Feb. 17, 2017
Issue #12

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SB 1 Passes Out of Senate Transportation and Housing Committee

Next Hearing Set for Feb. 22 in Senate Environmental Quality Committee

League-supported SB 1 (Beall) successfully cleared its first of three policy committees on Tuesday afternoon. Members of the Fix Our Roads Coalition, of which the League is a founding member, testified in support of Sen. Jim Beall’s (D-San Jose) bill that generates an additional $6 billion annually for California’s local and state transportation network.

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

Upcoming Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities Feb. 22 – March 7

The Legislature continues to hold a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities. Today is the bill introduction deadline, which means that the number of legislative hearings will ramp up by early March.

Leguslative Hearings, Meetings and Events, Assembly, Senate

One Week Left to Register for the 2017 Public Works Officers Institute & Expo

Just one week remains to register for the 2017 Public Works Officers Institute & Expo, scheduled for March 22–24 at the Paradise Point San Diego. Friday, Feb. 24 is the deadline to register and reserve a hotel. The conference is expected to sell out quickly.

Action Item, Meetings and Events, Public Works Officer, Public Works

U.S. Communities Announces New Online Marketplace Contract with Amazon Business

U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is excited to announce a new online marketplace contract with Amazon Business.

Financial Solutions for CA Cities

California City Solutions: American Canyon Partners with The CocaCola Company on Water Replenishment and Conservation Goal

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. American Canyon’s Pipe Bursting Project was submitted in 2016 for the Public Works, Infrastructure, and Transportation award category.

CA City Solutions, Helen Putnam, Public Works, Water
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