East Sacramento Follows Sutter Landing Developments

Two important meetings are coming up regarding the future of Sutter’s Landing. Resident attention and attendance is critical to develop this space so it is neighborhood friendly.

First, there will be a Community Meeting Regarding the Proposed Solar Farm at Sutter’s Landing Park/28th St. Landfill.

  • Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Clunie Community Center, Room A
  • Presenter: City Councilmember Steve Cohn
  • City Staff: Utilities Solid Waste/28th St. Landfill, Park Planning & Development
  • Potential Solar Farm Operator: Conergy Projects, Inc.

Proposed Project: Phased installation of solar facilities to produce renewable energy until landfill fully available for permanent development as a park. The City will receive payment for the lease of the land used for the solar farm.

Next public meeting on this project scheduled for: Thursday, March 3, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

Parks & Recreation Commission, Historic City Hall Commission Hearing Room, 915 I St., 2nd Floor

For additional information, contact J.P. Tindell, Park Planning & Development,

808-1955, jptindell@cityofsacramento.org or Marty Strauss, Utilities Solid Waste, 808-4934, mstrauss@cityofsacramento.org

Second, on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at City Hall, the Sacramento City Council will hold a special workshop to hear about the findings from a Feasibility Study that considered Sutter’s Landing Park as a site for a new zoo. 

City Staff will present the results of the city funded study completed last year.  Zoo staff will then present the compilation of discussions that followed public hearings and Zoological Society Board meetings that took place as a result of the study. The Zoological Society has developed recommendations for the future of the Zoo for City Council members and members of the public to consider and offer feedback.

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