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Reopening Closed Buildings: Flush Plumbing to Ensure Water Quality

May 13, 2020 

As our community begins to reopen businesses and facilities that have been vacant for several weeks, building operators should take steps to flush their plumbing to ensure water quality in their facility. Stagnant water is a potential health risk and can impact water quality. Buildings that have shut down or significantly reduced their water use have increased the risk of Legionella bacteria growth and the leaching of heavy metals from the building’s plumbing system.

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Substantial Amendment to Consolidated Plan 2015-2019 and Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019

June 1, 2020 

View an amendment to the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan for the City of Santa Barbara and its 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan to enable the City to receive and administer $530,774 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

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Mayor and Council Authorize Extension of Protections for Commercial and Residential Renters

May 14, 2020 

Recently, City Council acted to further protect commercial and residential tenants from eviction for nonpayment of rent due to the COVID-19 emergency. Video:

The Temporary Eviction Moratorium Ordinance (TEMO) allows a tenant to delay paying all or part of their rent by sending a written notice to their property owner or agent within 20 days after the rent due date

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Last Updated: Nov 25, 2013
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