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 events.
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 League membership.
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 legal issues.
The League offers many ways to stay current on the latest legislative activity, advocacy efforts and professional development opportunities.
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 AB 2.
A statewide study will examine replacing the outdated gasoline tax with a road user charge.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.
The steadily growing use of recreational drones has risen to the level of endangering first-responder aircraft as well as commercial jetliners. New regulations, while helpful, may not go far…
Following a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, California cities should ensure that their sign codes comply with the court’s strict approach to defining content neutrality.
Significant positive developments for the League included the adoption of a new economic development tool for lower-income communities and the passage of a medical marijuana regulatory bill package.
The strategic goal-setting process involves representatives from all of the League’s policy committees, departments, divisions and diversity caucuses as well as its entire board of directors….