Feb. 13, 2014

Issue #10

Editor's Note

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Legislature Eyeing Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program

The Assembly held a joint informational hearing on Feb. 3 of the Revenue and Taxation, Local Government, and the Housing and Community Development committees to discuss the scope of Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) arrangements and their impact on the nonprofit entity welfare property tax exemption.

Revenue & Taxation, Municipal Finance

DEADLINE: New Convenient Form Available for Required SB 1186 Fee Reporting

Cities are required to transmit and report to the Legislature and Department of General Services Division of the State Architect (DSA) on fees collected under existing law SB 1186 (Chapter 383, Statues of 2012, Steinberg).

Action Item, Revenue & Taxation

Enter Your City's Innovative Program Today and Compete for Statewide Recognition

Deadline Thursday, April 10

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. If your city has done remarkable, innovative work in any of the 12 categories now is the time to get your deserved recognition.

League Partners, Helen Putnam

Free Webinar: How to Ensure Your Budget is Meeting Your Community's Needs

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) is offering a free webinar on March 5 from 10:00–11:00 a.m. discussing how to plan a city budget to address community necessities.

Institute for Local Government, Revenue & Taxation, Municipal Finance, Meetings & Events

NLC Sets Leadership Priorities Including More Federal Partnership to Drive Innovation and Opportunity

The National League of Cities (NLC) selected its federal priorities and called on Congress and the Administration earlier this week to prioritize investments in cities and their residents that encourage and take advantage of the innovation happening on the local level to drive economic growth.

Federal, NLC
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