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.

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Arden Arcade Business Walk

The Sacramento Metro Chamber and Arden Arcade Business Council will be sponsoring its annual “Business Walk” on Friday, November 13, that morning which involves volunteers canvassing local businesses about the area’s economic climate. Past efforts provided valuable input that led Sacramento County to make infrastructure improvements on major commercial corridors, respond to code enforcement issues as well as address public safety concerns. For more information and to register, please contact the Sacramento Metro Chamber website or call 552-6800.

Helping Those in Need this Thanksgiving

Many of us begin to reflect upon our blessings as Thanksgiving approaches and realize that there are those among us who are in need. The Sacramento Food Bank provides an annual Turkey Distribution. If you would like to donate, please visit You can also show support by participating in the annual Run to Feed the Hungry race on Thanksgiving morning with all net profits benefiting the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.

Sheriff’s Toy Project

The Sheriff’s Toy Project has been serving our community since 1984 providing gifts as well as food boxes to less fortunate families. The program provides a character-building environment for Work Project participants who spend their court-ordered jail sentence making toys, building furniture, and refurbishing computers plus donated bicycles. Donations are welcomed. For more information, please visit their website.

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).

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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