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2016 Legislative Briefing Webinar to be Held Nov. 7

November 1, 2016
Please join League lobbyists for the annual Legislative Briefing webinar, scheduled for Monday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

U.S. Communities Holding Summit on Nov. 16 in Marysville to Educate Local Government Agency Officials on Program’s Cost-Saving Benefits

October 28, 2016
U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is hosting a free regional event on Nov. 16 at the Yuba County office on 915 8th Street in Marysville to help public agencies learn how to save time and money through the U.S. Communities program.

City Managers’ Department Call for Award Nominations is Now Open for Three Distinct Awards

October 28, 2016
The League of California Cities®’ City Managers’ Department is now accepting nominations for the three prestigious awards presented annually to distinguished members of the department.

Register Now for Nov. 15 Conference on Strategies for Cities to Address the Diabetes Epidemic

October 28, 2016
Diabetes Epidemic: What Cities Can Do, sponsored by HEAL Cities Campaign, Public Health Advocates and the League of California Cities®, will be held Nov. 15 in Pasadena.

California City Solutions: Corte Madera Develops Services and Programs for Seniors to Age in Place

October 28, 2016
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

New State Program Launches to Help Finance Residential and Small Business Seismic Retrofitting

October 28, 2016
The California Seismic Safety Capital Access Loan Program (CalCAP/Seismic Safety) Financing Program will be offering a $10 million program to help with seismic retrofitting.

Local Street and Road Conditions Continue to Decline at an Accelerating Rate, Exacerbated by Insufficient State and Federal Funding, Threatening Drivers, the Economy, and Environment

October 25, 2016
The 2016 California Statewide Local Streets and Roads Needs Assessment Report (2016 Report) released today once again confirms the deteriorating condition of the city street and county road system that makes up more than 80 percent of California’s roadways and is the backbone of the statewide transportation system.

Carolyn Coleman Named Executive Director of the League of California Cities®

October 24, 2016
The League of California Cities® Board of Directors is pleased to report to its member cities that it has selected a new executive director, Ms. Carolyn Coleman, Esq.

Registration Deadline Extended to Today for the Oct. 26 Webinar Detailing Results of 2016 Local Streets and Roads Needs Assessment

October 24, 2016
The results are in and once again the biennial Local Streets and Roads Needs Assessment has concluded that California’s local system remains on the brink of a rapid, downward spiral if maintenance funding shortfalls are not addressed.

Update: League’s Positions on November Ballot Measures

October 21, 2016
The countdown to the November election continues.

League Testifies in Senate Informational Hearing on Open Data

October 21, 2016
On Friday Oct. 7, the League of California Cities® participated in an informational hearing hosted by Sen. Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys), chair of the Senate Governance and Finance Committee.

League of California Cities® Health Benefits Marketplace Webinar: Cities offering CalPERS Medical Insurance Coverage

October 21, 2016
Please join the League of California Cities® for a one-hour Health Benefits Marketplace (HBM) webinar on Nov. 9.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $67.3 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing Apartments in Stockton and Fremont

October 21, 2016
Some of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).

If Your City Shops at Home Depot — Earn a Rebate Now

October 21, 2016
The Home Depot national rebate incentive program provides agencies the opportunity to earn up to a 3 percent cash back rebate on all in-store, online and U.S. Communities purchases.

U.S. Communities Holding Summit on Oct. 26 in Anaheim to Educate Local Government Agency Officials on Program’s Cost-Saving Benefits

October 21, 2016
U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is hosting a free regional event on Oct. 26 at the Downtown Anaheim Community Center to help public agencies learn how to save time and money through the U.S. Communities program.

Proposition 64 Webinar Scheduled for Oct. 20

October 14, 2016
League members are invited to participate on a 90-minute webinar on various aspects of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA).

$100 Million in GO-Biz California Competes Tax Credits Available in January

October 14, 2016
Cities looking to attract, retain or expand jobs in their community should consider the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) California Competes Tax Credit Program as part of their strategy. 

California City Solutions: San Luis Obispo Creates Unified Approach to Public Engagement

October 14, 2016
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. 

Long-Range Financial Planning Session Set for Upcoming Municipal Finance Institute

October 14, 2016
Attendees at the League’s Municipal Finance Institute will not want to miss a special session on long-range financial planning. 

League of California Cities’ Annual Conference Brings Together Over 1,800 City Officials for Education, Recognition, Networking and Resources

October 10, 2016
Over the course of three days last week, more than 1,800 California city officials joined together at the League’s 118th Annual Conference & Expo in Long Beach.
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