Gabe Escobedo has emerged up to now 12 months as one of the vocal voices and civic advocates locally.
As chair of the Santa Barbara Planning Fee and Neighborhood Formation Fee, Escobedo sits on the coronary heart of two of the town’s most urgent points: Housing and an oversight overview board for the Santa Barbara Police Division.
The Neighborhood Formation Fee just lately made a presentation to the Santa Barbara Metropolis Council about its findings after a year-long overview.
“A part of civilian oversight goes out into the group, proactively constructing relationships, and educating and fascinating the group so that they find out about what’s going on day-to-day, they now concerning the actually necessary work the police division is doing,” Escobedo stated.
Escobedo additionally talks about his private story, rising up with an incarcerated father, and the way he overcame the chances to graduate from faculty and pursue his desires.
The Santa Barbara resident explains his short-lived California State Meeting run, and his choice to step away from the operating for the seat, to assist Democrat candidate Gregg Hart.
Lastly, Escobedo talks about housing and methods to extend reasonably priced housing in Santa Barbara.
He stated the town is contemplating emptiness taxes on second properties and resort mattress taxes to pay for brand new reasonably priced housing.
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