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Public Safety Committee

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The City Council's Public Safety Committee is charged with reviewing public safety issues, including City of Santa Cruz policies and procedures and the Independent Police Auditor function.

Public Safety Committee Membership  

  • Councilmember Katherine Beiers
  • Councilmember Renee Golder
  • Councilmember Martine Watkins


The Public Safety Committee does not have a regular schedule and meets as needed.

Staff Contact

City Manager's Office
809 Center Street, Room 10
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
(831) 420-5010
FAX:  (831) 420-5011

Public Safety Committee Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Sign up to receive e-mail notices for future Public Safety Committee meetings; go to eNotifications page and check the Public Safety Committee box.


Please note: Due to a lack of quorum, the February 27, 2020 meeting of the Public Safety Committee is cancelled. Notification of a new date will be forthcoming. 

Accessibility of Agenda Packets, Minutes, and Audio Files are now available to enable easier public access to posted meeting information.


Public Safety Committee Meetings


Should you have questions, please contact City Clerk Administrator Bonnie Bush at (831) 420-5035. 

PAST Public Safety Committee Meeting Agendas & Minutes