June 3, 2016
Issue #45

Editor's Note

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Registration for the League of California Cities® Annual Conference and Expo is Now Open

It’s time to register for the League of California Cities® 2016 Annual Conference & Expo. The event will be held Oct. 5-7 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Meetings and Events

U.S. Communities Holding Summit on June 8 in Dublin to Educate Local Government Agency Officials on Program’s Cost-Saving Benefits

Additional Summits to be held in Carlsbad and Bakersfield

U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is hosting on June 8 at the Shannon Community Center Ambrose Hall in Dublin a free regional event to learn how to save time and money through U.S. Communities program.

Financial Solutions for California Cities, City Managers, Fiscal Officers

California City Solutions: Bakersfield Offers Low Cost Swim Lessons through Health and Wellness Partnership

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. The 2015 entries are available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. City of Bakersfield’s Make a Splash and Operation Splash program was submitted in 2015 for the Health and Wellness Programs award category.

League Partners, CA City Solutions

There is Still Time to Submit Proposals for the 2017 City Managers Department Meeting

Deadline is June 6

The deadline to submit a session or speaker proposal for the League of California Cities® 2017 City Managers Department meeting is just days away. Scheduled for Feb. 8-10 at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, the call for proposals offers a chance to share best practices, innovative approaches, as well as research and information with managers at their largest annual gathering in California. 

Meetings and Events, City Managers

Register Today for Webinar on Planning a Healthier Future: Partnerships with Purpose

Join the Institute for Local Government (ILG) on Tuesday, June 14 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. for a video webinar featuring Sacramento County’s sustainability director and public health officer for a discussion about partnerships leading to healthier outcomes in the form of an updated general plan that supports healthy eating/active living goals.

Institute for Local Government

$1 Million PG&E Community Grants Available for Climate Change Resilience Planning Over Next Five Years

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) this week launched the Better Together Resilient Communities grant program to help local governments meet the challenge of climate change.

Environmental Quality, City Managers

Federal Officials Warn City Officials to be Aware of Zika Threat

U.S. Centers for Disease and Prevention and Homeland Security representatives say that the Zika virus is not cause for panic — but that it must be taken seriously by state and local officials.

Environmental Quality, Health and Wellness

Cities Eligible for Grants to Upgrade Technology; Learn More with June 8 Webinar

Deadline to Apply is July 15

Cities can apply for funds to support tech projects or equipment purchase through the CRT Settlement Fund.

Revenue and Taxation, Grants and Funding, Technology
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