State of the City Address

Authored on
September 6, 2021

Santa Barbara’s State of the City address is premiering on Wednesday, September 8, at 7:00 p.m. on the City’s YouTube Channel and City TV Channel 18 and at 8:00 pm in Spanish. If you miss it, don’t worry, you can catch the replay on City TV and on the City’s YouTube Channel starting on September 9.  Watching the State of the City is a great way to get up to speed on everything happening in Santa Barbara. The presentation includes a speech from Mayor Cathy Murillo highlighting the City’s response to the pandemic, projects completed and upcoming City initiatives. In addition, there will be an important financial update from City Administrator Paul Casey.

  • Santa Barbara’s YouTube Channel: 

    youtube.com/c/Citytv18 (English and Spanish)

  • City TV Channel 18 on Cox Cable: Wednesday, September 8 at 7 pm (Premiere)/8 pm Spanish; Thursday, September 9 at Noon and 7 pm; and Sunday, September 12 at 8 pm

  • Facebook facebook.com/CityofSantaBarbara

  • Twitter:@SBCity


    Mayor Murillo stated, “Unfortunately, we could not meet in person this year due to the pandemic but it is important to share with our residents the good work being done. We look forward to being in person next year for Santa Barbara’s State of the City in a completely new format. We envision next year’s address as a community event that both informs and celebrates what makes our community unique and special. Thank you to everyone taking part and staying informed.”



Contact Info


735 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 

P: (805) 963-0611
F: (805) 564-5475

Jason Harris, Economic Development Manager