League members are encouraged to sign-up for the webinars below by either following the links provided or by visiting www.cacities.org/Education-Events/Webinars
Oil by Rail: Federal Issues
Date: Thursday, Oct. 23
Time: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
This webinar is the second in a series of three webinars for local elected leaders, public safety officials and interested city staff about the increasing transport of crude oil by rail.
Join the League’s federal legislative team for guidance on federal law and the extent of federal pre‐emption in this area. This webinar will also touch upon proposed railroad safety regulations, as well as federal case law involving challenges to railroads by state or local authorities.
Cost to participate is free for League members and partners; $100 for non‐members. Please register
no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21. Webinar login information and background materials will be sent Tuesday, Oct. 22.
For registration questions, please contact Megan Dunn
. For all other questions related to oil‐by‐rail, contact Tim Cromartie
How Long Until Our Local Streets & Roads System Crumbles?
Date: Thursday, Oct. 23
Time: 2–3 p.m.
The results are in and once again the biennial Local Streets and Roads Assessment
has concluded that California’s local system remains on the brink of a rapid, downward condition spiral if maintenance funding shortfalls are not addressed.
Webinar participants will see the results before anyone else. The official report will be released on Tuesday, Oct. 28 but cities, counties and transportation officials are invited to an advanced briefing on this crucial research on Thursday, Oct. 23. This free webinar will cover the report’s findings, what they mean for your community, and how you can help get out the word. The 2014 update surveyed all of California’s 482 cities and 58 counties, capturing data from more than 99 percent of the state’s local streets and roads.
no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20. Webinar log‐in information and background materials will be sent by Tuesday, Oct. 21. For registration questions, please contact Megan Dunn
. For all other questions related to the streets and roads report, contact Meghan McKelvey
AB 60 Implementation: What Law Enforcement, City Officials Should Know
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 5
Time: 2–3 p.m.
Join representatives from the Department of Motor Vehicles
(DMV) for a webinar
intended for law enforcement, local elected officials and interested city staff on the implementation of AB 60 (2013, Alejo)
. The law requires DMV to issue driver licenses to undocumented persons beginning Jan. 1, 2015. This event will be co-hosted by the League of California Cities and the California Police Chiefs Association
Topics of discussion will include:
Available informational resources for communities;
How local officials can request additional information and support during the initial implementation period;
What the license looks like;
What the law requires of new applicants;
How DMV plans to deal with an anticipated surge of applicants at locations in cities throughout the state; and,
How the license can be used.
Cost to participate in the webinar is free for League members and partners; $100 for non-members.
no later than 5 p.m. on Nov. 3. Webinar log-in information will be on the afternoon of Nov. 4. For registration questions, please contact Megan Dunn
2014 Legislative Briefing Webinar
Date: Wednesday, Nov .12
Time: 2–3:30 p.m.
Join the League’s team of legislative representatives on for a webinar updating members on policy developments from the 2013–2014 legislative session.
This year’s event will focus on issues such as economic development, post-redevelopment solutions, local massage industry regulation, distribution of Cap-and-Trade auction revenues, the proposed water bond ballot measure, pension reform and other policy areas of importance to local government.
closes Monday, Nov. 10 at 12 p.m. The cost to attend is $25 for League members and partners. The cost for non-member city participants will be $125 per city. The League kindly requests one connection per city or partner, please.
For questions on how to register for the webinar, please contact Megan Dunn
. For all other questions, please contact Meg Desmond