Mission Statement

Advance the Benefits of the Contracting Model and Strengthen Local Control


The Four Main Functions of the California Contract Cities Association



The finest in educational seminars and information designed to help you better serve your communities.

The California Contract Cities Association delivers three intensive seminars each year on relevant local governance topics. Our unique relationship with The University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy sets us apart from any other organization promoting Executive Education among our members.


Over 7 million strong. When California Contract Cities Association speaks, legislators listen.

Since 1957, the California Contract Cities Association has advocated on the benefits of the contracting model and cost savings it provides to member cities through various means, including in liability. Most recently, the contracting model has saved member cities $14 million collectively in funding through the Liability Trust Fund.


Gathering like-minded cities an individuals for meetings, conferences and sharing of ideas.

We are the nurturing network of contracting cities. We provide the platform for the like-minded cities to interact and form bonds to better serve their communities.


To our network of proven service providers eager to serve your cities and constituencies.

The contracting model is in our DNA; we, therefore, through our network of Associate Members, forge public, private and not for profit partnerships to promote collaborative governance across sectors. These collaborations provide unprecedented opportunities for efficiencies in better serving the public at reduced costs.