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    Greetings from Summerland, Due to the high price of gas, my Board is directing me to add a fuel surcharge to our contract work with various local municipalities and agencies. Have any of you implemented ...

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    Hi all, Does anyone have a sample of a RFQ or RFP for subleasing a community center? I am looking for specific language I should add for this type of request.  Thanks in advance! ------------------------------ ...

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    Hi Norma, I've worked with Alvarez Technology Group (https://www.alvareztg.com/) from Salinas.  They do a great job and can provide remote support. James ------------------------------ James Gargiulo ...

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    Hello, Does anyone have a reference for a consultant to assist our District in IT Security Planning? Thank you ------------------------------ Norma Rosales Assistant General Manager Carpinteria Valley ...

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    Thank you so much for sharing. All very helpful. ------------------------------ Dawn Leith Administration/Board Clerk Forestville Water District Forestville CA (707) 887-1551 ------------------------ ...

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    Thank you. This is exactly what we are looking for. Also, the break down on the specifics to your area is some good insight which I'll share with the Board. Thank you again. ...

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    http://www.lincolncpa.com/We use this firm in Lincoln, Roseville area. ------------------------------ Tex Ritter CFO Nevada-Sierra Connecting Point Public Authority Grass Valley CA (530) 274-5601 --- ...

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    http://www.lincolncpa.com/ We use this firm in Roseville area.  We are small-ish too. ------------------------------ Tex Ritter CFO Nevada-Sierra Connecting Point Public Authority Grass Valley CA (530) ...

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    Thanks for the tip, Thomas.  I'll try again with different search terms. Heather ------------------------------ Heather Hackett Secretary Irish Beach Water District Manchester CA (707) 684-6244 ---- ...