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City Council to Meet Jan. 10

The Carpinteria City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m. In accordance with State guidance, the City will provide both in-person and virtual attendance and participation options for the meeting.

Members of the public may attend the meeting at City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Ave., but the City encourages the public to participate via Zoom (details in agenda link below) to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Those who attend in person will be required to wear a mask. Members of the public may also view the meeting live at, on Government Access Television Channel 21 or by logging into the Zoom webinar.

The following topics are highlights of the agenda. Additional details and numerous ways for the public to provide comments can be found at Comments posted on social media will not be provided to council members.

  • Advance purchase of a prefabricated restroom building for installation at the future Carpinteria Skate Park located at City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Ave.
  • Authorization of the Execution of a Freeway Maintenance Agreement with the State of California Department of Transportation for the Highway 101 Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Phase 4A.
  • Authorization to submit the Local Coastal Program Planning Grant Round 7 Application to the California Coastal Commission and execute necessary agreements for updating the City of Carpinteria Coastal Land Use Plan/General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.
  • Certification of Sufficiency of the initiative petition titled “An Initiative Measure to Change and/or Readopt the City of Carpinteria’s General Plan Designation and Zoning Designation for Two Parcels of City-Owned Property (APN 004-105-011 and APN 004-105-026) Located Adjacent to the Railroad Tracks to the West of Linden Avenue and to Amend the Definition of the Open Space/Recreation (OSR) Land Use Category of the General Plan Land Use Element.”
  • Consideration of actions in response to the City Clerk’s certification of the results of the examination of the petition for the initiative measure referenced above. Potential actions include (1) adoption of the Initiative by ordinance or (2) calling an election and submitting the Initiative to the voters by either (a) placing the Initiative on the ballot for the City of Carpinteria’s next regular election or (b) calling a special election.