mosquito borne diseases including: West Nile Virus, other types of Encephalitis, and Malaria. Staff also monitors the County areas for Plague, Lyme Disease, and Hantavirus to prevent and minimize the exposure of the public to these diseases.

Vector Control Program Hotline

Vector control staff responds to reports of mosquitoes or potential mosquito breeding sources from the public. Please contact us at the following numbers, or File a Complaint on-line.

  • Mosquito Complaint Hotline 805 658 – 4310
  • Request Mosquito Fish 805 662 – 6582
  • Report a Dead Bird 1 877 WNV - BIRD (1 877 968 - 2473)

Press Releases, Reports, and Notices


Public Resources

The Vector Control Program does not address all pests in the County. Here are some links to other pest control resources:


Contact Us

Manager:
Sean Debley
805 654-2821

Supervisor:
Ron Ventura
805 654-2816

Program Lead:
Cary Svoboda
805 677-8716

Staff Contacts:

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805 654-3585

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805 654-2873

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