Supervisors, What’s Going On In Your County? Let Us Know
September 22, 2106
What’s going on in your county?
That’s the question at the heart of the “California County Roundtable,” a workshop at this year’s Annual Meeting featuring county supervisors talking about what’s important right now in their counties – whether those are thorny problems, clever solutions, or something else they think other counties should be thinking about.
But there’s a catch: each presentation is only three minutes long.
This format will invite an energetic crowd to make connections between a wide variety of issues that traditionally would be considered separately. The format will also give supervisors the chance to talk about what makes their county different, helping us all understand each other a little better. And after the presentations are finished, we’ve built in plenty of time to discuss the ideas and connections sparked during the session.
We are now seeking your interest to present at this workshop. Presentations will be selected to make sure there is a representative cross-section of counties and subjects.
Please submit a brief letter of interest to Geoff Neill at firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure you include your name, county, email address, and what issue you would like to talk about.
In deciding what issue to present, think about what’s going on in your county. What long-term problem doesn’t get talked about enough? What solution have you implemented that has worked better than you thought? What do you wish other counties in California would better understand about your community? What local issue won’t go away? Don’t limit yourself to strictly legislative or “policy” issues; of course, if tree mortality, foster care, the sharing economy, or some other hot topic is having a particular impact on your county, we would like to hear about it.
A limited number of presenters will be selected to reflect a broad range of issues and perspectives.
“This workshop is a creative and fun way to spark discussions about a broad spectrum of issues impacting counties,” said Graham Knaus, CSAC Deputy Executive Director for Operations and Member Services. “We invite county supervisors to share their stories.”
The CSAC Annual Meeting will be held Nov. 29 — Dec. 2 in Palm Springs, Riverside County. To learn more, click here.