California County officials figuure prominently in NACo leadership roles appointed by NACo President Glen Whitley. In total, 24 positions witihin the NACo leadership are filled by Californians.
CSAC, along with a broad coalition of associations and child welfare groups, is working to bring Child Welfare and Foster Care Services back from the brink after the Governor vetoed $80 million in CWS funding last fall. Counties can help by participating in a quick and easy electronic postcard campaign.
Since its inception in 2009, the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government has made it a priority to attract quality faculty to teach our courses. At no time is this more apparent than in our upcoming August courses, which focus on three timely subjects: pensions, social services and county finances. The course instructors read [...]
It may be near 100 degrees in Sacramento, but the rain seems to be falling on the water bond parade, as lawmakers attempt to delay the measure until the 2012 ballot. Both Gov. Schwarzenegger and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg have urged the Legislature to delay the $11 billion general-obligation bond package, originally slated [...]
The 2010 Annual Meeting of the National Association of Counties (NACo) wraps up today. Outgoing President Valerie Brown, Supervisor, Sonoma County, handed over the reins of the Association to Glen Whitley, County Judge (elected executive) of Tarrant County, Texas (Fort Worth). Thus, a whirlwind year for Valerie Brown starts to wind down.