May 22, 2015
Issue #52

Editor's Note

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Bills in Committee: May 25-29

The focus in the Legislature has transitioned from legislative policy committees to fiscal impacts of bills, the 2015-16 budget negotiations, and action by the full Assembly and Senate. The Legislature faces several major deadlines in the next month.

Assembly, Senate, Legislation, Hot Bills

June 11 Webinar on Industrial Stormwater Permit

The State Water Resources Board and the League of California Cities are co-sponsoring a free webinar for city staff on the new Industrial Storm Water Permit from 10-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 11.

Water, Meetings and Events

California City Solutions: Fontana Advertises Small Businesses to Boost Economic Development

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. Fontana’s Open for Business video program was submitted in 2014 for the Community Services and Economic Development award category.

CA City Solutions, Helen Putnam, Economic Development

2016 Public Works Officers Institute Call for Proposals

Do you want to help build the 2016 Public Works officers Institute program? Do you have an idea for a new session that will inspire and motivate our attendees? Maybe you know of a colleague that would be an excellent speaker? 

Public Works Officers, Meetings and Events, Aciton Item

Make Use of Remaining Training Funds and Attend One of the League Events Now Open for Registration

Do you have training funds left in your FY 2014-15 budget? Don’t let them go to waste. Register today for the League of California Cities’ City Clerks New Law & Elections Seminar or the Municipal Finance Institute, available in December. Official conference announcements and housing accommodations will be available later this summer.

City Clerks, Finance Officers, Meetings and Events

NLC to Host Sustainability Coordinator Workshop in Colorado Aug. 9-13

The Sustainable Cities Institute at the National League of Cities is hosting a special four-day conference for sustainability professionals in collaboration with the Shadowcliff Institute. This professional development workshop is open to planners, public works officers, or anyone else with sustainability duties in cities. You'll leave refreshed by the mountain air and prepared to create and implement effective sustainability programs in your city.

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