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Grassroots Mobilization Program

Grassroots Mobilization Survey—By answering this survey, you are helping CSDA strengthen advocacy efforts on behalf of all special districts. One voice at one district may be able to reach one legislator, but to be successful we must reach all 120 legislators. Share with us your personal legislative relationships and willingness to reach out to them when priority legislation is introduced impacting your district’s delivery of core local services. Begin survey here.


Expert Feedback Teams

CSDA has established ten teams to provide invaluable expertise to CSDA advocacy staff. The teams are comprised of district staff, management, directors and business affiliates who work within specified disciplines. When a need for feedback arises on a particular policy matter, CSDA advocacy staff sends an email to an expert feedback team asking for input. Team members reply with their thoughts, opinions and experiences. Teams include: Environment, Revenue, Formation and Reorganization, Governance, Human Resources and Personnel, Public Works and Facilities, and Legal.

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Legislative Committee

Applications received before mid-October will be considered for the following calendar year.
The committee plays a key role in establishing priorities and positions on legislation each legislative session. CSDA members or business affiliate may apply to join. Join a CSDA Legislative Committee. The approval of committee membership requests takes place at the CSDA Board planning session each fall.


Legislative Distribution List

Participants are copied on email correspondence sent to the CSDA Legislative Committee, where participants have the opportunity to provide feedback on issues before the committee. This is a great way to stay informed of CSDA’s legislative efforts without the time and travel commitment of serving as a member of the committee. Join the CSDA Legislative Distribution List today.

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