During a ballot measure campaign, a critic said, “If you’re going
to try to kill the king, you’d better succeed.”
The League is taking unprecedented steps in response to an
alarming increase in the state’s homeless population.
Two lifelong friends who lead neighboring cities find working
together doubles their impact.
Cities have a responsibility to work with their county, state and
federal partners to provide the services needed to address this
First and foremost, the relationship between the city council and
the city manager is a partnership that serves the community.
Open library access can lead to dilemmas such as situations
involving patrons who bring in excessive amounts of personal
belongings and use the library as a temporary shelter.
The committee advises the council and participates in local
It is often said that the price of liberty is eternal vigilance.
It also appears to be the price of local control.
Mayors and council members describe the most helpful aspect of
While CAMTC has taken positive steps to increase transparency and
accountability, some additional work is still needed.
A municipal lease transaction should be evaluated for various
The League offers many ways to stay current on the latest
legislative activity, advocacy efforts and professional
City officials describe the most challenging aspect of their work
on the city council.
For years, the City of El Cajon grappled with the impacts of
aggressive panhandlers, transients, serial inebriates and illegal
alcohol sales to minors.
Continuing education is essential in every profession. These two
conferences are geared to both experienced and recently elected
mayors and council members.
City officials seeking creative ways to finance economic
development projects should take a look at the tools provided by
A statewide study will examine replacing the outdated gasoline
tax with a road user charge.
Three new tools provide a number of promising options.
If you want a sneak preview of a city council’s future, a
planning commission meeting is a good place to start.