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All things special district and technology related

Create Your Special District Mad Lib

Stunning free images hand selected for special district websites

Special district trend alert... GIF’s!

How to Create Your Special District Mission Statement

And the winners are...

Special Districts Get Payments Done

6.5 Million Visits to Special District Websites Powered By Streamline

Social Media - Districts that do it well

California special districts deserve COVID-19 relief funding

The Benefits of Online Payments For Districts

Special Districts Aren't Paper Pushers

Engaging Special District Newsletters

Inspiring Special District Websites

Small but mighty fire district excels at community engagement

Humboldt Bay Water saves time, strengthens culture while remote

Philomath Fire and Rescue upgrades to 21st century technology

How one special district got communication right during covid

Community Services District uses upgraded technology to save thousands

Special districts: let’s be amazing, together

Disaster Planning phase 4: Recovery

Introduction to Disaster Planning

Disaster Planning phase 3: Response

Disaster Planning phase 2: Preparedness

Disaster Planning phase 1: Mitigation

Going Paperless - remote collaboration tools for special districts

Tech Tips (for the not-so-tech-savvy)

Polk County Fire #1 combines guerrilla marketing with online tools

Using Zoom Meeting to hold remote special district public meetings

Special District online forum is ready - join your peers

Streamline Live! - Quarantine Edition

Using Zoom Webinar to hold remote special district public meetings

How do you recite the pledge of allegiance in a remote meeting?

Holding Remote Public Meetings for Special Districts During a Crisis

Special District Internal Team Collaboration

FAQs for special district remote public meetings

Remote meeting restrictions lifted in CA during COVID-19 pandemic

Senate's proposed SB 931 places undue burden on California special districts

SDLF and Streamline increase website scholarships for California special districts

What's a billboard got to do with it?

The importance of getting the positive attention your district deserves

Using Chrome Lighthouse to test your site for accessibility

Website Bootcamp: a better special district website with very little sweat

FAQs: Website requirements for California special districts, compliments of SB 929

Website bootcamp module 8: What's happening on your site? Google knows.

Website bootcamp module 7: Making your website Section 508 compliant (aka legal!)

Website bootcamp module 6: How social should districts be?

Website bootcamp module 5: Finding content matters!

Website bootcamp module 4: Writing for the web

Website bootcamp module 3: Moving pictures - video resources for special districts

Website bootcamp module 2: A picture is worth a thousand words

Website bootcamp module 1: Why special districts need a great website

SB 929 passes: all California special districts must have websites

Website accessibility standards for local government

California website requirements -- an overview

The Brown Act and new California agenda posting requirements

What are the most common types of special districts?

A powerful defense of special districts at Little Hoover Commission hearing

Being a special district isn't always so special

The 5 things your website should do for you (a manifesto)

FAQs on SB 272 Compliance

California Senate Bill 272 updates California Public Records Act with new mandate