Jan. 6, 2017
Issue #1

Editor's Note

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Deadline Extended to Monday, Jan. 9 to Submit 2017 Annual Conference Session Proposals

There is still time to submit a session proposal for the League of California Cities® 2017 Annual Conference, which will be held Sept. 13–15 in Sacramento. Jan. 6 is the deadline to submit session proposals.

Meetings and Events, Action Item

Registration Open for the Planning Commissioners Academy

Do you know someone who might be interested in attending the 2017 Planning Commissioners Academy? Registration is now open for this event that will be held March 1–3 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. Don’t miss your chance to secure a spot for this premier training opportunity. The deadline to register and reserve a hotel is Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Meetings and Events, Action Item, Planning & Community Development

U.S. Communities Announces New Contract for Waste and Recycling Solutions

U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is excited to announce that Rehrig Pacific Company has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide waste carts, recycling carts and related products and services.

Financial Solutions for CA Cities

ILG Offers Free Public Engagement Training in the Inland Empire

The Institute for Local Government is offering free public engagement training for local government teams in the Inland Empire, Jan. 31–Feb. 31. The training will showcase a new step-by-step framework to effectively engage residents. While networking with other local cities, counties and special districts, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the public engagement challenges they experience and brainstorm solutions together. The training is designed to provide skills that to help agencies overcome barriers, challenging situations and political roadblocks in public engagement efforts.

Institute for Local Government

ILG Hosts 2017 Out-of-School Time Nutrition Summits

Out-of-school time presents a unique opportunity for city leaders to lead community-wide collaborations to keep youth healthy and on the right track. Join ILG and the Summer Meal Coalition for a day of learning, networking and sharing ideas about leveraging USDA summer and after school meal programs to build healthy, connected communities when school is out.

Institute for Local Government

BBK Offers Three Part Webinar on How to Deal with Dangerous Dwellings in Your City

Series will be held Jan. 19, 26 and Feb. 2

Within the jurisdiction of every municipality are nuisance residential and commercial properties that create serious problems for the surrounding community. These properties often take the form of hoarder houses, drug houses or unsafe commercial buildings riddled with state and local law violations and a magnet for criminal activity. If left unchecked, these blighted properties become a chronic drain on the time and resources of cities and counties — and can lead to deadly consequences.

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