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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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Ayanna Castro

Being Extraordinary: It's an Inside Job

Board Secretary/Clerk Conference keynote speaker Ayanna Castro teaches people how to recognize their best qualities in work and in life.

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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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    This is something that should be discussed with our attorney.  We used to do this but were told it was not appropriate ------------------------------ Maureen Elliott Clerk to the Board Murphys Cemetery ...

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    RE: Prevailing Wage

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    Thank you.  We will look into that. ------------------------------ Paula Deel Vice President Newberry Community Services District Newberry Springs CA (909) 800-2113 ------------------------------

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    RE: Prevailing Wage

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    Thank you.  The website was interesting. ------------------------------ Paula Deel Vice President Newberry Community Services District Newberry Springs CA (909) 800-2113 ----------------------------- ...

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    RE: Prevailing Wage

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    Thank you.  The information makes the process clearer. ------------------------------ Paula Deel Vice President Newberry Community Services District Newberry Springs CA (909) 800-2113 --------------- ...

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    RE: Prevailing Wage

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    Thank you for the info.  It helps. Paula Deel ------------------------------ Paula Deel Vice President Newberry Community Services District Newberry Springs CA (909) 800-2113 ----------------------- ...

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    Incentive based pay programs work. For example, you could have your Board approve an employee retention incentive program where an amount is identified as the incentive pay to be earned upon completing ...

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    Hello Brian- We tackled this issue a few years ago and received the attached letter from the IRS that sufficed for our purposes at that time. Thank you and good luck- ------------------------------ ...

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    Board members do not have individual power or authority, and it is improper for any Board member to exercise such authority.  The power and decision-making authority resides with the full Board. Therefore, ...

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    Special districts are income tax exempt and you should have an tax exempt determination letter from the IRS. However, special districts are not sales tax exempt except for specific purchases (such as chlorine ...