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Grants Available for Public Engagement Programs

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

rom difficult budget decisions to tough land use problems, municipalities have recognized that engaging their citizens - discovering their informed opinions and inviting their participation in actual solutions - should be a priority. Still, the same tight budgets that make these public discussions so…

New Members Mean a Stronger Voice for Special Districts

So far this year, CSDA has welcomed 47 new and reinstated members into the association. At their board meeting on July 29, the CSDA Board of Directors recognized 12 independent special districts and other local government agencies as our newest members, including: Association of California Healthcare…

CSDA Members Approve 2011 Bylaws Update

CSDA is building on the connection between the statewide organization and chapters so we can better communicate, work together and sustain a strong membership for mutual benefit. CSDA strongly encourages all chapters to promote membership in CSDA at the statewide level as it significantly helps in supporting…

Save on Top 3 Sellers in the CSDA Bookstore & Receive Free Shipping!

Now through August 31, 2011, CSDA members can save on the top three best sellers in the CSDA Bookstore and receive free shipping! The Handbook for Public Officials, Robert's Rules in Plain English and Open & Public IV are the most popular publications among your peers- and now is the time to get your…

Updates from CalTRUST

In the July edition of Monthly Market Update, CalTRUST reported that Standard & Poor has revised its outlook from 'negative' to 'stable' on all its ratings for California. In announcing its revised outlook, S&P stated its view that "enactment of the fiscal 2012 budget is likely to mitigate for the most…