June 24, 2016
Issue #52

Editor's Note

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Featured Keynotes Speaking at the League of California Cities® 2016 Annual Conference & Expo

The League of California Cities® announces two featured keynote speakers for its 2016 Annual Conference & Expo. Registration is now open for the event which is scheduled for Oct. 5–7 in Long Beach. View this year’s conference schedule to read the great line-up of sessions and networking opportunities available for attendees. For more information, check out the annual conference announcement with session information.

Meetings and Events, Action Item

California City Solutions: Lake Forest’s Comprehensive Study Brings Housing, Sports Park and Civic Center to the Community

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. The city of Lake Forest’s Opportunities Study was submitted in 2015 for the Planning and Environmental Quality award category.

CA City Solutions, Helen Putnam, Environmental Quality, Housing

Free SB 272 System Catalog Compliance Webinar Scheduled for June 29

July 1 is Deadline to Comply with New Provisions of Public Records Act

With SB 272 going into effect on July 1, many cities are busy cataloging their enterprise systems to post online. Cities are invited to participate in a free one-hour webinar to learn about this law and a compliance tool developed by Digital Deployment for local agencies to use at no cost.

Meetings and Events, Action Item, Open Government

U.S. Communities Holding Summit on July 14 in Carlsbad to Educate Local Government Agency Officials on Program’s Cost-Saving Benefits

Additional Summits to be held in Bakersfield and Long Beach

U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is hosting on July 14 at the Faraday Center in Carlsbad a free regional event to learn how to save time and money through the U.S. Communities program.

Financial Solutions for CA Cities, Meetings and Events

Funding Opportunity: NLC’s CHAMPS Grant Helps Cities Fund After School and Summer Lunch Programs

July 15 Application Deadline

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) and the League of California Cities® are working with National League of Cities (NLC) to provide support to cities interested in strengthening efforts to ensure youth stay healthy, engaged and on a positive developmental path. NLC’s Cities Combating Hunger through After School and Summer Meal Programs (CHAMPS) is a grant opportunity for cities to ensure low-income youth continue to have access to healthy food when school is out.

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