By DAVE MASON
NEWS-PRESS MANAGING EDITOR
Miramar Group co-founder Barrett Reed is running for Santa Barbara City Council.
He announced his candidacy for the District 4 seat Monday.
“Our city has been celebrated around the world, it is a very special place. And
today it needs some serious attention,” Mr. Reed said in his announcement. “Santa Barbara is not what
it once was nor is it what it should be. For many, including me, it’s hard to come
to terms with what we have allowed to happen.”
“I’m excited to announce my candidacy for city council. I’m confident and look
forward to a robust conversation about the future of Santa Barbara,” he said.
Barrett Reed, 36, was born and raised in Santa Barbara and has served on the
Santa Barbara Planning Commission. He is a board member of Downtown
Santa Barbara. And he co-founded the Miramar Group, a local small business
focused on renovating and revitalizing old, declining buildings along the Central
For more details, see Tuesday’s News-Press.