Oct. 7, 2015
Issue #92

Editor's Note

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Register for Oct. 13 Webinar on AB 2, New Planning and Financing Tool

The League of California Cities® is offering a free webinar for members on AB 2 (Alejo and Garcia) on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 2-3 p.m. The one-hour session will feature Dan Carrigg, the League’s senior director of legislative affairs and Betsy Strauss, special counsel, who both worked on advancing this legislation. The two will provide a brief explanation of the new Community Revitalization Investment Authority tool to help cities in consider if it would be helpful to their community.

Meetings and Events, Legislation, Infrastructure Financing Districts, Redevelopment

Call for Proposals: Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum

Did you know that over 95 percent of the League’s conference programming comes directly from our open calls for proposals?

Meetings and Events, Action Item, Mayors and Council Members

New Market Tax Credit Program Fosters Investment in Low-Income Neighborhoods

The California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) is currently soliciting potential pipeline projects in connection with its 2015 application for New Markets Tax Credits.  Through the California Statewide Communities Development Corporation, CSCDA’s subsidiary Community Development Entity, CSCDA has successfully received two awards totaling $73 Million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation and has successfully deployed this valuable subsidy into communities in need throughout the state.

Revenue and Taxation, Financial Solutions for CA Cities

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Finances Affordable Housing Projects in Morgan Hill

The California Statewide Development Authority (CSDA) on Oct. 1 announced that it has issued $21.57 million in tax-exempt multi-family affordable housing bonds for the Butterfield Retirement Apartments in Morgan Hill.

Financial Solutions for CA Cities, Affordable Housing

Pico Rivera Achieves Gold Medals in all Components of Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties

Pico Rivera Mayor Gregory Salcido and Mayor Pro-Tem David Armenta joined First Lady Michelle Obama and representatives from the National League of Cities (NLC) and several federal agencies at the White House on Sept. 17 to honor achievements made by local elected officials participating in the Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) initiative.

NLC, Federal, Parks and Recreation
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