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File #: 18-0705   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 9/11/2018
Title: Approve City Position on Proposed League of California Cities' 2018 Annual Conference Resolutions
Attachments: 1. League of California Cities 2018 Annual Conference Resolutions
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Approve City Position on Proposed League of California Cities' 2018 Annual Conference Resolutions

Report
BACKGROUND
Policy development is a vital and ongoing process within the League of California Cities. The principal means for deciding policy on the important issues facing cities is through the League's seven standing policy committees and board of directors. Annual conference resolutions constitute an additional way to develop League policy. Proposed by member cities, resolutions must have at least five cities and/or city officials concur before it can be included for consideration. The League of California Cities (League) 2018 Annual Conference Resolutions Packet (Attachment 1) has two resolutions presented for consideration by the League policy committees and membership. This report provides guidance on how to vote on these issues as they pertain to City business for Councilmembers who serve on policy committees, on the resolutions committee, or as the City's voting delegate/alternates.

EXISTING POLICY
Council Policy 7.3.1 Legislative Management - Goals and Policies, Goal 7.3C: Participate in intergovernmental activities, including national, state, and regional groups, as a means to represent the City's interests, influence policy and legislation, and enhance awareness.

Council Policy 7.4.14 Legislative Advocacy Positions: City business is defined as all matters directly related to service delivery, or otherwise contributing to the City's operational success.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The action being considered does not constitute a "project" within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(5) in that it is a governmental, organizational or administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.

DISCUSSION
This report transmits the League's 2018 Annual Conference Resolutions Packet (Attachment 1) which contains the ...

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