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Citizens Advisory Committee

Meeting Schedule

The City of Sacramento Animal Care Services' Citizens Advisory Committee meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm. The meetings are held in the multi-purpose room at the City of Sacramento Animal Care Services (2127 Front Street).

2018 Meeting Schedule

January 31
February 28
March 28 - cancelled

April 25
May 30
June 27 - cancelled

July 25
August 29 - cancelled
September 26 - cancelled

October 24 - cancelled

November 28 - cancelled

December 5 - Special Meeting

December 19 - cancelled

Mission Statement

To provide vision, leadership, public policy development, and recommendations to the Mayor and the City Council in order to meet the present and future needs of the City of Sacramento community's animal care services.

Purpose of The Committee

  • To provide advisory recommendations to the Mayor and the City Council on strategies, policies, and programs designed to ensure quality care for the animals housed at the Sacramento Animal Care Services Center
  • To increase awareness of animals available for adoption at the Center
  • To increase awareness of the importance of spaying/neutering animals
  • To educate the community regarding the humane treatment of animals and other matters related to Sacramento's animal care responsibilities
  • To provide a forum for public discussion of Sacramento's efforts to bring about positive change and improvements at the Center
  • To serve as a liaison to the Mayor, the City Council, and the city staff on behalf of the community in matters related to Sacramento's Animal Care Services

Contact Us

If you would like to contact a member of the Citizens Advisory Committee, please send an email to or call Jennifer Chikasawa at 916-808-5851.

Committee Members

Samantha Helton

Nick Arevalo-Parrish


Joe Robustelli

Kenn Altine


Meeting Agendas

January 31, 2018 Acrobat icon 

February 28, 2018 Acrobat icon

March 28, 2018 (notice of cancellation) Acrobat icon

April 25, 2018Acrobat icon

May 30, 2018Acrobat icon

June 27, 2018 (notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

July 25, 2018Acrobat icon 

August 29, 2018 (notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

September 26, 2018 (notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

October 24, 2018 (notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

November 28, 2018 ((notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

December 5, 2017 Special MeetingAcrobat icon

December 27, 2017 (notice of cancellation) Acrobat icon