Community Services

The Community Services Policy Committee reviews issues related to childcare, parks and recreation, libraries, natural disaster preparation, cultural arts, and community and human services programs.


Policy Committee

Committee Leadership
2024 Chair - Holly Tillman, Council Member, Clayton

2024 Vice Chair - Rachel Hernandez, Vice Mayor, Riverbank

Committee Members

The committee's membership is comprised of representatives from each of the Cal Cities professional departments, regional divisions, and caucuses, and appointments by the Cal Cities president.

2024 Policy Committee membership roster.

Learn how to join a Policy Committee.

Meeting Agendas and Highlights

The Community Services Policy Committee will meet in 2024 on the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, March 21, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
    Marriot Burbank Airport Hotel
    Agenda |  Highlights
2023 Meetings


Current Action in the Legislature


Resources for Cities

by Community Service Issue

California Grants Portal

The California Grants Portal (a project by the California State Library) is your one destination to find all grants and loans offered on a competitive or first-come basis by California state agencies. 

Upcoming Events

August 6, 2024 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Prop. 1 Implementation


October 16-18, 2024
Annual Conference and Expo


December 11-12, 2024
Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar

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Take Action

Our advocacy efforts are strongest when joined by the voices of city leaders. Visit the action center for a list of current priority legislative bills and proposals, and sample letters of support or opposition.


Make your voice heard

Contact Staff

Caroline Grinder
Legislative Affairs, Lobbyist, Community Services
(916) 658-8250

Curious why Cal Cities supports or opposes certain bills or measures? Advocacy efforts are determined by  Annual Conference Resolutions or the  Existing Policy and Guiding Principles.