1. AD-HOC COMMITTEE

    AD-HOC Committee on Policing and Social Equity

    The City of Watsonville is now accepting applications for the AD-HOC Committee on Policing and Social Equity. Deadline to submit the application is Friday, August 7, 2020. Read on...
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    Restaurants and Retail Businesses to use Outdoor Areas for Dining & Display Areas

    The City is allowing for restaurants and retail businesses to use outdoor areas for outdoor dining and display areas with approval of a Temporary COVID-19 Encroachment Agreement. Read on...
  3. Santa Cruz County Placed on Monitoring list

    Santa Cruz County Placed on Monitoring List

    Based on increased spread of COVID-19 and in order to protect the health and safety of residents, the CA Dept of Public Health added Santa Cruz County to the order modifying/closing operations in several sectors effective 7/28/20. Read on...
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    Watsonville’s Draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

    Watsonville’s Draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan and its Appendices are ready for public comment. Read on...
  5. Take the Climate Action & Adaptation Plan Survey!

    Take our Climate Action & Adaptation Plan Survey!

    We invite you to share your concerns and perspective related to climate change so that together we can identify the ways in which we will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect our community from the impacts of climate change. Read on...
  6. Watsonville Open for Business

    Business Reopening Toolkit

    The City of Watsonville has launched a Business Reopening Toolkit filled with best practices and industry-specific guidance, to help guide you through the reopening process safely and successfully. Read on...
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    CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE NOMINATION PERIOD

    A General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Watsonville, California, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, for the following offices: COUNCIL MEMBERS FOR DISTRICT 1, 2, AND 6 Nomination period begins 7/13/20 and closes 8/7/20 at 5 p.m. Read on...
  8. Downtown Watsonville

    Restaurants and Retail Businesses to use Outdoor Areas for Outdoor Dining and Display Areas

    City allowing for restaurants and retail businesses to use outdoor areas for outdoor dining and display areas with approval of a Temporary COVID-19 Encroachment Agreement. Read on...
  9. Watsonville is Open for Business

    Watsonville is Open for Business - Guidelines to Help you Open Safely

    Our goal is to help workers and businesses take responsible steps toward resuming work, serving customers and rebuilding our economy. Click here for state specific industry guidelines to help you reopen safely. Read on...
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    Emergency Housing Assistance Program Guidelines

    This program is designed to assist Watsonville low and moderate income renters affected by the COVID-19 economic crisis with a grant of up to $1,500. Read on...
  11. CDBG COVID19

    Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) COVID-19

    The City of Watsonville has received additional CDBG funding to help communities deal with the impacts of COVID 19 and related shutdowns. Read on...
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    Santa Cruz County Shelter In Place Order

    Santa Cruz County Shelter In Place Order - Community Update March 16, 2020By the City of Watsonville  Español:  Orden de Refugiarse en el Hogar del Condado de Santa Cruz - Mensaje para la comunidad del 16 de marzo de 2020 por la Ciudad de Watsonville Read on...
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    Flipping the Lid to Help Residents with Recycling

    Every day, we throw away tons of garbage into the recycling bins. When this happens, the facility that processes Watsonville’s recycling has to bury it in their landfill, and charges us additional fees. Read on...
  14. maintaining our roads for smooth driving

    Maintaining Our Roads for Smooth Driving

    Our Public Works engineering staff are working to make sure that our roads are smooth, safe and in good conditions Read on...
  15. WATSONVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT (1)

    Officers track down & return tricycle stolen from disabled elderly man

    Officers tracked down a tricycle that was recently stolen from a disabled senior citizen Read on...
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