May 4, 2012
Issue #48

Editor's Note

For a PDF copy of the newsletter please visit the League's website. For more updates from the League, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.


Letters Needed as League Hot Bill AB 1551 is Passed Out of Appropriations, Heads to Assembly Floor

On Wednesday, AB 1551 (Torres) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee with a vote of 16 – 1 and was sent to the Assembly floor. The League urges city officials to send opposition letters immediately.

Key words: Action Item, Legislation, Hot Bills, Public Safety, Employee Relations


Letters Needed for League-Opposed AB 1549

Bill Would Create Burden for Cities of 100,000 Plus

The League opposes AB 1549 (Gatto), which would outline additional responsibilities for the Office of Permit Assistance and require the office to provide technical assistance to local agencies by developing guidelines for an expedited permit process

Key words: Action Item, Housing, Legislation


Have a Great Session Idea for the 2013 City Managers' Department Meeting?

Submit Proposals by Thursday, May 10

The League is looking for innovative, cutting-edge topics for this premiere educational event for city managers.

Key words: Meetings and Events, City Managers


OPR Releases Revised Draft Guidelines for Streamlining of Infill Development

Comments Due June 1

The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) announced this week that it has released a revised draft of updates to the CEQA Guidelines addressing streamlining for infill development pursuant to SB 226 (Simitian; 2011).

Key words: Environmental Quality, CEQA 


California Reentry Council Network Launches New Website

The California Reentry Council Network (CRCN) has launched its new website.

Key words: Public Safety


The Hit List from Western City Magazine’s Website

Western City magazine has compiled its most popular stories into a “Hit List” showing the top five articles on during the past month.

Key words:  Western City 

1400 K Street ■ Sacramento, CA 95814 ■ (916) 658-8200
You can unsubscribe here: