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

The Citrus Heights City Council will meet Thursday evening to consider matters relating to annexation, panhandling, funding for placing officers in schools, and potential support for a 2024 ballot initiative.

The council’s Oct. 26 meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at City Hall, located at 6360 Fountain Square Drive. A summary of what’s on the 124-page agenda is included below.

Special meeting: Prior to the council’s regular meeting at 6 p.m., council members will meet at 5:30 p.m. for a closed-door session to discuss “significant exposure to litigation” dealing with how to respond to a letter received by the American Civil Liberties Union regarding an unspecified ordinance, according to a brief agenda item description.


  • Proclamation Of The City Of Citrus Heights Proclaiming October 2023 As “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”
  • Proclamation Of The City Of Citrus Heights Proclaiming October 2023 As “Hindu American Appreciation And Awareness”

Grant Agreement: Consideration to accept Office Of Traffic Safety (OTS) DUI / STEP Grant

Public Hearing: Review Final 2024 Action Plan and funding recommendations for the Community Development Block Grant Program.

Ballot Initiative: Council consideration of resolution to support the Taxpayer Protection And Government Accountability Act Of 2024, at mayor’s request.

Annexation: Hear update on fiscal impact study and provide direction to staff.

Panhandling: Consideration to repeal prohibition against intrusive and unsafe panhandling, based on staff recommendation to avoid potential lawsuits.

School Cops. Consideration of three options for funding placement of one school resource officer on each high school campus, using General Fund money, American Rescue Plan Act funds, or by formally requesting San Juan Unified School District funding.

Those wishing to make a public comment during the meeting can do so by attending the council meeting on Oct. 26 at City Hall, or by submitting a written comment beforehand using the city’s website. The deadline to submit comments online is 4 p.m. on the day of the meeting. See full agenda packet online: click here.

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