Cities have varying levels of technological capabilities and access to efficient broadband, said Kayla Woods of the League of California Cities. "Basically overnight, to protect the health and safety of city staff and residents, they transformed traditional public meetings at city hall into virtual conferences," Woods said.
“While these resources are much needed and will help the six California cities eligible to receive this direct aid, Covid-19 is not just a crisis for big cities, it is an every city problem,” Coleman said in an email. “All of our cities are experiencing revenue shortfalls and increases in costs due to Covid-19, and we cannot afford for any of our cities to be left behind.”
An interview with League Executive Director Carolyn Coleman was featured in this podcast.