The first half of the 2017-2018 legislative session has been packed with issues that impact cities on a variety of fronts as the legislature focused very strongly on the issues of housing, infrastructure, and public safety.
Session 2: “How the Energy Industry is Adapting to the Changing Climate” Ken Chawkins, SoCalGas Ranbir Sekhon, SCE Session 3: “Environmentally Friendly Communities- Ideas and Achievements” Michael Flad, South Gate Sheila Pautsch, South Pasadena James Purtee, Palmdale Ken Gonzales, The Energy Network Session 4: “Emergency Preparedness Resources- Preparing for Mother Nature’s Worst” Leslie Luke, LA […]
Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is all the rage in LA County cities these days. Likely inspired by the County’s launch of a CCA Joint Powers Authority (Los Angeles Community Choice Energy) program and a string of presentations, LA County cities have been actively evaluating CCA.
Over the last two months, our legislative efforts centered around two bills–supporting SB 268 (Mendoza) and opposing SB 649 (Hueso).
Four months into the legislative session, the California Contract Cities Association’s top legislative priority is stopping AB 1250 (Jones-Sawyer). AB 1250 would massively limit the circumstances under which cities can contract out for municipal services. AB 1250 bans cities from contracting out for services “solely on the basis that savings will result from lower contractor […]
Click the sample SB 786 City Letter of support for SB 786 (Mendoza) Alcohol and Drug Abuse Recovery or Treatment Facilities
REGIONAL MAYORS SUMMIT April 5, 2017 7:30am – 5:30pm Pacific Palms Resort 1 Industry Hills Parkway City of Industry, CA This event is FREE. www.regionalmayorssummit.com
Advancing legislation and tracking the activities of Sacramento has become a growing priority of CCCA and to respond to that, I am pleased to announce that we have a new resource on the team at CCCA. Ilissa Gold has joined our team as a Legislative Analyst. Her primary responsibilities will be to support the Legislative […]
SB 786 is the California Contract Cities Association’s signature piece of legislation for 2017, introduced by Senator Tony Mendoza and coauthored by Senator Ben Allen. This bill aims to address the problem of overconcentration of alcohol and drug abuse treatment facilities in residential neighborhoods, a longstanding legislative priority of CCCA. CCCA sponsored a similar bill […]