Susan Peters - District 3

700 H Street, Suite 2450
Sacramento, CA 95814  
(916) 874-5471; FAX (916) 874-7593
Chief of Staff, Howard Schmidt
Special Assistant, Vanessa McCarthy-Olmstead
                              Scheduling Secretary, Terri Conde-Ortiz
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Dear Third District Residents,

I am honored to have served as your representative on the Board of Supervisors since 2005.

I hope you will not hesitate to share your views or concerns with me via email,  and please consider signing up for E-mail Updates to receive the latest news about the services and programs provided by Sacramento County. If you need information about services or would like to report a neighborhood nuisance issue, call 311 (or 875-311) or report on line.



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2015 Community Coffee Meeting Schedule in Fair Oaks

2015 Community Meeting Schedule in Arden Arcade

Sheriff's November Community Meetings

 The Sheriff’s Department holds regular community meetings to share information about trends in crime and recent activities.

  • Arden Arcade, Tuesday, November 3, 6 pm at Country Club Lanes – Skyroom (2nd Floor), 2600 Watt Avenue .
  • North Highlands/New Foothill Farms, Thursday, November 5, 6 pm at the North Highlands Community Center, 6040 Watt Avenue.
  • Old Foothill Farms, Wednesday, November 11, 6:30 pm at Pioneer Elementary School, 5816 Pioneer Way.
  • Carmichael, Tuesday, November 17, 6 pm, at the Del Campo High School Library, 4925 Dewey Drive.
  • Fair Oaks, Wednesday, November 18, 6 pm, at La Vista School, 4501 Bannister Road (North of Winding Way).

Patriot's Park Wall of Honor Ceremony

Patriot's Park serves as a lasting monument honoring a special group of individuals who served our community and nation – and their names are listed on the park's Wall of Honor.  On Saturday, November 7, at 10 a.m. the Carmichael Recreation and Park District will sponsor a special ceremony recognizing those heroes previously honored and adding the name of Sheriff's Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Deputy Danny Oliver who was killed in the line of duty in 2014.  Located at 6827 Palm Avenue, the park and its Wall of Honor is a special place to reflect upon and never forget the special meaning of sacrifice made by those who served us wearing different uniforms – the U.S. Armed Services, law enforcement, and fire protection.  For more information, please visit the Park District's website

State of the County Luncheon

As the economic epicenter for the six-county region, Sacramento County plays a vital role in the region's overall well-being. On October 30, the Metro Chamber presents the annual luncheon forum focused on where the County is today and the distinctive assets that can guide the direction of Sacramento County for tomorrow with respect to economic development. I'll be there along with my colleagues and other elected officials.  For more information and to register,  please visit

Success for Watt Avenue in North Highlands

The Board of Supervisors has approved the formation of the Watt Avenue Property and Business Improvement District (PBID) consisting of properties in the area between Watt Avenue, Roseville Road and Interstate 80.  This PBID will provide funding for services with an annual assessment to property owners during a five-year term subject to renewal in 2020.  A new nonprofit corporation, the Watt Avenue Partnership, is being formed to serve as the property owners’ association. The Partnership will form a board of directors consisting of property owners and business representatives to oversee the services in the PBID. This effort is aimed toward to increasing business occupancy, property values and sales, and attract new tenants.  For more information about the PBID, please email

Animal Shelter Expands Hours

Now there are more hours for pet adoptions and other services at Sacramento County’s Animal Shelter located at 3839 Bradshaw Road.  The below schedule shows the current expanded shelter hours:

Tuesday:              12:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday:         12:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday:               2:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Friday:                  12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Sat/Sun:               Noon – 4:30 p.m.

For more information about the Sacramento County Department of Animal Care and Regulation, please visit their website

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