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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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David McMurchie receiving Hollingsworth award

David McMurchie Receives the 2019 CSDA William Hollingsworth Award of Excellence

David McMurchie of McMurchie Law received the distinctive 2019 CSDA William Hollingsworth Award of Excellence during CSDA’s 50th anniversary celebration at the Annual Conference and Exhibitor Showcase in Anaheim in September.

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Special District Climate Adaptation Roundtable

Little Hoover Chair, State Senator Speak at First Special District Climate Adaptation Roundtable

Over 50 special district officials joined together for a day-long Special District Climate Adaptation Roundtable at Tilden Regional Park in Berkeley.

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    As Board Clerk, I administer the Oath of Office to those appointed to our Board by the County Board of Supervisors. ------------------------------ MJ Brown Director of Administration/Clerk of the Board ...

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    Hello, Can anyone share their policy on staff using employee personnel Information.  The policy would state something like: no one is to use any employee personal or employment information for anything ...

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    Hi Maureen please see the attached which has comprehensive information regarding oaths of office.​ Rischa S. Cole Secretary of the District EBMUD Oakland, CA ------------------------------ Rischa Cole ...

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    From our understanding the Oath of Office is typically administered by a County Elections Office Clerk. Given our County Office is an hour and a half one-way drive from us, we found the Secretary to the ...

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    Thanks to everyone that replied; your responses were very helpful! ------------------------------ Victor Kunkel District Manager Shiloh District Cemetery Windsor, CA shilohcemetery@gmail.com (707) 838-6684 ...

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    Hi Cindy, We did used Nevada Blue out of Reno for our scanning needs, but I would think any similar company in your area could do this.  Some of the decisions that should be made ahead of time is format, ...

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    The Parks District did this about a year ago. We found a local vendor (google search) who came, picked up the plans, scanned them, cataloged them by facility and plan type and returned them on a thumb ...

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    Our Directors take the Oath of Office at the Board of Supervisors Office, administered and notarized by the Clerk of Board   There is no charge for this service.  A director can go to a notary of their ...

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    Good Morning, We are conducting an agenda distribution survey. Would any of you be willing to share with me your agenda distribution process? We have a paperless agenda that the board views on an iPad ...

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