One part of CSAC’s mission is to provide our membership with as much information and knowledge as possible surrounding county government. While we have traditionally done so through our major meeting workshops, policy committee meetings and the New Supervisors Institute, CSAC launched a new endeavor just 16 months ago: The CSAC Institute for Excellence in [...]
The state’s effort to negotiate a new Section 1115 Medicaid waiver grinds on with dual hearings on identical bills next week.
Today, at the invitation of Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, CSAC participated in a press conference where the Senate Democrats unveiled a budget proposal to restructure certain state/local programs. Our goal in participating in the event was to provide the county perspective on reforming the state and local relationship. Do we endorse it?
We received an interesting comment last night to our June 9th posting, “One Vote… Just One Single Vote.” It came from Sierra County supervisorial candidate Karen Rickman. She pointed out that Sierra County completed its manual tally of the ballots and the 5th District race officially ended in a tie. The Elections Code states, “In [...]
If our counties have been wondering what their portion of the Williamson Act subvention allocation is going to be for 2009-10, their wait is over. Sent yesterday by the State Controller’s Office, the checks are in the mail. But don’t hold your breath; 22 counties and three cities are receiving checks for under $10.00, six [...]