Event Jun 04, 2018

Fundamentals of Local Government

California Joint Powers Insurance Authority

Join Best Best & Krieger LLP attorneys Michael Jenkins and Christi Hogin at the Newly Elected Officials Academy as they present "Fundamentals of Local Government." This session lays the foundation and understanding of the extent and limitations of municipal power and the effect that government form and structure have on decision-making and administration.

  • Roles of cities in the state and federal system
  • Constitutional constraints on exercise of power
  • Means of exercising municipal authority
  • Avoiding liability in the performance of duties
  • Assuring transparency - open meetings, public records and ethics
  • Essentials of municipal finance and budgeting


Monday, June 4
2 - 4:30 p.m.


Surf & Sand Resort, Laguna Beach
1555 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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