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 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.