Randy Rowse Sworn in as Santa Barbara’s New Mayor

Mayor Randy Rowse stated that his top priority will be the revitalization of local businesses, stressing the important role businesses play in generating revenue for the city. He was sworn in as Santa Barbara’s new Mayor on January 11th, along with Councilmembers Eric Friedman, Kristen Sneddon, and Meagan Harmon.

The Chamber attended the ceremony, which took place outside of Santa Barbara City Hall, to personally congratulate the new City Council. With a strong turnout from the public, councilmembers welcomed Randy Rowse as their new Mayor and thanked outgoing Mayor Cathy Murillo for her service. The Chamber looks forward to working closely with Mayor Rowse and the Council on addressing policies that affect local businesses and economic development.