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Legal Updates for Special District Board Secretaries & Clerks

Please join Meyers Nave attorney Rachel Hundley for two legal update presentations at the 2021 California Special District Association’s Board Secretary/Clerk Conference in Garden Grove, CA. The Board Secretary/Clerk Certificate has become the gold standard for special district board secretaries and clerks throughout California. The conference provides certified training and educational sessions to new and experienced Board secretaries and clerks serving all types of special districts. The event is designed to assist special district Board members and trustees, staff and others who interact with special districts on a regular basis.

Staying in Compliance: Understanding Fundamental Special District Laws
October 26 | 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

As times change, so does the need to re-interpret and review the laws governing special districts. This workshop covers crucial areas of the law as they relate to all types of special districts. Those areas include general compliance, answering specific questions about items such as communications through email, special meetings, economic conflicts of interest, and much more.

The Empty Chair: Handling Board Vacancies and Appointments
October 26 | 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM

This session will explain the regulatory requirements (CA Government Code Section 1780) for providing notice of board vacancies and the steps involved in three primary options for filling vacancies including appointment, election, or action by a County Board of Supervisors. Presenter will also discuss board governance and procedures regarding board member absence, incapacity and/or misconduct (and related removal), as well as best practices for internal and external communications during times of transition and crisis.

Date: October 26-27, 2021
Location: Embassy Suites Anaheim South, 11767 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Register: For more information about the CSDA Board Secretary/Clerk Conference, please click here. To register for the Conference, please click here.