League of California Cities Board of Directors Meeting Thursday-Friday, April 16-17, 2009 Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento 1. Roll Call/Call to Order (1:00 pm 4/16; 8:30 am 4/17) INFORMATION 2. Schedule of Events INFORMATION 3. Future Board Meeting Dates INFORMATION 4. Board Members Welcomes/Farewells INFORMATION 5. Board Expense Form INFORMATION 6. Approval of Minutes from 2/19-2/20/09 and 4/6/09 Phone Conference Meeting ACTION 7. President's Report—Judy Mitchell INFORMATION 8. Consent Agenda—Consider approval (see pg 2) ACTION ADVOCACY AGENDA 9. Strategic Goal #1—Protect Funding for Vital INFORMATION Community Services ~ Chris McKenzie/Dan Carrigg a) Main Street Recovery Plan (RDA) ~ Mike Madrid/Amy O'Gorman 10. Strategic Goal #2—Promote Economic Stimulus & Infrastructure Investment ~ Chris McKenzie/Dan Carrigg INFORMATION 11. Strategic Goal #3—Support Sustainable Communities INFORMATION ~ Chris McKenzie/Dan Carrigg 12. Strategic Goal #4—Promote Reform of State Governance, Budget & Fiscal Systems INFORMATION ~ Chris McKenzie/Dan Carrigg 13. Policy Committee Recommendations ACTION ~Dan Carrigg and Legislative Representatives *Due to the quick turnaround time from Policy Committee Meetings to board meeting – Policy Recommendations will be sent by email and submitted in hard copy at the board meeting. a) Administrative Services * b) Community Services * c) Employee Relations * d) Environmental Quality * e) Housing, Community & Economic Dev. * f) Public Safety * g) Revenue & Taxation * h) Transportation, Communications & Public* Works 14. SB 375 Planning Cost: Special Report to the Board ACTION ~ Dan Carrigg 15. Federal Advocacy and NLC Activities ~ Dan Carrigg and NLC Representatives INFORMATION 16. Legal Advocacy Report~ Patrick Whitnell INFORMATION Our mission is to restore and protect local control for cities through education and advocacy to enhance the quality of life for all Californians. 17. League Policy Committee Composition— ACTION Request For Study ~ Richard Dixon, Orange County Division Director EDUCATION AGENDA 18. Upcoming Workshops and Conferences~Tracy Petrillo INFORMATION 19. Annual Conference Schedule 2009 INFORMATION ORGANIZATIONAL AGENDA 20. League Partners Update~ Fran Mancia and Mike Madrid INFORMATION 21. Institute for Local Government Update~ JoAnne Speers INFORMATION 22. CITIPAC Fundraising Update ACTION Mike Egan and Mike Madrid 23. LCC Building Renovation Update ACTION 24. Special Report on League Dues~ Chris McKenzie INFORMATION CLOSING AGENDA 25. Board Member Comments INFORMATION 26. Executive Director’s Information Report INFORMATION 27. Adjourn by 12:30 p.m., April 17, 2009 *8. CONSENT AGENDA 8(a) League Task Forces & Issues Group Update~Chris McKenzie ACTION 8(b) Investment Report ACTION Brown Act Reminder: The League of California Cities board of directors has a policy complying with the spirit of open meeting laws. Generally, off-agenda items may be taken up only if: 1. Two-thirds of those present find a need for immediate action exists and the need to take action came to the attention of the board after the agenda was prepared (Note: If fewer than two-thirds of board members are present, taking up an off-agenda item requires a unanimous vote); or 2. A majority of the board finds an emergency (for example, work stoppage or disaster) exists. Our mission is to restore and protect local control for cities through education and advocacy to enhance the quality of life for all Californians.