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California cities, counties and special districts are embarking on annual budgeting activities. These budgets are based on projections around sales tax, property tax, hotel tax and business license fees many of which have been impacted by continued uncertainty from the pandemic and the ever-changing guidelines and protocols. This webinar, hosted by the Institute for Local Government, shared economic and fiscal trends, and how local governments are using this data to inform budgeting and long-term planning.
- Ken Brown, HdL Companies, Principal
- Nichole Cone, HdL Coren & Cone, Vice President
- Eric Myers, HdL Companies, Senior Operations Manager
- Sheila Poisson, Finance Director, City of Torrance
- Lydia Romero, City Manager, City of Lemon Grove
Moderated by Melissa Kuehne, Senior Program Manager, Institute for Local Government
California has one of the largest and most diverse economies in the world and has been an epicenter of innovation, entertainment, agriculture and tourism in America for over a century. A combination of things, mostly stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause economic disruption and uncertainty. Municipal revenues are affected in turn – but uniquely. Download the deck (as presented at the League of California Cities 2022 City Manager Conference) now for an analysis and outlook of economic and financial trends for the year ahead in California.