City of Santa Cruz - CitySERVE 809 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 CitySERVE is a volunteer program serving the city of Santa Cruz. The program matches potential volunteers with city…More offices that are seeking assistance. The program also works to encourage volunteerism in city government by Santa Cruz residents.
Santa Cruz Wharf Lifeguard Headquarters 1 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Santa Cruz Wharf Lifeguard Headquarters is a city-run lifeguard office located in Santa Cruz. The headquarters is…More operated through the Santa Cruz Fire Department's Marine Safety Division and provides services to all city beaches and the Santa Cruz Wharf. The wharf is a local destination that offers recreational opportunities to local residents and tourists. The wharf is maintained by the Department of Parks and Recreation.
City Attorneys Office of Santa Cruz 333 Church St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The downtown Santa Cruz law firm Atchison, Barisone, Condotti & Kovacevich is the home of both the Santa Cruz City…More Attorney, John Barisone, and the Santa Cruz Deputy City Attorney, Susan Barisone. The Barisones offer municipal law advice and services to several city agencies. Both of the Barisones have more than a decade of experience working on city legal matters.
Santa Cruz Municipal Utilities 212 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Water, sewer, garbage and recycling for the City of Santa Cruz is handled by Santa Cruz Municipal Utilities. The…More services are provided to both residents and businesses operating within the city's boundaries. For unincorporated areas of the city, Santa Cruz Municipal Utilities only offers water service. Bills can be paid at this location in person or by using the outside drop box, as well as online.
City of Santa Cruz Water Department - Engineering 212 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The engineering division of the Santa Cruz Water Department plans, designs and constructs all water facilities in Santa…More Cruz. The division keeps records of all water facilities, including maps of the installations. Engineering handles all requests for water services.
City of Santa Cruz Water Department 212 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The Water Department works to provide safe, clean water for all of the residents and businesses in Santa Cruz. In…More addition, the Santa Cruz Water Department provides continuous water support for local fire fighting efforts. The department is led by Water Director Bill Kocher.
City of Santa Cruz Public Works Department - Wastewater Treatmen 110 California St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The gated Wastewater Treatment Facility, run by the city's Public Works Department, is not generally accessible to the…More public. The sprawling center provides wastewater treatment for the city of Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz County Sanitation District, which also includes the cities of Live Oak, Capitola, Soquel and Aptos. In addition, ocean outfall disposal services are provided for the city of Scotts Valley.
The finance department maintains Santa Cruz's accounting records and controls its revenue stream. The office collects…More and distributes funds for city projects. Finance Director Jack Dilles reports to the city manager and city council.
The office is located in the back building of Santa Cruz City Hall on the ground floor. A free lot is accessible off Locust Street for visitor parking.
City of Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium 307 Church St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium was built in 1939 and dedicated in 1940. The entrance's brick walkway is flanked by…More granite columns. The auditorium is a regular venue for large Santa Cruz events, including the Cabrillo Music Festival and bouts by the Santa Cruz Derby Girls. Luminaries who have spoken or performed at the Civic Auditorium include the Dalai Lama, Bob Dylan and Ray Charles.
City of Santa Cruz Water Department - Water Conservation 212 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Santa Cruz relies on only local sources to provide the city with clean drinking water. The conservation specialists of…More the Water Department work to ensure that the needs of the city match the resources available. Conservation also works to reduce water use and manage efficiency by offering incentive programs for the city's water customers.
Santa Cruz was first incorporated as a town in 1966, and 10 years later, it received its first city charter. The city…More of roughly 56,000 residents lies along the Central California coast. It's known for its lush redwood forests and rolling beaches.
The offices of the City Clerk, City Manager and City Council are located in downtown Santa Cruz's City Hall. The architecture and gardens with multiple fountains are reminiscent of Santa Cruz's early days as a mission.
The City Council is led by Mayor Mike Rotkin and includes council members Catherine Beiers, Don Lane, Tony Madrigal, Cynthia Mathews, Lynn Robinson and Ryan Coonerty. The council meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 3pm and 7pm in Council Chambers.
City Council: 831-420-5020
City Manager: 831-420-5010
City of Santa Cruz - Special Events Office: 831-420-5132
City of Santa Cruz - Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women: 831-420-5363
The Public Works Department is responsible for much of the infrastructural needs of the city of Santa Cruz. The…More department offers a wide range of services, including traffic engineering and maintenance, stormwater and wastewater management, street repairs, flood control and parking control.
The office is located on the second floor of Santa Cruz City Hall. Visitor parking is available behind the building, and is accessible from both Locust and Church streets.
City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department 323 Church St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department oversees a city that is rich with open spaces, wild life, parks and…More beaches. Parks and Recreation runs year-round classes aimed at all ages: Junior Lifeguards is popular among the local youth, and adults regularly fill the yoga and Pilates classes offered by the city. The office also coordinates events on the Santa Cruz Wharf and manages the Surfing Museum.
City of Santa Cruz Public Works Department - Street Maintenance 1125 River St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The Street Maintenance division of Public Works is charged with road repair in the city of Santa Cruz. The yard off…More River Street is a series of garages with elevated office spaces. Recycled road signs are collected at the location, while hundreds of blinking signs wait for assignment in the back of the garage.
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park 144 School St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Located on top of Mission Hill, the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park features the last remaining structure…More of 12th California Mission, built in 1791. Guided tours are provided of the mission and the park features patios, gardens and a view of the city.
Santa Cruz Adult School 319 la Fonda Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95062-1430 The Santa Cruz Adult School is a public educational institution operated by Santa Cruz City Schools. This school…More offers adult basic education and GED classes, as well as a range of specialized courses. Classes include English as a Second Language, foreign language classes, career training, computer education, citizenship classes, driver's education, parent education, arts and crafts classes and more. Updated schedules and registration information are available on the school's website.
Silver Mountain Tasting Room 402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Silver Mountain, a fine winery and vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains, offers a tasting room location in Santa Cruz…More through the Surf City Vintners Group. Visitors can enjoy hand-crafted premium wines, with featured varietals including Chardonnays, Bordeaux blend "Alloys" and award-winning Pinot Noirs.
Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting 1330 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Located downtown, Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting is the kind of Fair Trade and Clean Ocean business that residents expect…More from a coffee shop bearing the city's name. Friendly customer service and a relaxing atmosphere complete this local delight. Offering more than simply regular and decaffeinated coffee, this shop is the Santa Cruz Weekly's 2010 winner for Best Drip Coffee. In addition to coffee, customers can enjoy espresso drinks, blended beverages, pastries and prepared foods. Interested customers should also check out Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting's Learning Center to learn about every aspect of coffee; for the most updated schedule and registration information, eager students can visit the website.