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The Civic Minute: What’s going on at Citrus Heights City Hall?

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The Citrus Heights City Council will meet Thursday to hear a presentation about new penalties for residents who don’t properly sort their food waste, along with considering approvals related to road repaving and grant awards for community organizations.

The council’s meeting on June 8 meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at City Hall, located at 6360 Fountain Square Drive. A summary of what’s on the 122-page agenda is included below.

Proclamation. The council meeting will begin with a proclamation honoring Dave Mitchell, who is retiring from his position as administrator of the Sunrise Recreation And Park District. For more, see story: Head of Sunrise Park district to retire this month

Penalties. The council will hear a presentation from Republic Services about new  “contamination penalties” in place for residents who do not properly sort food waste, in accordance with SB 1383. For more, see story: Citrus Heights residents could soon face fines for not sorting waste properly

Food waste.  A pair of proposals related to SB 1383 will also be considered by the City Council, regarding an agreement with other cities in Sacramento County and updates to miscellaneous guidelines for purchasing of recycled paper and fuel, landscaping and other expenses.

Grant Awards. The council will consider approving five organizations to receive community project grants, totaling $50,000: Royal Stage, Citrus Heights Women’s Club, Citrus Heights Arts, Junior Achievement of Sacramento and Sunrise Christian Food Ministry. Funds come from the American Rescue Plan Act.

Road repaving. The council will consider approving a staff recommendation to approve an expenditure plan for the next fiscal year for an estimated $2.19 million in Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Account funds, through Senate Bill 1 gas tax funds. Projects listed for funding include the first phase of the San Juan Complete Streets project and a pavement restoration program for a portion of Dewey Drive.

City website. The city will present a department report from the City Manager’s Office regarding the unveiling of the city’s newly redesigned website.

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