Oct. 28, 2016
Issue #91

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U.S. Communities Holding Summit on Nov. 16 in Marysville to Educate Local Government Agency Officials on Program’s Cost-Saving Benefits

U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is hosting a free regional event on Nov. 16 at the Yuba County office on 915 8th Street in Marysville to help public agencies learn how to save time and money through the U.S. Communities program.

Financials Solutions for CA Cities, Meetings and Events

City Managers’ Department Call for Award Nominations is Now Open for Three Distinct Awards

Deadline to Submit Applications is Monday, Nov. 28

The League of California Cities®’ City Managers’ Department is now accepting nominations for the three prestigious awards presented annually to distinguished members of the department.

City Managers, Action Item

Register Now for Nov. 15 Conference on Strategies for Cities to Address the Diabetes Epidemic

Diabetes Epidemic: What Cities Can Do, sponsored by HEAL Cities Campaign, Public Health Advocates and the League of California Cities®, will be held Nov. 15 in Pasadena.

Health and Wellness, Meetings and Events

California City Solutions: Corte Madera Develops Services and Programs for Seniors to Age in Place

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. The 2016 entries are available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. The Age-Friendly Corte Madera Task Force was submitted in 2016 for the CCS Partnership Intergovernmental Collaboration Award category.

Helen Putnam, CA City Solutions, Health and Wellness, Public Safety

New State Program Launches to Help Finance Residential and Small Business Seismic Retrofitting

Program to be Effective in January

The California Seismic Safety Capital Access Loan Program (CalCAP/Seismic Safety) Financing Program will be offering a $10 million program to help with seismic retrofitting. Funds will be accessed through participating banks and is designed to help California small businesses and residential property owners (including multiunit dwellings and mobile homes registered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development) with financing costs to seismically retrofit existing buildings and homes.

Grants and Funding
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