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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).  


Due to a lack of quorum, the Committee Cannot hold any meetings or approve a meeting calendar for 2020


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

Joe Robustelli




January 30, 2019 (notice of cancellation)  Acrobat icon 

February 27, 2019 (notice of cancellation)  Acrobat icon

March 27, 20119 (notice of cancellation)  Acrobat icon

April 24, 2019 (notice of cancellation)  Acrobat icon

May 30, 2018  Acrobat icon

June 27, 2018 (notice of cancellation)  Acrobat icon

July 25, 2018  Acrobat 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 Meeting  Acrobat icon

December 27, 2017 (notice of cancellation)  Acrobat icon