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Effective & Legal Meetings in the New Technology World

Can districts harness the best parts of technology while continuing to conduct the people's business in an open and effective manner?

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Citrus Reservoir and pondCooperation Among Water Agencies Brings Wave of Success:

How Can Your Agency Ride the Wave?

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COVID Has Changed Public Engagement and Created New Opportunities for Equity and Access

Many local governments saw an increase in participation in public meetings and online engagement.

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Southgate Recreation & Park District Walk with Ease Program

SRPD utilized grassroots and partnerships to ensure success.

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COVID-19 coronavirus

Novel Corona Virus/COVID-19 Resources

CSDA continues to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 and has compiled the following resources so special districts can easily access information made available through state and federal agencies.

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Learn About Special Districts

Learn About Special Districts

Special districts are local governments created by the people of a community to deliver specialized services essential to their health, safety, economy and well-being, that the local city or county do not provide.

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