Category: Commission Meeting Highlights

April 26, 2022 Meeting Highlights

April 26, 2022 Meeting Highlights

April marked the Commission’s first hybrid meeting where the public participated both in-person (in the City of Goleta) and virtually. It also marked the first meeting that included two site visits, which were to the Rincon Island and Piers 421 oil and gas decommissioning project sites. The Commission expressed its gratitude to the City of Goleta for hosting the Commission and to Mayor Paula Perotte for welcoming the Commission.

February 25, 2022 Meeting Highlights

February 25, 2022 Meeting Highlights

The staff reports and comment letters associated with our first meeting of 2022 are available in our Archives. The Executive Officer’s report with updates and links to supplementary materials for a wide array of activities and projects is also available. Commission Chair Betty Yee called the meeting to order. Below are a few highlights from our very full agenda.

December 08, 2021 Meeting Highlights

December 08, 2021 Meeting Highlights

The staff reports and comment letters associated with our final meeting of 2021 are available in our Archives. The Executive Officer’s report with updates and links to supplementary materials for a wide array of activities and projects is also available. Commission Chair Lieutenant Governor Kounalakis reflected on the Commission’s key achievements this past year, including adopting a new five-year strategic plan to guide the Commission’s work through 2025. The Chair also acknowledged the Commission’s ongoing evolution and productiveness during these unprecedentedly challenging times.

October 21, 2021 Meeting Highlights

October 21, 2021 Meeting Highlights

The Commission held its October meeting virtually. The staff reports and comment letters associated with our meeting are available in our Archives. The Executive Officer’s report with updates and links to supplementary materials for a wide array of activities and projects is also available.

August 25, 2021 Meeting Highlights

August 25, 2021 Meeting Highlights

The Commission held its August meeting virtually. The staff reports and comment letters associated with our meeting are available in our Archives. The Executive Officer’s report with updates and links to supplementary materials for a wide array of activities and projects is also available. Of particular note are updates about significant oil and gas decommissioning projects in the Santa Barbara Channel and the status of efforts to create a Hollister Ranch public access program. The Executive Officer also reported that the well plug and abandonment work at Platform Holly in Santa Barbara County, which has been in abeyance this past year and a half because of the pandemic, is anticipated to resume in the next few weeks.

June 29, 2021 Meeting Highlights

June 29, 2021 Meeting Highlights

The Commission held its June 2021 meeting virtually. The staff reports and comment letters associated with our meeting are available in our Archives. The Executive Officer’s report with updates and links to supplementary materials for a wide array of activities and projects is also available. Of particular note are updates about significant oil and gas decommissioning projects in the Santa Barbara Channel and a recent Hollister Ranch public access program meeting.

February 25, 2022 Meeting Highlights

April 27, 2021 Meeting Highlights

The Commission held its April 2021 meeting virtually, keeping with ongoing public health orders. The staff reports and comment letters associated with our meeting are available in our Archives. The Executive Officer's report with updates and links to supplementary...

February 23, 2021 Meeting Highlights

February 23, 2021 Meeting Highlights

The February 2021 meeting was especially momentous because the Commission, adopted a new five-year strategic plan to guide its work through 2025. Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis presided over the meeting in her new role as Chair.

February 23, 2021 Meeting Highlights

December 17, 2020 Meeting Highlights

The staff reports and comment letters associated with our December public meeting, our last of the year, are available here. The Executive Officer's report, which contains updates and links to supplementary materials for activities and projects involving the...

October 22, 2020 Meeting Highlights

October 22, 2020 Meeting Highlights

The staff reports and comment letters associated with our October public meeting are available here. The Executive Officer's report, which contains updates and links to supplementary materials for activities and projects involving the Commission is available here....

Scheduled Meetings 2022

All meetings start at 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • Thursday, June 23
  • Tuesday, August 23
  • Tuesday, October 25
  • Friday, December 9 at 10 a.m.

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Meeting Archives

Once a meeting has occurred, the agenda/voting record, staff reports, meeting highlights, webcast, and a transcript can be found in the Commission’s Archives. The Archives contain links to all the Commission’s staff reports dating to its first meeting in 1938.