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Webinars: Free for SDRMA Members this Spring

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Special District Risk Management Authority (SDRMA) members can take part in the following CSDA webinars at no charge this spring. SDRMA is committed to establishing a strategic partnership with members to provide maximum protection, help control losses and positively impact overall costs of property/liability…

Webinar: Positioning Your Agency for a Successful Financing

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Join experts from the CSDA Finance Corporation for a free and informative webinar,Positioning Your Agency for a Successful Financing this May. Whether your agency is planning a $500 thousand project or a $500 million one, knowing how to position yourself for financing could be key to your success.…

Workshop: So You Want to Be a General Manager?

Monday, April 20, 2015

Join us for this practical career development workshop for senior executives and emerging leaders in special districts. This action-oriented workshop includes group and panel discussions on the journey, roles and skill sets of a general manager; identifying general manager opportunities; developing positive…

SB 854 Update: Public Works Projects and Prevailing Wage

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Are you up to date on your Senate Bill 854 obligations? New contract clauses are mandated for public works after January 1. PWC-100 forms must be filed for every construction project over $1,000. Only contractors who are "registered public works contractors" can work on newly awarded contracts. There…