• Some Restrictions Lifted for Employing CalPERS Retirees During COVID–19 Emergency

    On March 4, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Climatec Partners with the League to Support California Cities

    The League of California Cities (LoCC)’s 482 member cities receive ongoing enrichment through League member benefits, like local driven advocacy, leadership opportunities, statewide networking and top-tier education straight from the frontlines of their peers in other cities and partners in the private and non-profit sectors.
  • Navigating The Brown Act During A Period Of Local Emergency Due To COVID–19

    As most of us know, the primary purpose of the Brown Act (codified in Government Code 54950 et seq.) is to provide that all meetings of a legislative body of a local agency are open and accessible to the public so that the public can attend and participate.
  • Preparing to Communicate a Coronavirus Case in Your Workforce

    It is a deeply concerning scenario for employers and managers today: You receive a phone call with the news that one of your employees has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Do you have a response plan? Have you considered how you will communicate with your other employees, their families and other stakeholders?
  • Williamsen to Retire after 21 Years of Service to the City of Petaluma

    Tim Williamsen, Information Technology Manager for the City of Petaluma, has announced his retirement, effective April 20, 2020, after a 21-year career with the City of Petaluma. 
  • WITH COVID 19, WHAT TIME IS IT?

    On March 13, the House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation creating a nationwide relief package to assist those affected by the outbreak.
  • New Bollard System to Secure Downtown San Luis Obispo

    As the 16th municipal center incorporated in the State of California, the City of San Luis Obispo (SLO) has cultivated myriad traditions over its 250-year history. The Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market, one such beloved event, transforms the downtown area into a vibrant hub where upwards of 10,000 residents and visitors alike congregate to eat, shop, watch shows, and connect with the community.
  • Code Enforcement by Drone: Critical Considerations Before Launching

    Municipal code enforcement is only as effective as an enforcement officer’s investigation. Because not all potential code violations can be investigated from the public right of way, code enforcement investigations may require access to enclosed or shielded areas of private property.
  • California JPIA CEO Jon Shull Celebrates 25 Years of Service

    The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority’s (California JPIA) culture of approachability, professionalism, and commitment to members emanates from the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Jon Shull, who signed on in 1995 and took the helm as Chief Executive Officer in 2002. Shull celebrates 25 years of service to the Authority this month.
  • Responding to the Coronavirus

    In this Special Bulletin, we address how to respond to potential employment issues arising from the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (“Coronavirus”) and we recommend steps to limit the impact of the Coronavirus in the workplace.