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City of Goleta Recognizes Dedicated Goleta Public Works Department During National Public Works Appreciation Week

Send Your Notes of Appreciation to our Goleta Public Works Department

Post Date:05/18/2020 12:53 PM

May 17-23, 2020, is National Public Works Week and a great opportunity to thank our hard-working Goleta Public Works Department. This group of 25 dedicated employees is responsible for the City’s infrastructure, parks and open spaces, street maintenance, storm water management, solid waste and environmental services, and engineering. Learn more about each division here, and watch this video where Public Works Director and City Engineer Charlie Ebeling gives an overview of the department.

City Manager Michelle Greene stated “Our Public Works Department works hard year-round to improve the quality of life for those who live, work, and play in Goleta. Every time you travel on a city street, take a stroll on the sidewalk, or spend time at one of the many parks and opens spaces in Goleta, you are enjoying the fruits of their efforts. I am very proud of the dedicated staff of the Public Works Department.”

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Public Works Department is continuing their essential work in the community. In doing so, the Public Works Department has implemented several safety precautions for the protection and the safety of its maintenance crew and the community.

City of Goleta Public Works Director Charlie Ebeling said, “Public Safety includes operating and maintaining public infrastructure and facilities such as roadways, bridges, traffic signals, storm drain systems and many other public facilities. Public Works staff is grateful for the opportunity to provide these types of services to the public and we take pride in the positive impacts Public Works has when the City’s infrastructure operates in a safe and efficient manner for the public.”

Thank you, Public Works Department, for all you do for the community and adjusting in order to continue serving the community safely in these uncertain times.

Let our Goleta Public Works Department know what a great job they are doing either by sharing your comments publicly on our Facebook page (@CityofGoleta) under this story or by sending us an email to and we will pass along your message.  Let’s flood their e-mail with letters of thanks from the community!

Pictured: City of Goleta Public Works Department

Public Appreciation Week 2020

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