Telling “the county story” is one of the ongoing challenges county officials across the country face day in and day out. Citizens seem to have a grasp for what their cities provide, but county services are more difficult for many people to get their arms around. Yet county services play an integral role in the [...]
The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) this morning released a report titled, “2011 Realignment: Addressing Issues to Promote Its Long-Term Success.” In it, they summarize realignment and recommend the Legislature tackle certain issues immediately, before the end of session on September 9, and other “more extensive issues” early next year.
You might notice something new in the CSAC Annual Meeting registration brochure this year: QR codes. We’ve put one on the back cover and you can also find them on the printed registration pages. And if you aren’t sure what I’m talking about, there’s an image of one in this blog posting.
Growing out of the conclusion of the National Association of Counties (NACo) annual meeting in Multnomah County, Oregon last month, California county officials have garnered twenty-two (22) appointments to key leadership positions within the administration of NACo President Lenny Eliason.
Another CSAC Annual Meeting is nearly upon us. For the past 116 years, California county officials have been coming together to learn, plan and shape policy. This past year has been a time of significant discussion about reform, and we expect this discussion and subsequent action to continue as we move forward. For county officials, [...]