New Tools to Revitalize California Communities

Thursday, October 22 • 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Participants learn about new technology and finance tools that can prime the pump for community reinvestment. Speakers discuss strategies for “unshelving” and activating city plans including creating Enhanced Infrastructure Finance Districts and using new online tools to expedite implementation and generate place-based economic development.



1:00 PM Welcome & Webinar Logistics

  • Shani Alford – Project Manager, Local Government Commission
1:05 PM New Tools to Revitalize California Communities

1:15 PM Infill Readiness – The Truckee Experience

  • Tony Lashbrook, Town Manager, Town of Truckee
    Presentation PDF
1:25 PM Overview of Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Tools

  • Darin Dinsmore, Founder, CrowdBrite
1:35 PM New Infrastructure Financing Tools For California

  • Fred Silva, Policy Advisor, California Forward
    Presentation PDF
1:45 PM Q/A

  • Facilitated by Shani Alford
2:10 PM Ajourn


This webinar is funded by The California Endowment and organized by The Local Government Commission.