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Water Consolidation [Infrastructure Innovation and Investment]

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On Wednesday, June 24, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 88, which grants the State Water Resources Control Board unprecedented power to force the consolidation of water systems. CSDA worked to oppose SB 88 and achieved improvements to the bill language first unveiled May 17 as Budget Trailer…

Contracting for Local Services [Governance and Accountability]

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

SB 239 (Hertzberg): Local Service Contracts- Oppose Status: Active – Governor's Desk Requires agencies providing fire protection to obtain a written agreement validated by each affected public agency and recognized employee organization representing firefighters, or to provide notice at least…

GASB 68 Valuation Reports Instructions

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has released Circulation Letter No. 200-018-15 in an effort to assist Public Agency Employers in complying with the newly implemented GASB 68 financial reporting requirements. These instructions provide critical information on the process…