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County Board of Supervisors Meeting Location Changes Announced

County of Santa Barbara
County of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Audio/Visual project will move meetings to Santa Maria August through October 2023

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors meeting locations for several upcoming meetings have been changed to allow for planned upgrades to the Santa Barbara Hearing Room. 

The meeting on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 has been moved to Santa Barbara.  This will be the last meeting in the Santa Barbara hearing room before a planned audio and visual upgrade will close the Santa Barbara hearing room through the end of October 2023. 

Meetings in August, September, and October will be in the Santa Maria hearing room, located in the Joseph Centeno Administration Building at 511 Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria.

Board of Supervisor meetings are now scheduled to take place in Santa Maria on the following days:

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
The upgrades to the Santa Barbara hearing room are part of a series of scheduled improvements to better provide County constituents with access to Board of Supervisors meetings and other public meetings that take place in the Santa Barbara Hearing Room. Community members are encouraged to check schedules for other organizations’ meetings that regularly take place in the Santa Barbara Hearing Room, located on the fourth floor at 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara to see where their alternate location will be during the closure.

The Santa Barbara Hearing Room will not be available for remote testimony during the closure. Instead, community members are encouraged to participate in person at the Santa Maria Hearing Room, located at 511 Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria, or virtually by registering for the meeting in advance by visiting Board of Supervisors Methods of Participation

Residents may also continue to watch the live stream of the Board meetings in the following ways:
Please contact the Clerk of the Board's Office at (805) 568-2240 for general questions related to these changes and assistance with the following:
  • Participating in the meeting telephonically or electronically 
  • A disability-related modification or accommodation 
  • Any issues attempting to access the hearing telephonically or electronically
The Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors will be relocated for construction from July 17, 2023 to mid-December 2023. If you need to drop off materials to the Clerk of the Board, a receiving counter will be available at the Board of Supervisors reception desk. It is located on the fourth floor at 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara next to the elevators between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, please visit the Clerk of the Board website at:
Visit the 2023 Board of Supervisors Schedule for all meeting dates and locations for the remainder of the year. 

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