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Administrative Salary and Benefits Survey Final Report Released

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The final report from the 2015-2016 CSDA Administrative Salary and Benefits Survey is now available. More than 400 districts of all types and sizes responded to the survey, providing valuable, up-to-date information on salary, health insurance practices, and retirement plans for 20 of the most common…

CDIAC Releases Update for Local Agency Investment Guidelines

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

This document provides references and recommendations, developed by public and private sector professionals, for interpreting and applying California statute to common public fund investment topics related to local agencies. It also provides information on recent state law changes. The 2016 Update reflects…

Free Online Resource for CSDA Members: Sample Documents Library

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

You don’t have to reinvent the wheel - hundreds of sample documents are just a click away! CSDA members have online access to a wide range of examples submitted by other districts, including: Audits and budgets Bylaws Contracts and MOUs Forms and templates Job descriptions Policies and…

Good News for SDRMA Members

Thursday, February 25, 2016

In their recent eblast, the Special District Risk Management Authority (SDRMA) announced there will be no rate increases for either the Property/Liability or Workers' Compensation programs for 2016-17. In addition, the SDRMA Board of Directors, for the sixth year in a row, approved a Longevity Distribution…

Grant Opportunities: There May Be One Perfect for Your District

Thursday, January 21, 2016

CSDA’s Business Affiliate, California Consulting, recently released a list of grant opportunities for special districts and other local agencies. These grants are available for a range of projects including land conservation, water and energy efficiency, air pollution control, and many more. This…