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The Davis City Council consists of an elected mayor, a mayor pro tempore and three council members. The Davis City Council holds regular meetings beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, with the exception of the fifth Tuesday of the month and the Tuesday prior to a holiday. Goals and key objectives of the council are to maintain and improve infrastructure, achieve long-term financial stability, enhance the vitality of downtown Davis, provide a mix of high-quality housing to meet community needs, conserve natural resources and protect the environment, ensure top-quality fire, police and emergency services, ensure organizational strength and promote economic development.

The Davis Police Department provides service within the city limits of Davis. The police department enforces laws and engages in crime prevention planning as well. The Davis Police department works closely with the Davis Fire Department and the University of California, Davis Police Department as well as Yolo County and regional law enforcement and criminal justice partners.

The City of Davis Fire Department serves the City of Davis, the East Davis County Fire Protection District, No Man’s Land Fire Protection District and a portion of the Springlake Fire Protection District. The fire department provides emergency and prevention services from three fire stations. Department equipment consists of three engines, one rescue, one squad, two grass/wildland units, one water tender, two reserve engines and two antique fire apparatus.

Public Safety Dispatchers are responsible for answering all 9-1-1 phone calls and police and fire emergency lines.

For more information on the City of Davis, visit www.cityofdavis.org.

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