AZ League Connection

The League's Monthly Online Newsletter

Issue 179: March 2018

2018 League Annual Conference: We Need Your Input!

As we start to gear up for the 2018 League Annual Conference, we are seeking your input for conference session topics, speakers and events. If you have ideas or suggestions, please send them to

Mark your calendars for the 2018 conference that will be August 21-24 at the Phoenician Resort.

League Service Awards

In preparation for the 2018 League Service Award Program at the Annual Conference in August, we are asking cities and towns to complete 2018 League Service Award form.

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Arizona Leaders Attend NLC Congressional City Conference

More than 115 Arizona delegates attended the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this month.

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League Mini Sessions: Arizona Municipal Government Fundamentals

The League is hosting a series of informational mini sessions on topics of frequently asked questions.

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Your Input Matters

To help ensure your city or town residents understand the budget process and to foster increased resident participation, AZ Cities @ Work once again presents Your Input Matters!

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Meet Lynda Bushong, Arizona Municipal Clerks’ Association President

Arizona Municipal Clerks’ Association (AMCA) is an affiliate organization of the League of Arizona Cities & Towns. Meet their current president, Lynda Bushong, City Clerk in Yuma.

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Municipalities Behind the Curve in Purchasing Employee Benefits

Learn how HPACT allows municipalities to combine with other government employers to have negotiating power in the healthcare market while maintaining control over their benefits.

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Benefits of Cooperative Purchasing

Cooperative purchasing provides resources and solutions to local and state government agencies in Arizona seeking the best overall government pricing.

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Legal Corner: An In-Depth Review of the Potential Impact of South Dakota v. Wayfair

Due to the significant municipal impact of the U.S. Supreme Court case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, this article will delve further into the case and examine the dormant Commerce Clause.

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Upcoming Trainings and Events

The League has compiled a variety of opportunities, trainings and upcoming events that may be of interest in the coming months.

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Town Snapshot: Prescott Valley Celebrates 40 Years of Incorporation

On August 22, 1978, 60 percent of Prescott Valley’s residents voted to incorporate, with just over 1,520 residents. Today, Prescott Valley has more than 45,000 residents, and the community is celebrating with an entire year of festivities.

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City & Town Throwback

What were cities and towns celebrating this time last year? Five years ago? 50 years ago? Take a look back to see some past recognition of both Sedona and Bisbee!

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