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Member Spotlight: Bob Whitley, West Yost Associates Congratulations to Bob Whitley of West Yost Associates! Bob was recently elected to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. A long time and active associate member of CASA, Bob served as [...]

By |July 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Member News

Look Who’s Coming to San Diego? Are You?

Our 62nd annual conference features top speakers such as State Controller Betty Yee and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. We’re also hosting an impressive line-up of panelists who will address hot topics from Proposition 218 to public private partnerships. This is a great opportunity to hear from industry leaders and experts plus network with [...]

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Your Legislative and Regulatory Updates

Legislature Passes Cap and Trade Extension On Monday, July 17, the Legislature voted to pass AB 398 (E. Garcia) which extends California’s Cap and Trade program through 2030. Governor Brown’s primary legislative objective for the year was to extend this program. Through hard fought negotiations, the Governor persuaded the Legislature [...]

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Legislative and Regulatory Updates

Potable Reuse Bill Moving through Senate The Senate Environmental Quality Committee heard and passed one of CASA's top priority bills, AB 574 (Quirk), on July 5. The bill's next hearing is July 11 before the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee. Read more about the bill and CASA's support letter. Feinstein Joins Others [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legislative and Regulatory Updates

62nd Annual Conference Happenings

Calling all Conference Attendees!  This year's conference marks the first time the regulatory workgroup will meet during a conference. Attend the group's meeting on August 22 to learn more about its focus, hear about regulatory updates and to see if it's right for your agency's involvement. One-day registration available. Vote for Your Board [...]

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Little Hoover Commission Discusses Special Districts

On Thursday, June 22nd, the Little Hoover Commission met for a final roundtable discussion with special district representatives on draft recommendations they put forward following the two previous hearings.  The four specific categories of recommendations were (1) Governance and LAFCO (2) Transparency (3) Climate change adaptation and (4) Healthcare districts. [...]

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