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Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday

Sacramento County will join the city in limiting the availability of single-use plastic bags.
Sacramento County will join the city in limiting the availability of single-use plastic bags. aseng@sacbee.com

Council considers LGBT housing

The Sacramento City Council will consider authorizing public housing funds for a 53-unit affordable housing complex in midtown Sacramento geared toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents. The Lavender Courtyard project would be at 16th and F streets. The City Council meets in open session at 6 p.m., City Hall, 915 I St.

Sacramento County supervisors to discuss plastic bag limits

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will discuss options to reduce single-use plastic bags in unincorporated Sacramento County, including a ban similar to one approved by the state Legislature and city of Sacramento. The state ban is on hold until voters weigh in on a referendum in November. Supervisors are scheduled to hold their plastic bag workshop at 2 p.m., Board Chambers, 700 H St., Sacramento.

Placer supervisors take on homeless shelter extension

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will consider extending its agreement with Right Hand Auburn to operate a temporary homeless shelter at Placer County Government Center through May 31. The two-month extension would cost the county $90,080. The board will also consider extending the shelter permit for a year. The matter is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Ave., Auburn.

Elk Grove police answer crime questions

The Elk Grove Police Department is scheduled to host a community meeting at Harriet Eddy Middle School to answer questions that residents have related to crime. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room, 9329 Soaring Oaks Drive, Elk Grove.

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