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Thursday, October 17
 

9:15am PDT

Legislative Update (L)
Fran Mancia brings us the latest news and updates on proposed and adopted legislation from Sacramento that can affect our cities. This class continues to be one of the most popular classes because of Fran’s ability to present legislation and its ramifications in an easy to understand way.

Speakers
avatar for FRAN MANCIA

FRAN MANCIA

Vice President - Government Relations
avatar for BRENDA NARAYAN

BRENDA NARAYAN

Director Government Relations


Thursday October 17, 2019 9:15am - 10:30am PDT
Cortez I

2:40pm PDT

Ask the Executive Team (M)
Have you ever wanted to know what it takes to be a City Manager or Finance Director? Do you have a question you’ve always wanted to ask a CM? This is the perfect opportunity to get to know the credentials required, hear highlights of their cities, their work that has been accomplished, and field any question that you might have! Join us in this riveting round-table discussion.

Speakers
avatar for TRACY MCCRANER

TRACY MCCRANER

Tracy McCraner has worked in Public Finance for 32 years. She has been with the City of San Diego, currently as the City Comptroller and Finance Director for 28 of those 32 years starting after graduating with an accounting degree from SDSU. She has also been the Finance Director... Read More →
avatar for BRENDA WISNESKI

BRENDA WISNESKI

Brenda brings over 28 years of professional planning practice and extensive experience in all phases of municipal planning. Twenty years have been spent within coastal cities, currently serving as Development Services Director for the City of Encinitas.  Prior to this she was employed... Read More →
avatar for MARCELLE ROSSMAN

MARCELLE ROSSMAN

Deputy CEO, SDCERS
Marcelle Voorhies Rossman is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) providing defined benefit retirement services to employees of the City of San Diego, the San Diego Unified Port District, and the San Diego County Regional... Read More →


Thursday October 17, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm PDT
Cortez I
 
Friday, October 18
 

8:30am PDT

Cannabis Trends, Tax Compliance, & the Impacts of Hemp on Cities (B, H, L)
Since the passage of Prop 64 cities in California have dealt with the fiscal impacts and benefits of allowing cannabis business in their community. This presentation will discuss how cannabis trends have evolved and changed the landscape of local municipalities. Furthermore, we will discuss the lessons learned from the implementation from the collection of taxes, cash handling, the challenges of tax apportionment, the impacts of delivery services on retail store revenues, Mergers & Acquisitions and the red flags of projecting revenues from cannabis operations in the budget process. Finally, we will examine how the “Impacts of Hemp” will reshape the economic development of cannabis businesses in California.

Speakers
avatar for Dave McPherson

Dave McPherson

Compliance Director
David McPherson is the Compliance Director for HdL Companies. Prior to joining the firm, David served 28 years in local government for the County of Orange and the cities of Newport Beach, San Jose and Oakland.  David is recognized in California as one of the leading experts in cannabis... Read More →


Friday October 18, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
Cortez I

10:15am PDT

Exchange of Expertise and Conference Wrap-Up (B, C, G, H)
Speakers
avatar for Irma Navarro

Irma Navarro

Revenue Officer, City of Gilroy


Friday October 18, 2019 10:15am - 10:45am PDT
Cortez I