November 12, 2013

Issue #115

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2014 League of California Cities Strategic Goals Adopted

The League of California Cities hosted its annual “League Leaders” meeting Nov. 6–8 to discuss and determine the organization’s 2014 strategic goals and legislative priorities. Participants included the League board of directors; chairs of the eight  policy committees and five diversity caucuses; and presidents and vice presidents of 16 Regional Divisions and 10 Professional Departments.

Board, League Policy

Rising Interest Rates and GASB’s Reporting Requirements Can Create Confusion for Non-Accountants

“Unrealized Financial Losses” Are Not Always as They Appear

As cities and local agencies begin to receive audited financial statements for FY 2012–13, specific questions may arise regarding unrealized financial losses stemming from long-term fixed investments made from local reserve funds. This article seeks to provide a helpful explanation to those reviewing audited financial statements.

Revenue & Taxation, Municipal Finance

U.S. Communities Offers Free Event on Using Competitively Solicited Contracts and Online Purchasing Tools

City officials are invited to U.S. Communities’ free Strategic Sourcing Summits to learn how to save time and money using competitively solicited contracts. The next summit is scheduled for Dec. 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in San Jose. Don't miss this opportunity to network with your peers and connect with U.S. Communities suppliers to receive their lowest overall government pricing.

Meetings & Events, Public Contracting
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