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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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These Districts are Taking a 'Big Table' Approach to Permits

-and it may help everyone in the long run

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Bike Park Soars with Community Involvement

How Auburn Recreation District build community support for new project.

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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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    I would very much appreciate it if you could share your Resolution and the staff procedures.  We have new staff and have  some institutional knowledge we need to address. ------------------------------ ...

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    We have a resolution that lays out the process to elect the board officers. We do it annually at our regular meeting in December and it goes into effect January 1. It used to be a 2-year rotation but the ...

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    Volunteer Perks

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    Hello Everyone, Do any of you give perks to volunteers, whether it be for programs or facility rentals? Thanks for your help, Jeff Nickell, District Manager McFarland Recreation and Park District ...

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    RE: Annual Audit

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    A few suggestions:  RAMS, LSL, CLA.  All good companies.  RAMS currently provides our audit services. ------------------------------ Robert Hartwig Assistant General Manager Elsinore Valley Municipal ...

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    Hello Kahl, I was provided with this document today. Not sure if it helps but here it is just in case it does! ------------------------------ Marisol Camacho Executive Assistant Biola Community Services ...

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    Hi, I had the same question and was provided with this document. Hope it helps! ------------------------------ Marisol Camacho Executive Assistant Biola Community Services District Biola CA (559) 843-2657 ...

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    Your County should be able to provide you with documents, wording, and procedures. The County of Ventura swore me in as a Deputy County Clerk, and provided copies of the documents the newly elected official ...

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    Board Officers

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    How have Districts/Boards, changed, elected, nominated, rotated, or switched, officers of the BOD? ------------------------------ Michael Gadoua District Manager Bel Marin Keys Community Services District ...

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    Good Afternoon Deborah, I am the Board Secretary for our District and my General Manager is also the Assistant Board Secretary. This is my responsibility; however, if I were not able to do it, then my ...