City of Goleta logoWe are excited to welcome Goleta’s new City Manager, Robert Nisbet, on his first day! Mr. Nisbet was sworn in at City Hall and took his oath of office today, September 1st.

“I am so grateful for this opportunity to work with the city,” said Mr. Nisbet. “It is great to finally be back in the Good Land”.

Mr. Nisbet has a Bachelor of Science in construction management from Washington State University and a master’s degree in economics with an emphasis in public finance and urban economics from UC Santa Barbara. Mr. Nisbet brings more than 28 years of professional management experience to his new role, including four years as the City Manager of Half Moon Bay, six previous years as Assistant General Manager for the East Bay Regional Park District, twelve years with the Santa Barbara County General Services Department (including seven years as the Department Director), and seven years as the Public Works Director for the City of Carpinteria.

Please join us in welcoming Mr. Nisbet to our vibrant City!

Mr. Nisbet’s first City Council Meeting will be on Tuesday, September 6th.