While COVID-19 has precipitated restrictions and requirements impeding traditional conferences and classes, Silver & Wright remains committed to ensuring that code enforcement officers have the information, resources, and tools they need to serve their communities—particularly during this unprecedentedly volatile time.
John Fujii is a partner at Silver & Wright and has more than 25 years of extensive experience in litigating cases, including numerous jury trials in state and federal courts involving tort claims and litigation matters, real estate and development law, dangerous conditions of public property, civil rights, and employment liability.
Employers should be mindful that this CDC guidance is not mandatory. Further, employers must be mindful of the restrictions that are mandatory under state and county public health orders, which may contradict the CDC guidance.
CalChoice’s Special Operational Meeting on Wednesday, February 26 brought together Associate Members and partners in Rancho Mirage, home of CalChoice Associate Member Rancho Mirage Energy Authority (RMEA), for in-depth discussion about regulatory affairs affecting Community Choice Aggregations (CCAs).
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.
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.
Deep in the Coachella Valley, the City of Indio is a desert community that faces the distinct challenge of managing the risk of extreme heat during the summer months. “When it comes to the summer heat, we have to be very careful,” said City Manager Mark Scott, appointed to service in December 2017.