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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit the 2019 City Pension Survey Today

October 1, 2019
Your city’s completion of this survey is essential to advancing solutions toward a sustainable and lasting defined benefit system.

FCC Opens Proceeding to Consider Further Limits on Local Control over Wireless Facilities

September 30, 2019
On Sept. 13, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a notice seeking comments on petitions filed by two cable and telecommunications industry groups asking the FCC to “interpret” Section 6409 and the implementing regulations in ways that are unfavorable to local governments.

Thursday Featured Speaker Announced for League Annual Conference

September 30, 2019
Only one week remains to pre-register for the League of California Cities 2019 Annual Conference & Expo scheduled Oct. 16-18 in Long Beach.

$16 Million in New Grant Funding Now Available for CalRecycle’s Organics Grant Program

September 30, 2019
The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) recently announced a call for applications for their Organics Grant Program, which seeks to lower greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the amount of California-generated green materials, food materials or alternative daily cover (ADC) sent to landfills.

New Marketplace Facilitator Requirements Go Live Oct. 1

September 30, 2019
California’s new online sales tax collection law, AB 147 (Burke), was enacted in April 2019 and expands the collection of millions in state sales and use taxes from out-of-state sales via the implementation of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, 138 S.Ct. 2080 (2018).

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues More Than $49.7 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging

September 30, 2019
The League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) continues to be a significant benefit for League members.

2020 City Managers Conference Registration Now Open

September 30, 2019
The League is gearing up for the next City Managers Conference on Feb. 5-7 at The Meritage, Napa.

REMINDER: Just 4 More Days to Submit the 2019 City Pension Survey

September 23, 2019
Your city’s completion of this survey is essential to advancing solutions toward a sustainable and lasting defined benefit system.

Secure Your Spot for these Upcoming League Educational Conferences

September 23, 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!

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues Approximately $45 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey

September 23, 2019
The League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) continues to be a significant benefit for League members.

State-Mandated Training Offered at the League’s Annual Conference & Expo

September 23, 2019
Training to meet state requirements on specific ethics laws and principles and workplace harassment prevention will be offered at the League of California Cities 2019 Annual Conference & Expo.

Governor’s Action Pending on Bills Impacting Cities

September 17, 2019
The Legislature wrapped up its 2019 legislative business with a drama-filled session ending around 3:00 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. 

Save the date for Homelessness Policy Workshop on Nov. 4

September 16, 2019
California’s homelessness crisis affects cities and counties across the state — rural, urban and suburban communities face immense challenges. Meaningful progress will require a combination of new, innovative solutions and known best practices.

The National Civic League is now Accepting 2020 All-American City Applications

September 16, 2019
Showcase your community's success! The National Civic League has opened its application process for the 2020 All-American City Award.

League Members to Consider Two Resolutions at Annual Conference on Oct. 18

September 9, 2019
League members have an opportunity to directly weigh in and shape League policy through the organization’s Annual Conference resolutions process.

Understanding the Nuances of this Session’s Use-of-Force Legislation

September 9, 2019
A two-year long debate over police use-of-force in the California Legislature has reached a conclusion.

Last Call to Apply for the Coastal Cities Group 2020 Leadership Committee

September 9, 2019
The League recently ran a story soliciting applicants to serve on the League’s Coastal Cities Issues Group (CCG) 2020 Leadership Committee.

17 Local Leaders Attend State Office Boot Camp at California Civic Leadership Institute

September 9, 2019
The California Civic Leadership (CCLI) is sponsored by League Partners and serves as an exclusive educational program for local government elected officials who are looking to run for the state Legislature.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues Approximately $4.1 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Community Health Center in Oakland

September 9, 2019
The League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) continues to be one of the most significant benefits for League members.
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