• Capitol Focus on Local Government in 2015

    Interview with Assembly Member Brian Maienschein, Chair of Assembly Committee on Local Government. California Special District asked Assembly Member Maienschein to explain his priorities for the Local Government Committee, why it is important for special districts to get involved in the legislative…

  • Help Wanted: Seeking Candidates for a Board Vacancy

    A strong, engaged, dedicated board of directors is one of the cornerstones to the successful public service of a special district. It is important to have each seat on the board filled by someone dedicated to seeing the district succeed in serving in the public’s best interest.

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  • Getting the Vote for Open Space

    Interview with Stephen Abbors, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. This June, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District experienced a victory that would benefit its community for years to come.

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  • CSDA Responds to Sac Bee Editorial

    Today, the Sacramento Bee published CSDA chief executive officer Neil McCormick's response to the September 15 Bee editorial, "California has an overabundance of democracy, maybe too much," criticizing special districts. McCormick's response is copied

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  • Your Ideas for New Laws Welcome

    Do you have an idea to create, improve or eliminate a state law affecting special districts? Is your district facing a challenge? We invite you to submit ideas for new legislation that could become a CSDA sponsored bill in the 2015 Legislative Session.

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  • Master Plan Continues a Long Tradition

    Now celebrating its 80th anniversary, the East Bay Regional Park District continues its long tradition of community involvement

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