Julia Sylva is a graduate of Loyola Law School (1983, scholarship recipient) and California State University, Long Beach, wherein she earned a B.A. in Political Science, with a minor in Public Administration (1978). She has practiced law in California since 1983.
Tripepi Smith Business Analyst Melanie James recently completed the Public Policy Making Academy II at University of California Irvine (UCI), Division of Continuing Education, a five-day program stretching over five weeks focusing on providing the basics on public policy and governance issues within local government.
After nearly 30 years of public service, Tracy Vesely has shifted to a new role at revenue enhancement firm Avenu. Her career has taken her through the cities of Hayward, Berkeley and San Leandro, giving her a perfect perspective to oversee Avenu’s Client Services team for the west coast.
With California’s legislature back from Spring Recess and in full swing, this edition, produced by MuniServices covers selected and relevant issues of importance, including those impacting local revenues.
We stand on the brink of a historic shift. A report commissioned by The Bloomberg Aspen Initiative on Cities and Autonomous Vehicles finds that Autonomous Vehicles will spread across the globe faster than the automobile in the 20th century.