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Citrus Heights Without Debt, With Reserves Equal to 110% of Annual Budget

“It is truly an honor to serve Citrus Heights. As we celebrate our 15th anniversary on January 1, 2012, we have shown that it is possible to govern wisely. We are a city with no debt, a reserve...

Volunteerism, The Spirit of Citrus Heights

“Volunteerism comes from the spirit of Citrus Heights” – Mel Turner, City Council Member

Citrus Heights 11 Neighborhood Improvement Projects

“From day one of incorporation the city has promoted and encouraged neighborhood participation. They have funded NIP (Neighborhood Improvement Projects) programs and assisted in development and...

Population:
83,301
Year founded:
1997

San Marino's Lacy Park, Old Mill, and Taiwanese Sister City

San Marino is home to one of the world’s greatest cultural, research, and educational centers the Huntington Library. A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Huntington was also a man of vision – with a special interest in books, art, and gardens.

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Citrus Heights

The City of Citrus Heights was incorporated on January 1, 1997. Although the City is relatively young, the Citrus Heights area has a deep-rooted history dating back to the late 1800’s and the Gold Rush days. Citrus Heights, with a population of 88,115 (Department of Finance) is a unique established community in Sacramento County. Conveniently located between downtown Sacramento and Roseville, Citrus Heights is an easy commute to nearly all major employment zones in greater Sacramento, including Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Natomas, and South Placer County.

The City has established itself as an important suburb in the Sacramento region with its solid base of small businesses, retail chains, and food service establishments. With an ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, economical, responsive services to the local community, the City is well-positioned for future commercial redevelopment, neighborhood enhancements, and positive changes.

Significant events include construction of a new Citrus Heights Community Center, implementation of the City’s own Police Department, projects utilizing Redevelopment funding along Sayonara Drive, adoption of a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan in 2011 and various streetscape and infrastructure improvements.

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Population: 
83,301
Year founded: 
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Citrus Heights

The City of Citrus Heights was incorporated on January 1, 1997. Although the City is relatively young, the Citrus Heights area has a deep-rooted history dating back to the late 1800’s and the Gold Rush days. Citrus Heights, with a population of 88,115 (Department of Finance) is a unique established community in Sacramento County. Conveniently located between downtown Sacramento and Roseville, Citrus Heights is an easy commute to nearly all major employment zones in greater Sacramento, including Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Natomas, and South Placer County.

The City has established itself as an important suburb in the Sacramento region with its solid base of small businesses, retail chains, and food service establishments. With an ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, economical, responsive services to the local community, the City is well-positioned for future commercial redevelopment, neighborhood enhancements, and positive changes.

Significant events include construction of a new Citrus Heights Community Center, implementation of the City’s own Police Department, projects utilizing Redevelopment funding along Sayonara Drive, adoption of a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan in 2011 and various streetscape and infrastructure improvements.

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SUCCESS STORIES

New Citrus Heights Community Center
Citrus Heights Police Department Celebrates 5 Years
Sayonara Drive Redevelopment Efforts
Citrus Heights Adopts Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan
The Boulevard Plan, Reinventing the Auburn Boulevard
New Citrus Heights Community Center

In January 2010, the new 29,173 square foot Citrus Heights Community Center opened its doors to the public. The building, which is located across the street from City Hall, boasts a banquet hall of over 11,000 square feet, with state-of-the art amenities for almost any occasion.

Citrus Heights Police Department Celebrates 5 Years

On June 26, 2006, the Citrus Heights Police Department officially took to the streets of Citrus Heights with three simple words. At precisely 8:00 a.m. that morning Chief Christopher Boyd announced, “Launch the department!”

Sayonara Drive Redevelopment Efforts

In an effort to enhance a neighborhood historically plagued by negligence and various issues, the City began redevelopment efforts on Sayonara Drive in 2003 with a successful federal grant award of $230,000 for street improvements.

Citrus Heights Adopts Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

On August 11, 2011, the City Council approved a General Plan Update focused on sustainability and adopted the first community-wide Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan (GHGRP) in Sacramento County. The City has committed to reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions 10-15% below 2005 levels by 2020.

The Boulevard Plan, Reinventing the Auburn Boulevard

In February 2005, the City Council approved The Boulevard Plan, Reinventing the Auburn Boulevard Corridor. The Boulevard Plan is intended to guide the revitalization and enhancement of Auburn Boulevard between Sylvan Corners and Interstate 80.

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THE COUNCIL MANAGER RELATIONSHIP

What is a City Manager? Imagine your city government as a football team, with skilled players and keen instincts, ready to lead a drive to the goal line. On the field is the City Council, acting in every way as the city’s coaching staff. The...

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