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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Finding City of Boise’s Enforcement of Public Camping and Sleeping Ordinances Unconstitutional

December 16, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that it will not hear the case of Martin v. City of Boise. 

President Dunbar Appoints 2020 Policy Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs

December 16, 2019
League President and Yountville Mayor John F. Dunbar announced his chair and vice chair appointments to the League’s seven standing policy committees. 

Mark Your Calendar with 2020 League Education and Training Events

December 16, 2019
Don’t miss out on the League’s wide selection of informative and educational opportunities!

Registration is Open for the 2020 Planning Commissioners Academy

December 16, 2019
Don’t miss your chance to secure a spot for the League’s 2020 Planning Commissioners Academy. 

Webinar Available Dec. 19: Money In and Out for Capital Projects in Rural Areas

December 16, 2019
Large, urban cities often have a tax base that allows for development and redevelopment while rural cities are obligated to work with smaller capital budgets and a tax base that feels overburdened by taxes. Obtaining needed funds in a respectful way and staying on budget are essential to the success of a rural city.

Developing and Managing City/County Operated Airports Symposium Available on Jan. 24

December 16, 2019
The University of La Verne College of Law, in collaboration with the League of California Cities, will host an Aviation Law Symposium that will provide city attorneys and city managers with best practices for developing and managing public airports.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues More Than $61 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in San Jose

December 16, 2019
California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) announced the issuance of $61 million in tax-exempt and taxable multi-family affordable housing bonds for Parkside Terrace Apartments in San Jose. 

ILG Launches New Program to Help Under-Resourced Communities Address Climate Change

December 16, 2019
Californians deserve to live in communities where they can have access to clean air and water, clean transportation, affordable housing and economic opportunity. 

Climate Resiliency Projects Grants Available to Public Agencies

December 9, 2019
The California Resilience Challenge (CRC), an initiative of the Bay Area Council Foundation, recently launched a request for proposals (RFP) to offer $2 million in funding for local governments to support innovative projects that address climate change-related threats and help safeguard the state against wildfire, drought, flood and extreme heat events.

California Water Board Issues New Guidance and FAQ on SB 205 Implementation

December 9, 2019
Earlier this year, SB 205 (Hertzberg, Chapter 470, 2019) was signed into law and requires certain regulated business entities to demonstrate enrollment with stormwater permits before cities and counties issue or renew a local business license. 

Registration is Now Open for the 2020 New Mayors and Council Members Academy

December 9, 2019
It’s time to send your newly elected officials to the New Mayors & Council Members Academy, taking place Jan. 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Don’t miss the chance to secure your spot for this important educational opportunity. Online registration is now open!

2020 Public Works Officers Institute Registration is Now Open

December 9, 2019
The League of California Cities and the County Engineers Association of California are gearing up for their annual Public Works Officers Institute & Expo, scheduled March 18-20 at the Monterey Conference Center.
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