I would like to thank you for your support of the California Contract Cities Association (CCCA) as we complete the transition in management and location. The office is up and running in its new location and the CCCA phone numbers have been ported over so we can serve our members. Our new contact information is as follows:
California Contract Cities Association
17315 Studebaker Road, Suite 210
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: (562) 622-5533
Fax: (562) 222-8135
Monday - Thursday 8:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Closed for lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Looking forward, I hope to see you all at the August Board of Directors Meeting, held annually at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardens on August 17, 2016. This event is generously hosted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Contract Law Enforcement Bureau. Click/tap here for more information about this event. The Arboretum is always a great backdrop for this event so be sure you come join us.
Shortly after the August Board of Directors Meeting, we will all head out to Catalina Island for the Fall Educational Summit. We will hold the Summit at the Catalina Canyon Resort and Spa in Avalon September 9-11, 2016. Registration will be $425 for early registration and $450 after August 25, 2016. With the transition in offices, registration started a little late, but you can now sign up here. Topics for the Summit include:
Water Diversion Efforts
November Ballot Measures
Water Conservation Mandates
Liability Trust Fund
I am thrilled to welcome all of you to these upcoming events so you can see firsthand the growth and progress our organization is making.
USC Sol Price Executive Education Local Leaders Program
The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy is offering the Local Leaders Executive Education Program this fall. USC will host this program October 28-29th. Those interested in participating are encouraged to fill out the online application here.
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