Rancho Cordova officials review safety goals
The Rancho Cordova City Council meets in special session to hear a consultant’s report on the Police Department’s progress in pursuing the council’s public safety goals and determining future priorities. The consultant, Joseph Brann & Associates, a public safety consulting firm, previously assisted the city with negotiating its initial contract with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive.
Sacramento council hear about anti-gang efforts
Sacramento City Council members will hear an update on the Mayor’s Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force’s accomplishments in its first year. In June 2015, the City Council allocated $1 million for the task force and increased that amount to $1.2 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The majority of the first year’s funds were allotted to a grant program that funded programs by more than 20 community and arts nonprofit groups. The task force’s goals include decreasing gang-related crime by at least 25 percent by 2020 and increasing third-grade reading proficiency in targeted elementary schools. The council meets at 6 p.m. at its City Hall chambers, 915 I St., Sacramento.
Sacramento County supervisors consider liquor license for convenience store in Arden-Arcade
The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will consider whether to allow a 7-Eleven to open and sell alcohol at Howe Avenue and Hurley Way in the Arden-Arcade area despite opposition from neighbors. The matter will be heard at 11 a.m. in the supervisors’ chambers, 700 H St., Sacramento. For a meeting agenda and staff reports go to the board’s website at www.bos.saccounty.net.
Authors discuss vintage trailers at Natomas library
Paul and Caroline Lacitinola, authors of the book “Vintage Camper Trailers,” will be on hand at 6:30 p.m. at North Natomas Library, 4660 Via Ingoglia, Sacramento, for a free event at which they’ll talk about rescuing and restoring these icons of midcentury America. They’ll also be signing and selling their book. For more information, call the library at 916-264-2700.