Jan. 14, 2014

Issue #4

Editor's Note

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League CalPERS’ Rate Change Impact Webinar Draws Record Numbers; Vital Input Requested

League Executive Director Chris McKenzie Strongly Encourages Cities Participate Given the “Significant Impacts these Changes will have on City Budgets.”

Nearly 400 participants connected to the joint League of California Cities and California Society of Municipal Finance Officers’ webinar this week to learn about proposed changes to CalPERS actuarial assumptions that will impact employer contribution rates now and in future years. CalPERS Chief Actuary Alan Milligan reviewed the data and explained the rationale behind the proposed changes. A copy of Mr. Milligan’s slides is available on the League’s Pension Information Center website.

Pension Reform, Employee Relations

Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards Program Calls for Nominations

Jan. 31 Deadline

Cities and counties can now submit nominations for the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards Program.

Public Works, Transportation

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Cities Encouraged to Apply for Federal DOJ & Art Development Funding

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) are offering several grant opportunities of interest to cities and local governments. The League strongly encourages cities review the opportunities listed below and apply for these beneficial funds.

Grants and Funding
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