June 16, 2017
Issue #49

Editor's Note

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League Sponsors Cost Saving Data Storage Measure

Cities across California are continually striving to become more transparent. Local agencies work hard to comply with the strict guidelines inherent within the California Public Records Act (CPRA) — especially in a time where agencies across the state are dealing with a significant spike in CPRA requests.

Legislation, Technology

Annual Conference Resolutions Due by July 15

League General Assembly will be Held Sept. 15

Policy development is a key part of the League of California Cities® legislative effectiveness. The League’s annual conference resolutions process is one way that city officials can directly participate in the development of League policy. The deadline of July 15 to submit resolutions is fast approaching.

Meetings and Events, Action Item, League Policy

Bills in Committee and Legislative Hearings of Interest June 20 – July 5

The Legislature has been busy this week with legislative hearings and the FY 2017-18 budget. Legislative hearing committees are continuing as bills are moving through their second houses. The League continues to track numerous bills affecting cities. Some hearings, if not all, will be televised. The Senate and Assembly publish weekly television schedules, but audio is always available online. In addition, many hearings are also webcast via the California Channel.

Legislation, Hot Bills, Meetings and Events, Legislative Hearings

Call for Session Proposals is Open for the 2018 Planning Commissioner’s Academy

Deadline to submit is Aug. 14

Do you want to help build the 2018 Planning Commissioner’s Academy program? Do you have an idea for a new or cutting edge session that will inspire and motivate California’s planning commissioners? The League of California Cities® is searching for speakers and session topics for the 2018 conference to be held April 4–6 at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey.

Planning and Community Development, Meetings and Events, Action Item

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $36 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Gilroy

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).

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