June 12, 2014

Issue #47

Editor's Note

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CalPERS Offers Webinar to Help Public Agencies Prepare for Future Actuarial Changes

CalPERS is hosting a webinar for public agency employers to learn about how changes to pooling structures, amortization policies, and new assumptions will affect future rates. It is essential to learn about these changes, taking place over the next few years, to properly budget for the future.

Pension Reform, Meetings and Events

CityTalks Return to League of California Cities Annual Conference

CityTalks are back by popular demand at this year’s Annual Conference and Expo. These 20-minute sessions have a maximum of one speaker sharing one concept presented with the goal of changing attitudes and building creativity, one city at a time. CityTalk sessions will be held on Wednesday and Thursday of the conference and provide you with a unique learning experience outside of the standard session.

Meetings and Events

League of California Cities' Latino Caucus and USC to Unveil New Initiative for Latino Elected Officials

The League of California Cities’ Latino Caucus and the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy (USC Price) will be holding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony to inaugurate a public policy and administration forum for Latino local leaders.

Meetings and Events

EPA Extends Public Comment Period, Offers Call for Waters of the U.S.

Conference Call June 17

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are extending the public comment period for the Waters of the U.S. proposed rule an additional 91 days, from July 21 until Oct. 20. This extension is in response to numerous requests received by the agencies.

Environmental Quality, Water, Meetings and Events

Local Coastal Program Grant Application Deadline July 7

The deadline to apply for the California Coastal Commission’s Local Coastal Program (LCP) grant funding is less than a month away. Grants support local governments planning for sea-level rise and climate change, and developing new or updating existing Local Coastal Programs (LCP), consistent with the California Coastal Act. Applications are due July 7 at 5 p.m.

Water, Federal, Meetings and Events
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