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					                    2002 Annual Conference -- City Attorneys Department




                               League of California Cities
                                2002 Annual Conference

    CITY ATTORNEYS’ DRAFT PROGRAM
                           October 2 – October 5, 2002
                 Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center



                                  DEPARTMENT OFFICERS
                      President: Peter N. Brown, City Attorney, Carpinteria
                First Vice President: Valerie J. Armento, City Attorney, Sunnyvale
    Second Vice President: Michael G. Colantuono, City Attorney, Barstow & La Habra Heights
                Director: Steven L. Dorsey, City Attorney, Norwalk & San Marino



Wednesday, October 2, 2002

                   10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Board of Directors Meeting

                        12:00 - 6:00 p.m.   Registration
                                            City Hall and City Books

                        1:00 – 2:00 p.m.    Policy Committee (Thursday Group)

                        2:15 – 3:15 p.m.    Policy Committee (Friday Group)

                        3:45 – 5:30 p.m.    Opening Plenary Session

                        5:30 – 7:00 p.m.    Welcoming Reception

                        7:00 – 9:00 p.m.    League Leadership Dinner (Invitation)
Thursday, October 3, 2002

                              7:30 a.m.    Registration
                                           Division Breakfasts

                       9:00 – 10:30 a.m.   Program Sessions

                 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Department Business Sessions
                                           President: Peter N. Brown, City Attorney, Carpinteria

                                               Host City Attorney Welcome
                                               President’s Report
                                               Director’s Report
                                               Nominating Committee Report
                                               Election of Department Officers
                                               Other Business/Department Recognition Program

                                             General Municipal Litigation Update (30 min)
                                            Moderator: Peter N. Brown, City Attorney, Carpinteria

                                            Speaker:
                                            Scott C. Smith, City Attorney, Aliso Viejo & Santee



                             12:00 p.m.    Expo Opens
                       12:45 – 1:30 p.m.   Putnam Award Lunch (by invitation)

                        1:45 – 3:15 p.m.    Litigation Updates
                                            Moderator: Peter N. Brown, City Attorney, Carpenteria

                                                Personnel Litigation Update (30 min)
                                                Speaker:
                                                Jonathan P. Lowell, Curiale, Dellaverson, Hirschfeld,
                                                Kremer & Sloan, LLP, San Francisco

                                                Land Use Litigation Update (30 min)
                                                Speaker:
                                                Michelle Marchetta Kenyon, City Attorney, Moraga &
                                                Calistoga

                        3:15 – 3:45 p.m.   Break in Expo Area
Thursday, October 3, 2002
                    3:45 – 5:00 p.m.   Council-Manager Form of Government
                                       Moderator: Steven L. Dorsey, City Attorney, Norwalk & San
                                       Marino

                                       Historical Perspective on Governance (25 min)
                                       Speaker:
                                       Professor Amy Bridges, UCSD Department of Political Science

                                       Legal Options for Structuring City Government (20 min)
                                       Speaker:
                                       Julie Hayward Biggs, City Attorney, Hemet, Laguna Woods, &
                                       Goleta

                                       The City Attorney and City Manager Relationship (30 min)

                                       Speakers:
                                       Tim O’Donnell, City Manager, Brea
                                       Betsy Strauss, City Attorney, Rohnert Park


                    5:00 – 6:00 p.m.   Expo Area Reception

                    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.   Host City Reception
Friday, October 4, 2002

                           8:00 a.m.   Board Organizational Meeting

                           8:00 a.m.   Breakfast in Expo Area

                 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.     Security, Homeland & Otherwise
                                       Moderator: Valerie J. Armento, City Attorney, Sunnyvale

                                       Dealing with Disruptive Members of the Public (25 min)
                                       Speakers:
                                       David Fleishman, City Attorney, Pacific Grove

                                       B. Tilden Kim, Richards, Watson & Gershon, Los Angeles

                                       Physical Security and Elected Officials (25 min)
                                       Speakers:
                                       Robert Herrick, City Attorney, Moreno Valley

                                       Frank Wills, Police Chief, West Covina

                                       Open Government & Security (25 min)
                                       Speaker:
                                       Ariel Calonne, City Attorney, Palo Alto


                10:00 – 10:15 a.m.     Break in Expo Area

                          10:15 a.m.   General Resolution Committee

                10:15 – 11:30 a.m.     Fiscal Issues
                                       Moderator: Valerie J. Armento, City Attorney, Sunnyvale

                                       The General and Regulatory Role of the CPUC & Issues
                                       Affecting Cities (45 min)
                                       Speakers:
                                       Gary M. Cohen, General Counsel, California Public Utilities
                                       Commission

                                       Grant M.W. Kolling, Senior Assistant City Attorney, Palo Alto



                                       (Fiscal Issues continued next page)
Friday, October 4, 2002
                   10:15 – 11:30 a.m.    (Fiscal Issues continued from previous page)

                                         Proposition 62/218 Update (15 min)
                                         Speaker:
                                         Michael G. Colantuono, City Attorney, Barstow & La Habra
                                         Heights

                                         Debt Limit (15 min)
                                         Speaker:
                                         Claudio Chavez, Richards, Watson & Gershon, Los Angeles


                11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Expo Area Lunch

                     1:30 – 3:00 p.m.    Land Use
                                         Moderator: Michael G. Colantuono, City Attorney, Barstow &
                                         La Habra Heights

                                         Developments in Building Code Law (20 min)
                                         Speaker:
                                         Larissa Seto, Senior Deputy City Attorney, Fremont

                                         Do’s & Don’t’s of Major Public-Private and Public Works
                                         Contracts (20 min)
                                         Speaker:
                                         Leslie Girard, Assistant City Attorney, San Diego

                                         Intergovernmental Immunities (25 min)
                                         Speaker:
                                         Christi Hogin, City Attorney, Malibu

                                         Housing Element Update (25 min)
                                         Speaker:
                                         Barry Rosenbaum, Deputy City Attorney, Santa Monica



                     3:00 – 3:30 p.m.    Break

                           3:30 p.m.     Expo Closes
Friday, October 4, 2002
                 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.     Litigation Update & Substance Abuse & Stress
                                      Management Issues
                                      Moderator: Michael G. Colantuono, City Attorney, Barstow & La
                                      Habra Heights

                                       Tort and Civil Rights Litigation Update (30 min)
                                      Speaker:
                                      Eugene P. Gordon, Deputy City Attorney, San Diego

                                       Recognizing the Signs of Substance Abuse in Others (30 min)
                                      Speaker:
                                      Patricia Tierney, Los Angeles Consultant for “The Other Bar”

                                       Stress Management (30 min)
                                      Speaker:
                                      Dr. Anthony Fiore, Ph.D, Licensed Psychologist & Marriage
                                      Therapist
                 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
                                      Corporate Partners Reception

                          7:00 p.m.   Evening Free (possible show or dinner)
Saturday, October 5, 2002

                              7:30 a.m.     Special Interest Group Meetings

                        8:30 – 9:45 a.m.    Program Sessions

                 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    Closing Plenary Session
                                            Introduction and Installation of new Board and Officers
                                            Keynote Address
                                            Annual Business Meeting

                             12:30 p.m.     Adjourn




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