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Officer Next Door

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The vision for Sacramento's new Officer Next Door is for Sacramento to become the safest big city in California and a model of community policing practices. A key component of the Officer Next Door initiative is the development of the new Sacramento Community Police Commission (SCPC). For more information about the SCPC and to apply, please visit the City's Boards & Commissions website or contact Francine Tournour.


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City’s response to the Law Enforcement Accountability Directive members

Get Here Sac encourages the public to consider using alternative modes of transportation such as light rail, walking, biking, ride share, and other modes first before driving.

The FY2016/17 Approved Budget and the 2016-2021 CIP are now available. The total budget is $978.4 million, including $426.7 million for General Fund operations, $480.3 million for enterprise and other fund operations, and $71.4 million for the Capital Improvement Program.

City finalizes contract with Salvation Army to expand homeless services at shelter
More than 200 shelter beds are now available for 24 hours a day seven days a week

City of Sacramento receives $30 million state grant to fund Downtown/Riverfront Streetcar project.

City Partners with Global Parking Tech Leader to Design Innovative App - New app helps users avoid traffic to downtown and Golden 1 Center

Visit the new Sacramento 311 Knowledgebase. Download the free Sacramento 311 Android phone app or iPhone app.

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Downtown Housing Initiative

Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Downtown Housing Initiative will support the City’s unprecedented growth through the development of 10,000 places to live in Downtown Sacramento over the next 10 years. The purpose of the initiative is to create a better regulatory environment to streamline processes and encourage downtown development.

For more information, please visit the Downtown Developer Toolkit page or download the Downtown Housing Initiative plan, approved by the Sacramento City Council on August 25, 2015.

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Mayor's Message

Sacramento Riverfront

Since I took office in 2008 my vision has been to make Sacramento “a city that works for everyone.” 

We have so much to be proud of, like our unique and diverse neighborhoods, our thousands of beautiful trees, the country’s oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River and our beloved Sacramento Kings. Continue reading the Mayor's Message.