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Hundreds of city officials join Cal Cities webinar on American Rescue Plan implementation, featuring top U.S. Department of the Treasury officials

April 14, 2021
Nearly 600 city officials joined a League of California Cities-hosted listening session with top officials from the U.S. Department of the Treasury and National League of Cities (NLC) to learn more about the American Rescue Plan implementation and provide feedback to the Treasury Department on the needs of California’s communities.

Governor signs $536 million wildfire and forest resiliency budget package

April 14, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday signed into law SB 85 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review), a $536 million wildfire and forest resiliency budget package in hopes of helping California prepare for another dry wildfire season. 

​State-mandated training opportunity for elected and appointed officials available this week

April 14, 2021
Is it time to renew your state-mandated AB 1661 training?

​Workforce housing project in Monrovia funded through Cal Cities-sponsored bond agency’s new program

April 14, 2021
An affordable housing property has been acquired for middle-income residents in the city of Monrovia from the issuance of nearly $118 million in tax-exempt bonds through the California Statewide Communities Development Authority’s (CSCDA) new Workforce Housing Program. 

Judges needed for the 2021 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence

April 14, 2021
The 2021 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence program applications have been submitted and now it is time to determine who the winning cities are for each of the 12 categories. 

State provides new tools for cities focused on housing production

April 14, 2021
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has created a new set of tools for cities on its website dedicated to accelerating housing production.

​Cal Cities Public Safety Task Force concludes work

April 7, 2021
The League of California Cities Public Safety Task Force has wrapped up its work reviewing Cal Cities' public safety policy and guiding principles and forming recommendations to bring to the Public Safety Policy Committee on April 15. 

Your input could help shape the Cal Cities Annual Conference program — volunteer today!

April 7, 2021
The League of California Cities is recruiting volunteers to help shape the program for the 2021 Annual Conference & Expo scheduled in September.

​Cal Cities-sponsored bond agency issues $35 million in tax-exempt bonds for affordable housing in Millbrae

April 7, 2021
New affordable housing in the city of Millbrae will be constructed for low- and very low-income residents with $35 million in tax-exempt affordable housing bonds issued through the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).

​Expo sales now open for the 2021 Annual Conference and Expo

April 7, 2021
It’s almost time to showcase your business expertise and services at the Cal Cities 2021 Annual Conference & Expo!
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