Sacramento City Council
Tuesday night the city council will consider placing a $2.58 fee per square foot on new construction for developers
To make it all happen, the city wants to increase meter rates by 40 percent from $1.25 to $1.75. Another idea, and perhaps the most controversial, scraps free parking after 6 p.m. and could get rid of free Sunday and holiday parking.
Allen Warren entered city hall facing questions on camera about a staffer’s sexual harassment claim filed against him.
A banner at Bancroft Elementary School encourages parents to enroll their kids in the after-school program known as 4th R. But under a proposed plan by the city, the activities and that program may never even happen.
Bruce Pomer and Eric Guerra are trying to close their case for a powerful seat on the city council that could be determined by a small difference in votes.
Since 2008, lots have sat empty and devoid of development after the Federal Emergency Management Agency declared the levees weren’t cutting it when it came to new standards introduced following Hurricane Katrina.
Charles Mason of the Ubuntu Green nonprofit organization is on a mission to spring up more of backyard urban farms.
If approved by the Sacramento city Council at Tuesday’s meeting, many north Natomas homeowners will be getting cash back—$200 for corner lots, $100 for the others.
The unanimous vote to approve New York artist Jeff Koons’ piece drew a full crowd at the meeting. Supporters of local artists were furious so much was being spent on one piece by someone outside the area.
As part of the city’s agreement with the Kings, the old arena cannot be used for another sports or entertainment venue. Project manager Desmond Parrington says either way, Sleep Train Arena will either have to be rezoned or torn down.
The Sacramento City Council approved a contract giving most firefighters a 12 percent raise over the next two years, with firefighters paying more toward retirement and health care costs.
City auditor Jorge Oseguera called the department’s tracking system into question after a discrepancy where the department’s inventory of morphine was off by 100 vials after someone entered a wrong number.