Public Policy Update

In August the Chamber Public Policy Committee welcomed several guest speakers on a variety of issues. Jaime Diamond of Santa Barbara Sportfishing with Ken Franke of the Sportfishing Association of California presented on the CARB (California Air Resources Board) Harbor Craft Rule and the potential negative impacts to the sportfishing industry and other commercial harbor crafts. Click here to view the presentation. Garrett Wong and Ashley Watkins from the County of Santa Barbara presented on the County’s One Climate Initiative and 2030 Climate Action Plan.
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Elizabeth Funk, Founder of Dignity Moves, presented on a proposal for interim supportive housing for the homeless as a bridge program to affordable and permanent housing. To view the presentation, click here. To contact Elizabeth Funk, click here.