April 25, 2014

Issue #32

Editor's Note

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City Managers' Department Meeting Call for Proposals Now Open

City managers need to be knowledgeable in many fields. What can your department contribute to the education and success of your city manager? 

City Managers, Meetings and Events

California City Solutions: San Leandro Becomes A Destination for Innovation with Super-Fast Fiber Optic Network

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. These entries are also now available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. Lit San Leandro was submitted in 2013 for the Community Services and Economic Development award category.

Helen Putnam, CA City Solutions, Telecommunications

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES: Cities Encouraged to Apply for DOJ and NHPRC Grant Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) are offering several grant opportunities of interest to cities and local governments.

Revenue and Taxation, Grants & Funding, Federal

Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Funding Availability Announced

Deadline to Apply, May 30

The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) recently announced a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) funding for FY 2014-15.

Revenue and Taxation, Grants & Funding, Public Safety

City Attorneys, Managers Invited to a Free Webinar After the U.S. Supreme Court Issues its Opinion on Prayer in Local Government Meetings

Tentatively Scheduled June 5

The Supreme Court's decision in Town of Greece v. Galloway may change allowable prayer practices before local government bodies and state legislatures. Join Tom Hungar from Gibson Dunn, who argued this case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Douglas Haney, city attorney for the city of Carmel, Ind., and Lanny Proffer, former general counsel for the National Conference of States Legislatures, in a discussion about how the Court's ruling will affect both state and local governments.

Meetings and Events, Legal Updates, City Managers, City Attorneys
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