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2017 CSDA Award Nominations Open! Due July 21

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Each year, CSDA presents various awards during the CSDA Annual Conference & Exhibitor Showcase.  There are several different categories to enter your district, chapter, and/or an individual. All nominations must be submitted by July 21, 2017. Individual Awards Board Member of the Year Nominations…

New Technology Contract Means Better Pricing for CSDA Members

Thursday, June 23, 2016

U.S. Communities, the leading national government purchasing cooperative and a CSDA Endorsed Affiliate, announced a new contract for technology products, services, and solutions. They are hosting a series of free webinars to familiarize public agencies with these suppliers. Webinars are free and…

Nailing Down Financing for Special District Construction Projects

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The CSDA Finance Corporation recently facilitated financing for a $3 million construction project for a mosquito abatement district in the Central Valley. Says Michael Cavanagh of Kings Mosquito Abatement District, “The process went as smoothly as I could have hoped. We didn't run into any problems…

CalTRUST Funds a Great Option for Investing Property Tax Proceeds

Monday, April 10, 2017

CalTRUST, the CSDA-endorsed investment pool, provides special districts and other local agencies with a safe, convenient means of maintaining liquidity while diversifying investments. The CalTRUST Government Money Market Fund (MMF) and CalTRUST Heritage MMF provide same-day liquidity, while the CalTRUST…

Exciting Opportunity to Serve on the CSDA Finance Corporation Board

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Do you have experience or an interest in finance? The CSDA Finance Corporation is looking to fill a vacancy on its board of directors. The seats are open to staff or elected officials from CSDA member districts. Each director of the CSDA Finance Corporation holds office for the period that the director…