June 14, 2013

Issue #64

Editor's Note

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Legislature Set to Make June 15 Budget Deadline

Senate Completes Action Today on Bills, Assembly Expected to Finish Tomorrow

The Legislature passed the FY 2013-14 budget today, most of which mirrors the Governor’s proposal.

Revenue & Taxation, State Budget

Bill Limiting City Authority to Amend or Adopt Charters Moves out of Assembly Local Government

Author Commits to Amendments, League Remains Opposed as Bill Goes to Assembly Elections Committee

SB 311 (Padilla) received the requisite votes in the Assembly Local Government Committee on Wednesday afternoon.

Administrative Services

How the City of Sonoma Used Tax-Increment Financing to Build Economic Prosperity

Like many successful economic strategies developed by the state's most resilient and vibrant cities, Sonoma’s approach depended on state-local partnerships.

Economic Development, Redevelopment, Strong Cities Strong State

Assembly Local Government Committee Passes Infrastructure Financing District Bill

California cities achieved an important victory to help fund local infrastructure on Wednesday afternoon when SB 33 (Wolk) passed the Assembly Local Government Committee on a 5–2 vote.

Economic Development, Infrastructure Financing Districts

Elected Officials Academy and AB 1234 Training Scheduled June 28–29 in Los Angeles

The California Latino Caucus Institute is holding a two-day academy for all locally elected officials at the end of the month at the Embassy Suites LAX South in Los Angeles.

Mayors & Council Members, Ethics

City Officials Invited to Participate in Emergency Management Assistance Compact Webinar

Register Now for July 11 Event

Mark your calendars for a free webinar on the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC).

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