WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The West Sacramento City Council approved the transfer of a riverfront property to secure the location of the Indian Heritage Center, a project over a decade in the making.
The West Sacramento Redevelopment Agency (RDA) owned the 43-acre property, known as the East Riverfront Property, since 1997. In May 2007, the California Indian Heritage Center Task Force selected the property to be a location for state park and museum.READ MORE: 'Fundamentally Undemocratic': Democratic Lawmakers Push For Recall Reform
This May, Governor Brown’s revised state budget allocated $100 million toward the capital improvement of the Indian Heritage Center.READ MORE: East Sacramento Intersection Transforming Into Sac State ‘University Village’ Hamilton Debuts In Sacramento Bringing Thousands To New Performing Arts Center
The project was put on hold after the economic downturn in 2008. The money wasn’t available, until now. Another $100 million would need to be raised through donations and state and tribal fundraising efforts.