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Goleta City Council to consider resolution condemning police brutality, declaring racism a public health emergency

Posted at 2:37 PM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 22:16:58-04

The Goleta City Council will hold a virtual special meeting Monday at 1 p.m. to consider a resolution condemning police brutality and declaring racism a public health emergency.

The resolution is being considered by the council after the recent death of George Floyd and the ensuing of activism, advocacy and protests that have erupted across the nation.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown will attend to provide additional information and answer any questions.

The city of Goleta contracts with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement.

Community members can participate by watching the virtual meeting and/or providing a comment.

The public can watch the special city council meeting live on Channel 19 or on their website. The staff report can be viewed here.