October 11, 2013

Issue #110

Editor's Note

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Gov. Jerry Brown Heads Into Signing Deadline Weekend

Remaining Bills Include Several League Priority Measures

Gov. Jerry Brown has two days to act upon the remaining 69 measures on his desk before the Oct. 13 signing deadline. Of those pending measures, four League-opposed and four League-supported bills remain. As of Oct. 11, the Governor has yet to act on League priority oppose measure SB 7 (Steinberg). For more on SB 7, visit the League’s Hot Issues website.   

Action Item, Legislation, Hot Bills, Assembly, Senate

CaliforniaCityFinance.com Releases Summary of Local Bond and
Tax Measures on November Ballot

With the election just weeks away, the California Local Government Finance Almanac has released a complete summary of California local bond and tax measures on the November ballot. The full report is available on CaliforniaCityFinance.com.

Revenue and Taxation, Municipal Finance, Elections

League Conference Registration Portal Back Up and Running

Technical Issues Resolved

The League apologizes to members who were recently unable to register for events or purchase publications. The League’s e-commerce and conference registration system was down earlier this week and has been fixed. Cities can now register for events and buy publications.

Meetings and Events, City Clerks, Fiscal Officers

Let Us Know if Your City Uses Social Media

Social Media by City List on the League Website

Cities are using innovation to grow in many ways, including by connecting with residents through social media. The League maintains a social media list by city on the League website on the  Social Media Resources webpage. This list contains city or city department names with links to their known Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Social Media

The City Managers’ Department Now Accepting Applications for Three Distinct Awards

Deadline to Submit Applications is Friday, Dec. 6

The League of California Cities’ City Managers’ Department annually presents three prestigious awards honoring distinguished members of the department. Applications are due Dec. 6.

Action Item, City Managers

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