Municipal and Special Districts

Cities Retain Zoning Authority Within Airport Land Use Plan

November 14, 2017 | Bulletin No. 127418.1

In Dryden Oaks, LLC et al., v. San Diego County Regional Airport Authority et al., a California court of appeal held that adoption of an Airport Land Use Commission's ("ALUC") Compatibility Plan ("ALUCP") by a local agency does not constitute a "disguised taking".

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Appellate Court Clarifies Factors Upon Which A Lead Agency May Determine CEQA Mitigation Measures Infeasible

October 12, 2017 | Bulletin No. 127415.1

In Living Rivers Council v. State Water Resources Control Board ("Living Rivers Council"), a California court of appeal held that evidence of the low likelihood and severity of a potential indirect significant effect was permissible evidence to support a determination that  a potential mitigation measure was infeasible under CEQA.

City May Regulate Number of Cannabis Dispensaries Based on Adherence to Previously Established Requirements

October 9, 2017 | Bulletin No. 127414.1

In City of Vallejo v. NCORP4, Inc. (2017) – Cal.Rptr.3d-- ("NCORP4"), the court of appeal held that a city may use compliance with previous regulations as a basis to decide which marijuana dispensaries are allowed to operate in that city.

Scope of Liability for City Trees Narrowed

October 2, 2017 | Bulletin No. 127413.1

In Mercury Casualty Co. v. City of Pasadena (2017) 14 Cal.App.5th 917 ("Mercury Casualty"), a California court of appeal held that a city may only be held liable for injuries caused by an uprooted tree on city-owned property if the tree is part of a planned project or design serving a public purpose or use. 

Tips to Promote an Ethical and Transparent Culture

 
 
Event Information

Date:

Tuesday, December 5

Location:

Webinar

Organized By:

Institute for Local Government (ILG)

Program Overview:

Kronick attorney Maggie Stern will participate in a panel discussion that will help answer these fundamental questions: What practices can a county put in place to promote public trust and confidence? What practices can minimize the risk of missteps that could undermine or damage this trust and confidence? The session will provide attendees with tips to:

 
 

CSDA 2017 Annual Conference

 
 
Event Information

Date:

September 25-28

Location:

Monterey Marriott & Portola Hotels

 

Organized By:

California Special Districts Association (CSDA)

Program Overview:

Kronick is pleased to sponsor the 2017 California Special Districts Association (CSDA) Annual Conference & Expo in Monterey, CA. The conference expects 800+ special district professionals and industry experts from throughout California to discuss timely topics and quality content. 

 
 

League of California Cities Annual Conference 2017

 
 
Event Information

Date:

September 13-15

Location:

Sacramento Convention Center

 

Organized By:

League of California Cities

Program Overview:

Kronick is pleased to sponsor the 2017 League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo at the Sacramento Convention Center. The conference expects 1,800+ city officials from throughout California to discuss timely topics and quality content. 

 
 

SB 96 – Changes to California's Prevailing Wage Law Take Immediate Effect

June 29, 2017 | Bulletin No. 127409.1

Senate Bill 96 (SB 96) was enacted on June 27, 2017. Amongst other things, the bill makes changes to Labor Code sections 1725.5, 1771.1 and 1773.3 and Public Contract Code section 4104. Since SB 96 is an appropriations bill, the changes noted below take effect immediately.

Lateral Attorney, Public Agency - Land Use Focus

Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard is seeking an Associate Attorney experienced in public agency matters. Candidate must be highly motivated, self-sufficient, and have a high level of dedication and discipline. We offer a generous benefits package and the opportunity to develop your skills and grow professionally.

Desired candidate should have significant experience in all of the following areas:

Don't Let Bid Protests Hang Up Your Project

CA Special District, Volume 12, Issue 3, May-June 2017

Kronick Associate Maggie Stern has published an article in the Summer 2017 edition of CA Special District, a publication of the California Special Districts Association. The article provides tips to prevent bid protests and to streamline resolution when they do occur. 

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