The Public Safety Policy Committee reviews issues related to law enforcement, fire and life safety policies, including emergency communications, and emergency services, including ambulance and disaster preparedness.
2023 Vice Chair - Claudia Marroquin-Frometa, Council Member, Downey
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.
2023 Policy Committee membership roster.
- Thursday, January 26, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Agenda | Highlights
- Thursday, March 16, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Agenda | Highlights
- Thursday, June 22, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center
Current Action in the Legislature
Resources for Cities
by Public Safety Issue
- Cal Cities Cannabis resource page
- Western City –What Cities Should Know About Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act
- Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC)
- BCC Statewide Public Information Program “Get #weedwise”
- California Cannabis Portal for Commercial Cannabis
- California Department of Public Health “Let’s Talk Cannabis”
- California Department of Public Health, Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
- Governor's Office of Planning and Research CEQA Clearinghouse
- CEQA Exemptions for Disaster Recovery Efforts
- Tips on Land Use Decisions - CEQA Overview (ILG)
- Evaluating Greenhouse Gas Emissions as Part of CEQA Process: A Local Official’s Guide (ILG)
- Western City – Preparing for the Drone Age in your City: Potential Benefits and Issues
- Unmanned Aircraft System (Drones) in California State Parks
- No Drone Zone California State Parks
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Integration Pilot Program
- FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems
- FAA Drone Public Safety Resources
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.
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.
Legislative Affairs, Lobbyist, Public Safety
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.