League News
Cities subject to SB 35 streamlining are likely considering what they must do. There are several important provisions of the bill that cities may want to review. 
More than 99 percent of California’s 482 cities successfully submitted their SB 1 project lists to the California Transportation Commission (CTC). 
Both the Senate and Assembly on Monday, Jan. 29 passed a constitutional amendment to incentivize the building of rainwater capture systems on new construction.
Conferences & Education

The League is currently soliciting session proposals for two premiere 2018 conferences — the Municipal Finance Institute and the Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar. Both conference will be held Dec. 12–13, 2018 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency.  

The National League of Cities will hold its annual Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C. from March 10–11. Join thousands of local officials from across the nation for the opportunity to engage with peers and meet with U.S. Senate and House of Representatives members and their staff to discuss federal policy issues of furthermost importance to cities and local governments.  
More News & Events
The Legislature will host a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities in the coming weeks. The number of legislative hearings will expand as the bill introduction deadline of Feb. 16 approaches.

The city is collaborating with Ecology Action and the County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency to prepare a plan using SB 1 funds to improve access for students walking and biking to 15 Watsonville schools.