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MMANC Podcast: Myths, Lies and Misconceptions About Ethics

Kim Castro, Program Manager for the City of Mountain View and Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) Board Member, meets with Kevin Woodhouse, Assistant General Manager for the Midpeninsula Open Space District, discusses the myths, lies and misconceptions about ethics in public service. The interview was conducted in person on October 16, 2015 at […]

MMANC Podcast: All About CGL

Former city manager Greg Larson (Los Gatos and Milpitas) sits down with International City/County Management Association (ICMA) State Liaison and former city manager Dave Mora (Salinas) to talk about the Credentialed Government Leader (CGL) Program. The CGL Program is a unique credentialing program supported by ICMA, the Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) and […]

MMANC Podcast: Land Use with Livermore City Manager Marc Roberts

  Jenny Haruyama, Assistant City Manager for the City of Livermore, a Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) Past President, sits down with Livermore City Manager Marc Roberts to discuss Marc’s career and emerging issues relating to land use. The interview was conducted in person on October 15, 2015 at the 65th Annual MMANC […]

MMANC Podcast: ICMA’s Pat Martel on Leadership, City Management and Karaoke

Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) President and City of Sacramento Community Development Director Ryan DeVore sits down with International City/County Management Association (ICMA) President and Daly City City Manager Pat Martel to discuss leadership, city management, karaoke and Pat’s journey.  The interview was conducted in person on October 15, 2015 at the 65th […]

Yolo County Administrator to Headline Cal-ICMA Webinar on Strategic Planning

Second in the series of six complimentary webinars hosted by MMANC partner Cal-ICMA is a webinar on the topic of ‘Best Practices in Strategic Planning and Action’ to be held on April 1, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.  Yolo County Administrator Patrick Blacklock will be one of the featured presenters. The session is being co-hosted by Cal-ICMA and the […]

State Water Board Chair: ‘It’ll be up to Local Water Officials to Enforce Rules’

IN THE NEWS In a California Report interview with State Water Resources Control Board Chair Felicia Marcus, the powerful state agency head told KQED Science Reporter Craig Miller that tighter restrictions on water usage will be handed down to water agencies in light of a near-certain record-dry March.  Tighter restrictions mean tighter enforcement, with no […]

The League’s Message on Massage Businesses

IN THE NEWS At the start of the new year, AB 1147 (Bonilla) went into effect, giving back California’s cities and counties the authority to regulate massage therapy businesses. In the March 2015 issue of Western City, legislative representative Kirstin Kolpitcke provides a briefing on the legislation and what it means for municipalities. Read the […]

Communicating with Credibility is the Theme for 2015 Women’s Leadership Summit

The Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) is excited to present a new format for the 2015 Women’s Leadership Summit. The theme this year is “Communicating with Credibility: Establish, Maintain and Advance Your Career”.  The April 30th event will be held at Parkside Hall in San Jose. MMANC will kick off the day with […]

South Bay Social in April to be Held in Downtown San Jose

Join fellow local government professionals from the South Bay at a networking event on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at San Pedro Square Market in Downtown San Jose. Hosted by the Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) and the San Jose State University MPA Student Association, the event will include free pizza and light appetizers. […]