Feb. 3, 2016
Issue #11

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CALTRUST Announces Government Money Market Fund

CALTRUST recently announced the launch and initial funding of the CalTRUST Government Money Market Fund (MMF). The CalTRUST Government MMF is a stable-value (fixed $1 share price) investment option available to all California local agency investors.

Financial Solutions for Cities, Grants and Funding, Revenue and Taxation

Public Works Department’s James L. Martin Award Nominations due March 1

The League of California Cities® Public Works Officers Department is now accepting nominations for the 2016 James L. Martin award, named in honor of Jim Martin who dedicated his career towards advancing the public works profession and supporting the efforts of the League.

Public Works, Public Works Officers, Action Item

Legislation Proposes Changes to Mosquito Abatement and Vector Control District Appointment Process

League Seeks Input from City Officials in Affected Eight Counties

Assembly Member Rich Gordon’s (D-Menlo Park) AB 1362 would allow changes to the appointment process for mosquito abatement and vector control districts that are located within a single county and contain incorporated and unincorporated territory. It would authorize a city selection committee to make appointments to the board of trustees of mosquito and vector districts and decrease the number of cities represented if a majority of city councils located within the district adopt authorizing resolutions.

Legislation, Environmental Quality, Action Item

Free Two-Hour Online Course Offered on How to Run an Ethical Political Campaign and Win

Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics is offering a free two-hour massive open online course (MOOC) for candidates, political consultants and campaign staff on how to run an ethical political campaign. This self-paced course can be taken between Feb. 15 and June 18. Taught by Hana Callaghan the center’s director of the Government Ethics Program, the course includes experts from California’s political community.

Ethics, Meetings and Events, Elections
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