The City of Santa Barbara has appointed a new department head for the agency which oversees Santa Barbara Harbor, Stearns Wharf, its other oceanfront facilities, and the City’s Harbor Patrol.
Scott Riedman is Santa Barbara’s new Waterfront Director, replacing the department’s longtime director, John Bridley, who retired July 1st. Riedman was selected from a field of nearly three dozen applicants, but the didn’t have to travel far to move into the office. He’s been the Waterfront Department’s Business Manager for more than a decade.
Riedman will oversee some 56 employees.