AZ League Connection

The League's Monthly Online Newsletter

Issue 191: March 2019

2019 League Annual Conference: We Need Your Input!

Mark your calendars for the 2019 conference that will be August 20-23 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson. The League is seeking your input for conference session topics, speakers and events.

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League Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

The League of Arizona Cities and Towns offers four levels of sponsorship through its annual conference. For more information on the sponsorship levels and benefits, please click below.

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League Service Awards

In preparation for the 2019 League Service Award Program at the Annual Conference in August we are asking cities and towns to complete the 2019 League Service Award form.

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League Policy Committees

League Policy Committees provide opportunity for city and town officials across the state to convene and discuss issues that are impacting their communities.

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City and Town Officials Attend NLC Conference in D.C.

Arizona's two US Senators met with a large delegation of city officials during the recent NLC Conference in Washington, D.C. They discussed a wide variety of issues including highway infrastructure, Opportunity Zones, water policy, easing border congestion, support for Arizona's military bases and other topics.

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City and Town Magazine

The latest issue of the League’s Arizona City & Town magazine is now available online and will be hitting mailboxes next month! Read this month’s feature article "Arizona Municipal Airports.”

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League Publications: It’s Budget Time!

The League Publication, It’s Budget Time, is a document that summarizes important issues related to budget preparation.

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Municipal Clerks Week: May 5 –11, 2019

May 5 –11, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Municipal Clerks Week.Municipal Clerks Week is held the first full week of May each year and recognizes the essential role Municipal Clerks play in local government.

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Stronger State-Local Partnerships Needed for Solutions to Housing Crisis

NLC recently released “Local Tools to Address Housing Affordability: A State-by-State Analysis,” to uncover how states interact with cities on key housing policies and the level of authority they provide to cities to implement proven strategies.

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National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 8-12

Highways, roads and streets can be dangerous locations to work. Speeding cars and distracted drivers are common hazards. That’s why the Arizona Department of Transportation is partnering with the League of Arizona Cities and Towns and the Arizona Chapter of Associated General Contractors to promote National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 8-12.

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United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The Arizona Chamber and the Arizona-Mexico Commission have endorsed a recent policy paper regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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Legal Corner: U.S. Supreme Court Mid-term Update

The U.S. Supreme Court has begun scheduling oral arguments on cases that may impact local governments. This article will highlight four cases that will be reviewed this term, including a recent case that has already been decided. The State and Local LegalCenter (“SLLC”) summarized these cases, which have been adapted to specifically address items of interest for Arizona cities and towns.

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Upcoming Trainings and Events

Below is a list of training opportunities that may be of interest in the coming months.

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City & Town Throwback

What were cities and towns celebrating this time last year? Five years ago? 50 years ago? 94 years ago? Take a look into the past at some of our city and town stories from years gone by in the City & Town Throwback!

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