March 27, 2015

Issue #29

Editor's Note

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Senate Budget Subcommittee to Review DOF Redevelopment Dissolution Budget Proposal on April 9

Key Provisions Would Be Extremely Harmful to Local Agencies

The Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration will next take up a comprehensive set of changes to redevelopment dissolution laws proposed by the Department of Finance (DOF) when it meets on April 9.


League Supports Bill to Improve State Oversight of Community Care Facilities

The League this week supported AB 74 (Calderon) to improve the accountability and management of these operations, which benefits both the quality of services delivered to consumers and the communities where they are placed.

Housing, Legislation

Upcoming Legislative Hearings of Interest April 7-22

Group of Election Bills Moves on to Various Committees, League Prepares for Next Hearing on Redevelopment Proposal

The Legislature will be on Spring Break next week. Legislative hearings and policy committee meetings will resume when legislators return on April 6. The League is preparing for the April 9 hearing of the Senate Budget Subcommittee #4 when the Department of Finance’s redevelopment dissolution budget proposal is taken up. The League has taken an opposed unless amended position on this proposal.  

Legislation, Legislative Hearings, Redevelopment, Elections

California City Solutions: Hayward Turns Commuter Corridor into Safe and Sustainable Street Vision 

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. The 2014 entries are available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. Hayward’s Route 238 Corridor project was submitted in 2014 for the Public Works, Infrastructure and Transportation award category.

CA City Solutions, Helen Putnam, Public Works, Transportation

ILG to Host Cap and Trade Symposium and Local Government Track at the Green California Summit

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) will again play a significant role in the Green California Summit. On April 6, ILG will host a pre-summit session titled Cap-and-Trade Symposium: Advancing Climate Action, Sustainability and Community Well-Being.

Institute for Local Government

Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service is Less Than Two Weeks Away

Mayors from across the United States are invited to participate in the third annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, scheduled for April 7. The event is led by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the National League of Cities, and Cities of Service.

Mayors and Council Members, Meetings and Events
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