Carpinteria's State of the
Community on April 28.
the informative event, hosted by
the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of
Commerce, were Ralph, Jim, Myron,
George, Lynn, and Dan Harrison.
The event was held at the Rincon
Mayor Gregg Carty
comments on the
attributes he considers
important to Carpinteria
over its 50-year history
and what needs to be
protected at the State
of the Community
Breakfast on April 28.
included Santa Barbara County
Supervisor Salud Carbajal and
Carpinteria Mayor Gregg Carty,
speaking on the state of the county
and the city, respectively. Also
speaking were Carpinteria City
Manager Dave Durflinger and Mark
Schniepp, director of the California
"We continue to
do street maintenance work but we
need to do a lot more," Mayor Carty
said. "The truth is the needs are
The mayor noted
that unemployment in Carpinteria is
lower than in Santa Barbara County,
the state and the nation, and that
the real estate market in the city
the job market in the Carpinteria
area is full and that the jobs being
added are high-paying tech jobs. He
forecasted continued economic growth
for Carpinteria. "2015-2016 will see
continued expansion," Schniepp said.
"There is no recession in sight."