Oct. 27, 2017
Issue #77

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Fix Our Roads Coalition Holds Press Conferences This Week Highlighting SB 1 Projects in Sacramento, Fresno and Bakersfield

City officials joined Caltrans, business, labor and transportation group representatives earlier this week for three news conferences in California’s Northern and Central regions to highlight transportation projects made possible with SB 1 funding.

Transportation, Meetings and Events, Public Works, Revenue and Taxation

2017 Legislative New Laws Briefing Webinar Available on Nov. 16

The League of California Cities® will host its 2017 Legislative New Laws Briefing webinar on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 1:30–3 p.m. During this year’s Legislative Briefing, League lobbyists will discuss the developments from the first year of the 2017–18 legislative session. They will cover new laws affecting transportation, housing and land use, marijuana regulation, employee relations, and several other important legislative developments for state and local governments.

Meetings and Events, Legislation

Call for Session Proposals Open for Two League Conference

The League of California Cities® is currently soliciting session proposals for two 2018 educational conferences — the Mayors & Council Members Executive Forum (June) and the Annual Conference & Expo (September). League members are interested in sessions that address the challenges that cities face and cutting-edge solutions at the local level.

Meetings and Events, Mayors and Council Member

New FAQ Released for Open 2017 CDBG NOFA

The Department of Housing and Economic Development (HCD) has released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to assist non-entitlement cities and counties complete the currently open Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). This 2017 NOFA includes $10.5 million specifically for economic development activities and $22.9 million for community development activities. Applications must be received in requested format no later than Dec. 1, 2017 at 5 p.m. 

Housing, Affordable Housing, Grants and Funding

ILG Offers Series of Ethics Webinars

In California, state and federal laws create a complex set of requirements that guide city officials and staff in their service to their communities. The Institute for Local Government (ILG) has put together a series of webinars on important ethics topics this fall to help cites navigate these laws and regulations.

Institute for Local Government
1400 K Street ■ Sacramento, CA 95814 ■ (916) 658-8200
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