Western City magazine is a monthly publication.
Each month, it features a different theme/topic and articles
related to that theme. Find information about the monthly themes
in the editorial calendar, which is developed in advance for the
In addition, the magazine has “standing” columns or features that
appear regularly. These include:
President’s Message (appears every other month)
Executive Director’s Message (alternates with the President’s
City Forum (appears every month)
Legal Notes (appears every other month)
News from the Institute for Local Government (appears every
The magazine also publishes articles about cities that have won
Putnam Award for Excellence. This award program, sponsored by
the League, recognizes outstanding city projects in a broad range
of subject areas.