The City of Santa Monica is Opening a Bitcoin Office

The City of Santa Monica made history by becoming the first city in the U.S. to open an official Bitcoin office. The city council unanimously voted to pilot the office in partnership with the nonprofit Proof of Workforce at no cost to the city.

The office has four key goals, as per the PR sent to us: providing Bitcoin education, facilitating partnerships and conferences to grow tourism, connecting residents to jobs, and exploring sustainable Bitcoin mining powered by the city’s renewable energy.

Vice Mayor Lana Negrete, who championed the initiative, said, “As we embark on a journey to learn Bitcoin in Santa Monica, I’m excited to see the following ideas. Bitcoin is for everyone!”


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