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League Education Update for October 2012

October 12, 2012

Did you miss the CityTalks at the 2012 Annual Conference & Expo in San Diego? Now you can watch video archives of CityTalks from the League’s website including the current video “Street Financing Techniques — Building Roads During Tough Times.”

 

The video identifies various financing techniques used in today’s difficult economy including “pay-as-you-go,” grants, development impact fees and borrowing against Gas Tax and Transportation Sales Tax with Menifee City Manager William Rawlings.

More Opportunities to Learn with the League

Check out our education calendar and follow us on Twitter @cacitieslearn to get more information on League events.

Registration now for these upcoming events:

  • Nov. 13: Legislative Briefing, Webinar
  • Nov. 14: Legislative Briefing, Riverside
  • Nov. 28: 30 - City Clerks New Law & Elections Seminar, San Jose
  • Nov. 28 – 29: Municipal Finance Institute, San Jose. This conference is now in a new two day format.
  • Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2013: City Managers Department Meeting, San Francisco. The League recommends early registration to secure housing during Macworld week.

Save the Date:

  • Jan. 16 – 18: New Mayors and Council Members Academy, Sacramento
  • Feb. 27 – March 1: Public Works Officers Institute with CEAC, Pasadena
  • Feb. 27 – March 1: New Planning Commissioners Academy, Pasadena
  • April 24: Legislative Action Day, Sacramento
  • May 8 – 10:- City Attorneys' Spring Conference, Napa

2013 Annual Conference

The call for session ideas for the 2013 Annual Conference in Sacramento will open in November 2012. Gather your ideas now including a title (up to 10 words), description (100 words) and suggested speaker(s) in one of the formats: 

  • Breakout Session:  75 – 90 minute traditional session where a specific topic is discussed, followed by Q&A with a maximum of three presenters.   
  • CityTalks: These 15 – 20 minute sessions have a mission to spread great, concise ideas. One speaker shares one concept, with a goal to change attitudes and build creativity, city by city. These talks must offer inspiration, be grounded in substance and be driven by data, with a touch of humor and fun. 
  • Discussion Forum Table Topics: Niche topic ideas, seeking mentors or training advice, etc. Watch for the online proposal process to open.


 
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