|Jan. 27, 2017
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League of California Cities, National League of Cities and U.S. Conference of Mayors, Concerned with Provisions that Threaten Local Control, Dictate How Cities Allocate Public Safety Resources
In keeping with his campaign promise to strengthen immigration enforcement, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that includes provisions stating that “sanctuary jurisdictions” are “not eligible to receive Federal grants” with unclear exceptions. He signed the order during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security.
Cities Urged to Send Support Letters on SB 1 and AB 1 Transportation Funding PackagesThe message coming out of the Capitol this week was resoundingly clear — California’s state and local roadways are falling apart and Californians cannot afford to wait any longer for the Legislature to pass a transportation funding package. It comes down to pave now or pay more later.
Assembly, Senate, Legislation, Transportation, Meetings and Events
Planning and Community Development, Action Item, Meetings and Events
Meetings and events, Legislative Hearings
California City Solutions: Chula Vista Expands Services and Events to Help Seniors to Improve Their Quality of LifeThis 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. Chula Vista’s Senior Health and Nutrition at Norman Park Senior Center was submitted in 2016 for the Health and Wellness Programs award category.
CA City Solutions, Community Services, Helen Putnam
Meetings and Events, Public Works
Revenue and Taxation, Grants and Funding, Environmental Quality
Submissions due Feb. 27The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is seeking entries for its 2017 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation (EIT) Awards Program. Now in its 31st year, the awards program honors the best of California’s transportation projects from across the state.
Public Works, Transportation
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