Goleta Community State of the City April 10

Check Out Ten Reasons Why You Should Be There

The Goleta Community State of the City is just around the corner on Wednesday, April 10, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the newly reopened Goleta Community Center (5679 Hollister Avenue). This is a must attend event for anyone who cares about Goleta. Spanish interpretation will be available. Here are ten reasons why you should go:

  1. Mingle with the Mayor and City Councilmembers, Community Leaders and fellow Goletans.
  2. Hear the Mayor’s State of the City Address (a reflection on all that we have accomplished this past year, challenges we are facing and exciting projects ahead).
  3. Receive an update on the City’s finances from City Manager Robert Nisbet.
  4. Submit a question for the popular Q&A session with the Mayor and Department Directors.
  5. Check out more than 15 City tables to learn about all that is happening in Goleta and meet City staff across all departments.
  6. Check out the newly reopened Goleta Community Center.
  7. Watch the Dos Pueblos High School Jazz Band perform in the gazebo before the doors open at 4:00 p.m. and listen to talented musician Andrew Manos play inside during the event.
  8. Enjoy charcuterie cups and fresh baked cookies.
  9. Take photos with the City of Goleta backdrop and be forever a part of the 2024 event memories.
  10. Last, but not least, because you LOVE Goleta and care about what is happening now and in the future.

Timeline of Events

  • 4:00 p.m. – The Dos Pueblos High School Jazz Band will be performing from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • 5:00 p.m. – Doors open to visit our City information tables and the mingling begins.
  • 6:00 p.m. – The main event starts with presentations from the Mayor and City Manager.

If you don’t see a spot in the front or side parking areas, there is additional parking behind the building.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2024 Goleta Community State of the City! Make sure to bring your family and friends.

Then on Friday April 12, the South Coast Chamber of Commerce is holding its State of the City from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort (633 E. Cabrillo Blvd in Santa Barbara).

The Mayor of Goleta and City Manager will be presenting at this event as will those same representatives from Carpinteria and Santa Barbara. This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable insights into upcoming projects, economic development, and community initiatives shaping the South Coast.

Registration is open. Read the full press release from the Chamber for more information.