Feb. 17, 2015

Issue #15

Editor's Note

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Solar Regulation Implementation FAQ Now Available

The League of California Cities has posted on its website a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document for a new law requiring that cities speed up and streamline the permitting and inspection of rooftop solar energy installations. AB 2188 (Muratsuchi) imposes a number of new requirements with which cities must comply before Sept. 30.

Environmental Quality, Solar

New Federal Grant Opportunities Available for Cities

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Endowment for the Humanities are offering several grant opportunities of interest to cities and local governments.

Grants and Funding, Federal

GO-Biz to Host Regional Workshops on How Businesses Can Apply for the California Competes Tax Credit

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is hosting free workshops on how to apply for the California Competes Tax Credit. Along with a webinar workshop on March 16, GoBiz is offering in-person webinars around the state.

Grants and Funding, Meetings and Events

April 7 is Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service invites mayors from throughout the United States to participate in the third annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. Scheduled for April 7, this year’s event will highlight the impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. Participating in the event is a way to spotlight the importance of citizen engagement, recognize the dedication of national service members, and inspire more residents to get involved in their communities.

Meetings and Events, Mayors and Council Members
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