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Best Practices Surrounding Social Media Platforms

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 2019

Social Media platforms have proven to be a powerful tool to tell your agency’s story.  At the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy CMF Summit, Burke's Kelly Trainer and Tripepi Smith's Ryder Smith will discuss the best practice for ...


Auditing Your MOU

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 2019

As a panelist at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy CMF Summit, Kelly Trainer will discuss the advance planning and discussions you should be having in advance of labor negotiations on issues of compliance, health benefits, and emerging ...


How Social Should Special Districts Be?

May 7, 2019

Using real-life stories, statistics, and experience, we’ll explore some of the potential, and the potential pitfalls, of using social media as a special district. If you’re bewildered by social media options and their potential impact on your district (or if ...


League of CA Cities: City Attorneys' Conference

Monterey, CA, May 8, 2019

Burke is pleased to be a continued sponsor of the League of California Cities, City Attorneys' Conference where attendees discuss and learn about the latest updates in municipal law.


Ehrlich Resurrected: Public Art Ordinances Once Again Under Attack

Monterey, CA, May 9, 2019

In 1996, in Ehrlich v. City of Culver City, the California Supreme Court rejected a takings challenge to Culver City's "public art" ordinance, requiring that developers spend a specified and modest percentage of a project's construction costs on art that ...


California Contract Cities Association Annual Municipal Seminar

Indian Wells, CA, May 16, 2019

Burke is pleased to sponsor CCCA's 60th Annual Municipal Seminar.  Embracing change, uniting communities.