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Join a League Policy Committee and Make Your Voice Heard

Join a League Policy Committee and Make Your Voice Heard

Policy committees play an integral role in the League’s decision making process and influence on statewide policy affecting cities.

September 2012
Annual Conference Preview Exposition Exhibitors

Annual Conference Preview Exposition Exhibitors

August 2012
Annual Conference Preview

Annual Conference Preview

A look at the highlights of next month’s conference.

August 2012
10 Questions to Ask Before Installing Solar Power on Agency Facilities

10 Questions to Ask Before Installing Solar Power on Agency Facilities

As the cost of installing solar photovoltaic systems on agency facilities has declined over the past few years, local agencies are considering the benefits. Asking the right questions can help make the project a success.

August 2012
Spotlighting Energy Efficiency in California Communities

Spotlighting Energy Efficiency in California Communities

July 2012
Annual Conference Preview

Annual Conference Preview

The League of California Cities 2012 Annual Conference & Expo provides a unique opportunity for city officials and staff to learn from policy-makers and experts.

July 2012
Draft Stormwater Permit Draws Cities Together in New Coalition

Draft Stormwater Permit Draws Cities Together in New Coalition

California city officials were stunned when the State Water Resources Control Board issued a highly prescriptive 93-page draft permit containing a number of stringent, unfunded mandates.

July 2012
Creating Economic Development at the Local Level

Creating Economic Development at the Local Level

The City of Alhambra took action early this year on an innovative plan to stimulate economic development and identified a range of tools to help finance new projects.

May 2012
Trailblazing a Sustainable Path

Trailblazing a Sustainable Path

A new era of transportation planning has dawned in California as metropolitan planning organizations throughout the state work to comply with Senate Bill 375.

March 2012
Tips for Building and Maintaining Relationships in a Term-Limited Legislature

Tips for Building and Maintaining Relationships in a Term-Limited Legislature

City officials should consider changes brought about by term limits.

February 2012