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Mastering the Hybrid Work Environment

Cultivating Culture and Overcoming Challenges.

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What Your Board Needs to Know About Financing

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How Leaders Master the Art of Crucial Conversations Around DEI

What Diversity, Equity and Inclusion really means to your agency.

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These Districts are Taking a 'Big Table' Approach to Permits

-and it may help everyone in the long run

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Bike Park Soars with Community Involvement

How Auburn Recreation District build community support for new project.

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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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    Hi everyone. At the cemetery I work for would like to start auctioning off our old equipment. Not really sure how to go about that. Does anyone here do that where they work? If so, can I have some pointers ...

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    Good morning, I am beginning the process to seek out quotes for a strategic planning event facilitator.  Something reasonably priced, as well as any advice for the process and selecting the right facilitator. ...

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    HVAC Project Funds

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    Hello: I'm wondering if anyone else has recently, or is in the process of updating all things HVAC and if so, has received any grant funding to help with the overall cost?   Feel free to email if that ...

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    Karyn, I'm with a veterans district too and we just went through this about a year ago. We remodeled our bathrooms to make them ADA compliant. There is a lot to consider including prevailing wage, bid ...

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    Once we finalize the agendas in the agenda software, the software will post on our website and the board will receive a notification with a link to the agenda packet.  Our board members are assigned iPads/laptops ...

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    RE: Rate Study

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    Curtis - We have a number of CSDA Business Affiliate Members that do rate study work. You can find them in our online Buyers Guide here (most are under 'Consultants' section): https://www.csda.net/member-resources/buyers-guide ...

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    ADA restroom bids

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    Hello, Our district needs to put out a bid for ADA restroom. It would be appreciated if anyone has a sample that I can use. Sincerely, KARYN LARSON Office Manager Jenny Lind Veterans Memorial ...

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    Greetings CSDA community, Christian Valley Park Community Services District in Auburn, California: Our small District is seeking Bids for Bookkeeping and payroll services {only 7 workers in our payroll] ...

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    Hello I was wondering if there is a place I can find a job description or a general list of duties of the role of District Administrator? Also, how does this position differ from General Manager? Thanks ...