Western City magazine is a monthly publication.
Each month, the magazine features a different theme/topic and
articles related to that theme. Information about the monthly
themes is available in the editorial calendar, which is developed
in advance for the calendar year.
In addition, the magazine has “standing” columns or features that
appear regularly. These include:
President’s Message (appears every other month)
Executive Director’s Message (alternates with the President’s
City Forum (appears every month)
Legal Notes (appears every other month)
News from the Institute for Local Government (appears every
The magazine also publishes articles about cities that have won
Putnam Award for Excellence. This award program, sponsored by
the League, recognizes outstanding city projects in a broad range
of subject areas.