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Fall 2023 Recruitment


  • Resignation Deadline:  Wednesday, September 20, 2023 
  • Applications Open: Friday, September 8, 2023 
  • Application Deadline:  Friday, October 6, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. 
  • Interviews by the City Council:   
    • Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time),  
    • Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time); and 
    • Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. (Estimated Time) 
  • Appointments:  Tuesday, December 5, 2023 
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In 1988, the City Council established an ad hoc advisory committee on access for the disabled to assist the Architectural Board of Review and the Historic Landmarks Committee in reviewing public projects. In 2001, the City Council…
In 1929, a committee was formed by the Chamber of Commerce to choose a site for a permanent commercial airport. After considerable study, the present Goleta site was chosen. As a result of lobbying in Washington, the federal government…
As Santa Barbara grew from a presidio to a city, little thought was given to architectural continuity. During the rapid growth of the 1880's, most of the new buildings were brick or wood "main street" type structures. In 1922, the…
On September 4, 1984, City Council directed that an Arts Commission Task Force be established to undertake a study of the formation, cost and organizational structure of a City Arts Commission. On August 6, 1985, Council adopted Resolution…
The Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals was established in 1983 to interpret the provisions of the Building and Fire Codes, including the suitability of alternate materials. Before the establishment of this Board, such appeals were…
The Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens is a non-profit private corporation incorporated in 1975 and designated by the California Department of Aging as an Area Agency on Aging for Planning and Service Area 17 (including Santa…
Incorporated in 1850, the City of Santa Barbara has many facilities that are old and in need of major improvement and/or renovation. In addition, a lack of funding for streets, sidewalks, storm drains, and other streets-related…
The Civil Service Commission was created in 1926 to hear and determine all matters involving the suspension, removal or dismissal of members of the Fire or Police Departments. Over the years the role of the Board has been expanded by…
The Community Development and Human Services Committee (CDHSC) was established in 1994 by Resolution No. 94-120 and is a combination of the Citizens Task Force on Community Development and the Human Services Committee. The City annually…
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