Economic prosperity is dependent on critical infrastructure systems that provide adequate capacity, reliable service, and flexible functionality. Water is a critical resource for the agricultural industry, as is the freight distribution system through the county. The Port of Hueneme provides essential services not only for agricultural products and supplies but other high value industries including automobile imports. In addition, new technologies, particularly broadband capacity, need to be widely deployed through both public and private investments. Finally, adequate housing is a major foundation for economic vitality, helping to support a diverse labor force that is vital to business prosperity.
To promote a strong local economy by improving critical infrastructure, including water, transportation, broadband, and renewable energy.
Housing is addressed in Chapter 3, Housing Element. Water infrastructure is addresses in Chapter 9, Water Resources Element.