Freshman legislators with backgrounds in local government explain what they bring to the state Capitol and describe their districts’ priorities.
All 18 metropolitan planning organizations in California will have adopted their first Regional Transportation Plans under SB 375 by May 2015. This article looks at what SB 375 has accomplished…
An oil boom in North Dakota and Canada from the Bakken shale formation and a lack of pipeline infrastructure have led to a dramatic increase in oil-by-rail shipments nationwide. As the volume…
League actions in 2014 included sponsoring and supporting legislation on infrastructure, economic development and the redevelopment dissolution process. Other efforts focused on improving the…
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 clerk’s role is to ensure proper process and open, transparent government. As professional managers, clerks are uniquely qualified to do just that.
California’s economy is improving, and local revenues are picking up. But fiscal challenges remain, especially in the area of escalating costs. More cities are heading into financial peril….
Recent legislation provides a new regulatory framework.
Expanded production of the Monterey Shale Formation could create new jobs.
Safeguards have not kept pace with fracking, which poses hazards.
Cities can participate directly in youth arts programs that have lasting impacts.
Attend educational sessions and hear speakers with inspiring ideas.
Launched in 2014, the awards highlight cities and counties using innovative projects to achieve safety, preservation and sustainability goals for the local street and road systems.
Take a look at the many professional development and networking opportunities in store at the 2014 Annual Conference and Expo.
The law that established California’s landmark waste hierarchy of “reduce, reuse and recycle” led to collaborative efforts and the concept of product stewardship.