Our young residents play a critically important part in the
future of our cities — they are tomorrow’s leaders, workers and
innovators. Cities statewide are engaging youth in numerous ways.
When a reporter called asking about an abnormal level of a
carcinogenic toxin in the air, city leaders were surprised to
learn of it.
A new law requires a statewide system of drop-off kiosks for
unwanted medications and a fully funded mail-back system for
sharps. It also includes education, oversight and data tracking
mechanisms to ensure successful implementation.
Cities are leading the way in finding innovative methods to
leverage local assets, protect natural resources and ensure a
sustainable future for their communities.
Local agencies are a favorite target for cyberattacks. Plan now
for what can happen if a cyberattacker seizes control of your
city’s data and systems.
Advocating promptly with united voices on key city-related
legislation is critically important. The mobile application
enables city officials to respond rapidly when a call to action
Lake Forest began streaming council meetings in early 2018.
An array of tech-based tools promises to help optimize
operations, connect residents to new information and services,
repair infrastructure and reimagine transportation.
It is unreasonable and unacceptable for the telecom industry to
expect it can override the legitimate concerns and best interests
of our residents and cities.
This new law affects cities in several significant ways.
Resources are available for those with the
determination to understand and use the new tools and funding
This option reduces electricity costs, provides cleaner energy
options, and offers economic opportunity and increased
City leaders are pursuing new and innovative ways to enhance
their community’s economic well-being.
An untreated mental health condition can have fatal consequences
and a devastating impact on the community.
Few technologies have overtaken cities as quickly as that of
dockless bicycles and scooters, and these devices have proved
difficult for cities to regulate.
The census drives important funding for city programs. California
cities can play an active role in helping to make the 2020 census
fair and accurate.
The League offers city officials and staff numerous professional
development and networking options.
One advantage of establishing relationships with newly elected
officials (and their staff) is that it often facilitates access
during their term that follows.
The program helps tenants, landlords and neighbors.