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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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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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Computer People Communication Crisis Communications: 5 Ideas, 2 Tips, 20 Questions Answered

In his presentation at CSDA Annual Conference, ‘Crisis Communications: 5 Ideas, 2 Tips, 20 Questions Answered’, Ryder Todd Smith from Tripepi Smith will dive deep into his insights and experiences helping local government agencies navigate their way through a crisis.

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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

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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  • Posted in: Open Forum

    We have been meeting in person with a teleconferencing link for several months now.  We maintain social distancing requirements, masking requirements and ventilation requirements as specified by our local ...

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    We have resumed in-person meetings with masks required for everyone in attendance and social distancing as much as possible.  We rarely have much public attending but if for any reason there is a concern, ...

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    RE: District Mascot

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    Penny,  Our friends at West County Wastewater District do have the Willie Wastewater costume, they just need to locate it.   It may need dry cleaning.   I',m just confirming the best contact for you.  ...

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    Greetings everyone, Our 40-year old building has us bursting at the seams, so we've got to explore building a new one. Do any of you have any RFPs for architecture that you'd be willing to share? ------------------------------ ...

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    I encourage all public agencies to continue providing a teleconference option for the public, even if the Board is meeting in person. It may be a bit of extra work but even an attempt to do so is very ...

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    We are working with Rincon Strategies on a potential ballot measure. So far, very satisfied with how it is going and the strategy that has been developed.  Rincon, LLC 79405 Highway 111 Ste 9 PMB 136 ...

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    Good morning, Nancy. As you have read here, there are a couple options for your park district to chase for COVID relief and recovery. The program Lisa and Sloane referred to through the Department of ...

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    RE: District Mascot

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    RE: District Mascot

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    Penny, West County Waste Water had a Willie Wastewater costume, who is a water drop.   I understand Willie has been retired but let me see if the costume is still around.   I will get back to you. ...