|July 1, 2016
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No Action on Governor’s By Right Proposal, Negotiations Will Continue in AugustThe Legislature on Thursday, June 30, sent Gov. Jerry Brown two budget trailer bills that will provide funding to support crisis and long-term housing for California’s homeless population. The Governor signed both bills on Friday.
State Budget, Affordable Housing, Homelessness, Legislation
Election, Board, League Policy, Meetings and Events
Deadline to submit is Aug. 9Do you have an idea for a new planning commissioner’s session that will inspire and motivate attendees? Maybe you know of a colleague that would be an excellent speaker? The League of California Cities® is searching for speakers and session topics for the 2017 conference to be held March 1–3 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott.
Planning and Community Development, Meetings and Events, Action Item
League Joins Other Local Government Groups in Strong Opposition to Initiative that Could Jeopardize Local and Regional Infrastructure ProjectsThe League board of directors at its meeting on June 24-25 voted unanimously to oppose the “Cortopassi” ballot measure on the November statewide ballot because it would undermine the ability of cities, counties and other local agencies and the state to form partnerships to finance the construction of critical public infrastructure projects. By requiring a statewide vote, even on some local infrastructure projects, the measure could erode local control by allowing voters in one part of the state to block funding for needed infrastructure projects in another part of the state — even though they would not be paying for them.
Elections, Board, League Policy
League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $29.6 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing Apartments in OxnardSome of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).
Financial Solutions ofr CA Cities
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