Jan. 29, 2014

Issue #7

Editor's Note

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HUTA Estimates for FY 2013–14, 2014–15 Now Available

The Local Government Finance Almanac today issued city-by-city and county-by-county Highway User Tax Allocation (HUTA) estimates for FY 2013–14 and FY 2014–15. This report was developed using the Department of Finance’s updated estimates of statewide collections of HUTA for the current fiscal year and the next with a model of the local allocations.

Revenue and Taxation, Transportation

UPDATE: Massage Therapy Practitioner Certification Measure Receives Bipartisan Passage in Assembly

League-supported AB 1147 (Gomez) received bipartisan approval from the Assembly this week and is now pending before the Senate Rules Committee for committee assignments. The measure’s passage comes ahead of this week’s deadline requiring bills carried over from the previous 2013 legislative session pass the house they originated in by Friday. 

Human Trafficking Regulations, Legislation

League Hosts Newly Elected Mayors and Council Members Academy

More than 200 newly elected officials came to Sacramento for the League’s Mayors and Council Members’ Department annual New Mayors and Council Members Academy.

Mayors and Council Members, Meetings and Events

Workplace Violence Safety Act Webinar Scheduled

The League of California Cities’ City Attorneys’ Department is offering a webinar on Feb. 26 from 10–11:30 a.m. on the Workplace Violence Safety Act. The Act allows cities to obtain a temporary restraining order and permanent injunction against any person who has threatened or committed a violent act against a city employee while at work. 

Meetings and Events, Public Safety, City Attorneys

Register Today for the Municipal Law Institute’s Symposium

Deadline is Feb. 3

The deadline to register for this year’s Municipal Law Institute Symposium, “Local Governments Navigating the California Constitution: Rough Water and Shifting Sands,” is coming soon. The symposium will be held on Feb. 7 at the UC Berkeley School of Law.

Meetings and Events, City Attorneys

Get in the Action at the 2014 Planning Commissioners Academy

Register by March 3

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in action packed sessions and experiences at the 2014 Planning Commissioner Academy scheduled for March 26–28 at the Marriott San Francisco Airport Waterfront Hotel.

Planning and Community Development, Meetings and Events
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