November 22, 2013
As part of a new project related to the financing and siting of recycling programs and infrastructure, the Institute for Local Government (ILG) is conducting a short survey to better understand:
October 7, 2013
The Institute for Local Government (ILG) is offering a free webinar to help local officials build stronger more cohesive communities by encouraging lawful permanent residents to become citizens.
August 22, 2013
It can often be difficult to keep track of the various California ethics laws and requirements for local agency officials and staff. Thankfully, the Institute for Local Government (ILG) has just released an updated e-version of the publication, Understanding the Basics of Public Service Ethics.
July 30, 2013
This fall the Cities Counties Schools Partnership (CCS) will launch an online toolkit about community schools partnerships for local agency elected officials and staff.
June 7, 2013
Join the Institute for Local Government (ILG) for a free webinar on June 25 at 1:30 p.m. about the new “Creating Safe Walking and Bicycling Communities: Safe Routes to School Decision Maker’s” Toolkit.
May 21, 2013
Are you frustrated about who shows up at public meetings — or, more importantly, who doesn’t? You’re not alone. A new survey of more than 1400 public officials and local community leaders in California reveals both groups feel that public comment agendas are dominated by narrow interests and negative remarks.
May 21, 2013
The Institute for Local Government has launched the Economic Development Resource Center to help cities meet the fiscal challenges in light of the loss of redevelopment and state budget cuts.
March 29, 2013
Registration is open for the fourth in a series of 30-minute webinars offered by the Institute for Local Government’s (ILG) Sustainable Communities Learning Network.
February 8, 2013
The Institute for Local Government (ILG) announced it will host the third webinar of its 10-part Sustainable Communities Learning Network’s Brownbag Webinar series on March 13. The March 13 webinar will examine effective methods of public engagement and dealing with deeply held public concerns and organized opposition.
January 18, 2013
The Institute for Local Government (ILG) updated and expanded its set of public engagement resources available online.
December 7, 2012
Since 2005, as required by AB 1234, public officials are required to attend ethics training. Public officials are required to complete the training within one year of taking office, and repeat the training every two years. The Institute for Local Government (ILG) is offering a session at the Association of Bay Area Governments' (ABAG) 2012 Ethics Training Workshop on Dec. 20 in Oakland.
August 17, 2012
Don't miss these articles in the August issue of Western City magazine.
August 10, 2012
The Institute for Local Government (ILG) has released its newest publication, “Understanding SB 375: Opportunities to Engage the Public in Regional Planning.”
August 3, 2012
Don’t miss these articles in this month’s issue of Western City.
July 20, 2012
Don’t miss these articles in the July issue of Western City.
July 13, 2012
Don’t miss these articles from the July issue of Western City magazine.
June 29, 2012
The California Latino Caucus Institute (CLCI), in collaboration with the Drucker Institute at Claremont University and the Institute for Local Government, is offering an Elected Officials Training Academy July, 13 – 15 in Orange County.
June 29, 2012
The Institute for Local Government (ILG) has a new online map of California cities and counties participating in the ILG’s Beacon Award recognition program.
June 22, 2012
The Sustainable Communities Learning Network, an initiative of the Institute for Local Government (ILG), now includes a LinkedIn group to help local sustainability practitioners connect throughout California. This virtual platform was created with the recognition that local governments have limited budgets for travel and conferences.
June 15, 2012
The Institute for Local Government (ILG) has developed resources on the topics of public safety realignment and the reentry of the formerly incarcerated back into the community.