March 8, 2013
Issue #27

Editor's Note

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League Releases Initial Bills of Interest for 2013

The League is currently reviewing hundreds of this year’s regular session bills and evaluating their potential implications for local government agencies. The following is a preliminary list of trends and bills of interest to cities that the League is tracking. Please note that the likelihood of these bills being amended is very high.

Key words: Administrative Services, Community Services, Economic Development, Redevelopment, Infrastructure Financing Districts, Employee Relations, Environmental Quality, CEQA, Housing, Infrastructure, Land Use, Legislation, Public Contracting, Public Safety, Public Works, Revenue and Taxation, Transportation


League Sponsors Bill to Provide More Financial Certainty for Successor Agencies Receiving a “Finding of Completion”

This week, the League issued a support letter on AB 564 (Mullin), which provides certainty to successor agencies and all other public and private entities that benefits offered by a finding of completion from the Department of Finance (DOF) can be relied upon.

Key words: Action Item, Legislation, Economic Development, Redevelopment, Successor Agency, Revenue and Taxation


Meeting with Senator Boxer at NLC Congressional City Conference Cancelled

Due to a last minute scheduling change, the meeting with Sen. Barbara Boxer during the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference next week has been cancelled. California attendees are still encouraged to attend the League of California Cities’ Reception Monday evening at 6pm in Lincoln Room 6 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

Key words: NLC, Meetings and Events


Interested In Serving on The League Board of Directors?

The League of California Cities is now accepting nominations from elected officials interested in serving in one of six at-large board positions (two-year term), or as second vice president (one-year term). All nominees for second vice president must currently be serving or have previously served on the board of directors.

Key words: Action Item, Board, League Policy

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