Ventura County residents have an opportunity to provide a valuable community service while learning about local government by serving on the Ventura County Grand Jury. Applications are now available for the 2019-2020 Grand Jury at https://www.ventura.org/grand-jury. The Grand Jury offices are located at 646 County Square Drive, 3rd Floor, Ventura.
The Grand Jury is a panel of 19 volunteers who investigate issues and citizen complaints and make recommendations to improve the operation of local government. The jury’s work is presented in a published final report.
The Grand Jury may examine all aspects of Ventura County government, the 10 city governments as well as special districts and other agencies funded by tax dollars.
To become a Grand Juror, you must be 18 years or older, a U.S. citizen and a Ventura County resident for at least one year. A complete list of requirements and the application form can be found at: https://www.ventura.org/grand- jury/become-a-grand-juror.
All eligible residents of Ventura County are encouraged to apply. Applications can be completed online but must be printed, signed and returned by mail to Jury Services at Hall of Justice, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura. CA 93009.
Applications may also be requested by calling Jury Services at (805) 289-8661. Applications will be accepted until April 12, 2019.