Nov. 18, 2016
Issue #96

Editor's Note

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New Mayors and Council Members Academy Scheduled for Jan. 18–20 in Sacramento

The League has opened registration for the 2017 New Mayors and Council Members Academy. Scheduled for Jan. 18–20 in Sacramento, the conference is expected to sell out quickly.

Mayors and Council Members, Meetings and Events, Action Item

Call for Entries Open for Outstanding City Street Projects

Nominations due Jan. 11

The Save California Streets Coalition has opened the nomination period for its annual Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program. Submissions should highlight a street infrastructure project or program that has demonstrated a significant improvement in your community’s street system. The coalition comprises a number of organizations including the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties.

Action Item, Public Works Officers, Public Works, Transportation

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $231.8 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in National City, Educational Housing in Riverside and a Community Hospital in Redlands

Some of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).

Financial Solutions for CA Cities

Help Set League Policy — Join a League Policy Committee

Dec. 2 Deadline to Request Presidential Appointment Fast Approaching

The League's seven policy committees comprise city officials from throughout California. Policy committees help develop League policy by reviewing legislation and participating in policy deliberations, suggesting broad new policy guidelines and studying key issues impacting cities.

League Policy, Meetings and Events, Action Item

California City Solutions: San Diego Partners With Youth to Educate the Community on Water Purification Technology

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 Pure Water San Diego was submitted in 2016 for the Ruth Vreeland Award for Engaging Youth in City Government award category.

CA City Solutions, Helen Putnam, Community Services, Water

Proposition 47 Grant Funding Now Available

Request for Proposals due Feb. 21, 2017

The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) has released its BSCC Proposition 47 Request for Proposals (RFP). Approximately $103.5 million will be available over the 38-month grant period that runs June 16, 2017 through Aug. 15, 2020. Proposals are due Feb. 21, 2017.

Grants and Funding, Public Safety
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