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New Resources for Public Engagement, Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Reduction

New Resources for Public Engagement, Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Reduction

July 2010
West Covina Transforms Landfill to Landmark

West Covina Transforms Landfill to Landmark

July 2010
Understanding the New Water Conservation Mandates:

Understanding the New Water Conservation Mandates:

The state’s newest water conservation requirements for local governments will affect virtually every community in California.

July 2010
Partnering to Build Better Communities

Partnering to Build Better Communities

The Strategic Growth Council offers technical assistance and administers grant funding for local governments.

July 2010
Using Keypad Polling to Enhance Public Meetings

Using Keypad Polling to Enhance Public Meetings

It can be a challenge to design public meeting that allow a large and diverse group of residents to collaboratively identify and offer their preferences or recommendations to decision-makers in a limited amount of time. One technique that’s gaining popularity is the use of handheld wireless keypad devices, also known as keypad polling.

June 2010
Chula Vista Turns Foreclosures Around

Chula Vista Turns Foreclosures Around

May 2010
The Beacon Award: Local Leadership Toward Solving Climate Change

The Beacon Award: Local Leadership Toward Solving Climate Change

May 2010
Sustainability and Economic Development Go Hand in Hand

Sustainability and Economic Development Go Hand in Hand

May 2010
Addressing the Issue of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Addressing the Issue of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The two articles presented here examine the legal standards and practices under which cities may enact local laws either to ban or regulate dispensaries.

May 2010
Fairfield’s Strategies for Successful Economic Development During a Recession

Fairfield’s Strategies for Successful Economic Development During a Recession

May 2010