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Personnel

Article Features by Nat Rojanasathira and Dominic Lazzaretto

It Starts With Civility: Elected Officials’ Role in Attracting and Retaining Employees

Tips for local officials.

Article Executive Director's Message by Carolyn Coleman

Coming Together to Learn and Celebrate Our Progress

Join us in Long Beach for the League’s 2019 Annual Conference & Expo.

Article Features by Dana Carey and Randall Stone

When Wildfires Strike: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Emergency management is challenging and dynamic.

Article Features by Andrew Powers

Resiliency Wins: Our Community’s Response to Two Tragedies

How Thousand Oaks coped with a mass shooting and two major wildfires in a single day.

Article Features by Katie Pebler

2019 Annual Conference & Expo Preview
Maximize Your Annual Conference Experience: 10 Ways to Prep Like a Pro

These tips help you get the most out of your time at the conference.

Article News from the Institute for the Local Government by Randi Kay Stephens

Sparking a Student’s Lifelong Interest in Local Government

The recently revised Picture Yourself in Local Government curriculum is now available at no charge for local agencies to use with students of all ages.

Article City Forum by Katie Pebler

Register Now for the 2019 Annual Conference & Expo
Long Beach Convention Center, Oct. 16–18

Start planning your time at the conference with this overview of the schedule of events.

Article Features by Scott Summerfield

Communicating During a Cyberattack: The Next Crisis Frontier for Cities

Local agencies are a favorite target for cyberattacks. Plan now for what can happen if a cyberattacker seizes control of your city’s data and systems.

Article Features by David Graham

Innovative by Necessity: Lessons from Modestly Sized Cities

A chief information officer describes how lessons learned from modestly sized cities can apply to cities of all sizes.

Article City Forum by Norman Coppinger

Engage Your Leadership Skills

The League offers city officials and staff numerous professional development and networking options.

Article City Forum by Melissa Kuehne

Resources for Newly Elected Officials

Serving on the city council requires a basic understanding of diverse city operations and issues such as land use and planning, public safety, disaster response and more.

La Quinta Transforms Its Workplace Culture to Better Serve the Community

The city set out to create an energetic and engaged workforce and foster a culture of creativity, innovation and passion.

Article Executive Director's Message by Carolyn Coleman

After the Campaign Is Over: Aim for Exceptional

Two-thirds of Americans surveyed in a 2018 poll had a favorable opinion of their local government. The public will continue to look favorably on local government and a functioning local democracy if newly elected and re-elected mayors and council members embrace the attributes of exceptional councils.

Article Features by Charles Harvey and Eva Spiegel

Community Policing Insights From Chief Daniel Hahn

Chief Hahn discusses strategies to help build stronger relationships between the community and local law enforcement.

Article President’s Message by Jan Arbuckle

Strategic Growth Planning and Dynamic Transformation

Moving the League forward will involve implementing big, bold ideas on multiple fronts.

Article Features by Katie Pebler

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of the League’s Annual Conference

Take a few easy steps to optimize your experience.

Article Features by Eva Spiegel

Perspectives on City Management From ICMA President-Elect Karen Pinkos

El Cerrito Assistant City Manager Karen Pinkos will have an opportunity to shape both policy and the future of the city management profession.

Article Features by Katie Pebler

Join the League in Long Beach to Celebrate Its 120th Anniversary

Learn the latest and hear speakers with inspiring ideas.

Article Features by Frank Benest

Winning the War for Talent: The Elected Official’s Role

Talent is mobile and in short supply.

Article Features by Steven M. Berliner

Strategies to Manage Increasing Pension Costs

Explore ways to tackle this daunting task.