Cities and counties throughout California are considering adopting policies and programs to “green” their fleets by purchasing fuel-efficient and alternative-fuel vehicles.
At first glance, updating your city’s General Plan may not seem like a high priority. However, there are several compelling reasons why now is an excellent time to begin updating your General Plan.
Local governments are experiencing permanent fiscal stress that
undercuts their ability to respond to the big issues of the day.
These rules provide helpful guidelines for local leaders.
A much larger share of federal spending is being distributed in
the form of competitive grant funding through executive branch
departments and agencies.
Local officials throughout California are finding new and more
participatory ways to involve residents in local budgeting
As public agencies explore cost-saving measures, one option is
regionalizing public safety services by consolidating,
contracting or sharing services with neighboring agencies.