Districts in the News

Keep up-to-date on current special district issues, innovations, and examples to lead by.


Green Schools: Investing in Our Future

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit and Exposition comes to the Pasadena Convention Center on November 5-6, 2014. Keynote speakers will be Senator Fran Pavley and Rear Admiral Len Hering. Through an Expo with over 100 companies offering green products and services, dozens of…

Help wanted: Seeking Candidates for a Board Vacancy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A strong, engaged, dedicated board of directors is one of the cornerstones to the successful public service of a special district. It is important to have each seat on the board filled by someone dedicated to seeing the district succeed in serving in the public’s best interest. When a board member…

Getting the Vote for Open Space

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

This June, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District experienced a victory that would benefit its community for years to come. The district had placed a $300 million general obligation bond measure on the ballot and took a chance asking the public to approve it. The public did. California Special…

Congratulations to the 2014 CSDA Award Winners

Friday, October 10, 2014

A big congratulations to all of this year's CSDA Annual Awards winners. Individuals and districts both received awards acknowledging their achievements in various areas, including exceptional public outreach, leadership and innovations. The awards were presented at this year's Annual Conference &…