The Carpinteria City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. To minimize the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Carpinteria has closed physical public access to City Council Chambers for the meeting. Instead, members of the public are strongly encouraged to view the meeting live at or on Government Access Television Channel 21.

The Council will consider the agenda highlights listed below; additional details are available at  Public comments on agenda items can be made in several ways that are detailed after the following agenda highlights.

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Recovery update and formation of a City Council Ad Hoc Committee.
  • Award a Construction Contract for the 2020 Pavement Rehabilitation Project and Parking Lot No. 2 and Cactus Lane Improvements Project for a total budget of $2,063,629.
  • Financial Update Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2019.
  • Agreement with Moffatt & Nichol to Provide Consulting Coastal Engineering Services for the Dune and Shoreline Management Plan in a not-to-exceed amount of $120,000.

Members of the public may submit comments on agenda items via email to the City Clerk at by 4 p.m. on Monday, April 27. Comments should be limited to 250 words. Every effort will be made to read the comments into the record, but time limitations may not allow for all comments to be read.

To make a comment while an item is being heard, members of the public may send an email to the City Clerk with contact information. Emails should be sent to by 4 p.m. on Monday, April 27. Emails should include the following information: (a) meeting date, (b) agenda item number, (c) subject or title of the item, (d) full name, (e) call back number and area code. During public comment on the agenda item specified in the email, City staff will make every effort to contact those individuals. 

Written comments on agenda items also can be submitted through the City website. To eComment, visit and click on the “ecomment” link listed to the right of the meeting date.