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Posted on February 14, 2017

In today's District Daily Press, the heavy storms of the previous weeks continue to cause problems in northern California, the Reclamation District 563 worked throughout the night to build up a local levee, the Niland Sanitary District prepares to move on a proposed and controversial sewer rate, and <<…

Little Hoover Commission Hearing on Special Districts

Posted on August 29, 2016

The Little Hoover Commission held a hearing on August 25, 2016, with the focus on Special Districts. CSDA's Advocacy and Public Affairs Director, Kyle Packham testified before the committee on behalf of special districts.

Assembly Bill 2257 (Maienschein) – Oppose

Posted on July 7, 2016


Assembly Bill 779 (Garcia) – Oppose

Posted on July 1, 2016

CSDA opposes AB 779, which would require local agencies to post the names and compensation of their governing board and 10 highest compensated employees on their websites through a link on their homepages. AB 779 creates redundant reporting by requiring the posting of a new, but remarkably similar report…

Assembly Bill 2613 (Achadjian) – Sponsor

Posted on June 23, 2016

CSDA is Sponsoring legislation, AB 2613 (Achadjian) to address the costs of annual audit requirements for small districts. The bill will authorize a special district with annual revenues of $150,000 or less to replace its annual audit with an annual financial compilation and review of the internal control…

Senate Bill 1292 (Stone) – Sponsor

Posted on June 22, 2016

CSDA is sponsoring SB 1292 (Stone), which promotes the integrity of the grand jury system and assists the grand jury in increasing the accuracy of their publically released reports, while maintaining the fundamental principles of the civil grand jury as an independent watchdog. Specifically, this bill: …

Senate Bill 1170 (Wieckowski) – Oppose

Posted on June 22, 2016

Senate Bill 1170 requires special districts and other local agencies to directly manage and implement a stormwater pollution prevention plan on every public works project exceeding one acre in size. Allows for the agency to contract this work with a design professional, but prohibits doing so with the…