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  • Attention Pet Lovers! A new pet wash station is available at Tucker's Grove Park located next to the restroom and dog off-leash area. The self-serve pet wash accepts debit and credit cards. Users can select a fresh water rinse and any of the high quality pet shampoo, flea shampoo and conditioning products. A two-speed blower is also available to dry pets. Read full press release.

  • County to Transition out of Montecito Center August 31; Services for Residents Impacted by Disasters to Continue Remotely - The Center was opened in March as a central location for residents impacted by the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow to access support and services. While the Center may be closing, the services and support continue remotely. The County's preparedness and recovery website,, maintains an inventory of key contacts and resources.  Read the full Press Release

  • Looking to file an application to reduce your property tax assessment? The Assessment Appeals filing period is now open from July 2, 2018 through November 30, 2018. Click here for more information on the Assessment Appeals process, mandatory filing fees, and to download the current form.

  • Sign up for the County's Sustainability newsletter for bi-monthly information about the County's work on the many facets of sustainability and local events.

  • Public Invited to Comment on County Recruitment For Director of Planning and Development - The County is seeking input from the community regarding ideal qualities and attributes to be considered in the recruitment for a new director to lead the Department of Planning and Development.  Read more about two community meetings scheduled specifically for the County to hear your questions, comments and input.

  • The Fiscal 2017-18 Highlights of the Board of Supervisors and County departmental achievements is now available.
  • In the event of a power outage, local radio stations become an important source for emergency information. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the internet.

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