The Urban Counties of California's (UCC) mission is to improve the lives of urban county residents by providing a strong, unified voice to advance policy and funding decisions for a broad array of vital public health, human services, behavioral health, public safety, community corrections, public works and other local services and programs that impact nearly 80 percent of the state's population residing in California's high-population counties.
Implementing Investments and Initiatives
Recent state budget surpluses have brought extensive new state programs with implementation responsibilities for counties. Additionally, the state has looked to counties to partner on, or lead, solutions to persistent …Learn More
Building the State's Critical Workforce
Counties are struggling to compete with private sector employees to attract and retain workers, especially for some of the most critical services that counties provide – county hospitals and clinic …Learn More
Investing in the Next Generation
Children are society’s greatest asset, and smart investments in our communities’ youth and the systems that support them will drive improved downstream health, social, and educational outcomes. Building on important …Learn More
Improving Safety and Accessibility of Public Meetings
The pandemic has brought with it considerable change in the way local public meetings are conducted. The use of technology has broadened opportunities for county elected and appointed officials to …Learn More
The UCC Board of Directors' have final dates for its 2022 meeting schedule (see below). Please note UCC’s two in-person meetings this year will be held in May and November. If necessary, additional or emergency meetings may be scheduled to address emergent issues throughout the year.
UCC Board of Directors’ Meeting – June 29, 2022
Review of final 2022-23 State Budget; Legislative Update and other items to be discussed. An agenda packet will be available approximately one week before this meeting.
UCC Board of Directors’ Meeting – August 3, 2022
Review of November 2022 ballot measures; Legislative Update and other items to be discussed. An agenda packet will be available approximately one week before this meeting.
UCC Board of Directors’ Meeting – October 5, 2022
Report on Final Gubernatorial Action on 2022 Bills and other items to be discussed. An agenda packet will be available approximately one week before this meeting.
UCC Board of Directors’ Meeting – November 16, 2022
This meeting will be held in conjunction with the CSAC Conference in Orange County. An agenda packet will be available approximately one week before this meeting.