Governance, Transparency, and Labor Relations

The Governance, Transparency, and Labor Relations Policy Committee reviews issues related to transparency, technology (open data), healthcare, elections, and political reform. Additionally, the committee oversees pensions and workers compensation reform, as well as other labor-related issues. 

 

Retirement System Sustainability
Established in 1932, the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) is a defined benefit system. Members include employees of state agencies, cities, schools, and other local public agencies. Visit the retirement system sustainability page for an overview of the pension system, as well as related news articles, educational resources, and tools.

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. 

Policy Committee

 

Committee Members
The committee's membership is comprised of representatives from each of the Cal Cities professional departments and regional divisions. 

Committee Officers 

Chair - Lori Ogorchock, Council Member, Antioch
Vice Chair - Rick Bonilla, Council Member, San Mateo
Meeting Agendas and Highlights
The 2021 Governance, Transparency, and Labor Relations Policy Committee will meet virtually this year on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, January 15, from 1:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, April 9, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 16, from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, June 4, from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

City Clerks Roundtable

October 27, 2021 1:30 PM

Register

Join us for a City Clerks Roundtable Discussion. 

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Coming soon!

Roundtable conversations are member-driven. If you have topics or questions you’d like to discuss at this roundtable, let us know. If you have another topic related to parks and recreation you’d like to discuss, contact Zach Seals.

Roundtable Discussions are available as an exclusive member benefit and are open to Cal Cities member cities only. Discussions are member-driven and will not be recorded. For more information on Roundtable Discussions, please email Meghan McKelvey. For questions specific to registration, please contact Cal Cities’ Registrar, Megan Dunn.





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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.

 

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Contact Staff

Pina, Johnnie
Johnnie Piña
Policy Analyst
(916) 658-8214
jpina@calcities.org

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.