Jan. 8, 2014

Issue #2

Editor's Note

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Letters of Support Needed for Human Trafficking Cleanup Bill

League-supported AB 1147 (Gomez), a cleanup bill to SB 1193 (Steinberg) from last year, was significantly amended Monday to require certain establishments post information on human trafficking.

Action Item, Legislation, Administrative Services

Join New League Task Force on Group Homes

Participate in Jan. 16 Conference Call

City officials are invited to be part of a task force addressing group home issues including sober living homes.

Housing, Economic Development, Meetings and Events

Register Today for Feb. 7 Municipal Law Institute’s Symposium

There’s less than a month left to register for the Municipal Law Institute. Presented by the League of California Cities® and the California Constitution Center of UC Berkeley School of Law, the symposium features the local government as employer, and will focus on personnel and labor relations issues specific to public entities.

City Attorneys, Meetings and Events

What You Can Expect at the 2014 Planning Commissioners Academy

The holidays have come and gone and now it’s time to start looking forward to the 2014 Planning Commissioners Academy!  This year’s Planning Commissioners Academy will be held March 26–28 at the Marriott San Francisco Airport Waterfront Hotel. Conference sessions cover a wide range of topics, including Using Modern Technology Tools to Engage Your Community on Land Use Decisions and Collaborative Governance — Case Studies on How to Leverage Public, Private, and Non-Profit Partnerships to Drive Better Land Use Planning.

Planning and Community Development, Meetings and Events

The 2013 Hit List from WesternCity.com

Western City magazine has compiled its most popular stories into a “Hit List” showing the top five articles on WesternCity.com during the past year. This list reflects the topics of greatest interest to California city officials during the year of 2013. 

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