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File #: 21-988    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/13/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Action on Designating a Voting Delegate and Alternates for the 2021 League of California Cities Annual Business Meeting
Attachments: 1. Bylaws for the League of California Cities, 2. 2021 Cal Cities Annual Conference Voting Delegate/Alternate Form
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Designating a Voting Delegate and Alternates for the 2021 League of California Cities Annual Business Meeting
Report
COUNCIL PILLAR
Enhance Community Engagement and Transparency

BACKGROUND
The League of California Cities (Cal Cities) Annual Conference will be held in Sacramento on September 22-24, 2021. The Cal Cities Annual Business Meeting is scheduled on September 24, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.

During the conference, Cal Cities will hold its Annual Business Meeting where the membership will consider and act on Annual Conference resolutions that establish Cal Cities policy. Annual Conference resolutions guide Cal Cities and member cites improve the quality, responsiveness, and vitality of local government in California.

The City of Santa Clara (City) is a full voting member of Cal Cities. Each member city has a right to cast one vote on matters pertaining to Cal Cities policy. In order to vote at the Annual Business Meeting, the City Council (Council) must designate a voting delegate and up to two alternate voting delegates, one of whom may vote if the designated voting delegate is unable to serve in that capacity. Article V, Section 3 of the Bylaws for the League of California Cities (Attachment 1) provides that each city is entitled to one vote in matters affecting municipal or Cal Cities policy. Further, the voting delegate and alternate(s) must be registered to attend the conference, or they may register for the Annual Business Meeting only. Standard City practice is for the Mayor to serve as the Voting Delegate and for the two Councilmembers with the highest seniority to serve as the alternate voting delegates.

DISCUSSION
Cal Cities is requesting that the City designate a voting delegate and up to two alternates who will be present at the Annual Business Meeting by August 31, 2021, and that the 2021 Annual Conference Voting Delegate/Alternate Form (Attachment 2) be returned by September 15, 2021.

Mayor Lisa M....

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