Bridge to Housing Move Day a Success!

On Nov. 12, approximately 100 volunteers and staff moved 63 homeless individuals, along with their 40 pets, from the North Levee encampment in West Sacramento into temporary housing under the pilot Bridge to Housing program. The move, along with provision of services, was a collaborative efort between Yolo County, Yolo County Housing, the City of West Sacramento and numerous private and non-profit partners. Over the next 60-120 days, with $100,000 in financial support from Yolo County and the City of West Sacramento, along with private donations, these individuals will be housed and will receive assistance for benefits to help them prevent homelessness in the future. To donate to the Bridge to Housing pilot project through the New Hope Community Development Corporation, 501 (c) 3, visit or mail checks made payable to: New Hope CDC, 147 W. Main St., Woodland, CA 95695. Tax ID number #68-0440554.  
News ImageCity Commission Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for service on various City commissions. These commissions work directly with City staff in developing goals and advising the City Council on many issues. These Mayor-appointed positions are a great way to get involved in your community. Applications are due by Nov. 28, 2014.
News ImageNew Emergency Notification System Launched:

The City of West Sacramento, in cooperation with Yolo County Office of Emergency Services, and in partnership with emergency response agencies throughout Yolo, Sacramento and Placer counties, has implemented a state-of-the-art mass notification system to alert residents about emergency events and other important community news. The system enables officials in the three counties to provide essential information quickly, through a variety of avenues, when there is a threat to the health and safety of residents.  
News ImageFall Water Conservation Tips

Now that fall is here, don't assume that the drought is over. Water conservation should be a daily, year-round habit. To help guide you into the cooler, fall months in California, the City of West Sacramento offers some tips and ideas on how to conserve water all season long.  
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