SACRMENTO (CBS13) — In his first night leading Sacramento’s City Council meeting, Darrell Steinberg proposed banning city work on private email accounts, and opening up closed-door ad hoc council meetings to the public.
“And nothing that you would say in private should be different in that type of official setting, than what you would say out in public,” Steinberg said.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: 142,940 Acres Now Burned, 18 Percent Containment Reported
Before the meeting, Steinberg told CBS13 he will unveil the first part of His signature issue –combating Sacramento’s homeless crisis — in a first-ever joint session meeting with the Sacramento Board of Supervisors.READ MORE: Call Kurtis: Mother Of Four Rear-Ended, But Other Driver's Insurance Won't Pay
“And look, I’m not going to give it away at this point, but I can tell you that our focus must be on increasing the inventory on permanent housing,” Steinberg said.
Steinberg also pledged he has no plan to try changing the city charter to a strong mayor system this term.MORE NEWS: 15-Year-Old Omari Ernest-Zakee Lowery Identified As Antelope Deadly Shooting Victim
“I believe strongly that I can be a strong mayor under this system,” Steinberg said.