Significant positive developments for the League included the
adoption of a new economic development tool for lower-income
communities and the passage of a medical marijuana regulatory
Hoarding is a costly problem for cities to tackle, often taking
hours of staff time and costing thousands of dollars.
A crime-ridden trail spurred unhappy residents into action and
led to a collaborative effort involving a local nonprofit, the
city, school district and multiple agencies.
Cities have made dramatic progress in the effort to end veteran homelessness, thanks to bold leadership and historic levels of federal resources.
A newly updated online resource provides a framework for
The Summer Meal Coalition offers support to cities developing
plans to meet 2016 goals.
A dynamic arts program enhances the community’s quality of life
and the local economy.
An International City/County Management Association report, Maximize the Potential of Your Public Library: A Report on the Innovative Ways Public Libraries Are Addressing Community Priorities,…
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation in September 2014
bringing a successful property tax postponement program back to
communities throughout California. Assembly Bill (AB) 2231
The City of Perris won the Award for Excellence in the Health and
Wellness Programs category of the 2014 Helen Putnam Award for
Excellence program. To learn more about the award program,
Anyone who believes libraries are a withered vestige from
sepia-tinted yesteryear hasn’t been inside their neighborhood
Community-based organizations often provide leadership
development programs for residents or specific underrepresented
populations and offer an opportunity to invigorate civic
An upward trend in substance abuse spurred a partnership of the
city, county and school district.
Taking information that local agencies already have and making it
open to the public reduces in-house costs and builds efficiencies
for both staff and constituents. In the past the public…
The city partnered with residents to find creative ways to
address tough challenges.
A public project demonstrates sustainable stormwater management
practices and offers an educational, inviting space.
The 311 Customer Service Center operates 24 hours a day, 365 days
a year to provide access to City and County of San Francisco
government information and services. The goal is to assist
Local governments use a wide variety of technology options in their efforts to connect with their communities. While some technology may be costly, many options are reasonably priced and the range…