Feb. 10, 2017
Issue #11

Editor's Note

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League, Cities, Transportation Advocates Gearing up for SB 1 Hearing on Feb. 14

Cities Urged to Send Support Letters to Senate Transportation and Housing Committee Prior to Hearing

Less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown, Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) announced an April 6 deadline to pass a transportation funding package, the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 14 will hold the first policy committee hearing on League-supported SB 1.

Transportation, Assembly, Senate, Legislation, Meetings and Events, Legislative Hearings

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $37.48 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Los Angeles

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

Call for 2017 Helen Putnam Entries

Submit Entries by April 13

Each year the League of California Cities® honors outstanding work in member cities across the state through the League Partner-sponsored Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence.

Helen Putnam, League Partners

Upcoming Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities Feb. 14-28

The Legislature continues to hold a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities. With just a week until the Feb. 17 bill introduction deadline, expect the number of legislative hearings to ramp up by early March.

Legislative Hearings

Join ILG for a Public Engagement Strategy Workshop in Sacramento on March 8

Looking for assistance with organizing and sustaining productive public engagement? Struggling to decide how to use online engagement tools? This workshop will provide you with the tools and resources you need to authentically engage stakeholders in thoughtful, democratic processes. The Institute for Local Government’s Public Engagement Program is partnering with Public Agenda to bring this workshop to Sacramento on March 8.

Institute for Local Government

Grant Money for Community Based Transitional Housing Webinar Scheduled for March 2

The League of Cities and Department of Finance will host a webinar to inform cities of a grant opportunity for siting Community Based Transitional Housing. Registration is now open for this free, one-hour webinar scheduled for Thursday, March 2.

Housing, Affordable Housing, Meetings and Events
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