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.
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by Governance, Transparency, and Labor Relations Policy Issue
- 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.
Essential Hour: Your First Public Meeting – Brown Act Basics
November 5, 2021 10:30 AM — 12:00 PMRegister Now
Presented by Cal Cities’ City Attorneys Department Attorney Development and Succession and Brown Act Committee
Overseeing your first public meeting as a municipal attorney can be a daunting experience. You might have read the Brown Act in preparation, but providing legal guidance in real time when you are in front of the public and media requires alertness to potential pitfalls, political astuteness, and confidence.
us for a presentation during which we will discuss Brown Act basics, offer tips
and suggestions through hypotheticals, and provide some suggested best
practices. This is a joint effort of the Brown Act Committee and the
Attorney Development and Succession Committee (Substantive Law Subcommittee) of
the City Attorneys Department.
The League of California Cities is a State Bar of California minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) approved provider. Cal Cities certified that this webinar meets the standards for participatory MCLE credit for registered attendees in the amount of 1 hour. Please note that participatory MCLE credit is only available to those who are registered to participate in the “live” webinar and Cal Cities is unable to provide credit to those who choose to view the webinar recording.
- Tracy Noonan, City Attorney, City of Thousand Oaks
- Noel Doran, Assistant City Attorney, City of Palmdale
- Thomas Jex, Burke Williams and Sorensen, LLP
- Cara Silver, Jorgenson, Siegel, McClure & Flegel
Registration is $50 for Cal Cities Members. Non-member cities and all others will be charged $150. Please note that registration is limited.
Register by Thursday, November 4 at 12 p.m. For questions, please contact Megan Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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