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Call for Proposals Deadline Approaching for 2020 City Clerks New Law and Elections Seminar

August 19, 2020
Don’t miss out! The deadline to submit session proposals for the League of California Cities City Clerks New Law & Elections Seminar is Monday, Aug. 24. 

Special Pricing Announced for League's First Virtual Annual Conference & Expo: Registration Opening Soon

July 29, 2020
City officials throughout the state will come together virtually to learn, collaborate, and celebrate at the League’s 2020 Annual Conference & Expo. 

Deadline Extended to Apply for a LEAP Grant

July 29, 2020
Cities now have more time to apply for Local Early Action Planning Grants (LEAP). 

League Weekly COVID-19 Update: July 23-29

July 29, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new strike team to help improve customer service delivery, including faster and improved communications, at the state’s Employment Development Department, and a $52 million investment to be funneled into eight central California counties in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among essential workers.

Webinar: Resources for Financial Assistance and Recovery after a Wildfire

July 29, 2020
Sign up today for the League of California Cities Wildfire Response and Recovery Webinar series to prepare for the challenges of wildfire season, while continuing to respond to and navigate the COVID-19 crisis. 

2021 Public Works Officers Institute Call for Session Proposals Closes Next Week

July 28, 2020
The League of California Cities is currently soliciting session proposals and speakers for the next Public Works Officers Institute, scheduled for March 17-19, 2021 in La Jolla. 

Tips for Running Emergency Operations Centers in the League’s Next Wildfire Webinar

July 22, 2020
There’s still time to participate in the League’s new Wildfire Response and Recovery Webinar Series to help city officials prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. 

City Attorney Webinar: Developing a Successful City Attorney and City Manager Relationship

July 22, 2020
Join the Attorney Development and Succession Committee in an interactive minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) webinar, July 29 from 3:30-5 p.m., looking at the City Attorney-City Manager relationship. 

League Weekly COVID-19 Update: July 16-22

July 22, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the availability of $600 million in funding for Homekey, a new funding opportunity for local public agencies to purchase motels and a broad range of other housing types in order to respond to homelessness and the current COVID-19 pandemic. 

Priority Bills of Interest in the Final Weeks of Legislative Session

July 22, 2020
The Senate and Assembly will return to Sacramento on Monday, July 27 to enter the final stretch of this year’s legislative session which ends Aug. 31. 

Learn How Your City Can Access Funding Available through Homekey Grants

July 22, 2020
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announced the release of the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $600 million in Homekey grant funds.

Grants Available Through Cities for Workforce Health Wellness Program

July 15, 2020
A healthy and productive workforce is vital to your city’s success. 

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues More Than $170 Million in Tax-Exempt and Taxable Bonds for Large Healthcare Delivery System in East San Gabriel Valley

July 15, 2020
The largest nonprofit health care delivery system in East San Gabriel Valley, Emanate Health, will undergo a variety of renovations and upgrades at various locations, including cities of Covina, West Covina, and Glendora, using tax-exempt and taxable bonds issued by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).

ILG Helps Secure $35 Million in Grant Funding for BOOST Communities

July 15, 2020
Months of developing projects and partnerships have finally paid off for the cities of Ventura, San Diego, Arcata, and the Town of Mammoth Lakes. 

League Weekly COVID-19 Update: July 9-15

July 15, 2020
All California cities have submitted their application to the Department of Finance (DOF) to receive their CARES Act allocation!

New CalRecycle Directives Require Businesses to Provide Organics and Recycling Containers

July 14, 2020
Effective July 1, 2020, businesses subject to Mandatory Commercial Recycling and Organics Recycling (MCR and MORe) must provide recycling and organics containers to collect waste generated by customers from products they purchase and consume on the premises. 

Court of Appeal Upholds At-Large City Council Elections in Santa Monica; Clarifies Legal Standard Under California Voting Rights Act

July 14, 2020
A California Court of Appeal issued an opinion last week finding no merit to a lawsuit alleging that the City of Santa Monica’s at-large elections system violated the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA). 

Webinar Series: Decision Making and Relationship Building Before, During, and After a Wildfire

July 14, 2020
The League of California Cities launched its new Wildfire Response and Recovery Webinar Series to help city officials prepare for the upcoming wildfire season, while continuing to respond to and navigate the COVID-19 crisis.
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