Member News

Read the latest news from CSDA’s Member Services department.


CSDA Board of Directors Welcomes 15 New Members

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The CSDA Board of Directors was pleased to ratify 15 new members at its meeting last week in Sacramento. Please join us in welcoming the following agencies: Alleghany County Water District Auburn Public Cemetery District Crockett Community Services District Diablo Community Services District Ione…

Announcing New Program to Help Reduce Pension Liabilities

Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS), an Endorsed Affiliate of CSDA, is excited to share the news that it has received a Private Letter Ruling from the IRS for its pension pre-funding solution. The Pension Rate Stabilization Program (PRSP) allows public agencies to safely and securely set aside funds…

Making the Most From Your District Purchasing Card

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Since 2012, when the CSDA District Purchasing Card was first launched, special districts have been benefiting from the improved cash flow, lower payment costs and better expense management offered through the program. The potential for cash rebates has been another important factor in the program’s…

Taking Steps Toward Grant Funding

Thursday, July 9, 2015

If your special district is like most local agencies in California, you can use extra money for high priority items. Did you know there are grant dollars available for irrigation for a soccer field? Would it surprise you to know there are grant dollars for water recycling, money to purchase a fire truck,…

Member Benefit Highlight: eCivis Grants Research & Management System

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

CSDA and eCivis, the leading provider of federal, state and foundation grant information, have joined forces to bring members grant software and writing services at a substantial discount. eCivis is a California-based company and has been working with special districts and other local governments for…