Feb. 8, 2013
Issue #17

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Upcoming Hearings of Interest

The following hearings are of interest to cities. The League will be monitoring these hearings and will report on any actions of significance.

Key words: Meetings and Events, Legislative Hearings


City Managers Department Award Winners

Each year, the League of California Cities’ City Managers’ Department presents three prestigious awards honoring distinguished members of the department: the Wes McClure Award of Distinction, the John H. Nail Memorial Award and the Award for the Advance of Diverse Communities. This year the department is proud to announce the following winners.

Key words: City Managers Department


Call for Entries for 2013 Helen Putnam Awards

Submission Deadline is April 11

Each year the League of California Cities honors outstanding work in member cities across the state through the League Partner-sponsored Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence. If your city has done remarkable, innovative work in any of the 12 categories listed below now is the time to get your deserved recognition. It is an opportunity to thank your employees and collaborators, gain the appreciation of your residents and feel proud of outstanding contributions made to better your city.

Key words: League Partners, Helen Putnam


ILG to Host Public Engagement Webinar on March 13

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) announced it will host the third webinar of its 10-part Sustainable Communities Learning Network’s Brownbag Webinar series on March 13. The March 13 webinar will examine effective methods of public engagement and dealing with deeply held public concerns and organized opposition.

Key words: Institute for Local Government, Meetings and Events


New U.S. Communities Contract Offers Clean, Green Products

AmSan-CleanSource has been awarded the new U.S. Communities cleaning supplies contract through a competitive solicitation process conducted by lead public agency Fresno Unified School District. AmSan-CleanSource is a leading supplier of janitorial, cleaning and facility maintenance supply products.

Key words: Public Contracting


The Hit List from WesternCity.com

Western City magazine has compiled its most popular stories into a “Hit List” showing the top five articles during the past month. This list reflects the topics of greatest interest to California city officials during the month of January.

Key words: Western City, Public Safety, Ethics, Technology, Employee Relations, Pension Reform

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