Programs & Services

Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning Ambassadors’ mission is to maintain a pristine public space that enhances the pedestrian experience. The team provides services Monday through Saturday. Crew members also assist visitors by providing directions and answering questions. Routine tasks include:

  • Litter Removal
  • Sidewalk Sweeping
  • Pressure Washing
  • Graffiti Removal
  • Remove Illegal Dumping
  • Weed Abatement
  • Flyer/Sticker Removal
  • Visitor Assistance

Public Safety

District Safety Services provided by Professional Security Consultants (PSC) include:

  • Bike & Truck Patrol
  • Vandalism Notification
  • Loitering/Trespassing
  • Suspicious Activity
  • Traffic Control
  • Street Light Outages
  • Safety Escort
  • Visitor Assistance


ODID goes beyond clean streets by adding “curb appeal” through a variety of beautification strategies:

  • Banner Program
  • Holiday Decor
  • Sidewalk Planters
  • Plaza Park Hanging Flower Baskets
  • Public Art


ODID marketing serves as the voice for all the wide-ranging programs and activities that take place Downtown. The program is responsible for increasing awareness and enhancing the image of Downtown. This is achieved through year-round advertising, public relations, website, email, social media, and promotional events.

Economic Development

ODID actively works to recruit and retain a diverse mix of businesses. We assist developers and investors. A few of the projects we’re currently involved in include:

  • New Business Site Selection
  • Downtown Vision Plan
  • Oxnard Community Corridor Transportation Improvement Plan (OCCTIP)
  • Permitting Assistance
  • Tourism Promotion


ODID works with its members and City Hall to promote a positive pubic-private partnership. The goal of advocacy is to represent stakeholder concerns to government officials and help develop good resolution to issues. Advocacy includes:

  • Highlighting opportunities for process improvement
  • Providing research and data to support proposed policy
  • Rallying stakeholder involvement
  • Meetings & Task Force participation
  • Organizing community support
  • Community outreach
  • Member surveys & polls
  • Writing letters