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Interested In Serving on the 2019-20 League Board of Directors?

April 22, 2019
Serving on the League of California Cities board of directors is an opportunity for you to be a statewide leader shaping state policy and the actions of the organization.

Wear Denim During Legislative Action Day on April 24 to Show Solidarity for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in California

April 22, 2019
As hundreds of city officials from throughout the state prepare for the League’s Legislative Action Day on Wednesday, this is a reminder that city officials attending the event have the option to wear denim while they are in Sacramento to lobby their senators and assembly members on bills affecting California cities.

League Releases Hot Legislative Bills List

April 22, 2019
This week marks the Legislature’s return from Spring Recess, and policy committees will be in full swing in the Capitol.

Submit Your Session Proposals for Two 2019 League Conferences: Municipal Finance Institute and Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar

April 22, 2019
The League is currently soliciting session proposals for two premier 2019 conferences — the Municipal Finance Institute and the Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar. Both conferences will be held Dec. 11–12 in Garden Grove at the Hyatt Regency.

CalVet Seeks Local Events for Its 2019 Memorial Day Online Calendar

April 22, 2019
In keeping with its mission of serving California veterans and their families, the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) is compiling a list of Memorial Day events taking place statewide.

Upcoming Bills in Committee, April 22 – 29

April 22, 2019
The Legislature returns today and is already back in full swing with legislative hearings to discuss policy areas of interest to cities.

California Supreme Court Upholds Local Ordinance Regulating Aesthetics of Wireless Facilities

April 15, 2019
On April 4, in T-Mobile West v. City and County of San Francisco, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion upholding a San Francisco ordinance imposing certain aesthetic standards on wireless facilities within the city.

Cities Commit to Partnering with Gov. Gavin Newsom to Develop Housing on State-Owned Property

April 15, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office announced on April 11 a partnership with cities to develop affordable housing on excess state lands.

USDA to Begin Accepting Broadband Funding Pilot Applications

April 15, 2019
This announcement was published by the National League of Cities on April 9.   The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will begin accepting applications for its broadband funding pilot program, ReConnect, on April 23.

HCD Announces Approximately $123 Million Available for SB 2 Planning Grants

April 15, 2019
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has released the SB 2 Planning Grants Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for approximately $123 million.

Prop. 68 Funding Grants Available, Cities Must Apply

April 15, 2019
With the passage of Proposition 68, there is approximately $102 million in per capita funding grants from the California Department of Parks and Recreation, and each city is entitled to $200,000 in grants.

Upcoming Bills in Committee, April 22 – 29

April 15, 2019
Legislative hearings are in full swing, and the Legislature continues to discuss policy areas of interest to cities.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues Approximately $24 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Lake Elsinore

April 11, 2019
The League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) continues to be one of the most significant benefits for League members.

League-Opposed AB 1568 (McCarty), Linking Transportation Funds to Housing Production, Bill Pulled from Assembly Housing Committee, Amendments Forthcoming

April 8, 2019
On Friday, April 5, the League of California Cities® was informed that AB 1568 (McCarty) will be amended to remove provisions that would have withheld a city or county’s share of SB 1 transportation funding for non-compliance with the California housing laws.

California Local Governments File Lawsuit to Reverse Cannabis Delivery Regulations that Undermine Local Control Enacted by Voters Who Passed Proposition 64

April 8, 2019
On behalf of a geographically diverse coalition of local governments, attorneys from Churchwell White LLP filed a lawsuit last week against the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC).

Final Month for CalHFA Mixed-Income Program Applications

April 8, 2019
The deadline is quickly approaching for California Housing Finance Agency’s (CalHFA) new Mixed-Income Program.

Registration Now Open for Two Mayors and Council Members League Events

April 8, 2019
The League of California Cities has opened registration for two excellent back-to-back opportunities for Mayors and Council Members of all tenures.

Upcoming Bills in Committee, April 8 – 24

April 8, 2019
Legislative hearings are in full swing, and the Legislature continues to discuss policy areas of interest to cities.

NLC Local Census Preparedness Survey

April 8, 2019
The National League of Cities (NLC) is committed to supporting a fair and accurate 2020 Census, which will be underway in less than 12 months.

Cities of San Juan Capistrano, Seaside and Roseville Receive 2019 Local Streets and Roads Awards

April 8, 2019
The League and the County Engineers Association of California (CEAC) honored winners of the 2019 Outstanding Local Streets and Roads (LSR) Awards at their annual Public Works Officers Institute held in San Diego last week.
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