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…
A look at the highlights of next month’s conference.
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.
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.
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.
A new era of transportation planning has dawned in California as metropolitan planning organizations throughout the state work to comply with Senate Bill 375.
City officials should consider changes brought about by term limits.
The stage was set for 2011 when California voters approved Proposition 22 by a margin of 61 percent in the November 2010 statewide election. Once Governor Brown proposed to eliminate redevelopment…
Pension costs for most California municipalities are likely to increase 25 percent or more in the next three years. If sizable increases in pension costs are not mitigated, many cities will be…
A voluntary statewide certification program for massage professionals complements local governments’ rules and regulations.
The city needed a new strategy to solve a $3.5 million structural budget deficit.
Cities and counties throughout California are considering adopting policies and programs to “green” their fleets by purchasing fuel-efficient and alternative-fuel vehicles.