Posts Tagged: Little Hoover Commission

Little Hoover Commission Adopts Special Districts Report

Thursday, August 24, 2017

This afternoon, the Little Hoover Commission unanimously adopted its report on special districts, following two public hearings and two advisory committee meetings over the course of the last 12 months. The report is now being formatted and is expected to be formally published on or about Wednesday,…

Little Hoover Commission Conducts Final Review of Special Districts Report

Monday, August 14, 2017

On Thursday, August 24, 2017, the Little Hoover Commission will convene a business meeting to review and consider approval of the Special Districts Report. The report will not only include an in-depth analysis on special districts, but it will also feature recommendations for changes to the way special…

Little Hoover Commission Releases Official Summary of June 22 Roundtable

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Little Hoover Commission just released an official summary of the June 22 Roundtable Discussion where CSDA and other state and local officials weighed in on the Commission’s upcoming report on special districts. The final report is anticipated to be released later this summer and will not only…

CSDA Submits Follow-Up Letter to Little Hoover Commission

Friday, July 14, 2017

CSDA has submitted a letter to the Little Hoover Commission following up on the June 22 Roundtable Meeting where CSDA and a number of State and local officials discussed the Commission's potential recommendations for special districts. We anticipate the Commission will soon release a written summary…

Hoover Commission Hears from Districts at Roundtable

Thursday, June 22, 2017

This afternoon, the Little Hoover Commission held a roundtable discussion on special districts in Sacramento, hearing feedback on potential recommendations from 19 invited participants, as well as dozens of members of the public. While participants supported many of the Commission's 24 potential recommendations…

Little Hoover Refining Review on Special Districts

Thursday, April 27, 2017

At its business meeting today, the Little Hoover Commission set direction for the next steps in its review of special districts that began last August. Several Commissioners articulated an evolution in their opinion on special districts and the approach the Commission should be taking. Generally, the…

Second Little Hoover Commission Hearing on Tree Mortality Crisis

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Little Hoover Commission continues its review of forest management in California with a second hearing on April 27 at 9:30am in the State Capitol. The Commission’s study primarily concentrates on the state’s tree mortality crisis. The April 27 hearing will focus on local responses and impacts,…

Hoover Commission Tables Special Districts Report

Friday, February 24, 2017

At its February 23 business meeting, The Little Hoover Commission chose to table further action regarding its review of special districts until further discussion can occur regarding the report's draft recommendations. Based on discussion, it is possible an additional hearing will be called for the fall…

Addressing State Permitting Challenges

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Today the Little Hoover Commission held a hearing on state agency permitting requirements. State and local representatives shared their perspectives on the current processes, including some of the challenges facing local governments dealing with multiple agencies for one project. The Commission heard…

Little Hoover Commission Seeks Improved Oversight on State and Local Bonds

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

On Tuesday, the Little Hoover Commission issued a report calling for improved oversight of all statewide and local bond measures. The Commission revisited the recommendations in its 2009 bond oversight report and focused on evaluating current bond mechanisms in order to ensure bond proceeds are spent…

Little Hoover Commission Meets on Tree Mortality Crisis

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Little Hoover Commission met today as part of its study of the state's forest management practices. The Commission heard from a series of panels of state and local experts on the scope of the tree mortality issue, the State’s response, and potential options to help address the current crisis. Common…

Healthcare District Little Hoover Meeting Officially Noticed

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The Little Hoover Commission has publicly posted the meeting announcement and agenda for its November 16 "advisory meeting" to discuss healthcare districts. The meeting will convene at 1:30pm in the BMG Conference Room in the lower level at 925 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Discussion will focus on…

Districts Testify to Little Hoover Commission

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Today in Sacramento, representatives from the East Bay Municipal Utility District, Rancho California Water District, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles, Santa Clara Valley Water District, and Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District, along with representatives from the Association of California Water…

Watch Today’s Little Hoover Hearing Live

Watch the Little Hoover Commission's second hearing on special districts live by visiting the Commission's hearing agenda webpage this morning (Thursday, October 27) at 9:30am, where all submitted written testimony will also be posted.  You may also find the hearing streamed live by going directly to…

Next Steps on Little Hoover Commission Hearing

Friday, September 2, 2016

In the wake of its Agust 25, 2016, hearing on California special districts and follow-up to its 2000 report Special Districts: Relics of the Past or Resources for the Future? the Little Hoover Commission (Commission) plans the following next steps: A Thursday, October 27, 2016, hearing will explore…

Video of Little Hoover Commission Hearing on Special Districts

Monday, 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dB93D1SzxKE

CSDA Submits Written Testimony to Little Hoover Commission

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

On August 25, the Little Hoover Commission will hold its first of two hearings on special districts, prior to releasing a new report in the Spring of 2017. CSDA is one of six witnesses invited to testify at this hearing, which will focus on developments in special district governance since the May 2000…