November 12, 2013
The League of California Cities hosted its annual “League Leaders” meeting Nov. 6–8 to discuss and determine the organization’s 2014 strategic goals and legislative priorities.
October 4, 2013
The League today issued the 2013 Annual Conference Resolution Report on the League’s website. The membership voted on and passed two resolutions at the Business Meeting held on Sept. 20 during the 2013 Annual Conference in Sacramento. The full report will be sent to every member city in the next two weeks.
September 20, 2013
The League of California Cities announced its newly elected 2013–14 board of directors’ executive committee today during the League’s 115th Annual Conference & Expo in Sacramento.
August 2, 2013
This year, the League’s Annual Conference will be held Sept. 18 – 20 in Sacramento. As part of the conference member participants will consider action on two resolutions that have been submitted regarding environmental quality and public safety policies.
July 18, 2013
The League of California Cities at its board of directors meeting last week in San Diego adopted nine immigration reform principles developed by the League’s Immigration Reform Task Force.
June 28, 2013
The League’s Annual Conference is Sept. 18–20, but the deadline for resolution submission is only three weeks from tomorrow.
May 31, 2013
The League board of directors at its April meeting certified the results of the mail ballot approving a bylaws amendment to require a two-thirds vote of those directors present in order for the board to take a position on a statewide ballot measure.
May 8, 2013
Originally released on April 18, the League’s 2013 Hot Bills List has been updated to reflect the most current status of bills of most importance to cities. Several bills have been removed from the original list because they are not expected to move this year. Several bills have been added to the list. The list below is to date as of May 8, 2013.
May 2, 2013
Policy development is an integral part of the League’s Annual Conference. While the principal means for determining League policy is through the League’s eight standing policy committees and the League board of directors, the organization also accepts Annual Conference Resolutions, which should address areas not already covered by League policy.
April 29, 2013
The League will be closely monitoring many hot bills this week as well as other bills of interest to cities, which included in our recently released bills of interest list. The League will report any actions of significance.
April 22, 2013
This is a busy week with the League’s Legislative Action Day scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, the same day many of the League bills are being heard in committees in the Capitol.
April 18, 2013
Today the League has released the list of 26 “Hot Bills” for 2013 that reflects positions on these bills as of April 18.
April 12, 2013
On April 4–5, the League’s eight standing policy committees met in Pasadena.
April 8, 2013
On March 5, the League sent mail ballots to all member cities on two proposed amendments to the League’s bylaws. Ballots must be submitted to the League by April 19.
March 8, 2013
The League of California Cities is now accepting nominations from elected officials interested in serving in one of six at-large board positions (two-year term), or as second vice president (one-year term). All nominees for second vice president must currently be serving or have previously served on the board of directors.
February 28, 2013
In November 2012, the League’s board of directors approved two proposed amendments to the League bylaws which must be approved by a two-thirds vote of those members voting in order to take effect.
February 28, 2013
Cities are loyal to the League and supportive of its services.
January 22, 2013
Hundreds of city officials from across the state converged in Sacramento Jan. 17-18 for the first policy committee meetings of 2013. The League’s policy making process relies on the participation of a diverse group of city officials from across the state.
January 18, 2013
The League has created a new webpage under our resources section called “Learn About the Legislative Process” with information to help our members understand the complex California legislative process and ways in which city officials can be engaged in advocacy efforts.
November 16, 2012
Meeting in joint session Nov. 15 – 16 in Sacramento, the officers and directors of the divisions, departments, diversity caucuses, policy committees and board of directors of the League of California Cities adopted the following strategic goals for 2013.