The Revenue and Taxation Policy Committee reviews issues related to finance administration, taxation reform, revenue needs, and revenue sources at the federal, state, and local levels.


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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

2021 Chair - Lisa Middleton, Council Member, Palm Springs
2021 Vice Chair - Norma Martinez Rubin, Council Member, Pinole

Meeting Agendas and Highlights
The 2021 Revenue and Taxation Policy Committee will meet virtually this year on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, January 15, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 16, from  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 4, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 15, from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Solid Waste and Recycling Roundtable

October 26, 2021 2:00 PM


We are back for part 6 of our Solid Waste and Recycling Roundtable! Join us on October 26 at 2 pm as we continue to discuss all the important issues that cities are facing in this critical area. Don’t face these challenges alone. Hear from colleagues during this conversation about their approaches and ask questions about challenges you may be facing. This Roundtable is open to all Cal Cities members who work or have an interest in solid waste and recycling.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • SB 1383 Regulations - Procurement requirements  and implementation
  • The Bottle Bill Program
  • Solid waste and recycling legislation
  • Ideas for bills next year

Moderator: Rene Guerrero; Public Works Director, City of Pomona; Department Director and Immediate Past President, Cal Cities Public Works Department

Roundtable conversations are member-driven. If you have topics or questions you’d like to discuss at this roundtable, let us know here

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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Contact Staff

Romo, Nicolas
Nicolas Romo
Legislative Representative: Revenue and Taxation
(916) 658-8232

Pina, Johnnie
Johnnie Piña
Policy Analyst
(916) 658-8214

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