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Rebuilding Montecito Stakeholder Process Update from the Office of First District Supervisor Das Williams

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Sent: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 4:01 PM
Subject: Rebuilding Montecito Stakeholder Process Update
From: Darcel Elliott, Chief of Staff, First District Supervisor Das Williams

It’s been a little over two weeks since we kicked off the beginning of our Rebuilding Montecito Stakeholder Process and I wanted to give everyone an update on where we are in the process.
We are still accepting surveys until February 12th. If you have not taken the survey or know anyone who should complete it, the survey can be found on Das’s County website at
We will convene a meeting of those who selected to be leaders shortly after the completion of the survey. We are still working on the logistics and as soon as they are figured out those who signed up to be a “leader,” will be notified. To make the meeting  productive and one to be built upon, we are asking only those who signed up to be “leaders” attend that meeting.
In the meantime, I know people are anxious for answers and information, so we are organizing a community meeting this Thursday, at 6pm at Montecito Covenant Church, 671 Cold Spring Road.
Also, the Bucket Brigade is doing a big push this weekend to clear out some properties and get people back home. There is an orientation at 8:30am both Saturday and Sunday and the cleanup is going to 2:30pm. I’ve attached the waiver that needs to be filled out by every volunteer. It’s helpful to fill out the form and email it to with a subject line of “VOLUNTEER SUNDAY” (or Saturday) prior to showing up to volunteer. Volunteers meeting at Lower Manning Park. Wear boots, thick pants, long sleeve shirt (masks and gloves will be provided but bring them if you have them).
Click here for Volunteer Waiver
Please let me know if there are any questions!
Darcel Elliott
Chief of Staff
First District Supervisor Das Williams
(805) 568-2182