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Date Elected or Appointed: Appointed December 13, 2005 to fill a vacancy on the City Council; elected November 2006 and re-elected November 2010, 2014 and 2018. Served as Mayor in 2008, 2013, 2018 and 2021.
Current Term: December 2018 to December 2022
Represents the City on the Following Boards:
Council Member Miller was appointed to fill a council vacancy in December of 2005. He was elected in 2006, re-elected in 2010, 2014, and 2018. Steve served as Mayor in 2008, 2013, 2018 and 2021.
Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Steve moved to Citrus Heights 35 years ago at the urging of his wife Nanette, a Sacramento native. They are very proud of their two adult children and nine grandchildren.
Council Member Miller especially enjoys hanging out with family and friends, reading, world travel, camping in the mountains, and following his favorite sports teams. His hobbies include working on the house, gardening and computer programming.
Council Member Miller worked in the construction industry for 42 years – first as an electrician and then 12 years as an Inspector and Construction Manager for the County of Sacramento. Steve started his own construction consulting business in 2000. He joined KMM Services in 2010, an electrical and technology engineering firm located in Carmichael. Steve also worked for the San Juan Unified School District as a Construction Manager for Capital Improvement and Bond Projects for a year. He retired from full-time work after his winning a battle with bladder cancer.
Currently, Council Member Miller is representing Citrus Heights on the Sacramento Regional Transit Board of Directors as Board Chair. He also serves as one of our two Sacramento region representatives for the Capitol Corridor nine-county rail system operating from Roseville to San Jose.
Steve serves on the U.S. Army Community Relations Advisory Board - Rhino Battalion. Over the years he has represented Citrus Heights on the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), Sacramento Regional Sanitation, Sacramento County Library Board and Metropolitan Cable TV Commission.
In February of 2018, Council Member Miller helped introduce SmaRT Ride to Citrus Heights. This city-wide door-to-door on demand transit service was the first of its kind in our country and is growing in popularity throughout the region and nation.
Prior to becoming a council member, Mr. Miller was Vice Chair of the Law Enforcement Community Advisory Committee and he presented the committee's recommendation to form our own police department to City Council. Steve was also Vice President of Neighborhood Area 10 for many years and served as President of the Resident’s Empowerment Association of Citrus Heights in 2005.
He has been active in community service as a member of the Rotary and Lions Clubs, Mesa Verde Boosters Club, Sunrise Girls Softball, PONY Baseball and the Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce.
His priorities for Citrus Heights include continued fiscal responsibility, improved public safety, economic development (especially the Sunrise Mall Property), reducing homelessness, enhancing the character of our existing neighborhoods and most importantly… finding revenue and grants to fund as much road improvements as possible.