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The deadline to help shape the League’s 2020 legislative agenda has been extended to Nov. 25. Members can submit feedback on the biggest issues facing their cities in the next three years by completing this easy online survey.
Education and Conferences

The League of California Cities is excited to host a reception in honor of the National League of Cities (NLC) incoming President Joe Buscaino, Los Angeles council member, during this year’s NLC City Summit. Join us for a fun-filled evening featuring a performance by The Beach Boys! 

The League is now accepting proposals for the 2020 Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum scheduled for June 17-18 in Monterey. This two-day educational and networking event will bring together over 300 of California’s mayors and council members and focuses on current issues that face city officials in their daily roles and operations within their city.
Opportunities for Cities

The CENIC Conference Program Committee is seeking proposals that highlight innovative uses of CENIC’s CalREN to support vibrant and diverse research and education communities. The Right Connection: CENIC 2020 will be held on March 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. CENIC connects California to the world — advancing education and research statewide by providing a world-class network essential for innovation, collaboration, and economic growth. Established in 1997, this nonprofit organization operates the California Research and Education Network (CalREN), a high-capacity computer network with more than 8,000 miles of optical fiber.
More News & Events
 
Carolyn Coleman joined Californians from across the state to participate in the California Priorities Summit in Sacramento on Nov. 14. Carolyn participated on a housing panel with Assembly Member Richard Bloom and the California Realtors Association, where she highlighted public engagement and community input as key components to ensure successful land use planning. Visit The Sacramento Bee 's website to watch this panel and the entire California Priorities Summit online

The lack of affordable housing for the local workforce contributes to numerous issues that affect the quality of life in our communities. Now cities are preparing to partner with the state and the development industry to move the needle on housing affordability and availability. League President and Yountville Mayor John F. Dunbar discusses these efforts and offers tips for cities in this month in Western City magazine.
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