All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

5/28-5/29: Central's Children's Library will be closed due to construction work.

5/21-7/14: Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work.

Central Library's Book Drops will reopen on June 10th. Please come inside or visit Montecito to return items.

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Alejandra Gutierrez, Councilmember - District 1 - City of Santa Barbara

Alejandra Gutierrez

Councilmember, District 1

District Boundary Map

Current term: Through December 2024
Elected to the City Council in November 2019 to a five-year term.
Sworn in as a Councilmember on January 7, 2020.
Served as Mayor Pro Tempore in 2023.

Committees, Agencies and Liaisons

Advisory Groups, City Council Liaisons

  • Architectural Board of Review (alternate)
  • Citizens' Oversight committee
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Housing Authority Commission (alternate)
  • Living Wage Advisory Committee
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Rental Housing Mediation Board
  • Santa Barbara Youth Council (alternate)
  • Single Family Design Board (alternate)

City Council Standing Committees

  • Finance Committee, Chair

Ad Hoc Committees 

  • Housing Crisis Task Force
  • Land Development Team Oversight Subcommittee

City-Related Agencies

  • PATH Neighborhood Partnership (alternate) 
  • Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (alternate)

Regional Agencies

  • CommUnify (alternate)
  • South Coast Youth Safety Partnership (alternate)