August 2, 2021
Library Announces Santa Barbara Reads Title
The Library invites the community to read and celebrate Joy Harjo's An American Sunrise as a part of this year's annual SB Reads program. This series of events will engage the community with local artists, poets, and writers and will invite readers to examine the world from viewpoints other than their own. Read More ... 
Mission Canyon Bridge Studies at City Council on August 10
The City is requesting City Council  to provide direction on the options that have been developed as part of the initial Mission Canyon Bridge Studies and whether to continue with the Highway Bridge Program grant. The agenda and staff report will be posted on August 5. Read More ...
Slurry Seal Treatments on City Streets 
Beginning on August 9, the City will be implementing slurry seal treatments on various high priority streets. This preventative maintenance operation will extend the life of the roadways, while creating a smoother road surface. The slurry work and striping of the streets is scheduled for completion by late Fall 2021. Read More ...
Natural Gas Prohibition for New Buildings 
The City Council has adopted an ordinance that prohibits the installation of natural gas infrastructure in newly constructed buildings as part of its effort to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035. Existing buildings are generally not impacted by this change. Certain exemptions to the ordinance are allowed for restaurants, clean rooms, laboratories and projects where electrification is not feasible. Read More ... 
Rebate for Water Leak Alert Device 
Flume gives you down to the minute, easy to read water use data to help you track water use and catch leaks via a smartphone app and device that easily straps to the City's water meter. City water customers pay just $75 (regularly $199). Read More ...  
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City Council Meeting
August 3
New Public Works Director
August 9