The Stege Sanitary District (District) is an independent Special District of the State of California that provides sanitary sewer services to El Cerrito, Kensington, and a portion of the Richmond Annex in Richmond. The District’s mission statement is “to protect public health and the environment for the communities we serve through planning and operation of a safe, efficient, and economical…
The Board Governance Manual summarizes the roles, core beliefs, cultural norms, protocols, responsibilities, and accountabilities of the Board of Directors. The Manual is reviewed and updated regularly as the Board works with, and refines, its policies and procedures.
Each Board Member is elected at large and serves a four-year term. Terms are staggered and elections are held every two years in November on even-numbered years.
The Ralph M. Brown Act is an act of the California State Legislature, authored by Assemblymember Ralph M. Brown and passed in 1953, that guarantees the public's right to attend and participate in meetings of local legislative bodies.
The California Public Records Act requires state and local agencies to make their records available for public inspection, unless an exemption from disclosure applies.
Every public official who makes or participates in making governmental decisions is required to file a Statement of Economic Interests, commonly referred to as the Form 700.
The Form 460 is filed by recipient committees to report expenditures and contributions. The Form 460 can be used to file a preelection statement, semi-annual statement, quarterly statement, termination statement, special odd-year report, or an amendment to a previously filed statement.
AB 1234 mandates ethics training for local agency officials every two years. The two-hour training program for public agencies will typically cover responsibilities of officials, proper use and safeguarding of agency property and resources, conflict of interest, gift of public funds, financial interest disclosure, due process requirements, incompatible offices, and the Brown Act.
Under AB 1661, local agency legislative body members and any elected local agency officials who receive any kind of compensation, salary, or stipend in the performance of their duties are required to receive sexual harassment prevention and education training. Local agency officials and employees who are required to receive this training must receive at least two hours of sexual harassment…
Sewer System Management Plan, Standard Specifications and Details, Ordinance Code, Performance Report, Strategic Plan, Sanitary Sewer Master Plan, San Pablo Avenue Specific Plan Area, Consent Decree, and Financial Reports.
Budget, Working Capital and Reserve Fund Policy, Sewer Service Charge, Audits, District Compensation, Disclosure of Reimbursements, Property Tax Bill, and Annual Capacity Charge Report.
It shall be the policy of the Stege Sanitary District to reimburse travelexpense claims for its Directors and staff, in conformance with all applicable Districtpolicies and procedures.
Individual Board of Directors bio pages can be found here.
Stege Sanitary District is proud to share its diverse and sometimes unexpected history with our customers and with anyone with enough curiosity to step back in time.
Special districts are created and funded by a community’s residents to provide new or enhanced local services and infrastructure. Local residents own special districts and govern them through locally…