Oct. 26, 2012
Issue #111

Editor's Note

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Reminder: The online registration and housing deadline for the City Clerk’s New Law & Elections Seminar and the Municipal Finance Institute is Monday, Oct. 29. After that date, please register on-site.

Web Resources Now Available on SB 863 – Workers’ Compensation

The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) announced its newly developed web page including resources that will help answer questions about SB 863 (De León; 2012).

Key words: Legislation, Employee Relations


U.S. EPA Announces $64 Million in Grant Funding for Brownfields Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an estimated $64 million in available funding for its brownfields assessment, cleanup, revolving loan fund and area-wide planning grants.

Key words: Environmental Quality, Economic Development, Redevelopment, Brownfields, Revenue and Taxation, Grants and Funding


$10 Million in Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Grants Now Available

The California Natural Resources Agency and Caltrans are offering $10 million in grants to local, state, and federal governmental agencies and non-profits for environmental enhancements and mitigation projects.

Key words: Environmental Quality, Transportation, Revenue and Taxation, Grants and Funding


New Paint Take-Back and Recycling Program Announced

On Oct. 19, CalRecycle announced the launch of California’s Paint Take-Back and Recycling program, which was mandated under AB 1343 (2010) requiring architectural paint manufacturers to set up and administer a system to properly manage leftover paint.

Key words: Environmental Quality


Call for Submissions – 2013 Annual Conference Logo Design Contest

Submission Deadline Oct. 30

Every year the League holds its Annual Conference logo design contest. The League’s 2013 Annual Conference & Expo will be held in Sacramento on Sept. 18-20. The winning entry will be selected in November.

Key words: Meetings and Events


High-Tech Tools Enhance Public Safety

Read this article online now in Western City magazine.

Key words: Western City, Public Safety

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