Home

cutout silhouetteJoin Now and get up to 3 Months FREE!

For over 50 years, we’ve provided California’s special districts with a voice at the capitol, educational opportunities for board & staff, and online resources to keep them apprised of changes affecting local government agencies. Now is the time to join to receive up to 3 months on us!

Learn More

internet graphic

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?

Read More

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

How Can Your Agency Ride the Wave?


Read More


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.

Read More


Southgate Recreation & Park District Walk with Ease Program

SRPD utilized grassroots and partnerships to ensure success.

Read More

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.

Learn More
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.

Learn More

CSDA Membership

AdobeStock_123146928_Preview.jpegCSDA provides a strong voice for all independent special districts in California.

Advocacy

AdobeStock_39799063_Preview.jpegFind resources on legislative issues impacting the delivery of core local services.

Resources

AdobeStock_161189135_Preview.jpegFind helpful information designed to meet the needs of special districts in California.

News

news-placeholder.png Read the latest news from CSDA regarding advocacy and special districts throughout the state.
Caselle-ad-aug-2021-resized.png
Five Star Ad
RWG
Nossaman
LWG

Upcoming Events


CSDA Communities

  • Profile Picture

    RE: AB 654

    Posted in: Open Forum

    That's correct, and you noted the important distinction between employer-provided PTO and CA mandated Sick Leave.  The website referred to in your post specifically states that you can only require employees ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    If the job entails any Human Resources and Payroll funtions I also suggest Society for Human Resources and the local chapter in your area. Don't be afraid to use the resume purchase and invitation tools ...

  • Profile Picture

    RE: AB 654

    Posted in: Open Forum

    Hi Ryan, Is it also correct that we can require the employees to use their Sick Pay or PTO in our case before paying out additional exclusion pay (excluding the CA mandated Sick Leave)?  This is what ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Good morning,  Does anyone have a template for a joint powers agreement with another entity? We were asking to possibly lend out equipment and think this would be the best course of action. Has anyone ...

  • Profile Picture

    RE: AB 654

    Posted in: Open Forum

    Hi Penny, I authored the article referred to in your post.  You are correct in that exclusion pay was previously set to expire on October 2, 2021, under the Cal/OSHA ETS that went into effect in November ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    I've attached the questions we used for our GIS Coordinator (Senior Position) ------------------------------ Lisa Sorce PHR Director of Human Resources Padre Dam Municipal Water District Santee CA (619) ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Thanks for reaching out Adam. I have saved your contact info and will connect with you if we continue to pursue this option! ------------------------------ Holly Lundgren Senior Human Resources Analyst ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Great advice Robert. Very true…be upfront. ------------------------------ Brent Ives President BHI Management Consulting Tracy CA (209) 740-6779 ------------------------------

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Hi Antonio - We are a small district that provides taxable flex-pay for full-time employees ($400/mo for 40 hrs/wk and $200/mo for 30-39 hrs/wk). In the past, the employee could apply the flex-pay to his ...