The League is focusing on public safety, affordable housing, the homelessness crisis and funding for critical transportation and water infrastructure.
Understanding the essentials of city finance is critical for city decision-makers. Elected officials find their job is easier when they can explain municipal finance’s basic elements to their…
Though every city is different, some essential elements of city revenues are common to cities throughout California.
After years of fiscal challenges, the city implemented innovative programs to boost efficiency and accountability.
Cities and counties are partnering with the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to offer developers a way to maximize project cash flow.
The resource center offers a spectrum of collaborative examples.
The consequences of opioid misuse are increasingly deadly.
The League is taking unprecedented steps in response to an alarming increase in the state’s homeless population.
The new tool gives cities much-needed flexibility.
A municipal lease transaction should be evaluated for various legal issues.
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A statewide study will examine replacing the outdated gasoline tax with a road user charge.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.
Each year we ask a diverse group of about 100 city officials to tell us which policy envelopes we need to push, which walls we need to scale and what partnerships we need to build. Bringing…
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….
Engaging the community can inform the budgeting process and help residents understand the hard choices involved.
The lingering revenue effects from the Great Recession, changes to pension contributions, rising retiree medical costs and other factors almost guarantee that the financial future for California…
Ride-sharing and home-sharing services are affecting cities in a variety of ways. Seven California cities report their experiences.