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GO-Biz to Host Regional Workshops on How Businesses Can Apply for the California Competes Tax Credit

February 17, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is hosting free workshops on how to apply for the California Competes Tax Credit.

April 7 is Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service

February 17, 2015
The Corporation for National and Community Service invites mayors from throughout the United States to participate in the third annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service.

Upcoming Hearings of Interest Feb. 17-March 25

February 13, 2015
Many of the Legislature’s standing policy committees are holding informational and oversight hearings in the coming weeks on a range of policy areas of interest to cities.

California City Solutions: Apple Valley Creates Partnerships to Encourage Healthy Living in the High Desert

February 13, 2015
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

Only Two Weeks Left to Register for the 2015 Public Works Officers Institute

February 13, 2015
Registration for the 2015 Public Works Officers Institute will close on Friday, Feb. 27.

Employee Relations Legislative Webinar Series Launches

February 13, 2015
Join the League of California Cities Personnel and Employee Relations Department as it launches an exciting new webinar series.

There’s Still Time to Register for the 2015 Ahwahnee Conference for Local Elected Officials

February 13, 2015
Local elected officials, it’s not too late to register and get your lodging for this year’s conference.

The FPPC Will Soon Release Online Toolkit for Candidates

February 13, 2015
The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) will soon offer an online toolkit that provides step-by-step instructions to prospective candidates on how to comply with various state-mandated disclosure requirements. 

Assembly Member Ken Cooley Announces New Medical Marijuana Legislation

February 10, 2015
Assembly Member Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) today announced the introduction of AB 266, medical marijuana legislation providing a much needed framework to effectively implement Proposition 215 (1996), the Compassionate Use Act.

2015 Helen Putnam Call for Entries Period Now Open

February 10, 2015
It’s time to submit your city’s innovative program and compete for statewide recognition.

Upcoming Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities

February 6, 2015
The Legislature’s bill introduction deadline is fast approaching on Friday, Feb. 27 and then legislative policy committees will begin to hold hearings on bills.

California City Solutions: Visalia Reduces Health Care Cost by Providing Free Clinic for Employees

February 6, 2015
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

Register for the Feb. 27 Municipal Law Institute’s Symposium

February 6, 2015
The 2015 Municipal Law Institute Symposium will be held on Feb. 27 and presented by the Municipal Law Institute of the League of California Cities® and the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law.

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins Announces Transportation Funding Proposal

February 4, 2015
Today in Sacramento, transportation leaders from across California and across the nation gathered at the California Transportation Foundation to discuss priorities and new transportation proposals.

Webinar: How to get Cap-and-Trade Funds

February 4, 2015
Join state agency presenters, the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) for a webinar being held on Wednesday, Feb. 11 from 10:30 a.m. to noon to help local governments apply for a portion of up to $120 million in Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program funds.

Feb. 10 Hearing Planned on Water Bond Implementation

February 4, 2015
The Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife will be holding an oversight hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to discuss the implementation of Proposition 1 (2014), the Water Bond.

Cities Encouraged to Complete National League of Cities Survey to Improve Water Infrastructure and Policy

February 4, 2015
The recent droughts in many parts of the Western United States have raised the importance of local water policy and the urgent need to improve water infrastructure.

Affordable Housing Sustainable Communities Grant Application Process Opens

February 2, 2015
The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), in conjunction with the Strategic Growth Council (SCG), have opened the application process for the FY 2014-15 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program grants.

HUTA Estimates for FY 2014-15 and FY 2015-16 Now Available

February 2, 2015
CaliforniaCityFinance.com on Friday posted new city by city estimates of FY 2014-15 and FY 2015-16 HUTA (gas tax) allocations.

Road Charge Technical Advisory Committee Meets

February 2, 2015
The California Transportation Commissions’ Road Charge Technical Advisory Committee held its inaugural meeting on Friday, Jan. 23 in Sacramento.
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