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Limited Time Grant Opportunity: $20 million in Special District Funding Available

CSDA successfully advocated for special districts to be included in community resiliency funding, securing $20 million of the overall $50 million state budget allocation, dedicated to help districts better prepare for continuity of services when the power goes out due to public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) or other outages. 

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Truckee Students Get Critical Connection for Distance Learning

Truckee Donner Public Utility District and Tahoe Truckee Unified School District collaborate to deliver WiFi to underserved students

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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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10 Proactive Tools for Working with Your Board of Directors

A substantial part of a general manager’s job is working with the policy-making Board of Directors. We all know this and recognize it as a special part of the public sector executive, plus there is no getting around the contractual relationship.

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Lessons from Disaster Resilience from COVID-19

Disaster resilience is more important now than ever, and the actions we take now have direct and immediate applicability to preparing for and mitigating against the impacts of this and future pandemics.

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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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