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President Arbuckle Appointed to Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

August 16, 2019
In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s call for a creation of a Master Plan of Aging during his January State of the State Address, California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly announced the establishment of a Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee and appointed League President Jan Arbuckle, council member, Grass Valley, to the committee.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues Nearly $45.6 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for John Muir Health in Walnut Creek

August 15, 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.

League First Vice President Randon Lane to Step Down to Take Presidential Appointment in Washington, D.C.; Yountville Mayor John F. Dunbar Appointed League First Vice President

August 12, 2019
League First Vice President Randon Lane, Murrieta council member, announced last week that he will step down from his city and League positions at the end of the month to accept a presidential appointment within the U.S. Department of Transportation.

How States and Cities Can Fight the Housing Crisis, Together

August 12, 2019
This article about the housing crisis published on the National League of Cities’ CitiesSpeak blog, and was co-authored by Carolyn Coleman, executive director of the League of California Cities and Dan Gilmartin, executive director and CEO of the Michigan Municipal League.

Last Chance to Register for ILG's Public Engagement Training

August 12, 2019
Are you getting the results you want from your public engagement efforts?

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues Nearly $13.8 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Senior Care Facility and Housing in Los Angeles

August 12, 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.

Apply Now for the Coastal Cities Group 2020 Leadership Committee

August 12, 2019
The League’s incoming president is soliciting applicants to serve on the League’s Coastal Cities Issues Group (CCG) 2020 Leadership Committee.

Submit a Session Proposal by Aug. 22 for the 2020 Planning Commissioners Academy

August 12, 2019
The League of California Cities is soliciting session proposals and speakers for the 2020 Planning Commissioners Academy, which is scheduled for March 4-6, 2020 in Sacramento. 

Bureau of Cannabis Control Now Accepting Applications for Local Equity Grant Funding

August 12, 2019
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) recently announced the availability of funding authorized by the California Cannabis Equity Act of 2018 (Equity Act).

The League’s Priority Bills in the Final Weeks of Legislative Session

August 5, 2019
August 12 marks the Legislature’s return from summer recess, giving them until September 13 to pass bills before session concludes for the year.

Mark Your Calendar Now for Your Annual Conference Department Meeting

July 29, 2019
Registration is open for the League of California Cities 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, scheduled for Oct. 16 – 18, 2019 in Long Beach.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $4.5 Million Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Penn Valley

July 29, 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.

Why Washington Should Invest in Community Development Block Grants

July 29, 2019
By Michael Wallace, program director for Community and Economic Development at the National League of Cities.

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Seeks Comments on Statewide Emergency Alert and Warning Guidelines

July 26, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) has released its voluntary statewide alert and warning guidelines.

Improved Experience for Bond Issuers Submitting Disclosures to the EMMA® Website

July 26, 2019
by Leah Szarek, director of Communications at the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board

Cities Can Now Comment on CAL FIRE’s California Vegetation Treatment Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Report

July 22, 2019
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is seeking public comment on the California Vegetation Treatment Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (CalVTP).

HCD Launches SB 2 Planning Grants Technical Assistance

July 22, 2019
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) recently announced the SB 2 Planning Grants Technical Assistance (TA) Accelerating Housing Production webpage, with new resources, tools and a statewide peer-to-peer sharing map to help cities apply for the $123 million in SB 2 Planning Grants.

Guest Opinion: With prudent, diligent efforts, CalPERS can meet its obligations to retirees

July 22, 2019
Lisa Middleton is a member of the Palm Springs City Council. She was recently appointed by Governor Newsom to the Board of Administrators of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and wrote an op-ed in the Desert Sun about the future of CalPERS’ financial obligations.

2019 City Managers Department Meeting Call for Proposals Open

July 19, 2019
The League of California Cities is soliciting session proposals and speakers for the next City Managers Conference, which is scheduled for Feb. 5 – 7 in Napa.

Apply by July 19 for the Cities for Workforce Health Wellness Program Seed Grant

July 15, 2019
The application period for the Cities for Workforce Health 2020 consulting grants is now open.
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