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SB 786

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 […]

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GRIP Resolution Support

GRIP Support Resolution (CCCA) Attention Membership: Please see the above attached resolution in support of the GRIP water recycling project from WRD.  CCCA Executive Board has motioned to approve support and will be presenting it to the Board of Directors at the September meeting as a voting item.  The GRIP program has some real benefits for the region in […]

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Fix Our Roads Briefing Summary

This morning, Jim Earp (CA Alliance for Jobs, Matt Cate (California State Association of Counties) & Chris McKenzie (League of California Cities) represented the Fix Our Roads Coalition at a press briefing in Sacramento. The goal was to get in front of the political press and explain our coalition, explain the dire state of CA’s streets and […]

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Stormwater Capture and Use – The Wave of the Future

By Ken Farfsing, City Manager, City of Signal Hill This article was published in California Water in May of 2015. The earliest settlers in Southern California relied on cisterns to collect and use rain water. Beginning in the early 1900s, Los Angeles County Flood Control planners designed flood control protections that had the added benefit of […]

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SCAQMD/MSRC/CARB Funding Updates

MSRC Clean Transportation Funding The MSRC is the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee, whose sole mission is to fund projects that reduce air pollution from motor vehicles within the South Coast Air District in Southern California. Program Targeted Funding Amount Local Government Match Program $13,000,000 Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Program $5,000,000 Major Event Center […]

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2015 Annual Seminar Presentations

Presentations from the 2015 Annual Municipal Seminar Session 1 – Emergency Alert – Are you Ready? Mark Pestrella Zanku Armenian Daryl Osby Session 2 – You’ve Been Hacked Philip Lacombe Part Three Philip Lacombe Part Two Philip Lacombe Part One Glenn Haddox Steve Struthers Session 3 – Surviving the Silver Tsunami Session 3 Wrap Up […]

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