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The Power of Partnerships

A message to members from CEO Neil McCormick, March/April edition of California Special Districts magazine.

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Trending: Using Social Media to Promote Transparency & Accountability

Incorporating social media into a district’s practices promotes not just efficiency, but also transparency and accountability.

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Crack the Code on Trust: Insider Techniques for Leaders

Learn how to negotiate with ease, influence with trust, and detect deception with confidence at the General Manager Leadership Summit.

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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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    Try searching the Secretary of State website - if they are filed, you should be able to obtain a copy from them. ------------------------------ Teri Grant Board Secretary San Juan Water District Granite ...

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    Every few years, we have a customer appreciation bbq.  We invite all of our customers and their family, and the district provides the food.  Our customers love it, and it's a great way for them to get ...

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    RE: municipal bonds

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    You might also look into a loan  with the state - it's funding under the State Revolving Fund (SRF).  We are going through that for our large infrastructure replacement project on our reservoir.  The interest ...

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    Hi Karina, as a CSDA member you've got access to the expertise of the CSDA Finance Corporation consultants - no charge or obligation. Please feel free to reach out to me and we'll see you get answers to ...

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    RE: municipal bonds

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    Karina, We just completed a refinancing using revenue bonds. How to simply describe. Well, you will need a financing team that is usually made of the following: bond counsel, municipal advisor, underwriter, ...

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    I just made the equipment purchase which will support zoom and Teams eith Keenteck (keith@keentek.us). We use a 3rd party to record our meetings. We also just made the jump to Granicus who I believe offers ...

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    Planning Manager City of Solvang Annual salary $101,568 - $126,963 DOE/DOQ   The City of Solvang seeks a Planning Manager who will direct the City's current and long-range planning services ...

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    Hello! We are in the process of remodeling our board room and will soon have the capability to stream board meetings. We'd like to know what software solutions folks are using who've already made the leap. ...

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    Our District is in need of infrastructure and we strangely do not qualify as a Disadvantaged Community. I have been reading about municipal bonds and am not satisfied with the explanation of how they work. ...