July 23, 2013, Santa Cruz, CA--The Santa Cruz County Grand Jury has started its 2013-2014 investigation year. The Grand Jury is a group of trained citizens charged with ensuring that county and city departments and special districts function in the best interest of the residents of Santa Cruz County. The Grand Jury is the watchdog group that holds local governments accountable to its citizens.
If you have a complaint or commendation about your county or city government services or conduct, this year’s Grand Jury wants to hear from you. You can access complaint forms online by visitingwww.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/grandjury/index.htm, or outside Room 318-I at 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. You may also email email@example.com or call (831) 454-2099.
About the Santa Cruz Grand Jury
The Grand Jury is a body of 19 local citizen volunteers impaneled by the Superior Court of Santa Cruz in accordance with the California Penal Code. The Grand Jury has three primary functions: (1) selectively audit local governmental agencies and officials; (2) investigate citizen complaints; (3) publish its investigative findings and recommendations to improve governmental operations. For additional information or press inquiries, please call the Grand Jury at (831) 454-2099 or firstname.lastname@example.org.