Around Our Counties
Legislative Conference Deadlines Extended
Deadlines have been extended for the 2011 CSAC Legislative
Conference, scheduled for June 1-2 at the Sheraton Grand
Sacramento. An informative and educational program is being
planning to provide attendees the latest news on the state
budget, realignment and other related issues. Advance
registration has been extended to Friday, May 20. To learn more
about the Legislative Conference, click here.
Previously set for May 9, the deadline to get the special CSAC hotel rate at the Sheraton has been extended until Friday, May 13. But don’t delay – rooms are going fast. To reserve your room, click here. We look forward to seeing you in Sacramento next month.
Reminder: Enter the 2011 CSAC Challenge
While the deadline is still more than a month away, there’s no time like the present to begin planning your entries for the 2011 CSAC Challenge Awards. This annual awards program presented by CSAC honors the most innovative and creative programs developed by California counties. To learn more about the Challenge Awards or to download a copy of the entry form, click here.
Around Our Counties
Sacramento County has appointed Michael Peterson as the
Director of the county’s Department of Water Resources.
Peterson has 23 years of experience with Sacramento County and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University. He has managed various functions in the Department of Water Resources, including management of Drainage Development, Design Operations and Maintenance, and Stormwater Quality Programs. Peterson has over 20 years of experience working with cities, Delta counties, coalitions,councils and associations as related to water supply, drainage, and flood activities. He has also represented the county in water legislation, water policy and emergency planning matters.
Around Our State
Vacancies on Controller’s Advisory Committee
The State Controller’s Office has announced two vacancies on their Advisory Committee on County Accounting Procedures, often referred to as the 10-Member Advisory Committee. The Committee reviews and updates the Controller’s guidelines for county accounting standards and procedures. One of the vacant seats is for a County Supervisor, the other for a County Administrative Officer. If you or one of your colleagues would like to be considered for one of the seats, please submit your name and background to Jean Kinney Hurst.