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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).

2017 Meeting Schedule

January 25
February 22
March 30

April 26
May 31
June 28

July 26
August 30
September 27

October 25
November 29

December 20 (Special meeting)

December 27 Canceled

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

Kathleen Garcia

Paul Somerhausen

Joe Robustelli

Kelly Tiberini

Kenn Altine

Meeting Agendas

Jan 25, 2017 Acrobat icon 

Feb 22, 2017 (notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

March 29, 2017Acrobat icon

April 26, 2017 (notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

May 31, 2017Acrobat icon

June 28, 2017 (notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

July 26, 2017Acrobat icon 

August 30, 2017Acrobat icon

September 27, 2017 (notice of cancellation)Acrobat icon

October 25, 2017Acrobat icon

November 29, 2017Acrobat icon

December 20, 2017 Special MeetingAcrobat icon

December 27, 2017 (notice of cancellation) Acrobat icon