Sept. 20, 2012
Sign and Veto Request Letters Still Needed
Gov. Jerry Brown has until Sept. 30 to take action on hundreds of bills passed by the Legislature and sent to his desk. Since the League’s last update, the Governor has taken a number of actions as indicated in this story.
Key words: Action Item, Administrative Services, Community Services, Economic Development, Employee Relations, Environmental Quality, Housing, Land Use, Legislation, Public Safety, Revenue and Taxation
Since Gov. Jerry Brown took office, city officials have wondered, what, if any, were the Governor’s concerns and priorities for economic development. Actions so far have been disappointing. City officials have witnessed the dissolution of redevelopment agencies and efforts to eliminate the Enterprise Zone Program, which were the two major tools local agencies had to promote economic development.
Key words: Administrative Services, Economic Development, Enterprise Zones, Land Use
HCD Announces Extended Deadline for Submission of Geographically-Targeted Economic Development Areas (G-TEDAs) Biennial Reports
The Department of Housing and Economic Development’s (HCD) Geographically-Targeted Economic Development Areas (G-TEDAs) biennial reports for FY 2009-10 and FY 2010-11 are due, as required by statute, by Oct. 1. However, because HCD has been advised not to suspend reporting requirements until pending proposed rulemaking governing the enterprise zones could be adopted, HCD has extended a 60-day grace period for reporting due to the late notice.
Key words: Land Use, Economic Development, Enterprise Zones
Voters in the Nov. 6 California presidential election will also decide on more than 350 local measures. The full report of proposed measures has been posted online.
Key words: Elections, Revenue and Taxation
Deadline is Oct. 29 for Registration and Housing
Mark your calendars and register now for the League’s Municipal Finance Institute. This annual event is designed for finance officers, city treasurers, city managers and city staff who manage public finances for their cities.
Key words: Fiscal Officers, Revenue and Taxation, Meetings and Events
On Oct. 2, the League will be offering a free webinar to members and partners to review the new California Solar Permitting Guidebook recently released by Gov. Jerry Brown’s Office of Planning and Research.
Key words: Environmental Quality, Meetings and Events
Read Western City for Information on the League’s Policy-Making, Getting Youth Involved in City Job Opportunities and How Cathedral City Partnered With Local Schools to Reduce Litter and Increase Recycling
Don’t miss these articles in this month’s issue of Western City magazine.
Key words: Western City, League Policy
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