Counsel and Council: A Guide to Building a Productive City Attorney-City Council RelationshipA guide to building a productive city attorney-city council relationship.
Seed to Sale: A Guide to Regulating Cannabis in California Cities (September 2021)The Guide is a starting point for approaching cannabis regulation questions. It is a useful tool to learn …
Legal Advocacy Program Report, April 19, 2021 to June 23, 2021
This report summarizes notable rulings and legal victories, pending Cal Cities litigation, and cases …
How to Get Involved
To help you get started with Cal Cities, these resources outline your membership benefits and how you …
Technical Assistance Memorandum Funding Stormwater Programs under Proposition 218 (May 2014)
This memorandum is intended to briefly answer this question: May some or all of a city’s obligations …
Ralph M. Brown Act (as of January 1, 2016)
The Brown Act only applies to meetings of local legislative bodies.
Practicing Ethics: Revised 2nd EditionThe City Attorneys’ Department first published Practicing Ethics: A Handbook for Municipal Lawyers …
Avoiding Total Disaster: The Law and Emergencies
Disaster preparedness training for local government legal advisors.
Open & Public V: A Guide to the Ralph M. Brown ActOpen & Public V: A Guide to the Ralph M. Brown Act, originally published in 1989 by the Cal Cities …