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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Sept. 6-12)

Signs_city_20150110_151012Updated Sept. 6, 12:03 a.m.–
Happenings around Citrus Heights this week include a traveling circus at Sunrise Mall, a September 11 “flag unveiling,” and several more days of the community marching band’s massive yard sale fundraiser.

Citrus Heights Community Marching Band Fall Yard Sale: The annual fundraiser is held during the first two weekends of September each year — beginning on Sept. 4 and continuing through Monday, Sept. 7, this year. The football-field sized yard sale is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 7620 Linden Ave, and will also be open Sept. 11-13. (See full story)

Labor Day, Sept. 7: City offices will be closed in recognition of the holiday.

Citrus Heights Water District monthly board meeting: On Tuesday, Sept. 8, CHWD directors are set to discuss several items at their monthly meeting, including water rate “adjustment options” for 2016, the purchase of 100 one-inch water meters, and an update on current administrative building improvements. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at 7011 Sylvan Rd., Suite E, at 6:30 p.m. (See agenda)

Business owners workshops: On Sept. 9, a free training designed to share “3 secrets to getting business moving again” will be offered by the nonprofit business mentorship group “SCORE.” The one-hour workshop begins at 7:30 a.m. and will be held at the Small Business Administration building at the corner of Sylvan and Stock Ranch roads in Citrus Heights. (Registration link)

On Sept. 10, SCORE will also host a free three-hour workshop titled “How to get more customers.” The class will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Small Business Administration building in Citrus Heights. (Registration link)

Planning Commission meeting: On Sept. 9, three public hearings will be held by planning commissioners. On the agenda: a use permit request by A1 Collision & Bumper Center on Greenback Lane, approval of items related to the Citrus Heights Urban Greening Strategy, and a zoning code modification to allow electronic signage and off-site civic signage. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Citrus Heights Community Center. (See agenda packet)

Circus Vargas: From Sept. 10 through 14, Sunrise Mall will be home to acrobats, magicians, clowns and more, as Circus Vargas brings its entertainment to Citrus Heights. (Circus website)

City Council meetings: On Thursday at a special 6 p.m. study session, council members will review proposed new city hall furniture, fixtures, equipment and building details. During the regular meeting at 7 p.m., a public hearing will be held regarding a requested police expenditure of about $24,000 in grant funds for equipment to aid in crime scene investigation. Council members will also discuss an amendment to a previously approved contract with AMPCO to demolish the existing city hall, increasing the price by $152,020 due to “additional asbestos-laced” material discovered. Both meetings will be held in the Citrus Heights Community Center. (See agenda packet)

September 11 Flag Unveiling: At 4 p.m. on Friday, City leaders will unveil and dedicate two new flagpoles at the Sylvan Ranch Community Garden. The unveiling will raise four new “Made in America” flags donated by the American Legion 637 and Boy Scout Troop 228, according to a press release from the City of Citrus Heights. The garden is located at the corner of Sylvan Road and Stock Ranch Road.

[For more upcoming events this month, see story: Citrus Heights This Month: what’s happening in September]
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