Davis council to discuss parcel tax
Davis City Council members will hold a special meeting to discuss placing a parcel tax on the November ballot in support of the Davis Joint Unified School District. The ballot measure would be a continuation of existing education parcel taxes, which Davis voters have authorized repeatedly for decades. The school district receives $9.5 million yearly from local parcel taxes, according to a city staff report. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in Community Chambers, 23 Russell Blvd.
Big projects considered in Elk Grove
The long-awaited Elk Grove Civic Center with city offices, an aquatic center and senior center are among the projects south of Elk Grove Boulevard that are up for review. City staff will ask Elk Grove council members to consider redesigns and cost reductions due to $24 million in projected construction cost deficits. The public meeting starts at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, 8400 Laguna Palms Way.
Recycled shoes for new arena
The Sacramento Kings are inviting fans to contribute to the team’s new playing surface at Golden 1 Center, which is scheduled to open in October. The Kings will collect used athletic shoes from fans and from former and current Kings players. Fans are invited to bring a pair of used athletic shoes to Sleep Train Arena at 7 p.m. Wednesday, when the Kings play the New Orleans Pelicans. The Kings’ future court will include a number of recycled materials. The donated shoes will be recycled into a rubber grind, which will be combined with Nike Grind and incorporated into the foam layer of the new court.
Charter school sought in Natomas
Natomas Unified will consider an application for Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep Elementary, an independent charter school, at its regular meeting at 5:45 p.m. The school, operated by the P20 Consortium, would serve students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The consortium already operates a high school and middle school in the district. The meeting will be at district headquarters, 1901 Arena Blvd., Sacramento.
Doctor to speak about nutrition
Dr. Andrew Klonecke, who practices nuclear medicine at Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento and Roseville, will address visitors to Woodland Public Library about nutrition in cancer prevention. The talk starts at 6 p.m. in the Leake Center in the library, 250 First St.
- Sacramento Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans, 7 p.m., Sleep Train Arena.