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Pieces of the Past: Interview with Michael Glaze

California Special Districts interviewed CSDA Past President Michael Glaze who served on the CSDA Board of Directors from 1993 – 1994.

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Kids for the Bay

Stege Sanitary District and KIDS for the BAY Inspire Students to Become Environmentally Aware

KIDS for the BAY is a non-profit organization founded in 1992 that brings a hands-on approach to teaching environmental awareness to elementary school students throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Fast Track to Leadership – Define Potential

We are in a leadership trough. There is near universal agreement among public and private sector organizations that one of their biggest challenges is developing effective leaders. Seasoned leaders are retiring and those coming behind them do not have their years of experience.

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Preventing Workplace Violence

Preventing Workplace Violence

Acts of workplace violence are on the rise throughout the United States. In many cases, the perpetrators intentionally target public entities and their employees. One certainly cannot forget the mass shootings at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino in December 2015 and the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in May 2019. 

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Halloween in the Park

Rim of the World Recreation and Park District’s New Lake Gregory Education and Community Center

Opening the Lake Gregory Education and Community Center was a joint effort by the Rim of the World Recreation and Park District and the Rim of the World Unified School District. Both districts serve the Rim of the World community nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains.

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    Hi Robert, I'm not sure what type of inquiries you're referring to.  We get quite a few of inquiries at our Permit Counter, mostly things like how much would it be to convert from septic and ...

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    Good afternoon Robert.  The Grizzly Flats Community Services District does not charge for producing pay off letters (demands).   Hope you have a great day! ------------------------------ Kim Gustafson ...

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    I would suggest, send for collection, the delinquent sewer bills (Base Rate) to your County to collect on the Tax roll. We were receiving around 5% going through a collection agency and only receiving ...

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    Hi all,  We are looking at expanding our vacation accrual policy. A topic that has come up is vacation caps and encouraging vacation use. In the past, we have not had a policy that requires employee take ...

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    Hello Heather, Have you joined our RFP Clearinghouse Community? It is a community set aside specifically for members to post and view RFPs and RFQs, we have definitely seen requests focused on accounting ...

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    Hi Kristine, I manage a small sanitary district in Mill Valley and have been trying to resolve violations which include non-responses to Notice To Repair orders as well as uncollected fees. In our case, ...

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    Hello, We too are a small sewer district which provides only sewer service  as all parcels are on well systems.  We have had issues with non-payment since our inception in the 1960, though we have been ...

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    I'd be interested in the same.  We've had JPIA do appraisals for insurance purposes but we've found that those come in lower than we anticipate for replacement costs. ------------------------------ Todd ...

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    Hi Kristine, We also are a small District providing sewer service only.  We are able to have the delinquencies added to the annual property tax bill for any parcel in arrears as of June 30th.  It is a ...

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