Get Out the Vote 2018
T omorrow is Election Day! It’s important that every registered voter cast their ballots.

Please join the League in voting No on Prop. 6, and Yes on Props. 1, 2 and 3.

To learn more, visit www.cacities.org/2018ballotmeasures .  
League News
Friday morning, Palo Alto Mayor Liz Kniss, Bay Area city leaders and League Executive Director Carolyn Coleman gathered in Palo Alto with Gov. Jerry Brown and other members of the No on Proposition 6 coalition to call on Californians to reject the dangerous measure on Election Day. 
Exactly one week before Election Day, Mayor Garcetti joined hundreds of Proposition 6 opponents in North Hollywood to call on voters to stop the attack on bridge safety by voting No on Prop. 6.
A rally at San Jose State University on Oct. 31 brought together Mayor Liccardo, Sen. Beall, business and housing leaders and students to urge voters to support measures that will address statewide and local housing needs. 
Education and Conferences
Register by Nov. 9

There’s still time to register to join the League’s legislative team on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 1:30–3 p.m., for a briefing on new laws from the 2018 Legislative Session.
Opportunities for Cities
 
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will join Elon Musk, Tesla’s co-founder and CEO, for a rare, insightful fireside chat at this week’s National League of Cities’ City Summit  from Nov. 7–10 in  Los Angeles. During this fireside chat, the two will discuss how technology will impact the future of cities at the opening general session Thursday, Nov. 8.
 
Not getting the results you want from your city’s public engagement efforts? Enroll in the Institute for Local Government’s TIERS Public Engagement Learning Lab and receive customized coaching and learn a step-by-step framework to successfully plan and implement your next public engagement effort. Register now for the January 2019 training.

The California Department of Transportation is accepting applications for $40 million in transportation planning grants for FY 2019–20 to support local agencies’ efforts to plan more sustainable communities, reduce transportation-related greenhouse gases and adapt to the effects of climate change.
 
The California Department of Housing and Community Development has announced the availability of almost $30 million in federal Community Development Block Grants for non-entitlement cities with a population of less than 50,000. Applications are due Feb. 5, 2019.
Upcoming Events
News and Events
 
The FCC is considering adopting policy that would allow cable companies to deduct the fair market value from the cable franchise fees obligations to cities for a wide range of public benefits. Nov. 14 is the deadline to submit opposition.

The FAA reauthorization signed by President Trump takes significant steps forward in the continuing integration of drones into the national airspace.