These include the successful advocacy for new tools, resources and incentives to help create more affordable housing, an additional $1.5 billion annually for local streets and roads, and getting a $4 billion bond measure on the June 2018 ballot that, if passed, will provide new funding for local parks and water projects. On the education front, the League hosted numerous conferences, one-day trainings and specialized webinars for on a wide range of topics throughout 2017 to meet the needs of California city officials. Many of the League’s educational events were at full capacity in 2017.
The report is being distributed to League member cities and is available on line here: www.cacities.org/annualreport
. Founded in 1898, the League continues to focus on actions that advance city priorities in the short- and long-term in an increasingly complex environment.