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Governor's Administration Launches $75 Million Program for State and Local Governments to Respond to Impacts of Utility-Initiated Power Shutoffs

October 28, 2019
Over the past few weeks, cities throughout the state have been affected by wildfires and utility- initiated power shutoffs that have left millions of California residents in the dark.

Participate Now — League of California Cities Legislative Priorities Membership Survey

October 28, 2019
The League is seeking input and feedback on the biggest issues facing cities in the next three years. Members have until Nov. 3 to complete the easy online survey.

Call for Session Proposals Open for the 2020 Mayor and Council Members Executive Forum

October 28, 2019
The 2020 Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum will bring together over 300 of California’s mayors and council members on June 17-18, 2020 for a two-day educational and networking event.

Solicitation Applications Open for Volkswagen Mitigation Zero Emission Transit Funding

October 28, 2019
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announces that the application period for the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Zero‑Emission Transit, School, and Shuttle Bus program is open. 

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues More Than $65.9 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Redwood City

October 28, 2019
California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) announced the issuance of $65.9 million in tax-exempt and taxable multi-family affordable housing bonds for 353 Main Street Family Apartments in Redwood City.

City Managers’ Department Call for Distinct Award Nominations is Now Open

October 28, 2019
The League of California Cities City Managers’ Department is now accepting nominations for awards that will be presented at the City Managers’ Conference.

Registration for the Homelessness Policy Workshop scheduled for Nov. 4 is Open

October 28, 2019
Registration is open for a day-long Homelessness Policy Workshop on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel.

HCD Releases "Framework Paper and Survey" for Prohousing Designations

October 25, 2019
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announced the availability of a framework paper and survey for input on conceptual approaches to implementation of the Prohousing Designation Program.

Matching Grant Funding Soon to be Available for Local Housing Trusts

October 25, 2019
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has just released the Local Housing Trust Fund (LHTF) program draft guidelines.

Nearly 2,000 Officials Gathered in Long Beach for League Annual Conference & Expo

October 21, 2019
The City of Long Beach welcomed more than 1,900 city officials last week for the League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo, the highest number of attendees since 2008.

10 Ways to Prep Like a Pro: Maximize Your Annual Conference Experience

October 10, 2019
The League of California Cities will hold its 2019 Annual Conference & Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center on Oct. 16-18.

Has Your City Applied for an SB 2 Planning Grant?

October 7, 2019
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) released the SB 2 Planning Grants Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for approximately $123 million in March 2019.

What NOT to Miss at the League’s 2019 Annual Conference & Expo

October 7, 2019
The League’s 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, Oct. 16-18, in Long Beach is chock full of exciting opportunities for professional growth, innovative ideas, and valuable resources for city officials.

Connect at the League’s Annual Conference: Diversity, Divisions and Sessions Oh My!

October 7, 2019
There are many opportunities to get involved in a diversity caucus and your regional division at the League of California Cities 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, Oct. 16-18.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues More Than $55.6 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Victorville and Roseville

October 7, 2019
The League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) continues to be a significant benefit for League members.

Agenda Announced for these December Educational Events

October 7, 2019
The League is offering three concurrent educational conferences in early December at the Hyatt Regency Orange County designed just for city clerks, fire chiefs, and finance professionals.

HCD No Place Like Home Round 2 Notice of Funding Availability and Final Guidelines Released

October 7, 2019
The California Department of Housing and Community Development announced the release of the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for approximately $622 million in Round 2 funds for the No Place Like Home (NPLH) program.

White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council Launches New Opportunity Zones Website

October 7, 2019
Opportunity Zones (OZs) are a new community investment tool designed to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.
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